Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 34153-34156 [E5-3037]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 112 / Monday, June 13, 2005 / Notices Washington states facilities of the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include an employee of the Billerica, Massachusetts facility of Creo Americas, Inc., U.S. Headquarters, a subsidiary if Creo, Inc. located in New York, New York. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Creo Americas, Inc., U.S. Headquarters, a subsidiary of Creo, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts Atlas Textile Company, Inc., Commerce, California who were adversely affected by a shift in production to Canada. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–55,607 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Creo Americas, Inc., U.S. Headquarters, a subsidiary of Creo, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts (TA–W–55,607), including an employee of Creo Americas, Inc., U.S. Headquarters, a subsidiary of Creo, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, located in New York, New York (TA–W–55,607A), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after September 7, 2003, through April 5, 2007, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974. Signed at Washington, DC this 27th day of May 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3023 Filed 6–10–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–57,216] [A–W–57,150] Gas Transmission Services, LLC Portland, OR; Notice of Termination of Investigation DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–56,891] F.L. Smidth, Inc., Catasauqua R&D Laboratory, Catasauqua, PA; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on April 7, 2005 in response to a petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at F.L. Smidth, Catasauqua R&D Laboratory, Catasauqua, Pennsylvania. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of May 2005. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3031 Filed 6–10–05; 8:45 am] Signed at Washington, DC this 25th day of May 2005. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3039 Filed 6–10–05; 8:45 am] Pursuant to section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on May 19, 2005 in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Gilmour Manufacturing, a division of Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in Somerset, Pennsylvania. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC this 25th day of May 2005. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3042 Filed 6–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–57,200] Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on May 18, 2005 in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at The Gillette Company, Duracell Lexington Plant, Lexington, North Carolina. The petitioning group of workers is covered by an active certification (TA– W–56,286) which expires on May 19, 2007. Consequently, further investigation in this case would serve no purpose, and the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC this 26th day of May 2005. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3041 Filed 6–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P BILLING CODE 4510–30–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:45 Jun 10, 2005 Jkt 205001 Gilmour Manufacturing, Division of Robert Bosch Tool Corporation; Somerset, Pennsylvanina; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on May 11, 2005 in response to a petition filed on behalf of workers at Gas Transmission Services, LLC, Portland, Oregon. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. The Gillette Company, Duracell Lexington Plant, Lexington, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation BILLING CODE 4510–30–P 34153 PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, (19 U.S.C. 2273), the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance for workers (TA–W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA–W) number issued during the periods of May 2005. In order for an affirmative determination to be made and a certification of eligibility to apply for directly-impacted (primary) worker adjustment assistance to be issued, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met. I. Section (a) (2) (A) all of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 34154 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 112 / Monday, June 13, 2005 / Notices produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or II. Section (a) (2) (B) both of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. There has been a shift in production by such workers’ firm or subdivision to a foreign county of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and C. One of the following must be satisfied: 1. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States; 2. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or 3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision. Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made and a certification of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance as an adversely affected secondary group to be issued, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be met. (1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The workers’ firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to the article that was the basis for such certification; and (3) Either— (A) The workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or VerDate jul<14>2003 16:45 Jun 10, 2005 Jkt 205001 (B) A loss or business by the workers’ firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the criteria for eligibility have not been met for the reasons specified. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.)(increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W–56,902; Gonzales Technologies, Paris, TN TA–W–57,098; Monaco Coach Corp., Beaver Facility, Bend, OR TA–W–56,894; Thor America, Inc., Middleburg, PA TA–W–56,903; Milwaukee Sign Company, LLC, Grafton, WI TA–W–56,978; Rycenga Homes, Inc., Spring Lake, MI TA–W–56,956; Royal Cord, Inc., Thomaston, GA TA–W–56,937; Uniboard Fostoria, Inc., Fostoria, OH TA–W–56,925; Osram Sylvania, Inc., General Lighting, St. Mary’s PA TA–W–56,831; Mueller Copper Tube Products, Inc., subsidiary of Mueller Industries, Inc., Wynne, AR The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.)(Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a) (2) (B) (II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W–56,987; Hitachi Global Storage Technology, San Jose, CA The investigation revealed that criterion (a)(2)(A)(I.A) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A) (no employment decline) has not been met. TA–W–56,976; UFE, Inc., Stillwater, MN TA–W–56,970; Delta Galil USA, Inc., Williamsport, PA TA–W–56,995; Crotty Corp., Celina Div., Celina, TN TA–W–56,725; HCP Packaging USA, Formerly Bridgeport Metal Goods, Hinsdale, NH The workers firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–56,885; CTNA Akron Test Center, a subsidiary of Continental Tire North America, Inc., Akron, OH TA–W–57,100; D&B. Inc., Data Call Center, Greensboro, NC TA–W–57,162; Gulf Fibers, Inc., Axis, AL PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 TA–W–56,827; Sara Lee Technical Service, a subsidiary of Sara Lee Global Technical Services, a subsidiary of Sara Lee Corp., Winston-Salem, NC TA–W–57,055; Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Santa Clara Division, Santa Clara, CA TA–W–57,065; Galileo International, Div. of Cendant Corp., Centennial, CO TA–W–56,989; Southwest Marine, Inc., San Pedro Div., Terminal Island, CA TA–W–56,952; Sierra Health Services, Inc., 111 & 34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD The investigation revealed that criteria (2) has not been met. The workers firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier or downstream producer to trade-affected companies. TA–W–56,825; Burns Wood Products, Inc., Granite Falls, NC Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued; the date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of (a) (2) (A) (increased imports) of Section 222 have been met. TA–W–56,913; Modern Case Co., Inc., Ewen, MI: March 24, 2004 TA–W–56,932; The Blind Maker, Inc., Dallas Operations Div., Irvin, TX: March 30, 2004 TA–W–56,916; Addison Shoe Co., a div. of Munro & Company, Inc., Wynne, AR: March 31, 2004 TA–W–56,867; Manual Transmissions of Muncie, LLC, Muncie, IN: March 21, 2004 TA–W–56,909; Scepter Hardwoods, Inc., Sparta, TN: March 31, 2004 TA–W–56,855; General Cable Texas Operations, a subsidiary of General Cable Industries, Inc., Bonham, TX: March 15, 2004 TA–W–56,979; Auburn Foundry, Inc., Plant #2, Auburn, IN: April 7, 2004 TA–W–57,051; Trend Technologies, LLC, Hayward, CA: April 13, 2004 TA–W–56,949; Pemstar, Inc., Taunton, MA: March 11, 2004 TA–W–56,914; Nova Knits, Inc., San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2004 TA–W–57,168; Oxford Automotive, Corporate Office, Troy, MI: May 12, 2004 TA–W–56,924; Lustar Dyeing and Finishing, Inc., Asheville, NC: April 12, 2005 E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 112 / Monday, June 13, 2005 / Notices TA–W–57,058; Riddle & Company LLC, including on-site leased workers of Staff Mark and Prime Personnel Resources, Inc., Burlington, NC: April 22, 2004 TA–W–57,133; Sentry Manufacturing Company, including on-site leased workers of Manpower, Chickasha, OK: April 28, 2004 The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of (a) (2) (B) (shift in production) of Section 222 have been met. TA–W–56,983; C.H. Patrick & Company, Inc., including on-site leased workers of Columbia Staffing, Greenville, SC: April 7, 2004 TA–W–57,109; TRW Automotive, including leased workers of Volt Services, Brighton, MI: May 3, 2004 TA–W–56,877; Don Pluid Logging, Eureka, MT: March 29, 2004 TA–W–56,961; Nortech Systems, Inc., Bemidji, MN: May 15, 2005 TA–W–57,033; Brandon Hosiery, Fort Payne, AL: April 21, 2004 TA–W–56,945 & A; Pentair, Inc., including leased workers of Workforce Personnel and Personnel Plus, Long Beach, CA, Pentair, Inc., including leased workers of Kemco, Adecco Kelly Services and Appleone, Murrieta, CA: April 5, 2004 TA–W–57,011; Eastman Kodak Company, Paper Mill Bldg 319, Div. of Rochester Paper Flow, Rochester, NY: April 13, 2004 TA–W–56,801; ITT Industries, Oscoda, MI: March 21, 2004 TA–W–56,884; Ben Davis Company, San Francisco, CA: March 23, 2004 TA–W–56,901; Chiller Components, Inc., Sutton, MA: April 1, 2004 TA–W–57,006; Ametek, Commercial Motor Div., Racine, WI: May 17, 2005 TA–W–57,027; The Chamberlain Group, Inc., Commercial Products Div., Lake Forest, CA: April 18, 2004 TA–W–57,119; Hafner LLC, a subsidiary of Hafner, Inc, Gordonsville, VA: May 4, 2004 TA–W–57,114; Selkirk, LLC, Logan, OH: May 28, 2005 TA–W–57,071; Makita Corporation of America, including on-site leased workers of Staffing Solutions and Etcon, Buford, GA: April 9, 2005 and Adecco, Dover, DE: April 22, 2004 The following certifications have been issued. The requirement of upstream supplier to a trade certified primary firm has been met. TA–W–57,021; Plastic Moldings Company, LLC, Cincinnati Plant, including leased workers of Excel VerDate jul<14>2003 16:45 Jun 10, 2005 Jkt 205001 Staffing, Cincinnati, OH: April 12, 2004 Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of Section 246(a)3)ii) have not been met for the reasons specified. The Department as determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable. TA–W–57,114; Selkirk, LLC, Logan, OH TA–W–57,071; Makita Corporation of America, including on-site leased workers of Staffing Solutions and Etcon, Buford, GA TA–W–56,932; The Blind Maker, Inc., Dallas Operations Div., Irving, TX: TA–W–56,867; Manual Transmissions of Muncie, LLC, Muncie, IN TA–W–57,133; Sentry Manufacturing Company, including on-site leased workers of Manpower, Chickasha, OK The Department as determined that criterion (1) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm are 50 years of age or older. None Since the workers are denied eligibility to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA. TA–W–56,902; Gonzales Technologies, Paris, TN TA–W–57,098; Monaco Coach Corp., Beaver Facility, Bend, OR TA–W–56,894; Thor America, Inc., Middleburg, PA TA–W–56,903; Milwaukee Sign Company, LLC, Grafton, WI TA–W–56,978; Rycenga Homes, Inc., Spring Lake, MI TA–W–56,956; Royal Cord, Inc., Thomaston, GA TA–W–56,937; Uniboard Fostoria, Inc., Fostoria, OH TA–W–56,925; Osram Sylvania, Inc., General Lighting, St. Mary’s, PA TA–W–56,831; Mueller Copper Tube Products, Inc., subsidiary of Mueller Industries, Inc., Wynne, AR TA–W–56,987; Hitachi Global Storage Technology, San Jose, CA TA–W–56,976; UFE, Inc., Stillwater, MN TA–W–56,970; Delta Galil USA, Inc., Williamsport, PA TA–W–56,9895; Crotty Corp., Celina Div., Celina, TN PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34155 TA–W–56,725; HCP Packaging USA, formerly Bridgeport Metal Goods, Hinsdale, NH TA–W–56,885; CTNA Akron Test Center, a subsidiary of Continental Tire North America, Inc., Akron, OH TA–W–57,162; Gulf Fibers, Inc., Axis, AL TA–W–56,827; Sara Lee Technical Service, a subsidiary of Sara Lee Global Technical Services, a subsidiary of Sara Lee Corp., Winston-Salem, NC TA–W–57,055; Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Santa Clara Division, Santa Clara, CA TA–W–57,065; Galileo International, div. of Cendant Corp., Centennial, CO TA–W–56,989; Southwest Marine, Inc., San Pedro Div., Terminal Island, CA TA–W–56,952; Sierra Health Services, Inc., 111 & 34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD TA–W–56,825; Burns Wood Products, Inc., Granite Falls, NC Affirmative Determinations for Alternative Trade Ajdustment Assistance In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. The following certifications have been issued; the date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determinations. In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(ii) have been met. I. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers’ firm are 50 years of age or older. II. Whether the workers in the workers’ firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. III. The competitive conditions within the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse). TA–W–56,913; Modern Case Company, Inc., Ewen, MI: March 24, 2004 TA–W–56,916; Addison Shoe Company, a div. of Munro & Company, Inc., Wynne, AR: March 31, 2004 TA–W–56,909; Scepter Hardwoods, Inc., Sparta, TN: March 31, 2004 TA–W–56,855; General Cable Texas Operations, a subsidiary of General Cable Industries, Inc., Bonham, TX: March 15, 2004 E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 34156 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 112 / Monday, June 13, 2005 / Notices TA–W–56,979; Auburn Foundry, Inc., Plant #2, Auburn, IN: April 7, 2004 TA–W–57,051; Trend Technologies, LLC, Hayward, CA: April 13, 2004 TA–W–56,914; Nova Knits, Inc., San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2004 TA–W–56,949; Pemstar, Inc., Taunton, MA: March 11, 2004 TA–W–57,168; Oxford Automotive, Corporate Office, Troy, MI: May 12, 2004 TA–W–56,924; Lustar Dyeing and Finishing, Inc., Asheville, NC: April 6, 2004 TA–W–57,058; Riddle & Company LLC, including on-site leased workers of Staff Mark and Prime Personnel Resources, Inc., Burlington, NC: April 22, 2004 TA–W–56,983; C.H. Patrick & Company, Inc., including on-site leased workers of Columbia Staffing, Greenville, SC: April 7, 2004 TA–W–57,109; TRW Automotive, including leased workers of Volt Services, Brighton, MI: May 3, 2004 TA–W–56,877; Don Pluid Logging, Eureka, MT: March 9, 2004 TA–W–56,961; Nortech Systems, Inc., Bemidji, MN: May 15, 2005 TA–W–57,033; Brandon Hosiery, Fort Payne, AL: April 21, 2004 TA–W–56,945 & A; Pentair, Inc., including leased workers of Workforce Personnel and Personnel Plus, Long Beach, CA and Pentair, Inc., including leased workers of Kimco, Adecco, Kelly Services and Appleone, Murrieta, CA: April 5, 2004 TA–W–57,011; Eastman Kodak Co., Paper Mill Bldg 319, Div. of Rochester Paper Flow, Rochester, NY: April 13, 2004 TA–W–56,884; Ben Davis Company, San Francisco, CA: March 23, 2004 TA–W–56,901; Chiller Components, Inc., Sutton, MA: April 1, 2004 TA–W–57,006; Ametek, Commercial Motor Div., Racine, WI: May 17, 2005 TA–W–57,027; The Chamberlain Group, Inc., Commercial Products Div., Lake Forest, CA: April 18, 2004 TA–W–57,119; Hafner LLC, a subsidiary of Hafner, Inc., Gordonsville, VA: May 4, 2004. Electric, including leased workers of Adecco Personnel, Asheville, NC: May 9, 2005 I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the month of May 2005 Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room C– 5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address. Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than June 23, 2005. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than June 23, 2005. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room C–5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, Signed at Washington, DC this 7th day of June 2005. Timothy Sullivan, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Dated: June 3, 2005. Timothy Sullivan, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3037 Filed 6–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration APPENDIX [Petitions instituted between 05/16/2005 and 05/20/2005] TA-W Subject firm (petitioners) Location 57,174 ............... 57,175 ............... 57,176 ............... 57,177 ............... 57,178 ............... 57,179 ............... 57,180 ............... 57,181 ............... 57,182 ............... 57,183 ............... 57,184 ............... 57,185 ............... 57,186 ............... 57,187 ............... 57,188 ............... 57,189 ............... 57,190 ............... 57,191A ............ Microsemi Corp. (Comp) ......................................... Stat Medical Devices (State) .................................. Oneida Ltd. (State) .................................................. Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc. (Comp) ............... C-Tech Industries Hotsy Corp. (Wkrs) .................... Voith Paper (NPC) .................................................. Kimball Electronics (Comp) ..................................... Wilmington Products dba NW Co (Comp) .............. AMT Doduco (Comp) .............................................. Panasonic Motor Co. (Comp) ................................. Creative Nail Design (Comp) Nail ........................... Electronic Data Systems (NPW) ............................. Robinson Manufacturing Co. (Comp) ..................... Benteler Mechanical Eng. (Wkrs) ........................... Neat Feet Hosiery Inc. (Comp) ............................... Elliott Co. (USWA) .................................................. National Wood Products (Comp) ............................ Intradeco Apparel (NPS) ......................................... Broomfield, CO ................................... North Miami, FL .................................. Lawrenceville, GA ............................... Lenoir, NC .......................................... Humboldt, IA ....................................... Farmington, NH .................................. Auburn, IN .......................................... Ash, NC .............................................. Reidsville, NC ..................................... Berea, KY ........................................... Vista, CA ............................................. Green Bay, WI .................................... Oxford, ME ......................................... Ft. Wayne, IN ...................................... Stoneville, NC ..................................... Jeannette, PA ..................................... Oxford, ME ......................................... New York, NY ..................................... 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for 
Worker Adjustment Assistance

    In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as 
amended, (19 U.S.C. 2273), the Department of Labor herein presents 
summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade 
adjustment assistance for workers (TA-W) number and alternative trade 
adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA-W) number issued during the periods 
of May 2005.
    In order for an affirmative determination to be made and a 
certification of eligibility to apply for directly-impacted (primary) 
worker adjustment assistance to be issued, each of the group 
eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met.
    I. Section (a) (2) (A) all of the following must be satisfied:
    A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become 
totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or 
partially separated;
    B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision 
have decreased absolutely; and
    C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with 
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produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to 
such workers' separation or threat of separation and to the decline in 
sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or
    II. Section (a) (2) (B) both of the following must be satisfied:
    A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become 
totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or 
partially separated;
    B. There has been a shift in production by such workers' firm or 
subdivision to a foreign county of articles like or directly 
competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or 
subdivision; and
    C. One of the following must be satisfied:
    1. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of 
the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United 
States;
    2. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of 
the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference 
Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin 
Economic Recovery Act; or
    3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of 
articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are 
or were produced by such firm or subdivision.
    Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made and a 
certification of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance 
as an adversely affected secondary group to be issued, each of the 
group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be 
met.
    (1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' 
firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or 
partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially 
separated;
    (2) The workers' firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream 
producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers 
who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade 
adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related 
to the article that was the basis for such certification; and
    (3) Either--
    (A) The workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it 
supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) 
accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the 
workers' firm; or
    (B) A loss or business by the workers' firm with the firm (or 
subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the 
workers' separation or threat of separation.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the 
criteria for eligibility have not been met for the reasons specified.
    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.)(increased 
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign 
country) have not been met.

TA-W-56,902; Gonzales Technologies, Paris, TN
TA-W-57,098; Monaco Coach Corp., Beaver Facility, Bend, OR
TA-W-56,894; Thor America, Inc., Middleburg, PA
TA-W-56,903; Milwaukee Sign Company, LLC, Grafton, WI
TA-W-56,978; Rycenga Homes, Inc., Spring Lake, MI
TA-W-56,956; Royal Cord, Inc., Thomaston, GA
TA-W-56,937; Uniboard Fostoria, Inc., Fostoria, OH
TA-W-56,925; Osram Sylvania, Inc., General Lighting, St. Mary's PA
TA-W-56,831; Mueller Copper Tube Products, Inc., subsidiary of Mueller 
Industries, Inc., Wynne, AR

    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.)(Sales or 
production, or both, did not decline) and (a) (2) (B) (II.B) (No shift 
in production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W-56,987; Hitachi Global Storage Technology, San Jose, CA
    The investigation revealed that criterion (a)(2)(A)(I.A) and 
(a)(2)(B)(II.A) (no employment decline) has not been met.

TA-W-56,976; UFE, Inc., Stillwater, MN
TA-W-56,970; Delta Galil USA, Inc., Williamsport, PA
TA-W-56,995; Crotty Corp., Celina Div., Celina, TN
TA-W-56,725; HCP Packaging USA, Formerly Bridgeport Metal Goods, 
Hinsdale, NH
    The workers firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

TA-W-56,885; CTNA Akron Test Center, a subsidiary of Continental Tire 
North America, Inc., Akron, OH
TA-W-57,100; D&B. Inc., Data Call Center, Greensboro, NC
TA-W-57,162; Gulf Fibers, Inc., Axis, AL
TA-W-56,827; Sara Lee Technical Service, a subsidiary of Sara Lee 
Global Technical Services, a subsidiary of Sara Lee Corp., Winston-
Salem, NC
TA-W-57,055; Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Santa Clara Division, 
Santa Clara, CA
TA-W-57,065; Galileo International, Div. of Cendant Corp., Centennial, 
CO
TA-W-56,989; Southwest Marine, Inc., San Pedro Div., Terminal Island, 
CA
TA-W-56,952; Sierra Health Services, Inc., 111 & 34 Market Place, 
Baltimore, MD

    The investigation revealed that criteria (2) has not been met. The 
workers firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier or downstream producer 
to trade-affected companies.

TA-W-56,825; Burns Wood Products, Inc., Granite Falls, NC

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    The following certifications have been issued; the date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determination.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
(a) (2) (A) (increased imports) of Section 222 have been met.

TA-W-56,913; Modern Case Co., Inc., Ewen, MI: March 24, 2004
TA-W-56,932; The Blind Maker, Inc., Dallas Operations Div., Irvin, TX: 
March 30, 2004
TA-W-56,916; Addison Shoe Co., a div. of Munro & Company, Inc., Wynne, 
AR: March 31, 2004
TA-W-56,867; Manual Transmissions of Muncie, LLC, Muncie, IN: March 21, 
2004
TA-W-56,909; Scepter Hardwoods, Inc., Sparta, TN: March 31, 2004
TA-W-56,855; General Cable Texas Operations, a subsidiary of General 
Cable Industries, Inc., Bonham, TX: March 15, 2004
TA-W-56,979; Auburn Foundry, Inc., Plant #2, Auburn, IN: April 7, 2004
TA-W-57,051; Trend Technologies, LLC, Hayward, CA: April 13, 2004
TA-W-56,949; Pemstar, Inc., Taunton, MA: March 11, 2004
TA-W-56,914; Nova Knits, Inc., San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2004
TA-W-57,168; Oxford Automotive, Corporate Office, Troy, MI: May 12, 
2004
TA-W-56,924; Lustar Dyeing and Finishing, Inc., Asheville, NC: April 
12, 2005

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TA-W-57,058; Riddle & Company LLC, including on-site leased workers of 
Staff Mark and Prime Personnel Resources, Inc., Burlington, NC: April 
22, 2004
TA-W-57,133; Sentry Manufacturing Company, including on-site leased 
workers of Manpower, Chickasha, OK: April 28, 2004

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
(a) (2) (B) (shift in production) of Section 222 have been met.

TA-W-56,983; C.H. Patrick & Company, Inc., including on-site leased 
workers of Columbia Staffing, Greenville, SC: April 7, 2004
TA-W-57,109; TRW Automotive, including leased workers of Volt Services, 
Brighton, MI: May 3, 2004
TA-W-56,877; Don Pluid Logging, Eureka, MT: March 29, 2004
TA-W-56,961; Nortech Systems, Inc., Bemidji, MN: May 15, 2005
TA-W-57,033; Brandon Hosiery, Fort Payne, AL: April 21, 2004
TA-W-56,945 & A; Pentair, Inc., including leased workers of Workforce 
Personnel and Personnel Plus, Long Beach, CA, Pentair, Inc., including 
leased workers of Kemco, Adecco Kelly Services and Appleone, Murrieta, 
CA: April 5, 2004
TA-W-57,011; Eastman Kodak Company, Paper Mill Bldg 319, Div. of 
Rochester Paper Flow, Rochester, NY: April 13, 2004
TA-W-56,801; ITT Industries, Oscoda, MI: March 21, 2004
TA-W-56,884; Ben Davis Company, San Francisco, CA: March 23, 2004
TA-W-56,901; Chiller Components, Inc., Sutton, MA: April 1, 2004
TA-W-57,006; Ametek, Commercial Motor Div., Racine, WI: May 17, 2005
TA-W-57,027; The Chamberlain Group, Inc., Commercial Products Div., 
Lake Forest, CA: April 18, 2004
TA-W-57,119; Hafner LLC, a subsidiary of Hafner, Inc, Gordonsville, VA: 
May 4, 2004
TA-W-57,114; Selkirk, LLC, Logan, OH: May 28, 2005
TA-W-57,071; Makita Corporation of America, including on-site leased 
workers of Staffing Solutions and Etcon, Buford, GA: April 9, 2005 and 
Adecco, Dover, DE: April 22, 2004

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirement of 
upstream supplier to a trade certified primary firm has been met.
TA-W-57,021; Plastic Moldings Company, LLC, Cincinnati Plant, including 
leased workers of Excel Staffing, Cincinnati, OH: April 12, 2004

Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued 
a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade 
Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility 
requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.
    In the following cases, it has been determined that the 
requirements of Section 246(a)3)ii) have not been met for the reasons 
specified.
    The Department as determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily 
transferable.

TA-W-57,114; Selkirk, LLC, Logan, OH
TA-W-57,071; Makita Corporation of America, including on-site leased 
workers of Staffing Solutions and Etcon, Buford, GA
TA-W-56,932; The Blind Maker, Inc., Dallas Operations Div., Irving, TX:
TA-W-56,867; Manual Transmissions of Muncie, LLC, Muncie, IN
TA-W-57,133; Sentry Manufacturing Company, including on-site leased 
workers of Manpower, Chickasha, OK

    The Department as determined that criterion (1) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm are 50 years of age or older.

None

    Since the workers are denied eligibility to apply for TAA, the 
workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA.

TA-W-56,902; Gonzales Technologies, Paris, TN
TA-W-57,098; Monaco Coach Corp., Beaver Facility, Bend, OR
TA-W-56,894; Thor America, Inc., Middleburg, PA
TA-W-56,903; Milwaukee Sign Company, LLC, Grafton, WI
TA-W-56,978; Rycenga Homes, Inc., Spring Lake, MI
TA-W-56,956; Royal Cord, Inc., Thomaston, GA
TA-W-56,937; Uniboard Fostoria, Inc., Fostoria, OH
TA-W-56,925; Osram Sylvania, Inc., General Lighting, St. Mary's, PA
TA-W-56,831; Mueller Copper Tube Products, Inc., subsidiary of Mueller 
Industries, Inc., Wynne, AR
TA-W-56,987; Hitachi Global Storage Technology, San Jose, CA
TA-W-56,976; UFE, Inc., Stillwater, MN
TA-W-56,970; Delta Galil USA, Inc., Williamsport, PA
TA-W-56,9895; Crotty Corp., Celina Div., Celina, TN
TA-W-56,725; HCP Packaging USA, formerly Bridgeport Metal Goods, 
Hinsdale, NH
TA-W-56,885; CTNA Akron Test Center, a subsidiary of Continental Tire 
North America, Inc., Akron, OH
TA-W-57,162; Gulf Fibers, Inc., Axis, AL
TA-W-56,827; Sara Lee Technical Service, a subsidiary of Sara Lee 
Global Technical Services, a subsidiary of Sara Lee Corp., Winston-
Salem, NC
TA-W-57,055; Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Santa Clara Division, 
Santa Clara, CA
TA-W-57,065; Galileo International, div. of Cendant Corp., Centennial, 
CO
TA-W-56,989; Southwest Marine, Inc., San Pedro Div., Terminal Island, 
CA
TA-W-56,952; Sierra Health Services, Inc., 111 & 34 Market Place, 
Baltimore, MD
TA-W-56,825; Burns Wood Products, Inc., Granite Falls, NC

Affirmative Determinations for Alternative Trade Ajdustment Assistance

    In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued 
a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade 
Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility 
requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.
    The following certifications have been issued; the date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determinations.
    In the following cases, it has been determined that the 
requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(ii) have been met.
    I. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers' firm are 
50 years of age or older.
    II. Whether the workers in the workers' firm possess skills that 
are not easily transferable.
    III. The competitive conditions within the workers' industry (i.e., 
conditions within the industry are adverse).

TA-W-56,913; Modern Case Company, Inc., Ewen, MI: March 24, 2004
TA-W-56,916; Addison Shoe Company, a div. of Munro & Company, Inc., 
Wynne, AR: March 31, 2004
TA-W-56,909; Scepter Hardwoods, Inc., Sparta, TN: March 31, 2004
TA-W-56,855; General Cable Texas Operations, a subsidiary of General 
Cable Industries, Inc., Bonham, TX: March 15, 2004

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TA-W-56,979; Auburn Foundry, Inc., Plant #2, Auburn, IN: April 7, 2004
TA-W-57,051; Trend Technologies, LLC, Hayward, CA: April 13, 2004
TA-W-56,914; Nova Knits, Inc., San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2004
TA-W-56,949; Pemstar, Inc., Taunton, MA: March 11, 2004
TA-W-57,168; Oxford Automotive, Corporate Office, Troy, MI: May 12, 
2004
TA-W-56,924; Lustar Dyeing and Finishing, Inc., Asheville, NC: April 6, 
2004
TA-W-57,058; Riddle & Company LLC, including on-site leased workers of 
Staff Mark and Prime Personnel Resources, Inc., Burlington, NC: April 
22, 2004
TA-W-56,983; C.H. Patrick & Company, Inc., including on-site leased 
workers of Columbia Staffing, Greenville, SC: April 7, 2004
TA-W-57,109; TRW Automotive, including leased workers of Volt Services, 
Brighton, MI: May 3, 2004
TA-W-56,877; Don Pluid Logging, Eureka, MT: March 9, 2004
TA-W-56,961; Nortech Systems, Inc., Bemidji, MN: May 15, 2005
TA-W-57,033; Brandon Hosiery, Fort Payne, AL: April 21, 2004
TA-W-56,945 & A; Pentair, Inc., including leased workers of Workforce 
Personnel and Personnel Plus, Long Beach, CA and Pentair, Inc., 
including leased workers of Kimco, Adecco, Kelly Services and Appleone, 
Murrieta, CA: April 5, 2004
TA-W-57,011; Eastman Kodak Co., Paper Mill Bldg 319, Div. of Rochester 
Paper Flow, Rochester, NY: April 13, 2004 
TA-W-56,884; Ben Davis Company, San Francisco, CA: March 23, 2004
TA-W-56,901; Chiller Components, Inc., Sutton, MA: April 1, 2004
TA-W-57,006; Ametek, Commercial Motor Div., Racine, WI: May 17, 2005
TA-W-57,027; The Chamberlain Group, Inc., Commercial Products Div., 
Lake Forest, CA: April 18, 2004
TA-W-57,119; Hafner LLC, a subsidiary of Hafner, Inc., Gordonsville, 
VA: May 4, 2004. Electric, including leased workers of Adecco 
Personnel, Asheville, NC: May 9, 2005

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the month of May 2005 Copies of these determinations are 
available for inspection in Room C-5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business 
hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address.

    Dated: June 3, 2005.
Timothy Sullivan,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E5-3037 Filed 6-10-05; 8:45 am]
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