Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, NH; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 19208 [E6-5517]

Download as PDF 19208 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 71 / Thursday, April 13, 2006 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, this 23rd day of March, 2006. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E6–5516 Filed 4–12–06; 8:45 am] Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of March 2006. Elliott S. Kushner Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E6–5517 Filed 4–12–06; 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–56,802] Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, NH; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance HSRObinson on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on April 14, 2005, applicable to workers of Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, New Hampshire. The workers are engaged in the production of electrical connectors. New information provided by the petitioners show their intention was to apply for all available Trade Act benefits at the time of the filing. Therefore, the Department has made a decision to investigate further to determine if the workers are eligible to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance. Information obtained from the company states that a significant number of workers of the subject firm are age 50 or over, workers have skills that are not easily transferable, and conditions in the industry are adverse. Review of this information shows that all eligibility criteria under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended have been met for workers at the subject firm. Accordingly, the Department is amending the certification to reflect its finding. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–56,802 is hereby issued as follows: ’’All workers of Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, New Hampshire, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after March 23, 2004 through April 14, 2007, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 and are also eligible to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:20 Apr 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 March 2006. 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 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: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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, and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. A–W–58,726; Nelson Acquisition, LLC, Logansport, IN: January 26, 2005. E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-56,802]


Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, NH; Amended 
Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment 
Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 
2273) the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to 
Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on April 14, 2005, applicable to 
workers of Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, New Hampshire. 
The workers are engaged in the production of electrical connectors.
    New information provided by the petitioners show their intention 
was to apply for all available Trade Act benefits at the time of the 
filing. Therefore, the Department has made a decision to investigate 
further to determine if the workers are eligible to apply for 
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance.
    Information obtained from the company states that a significant 
number of workers of the subject firm are age 50 or over, workers have 
skills that are not easily transferable, and conditions in the industry 
are adverse.
    Review of this information shows that all eligibility criteria 
under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended 
have been met for workers at the subject firm.
    Accordingly, the Department is amending the certification to 
reflect its finding.
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-56,802 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    ''All workers of Molex, Inc., New England Operations, Gilford, 
New Hampshire, who became totally or partially separated from 
employment on or after March 23, 2004 through April 14, 2007, are 
eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the 
Trade Act of 1974 and are also eligible to apply for Alternative 
Trade Adjustment Assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 
1974.''

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of March 2006.
Elliott S. Kushner
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E6-5517 Filed 4-12-06; 8:45 am]
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