Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, NY; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 21043 [E6-6091]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 78 / Monday, April 24, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–58,569] [TA–W–54,254] Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, NY; 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 27, 2004, applicable to workers of Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, New York. The workers are engaged in employment related to the production of upholstery fabrics. New information provided by the petitioners indicates 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. The investigation revealed 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–54,254 is hereby issued as follows: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES ’’All workers of Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, New York, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after February 11, 2003 through April 27, 2006, 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 12th day of April 2006. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E6–6091 Filed 4–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:56 Apr 21, 2006 Jkt 208001 OBG Distribution Company, Ltd., Celina, Tennessee; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By letter dated February 21, 2006, a petitioner requested administrative reconsideration of the Department of Labor’s Notice of Negative Determination Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, applicable to workers of the subject firm. The denial notice was signed on February 7, 2006, and published in the Federal Register on March 2, 2006 (71 FR 10716). The investigation revealed that the petitioning workers of this firm or subdivision do not produce an article within the meaning of section 222 of the Act. The Department reviewed the request for reconsideration and has determined that the petitioner has provided additional information. Therefore, the Department will conduct further investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974. Conclusion After careful review of the application, I conclude that the claim is of sufficient weight to justify reconsideration of the Department of Labor’s prior decision. The application is, therefore, granted. Signed at Washington, DC, this 14th of April, 2006. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E6–6092 Filed 4–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P 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 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21043 (TA–W) number issued during the periods of April 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 country 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. E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-54,254]


Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, NY; 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 27, 2004, applicable to 
workers of Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, New York. The workers are engaged 
in employment related to the production of upholstery fabrics.
    New information provided by the petitioners indicates 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.
    The investigation revealed 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-54,254 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    ''All workers of Newstech NY Inc, Deferiet, New York, who became 
totally or partially separated from employment on or after February 
11, 2003 through April 27, 2006, 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 12th day of April 2006.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E6-6091 Filed 4-21-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-30-P