Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 26422-26423 [E7-8822]

Download as PDF 26422 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 9, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance 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, 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 May 21, 2007. 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 May 21, 2007. 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. Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of May 2007. Ralph Dibattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX [TAA petitions instituted between 4/23/07 and 4/27/07] Subject firm (petitioners) Location Amsea Inc./RSD Technologies (Wkrs) ........................................................ Low Country Cotton Service, LLP (29609) .................................................. SSA/Cooper, LLC (Wkrs) ............................................................................. Skip’s Cutting Inc. (Comp) ........................................................................... J.A.M. Plastics, Inc. (Wkrs) .......................................................................... Texas Instruments Incorporated (Comp) ..................................................... Nokia Mobile Phone Inc/USA/Ft. Worth TX/Alliance(Wkrs) ........................ Medtronic Vascular(State) ........................................................................... Masonite Door Fabrication Services(Union) ................................................ Bayer Clothing Group Inc.(Comp) ............................................................... Bayer Clothing Group, Inc.(Comp) .............................................................. Bayer Clothing Group, Inc.(Comp) .............................................................. Bayer Clothing Group Inc.,Target Sales Corporation(Comp) ...................... Methode Electronics(Wkrs) .......................................................................... CyOptics, Inc.(Comp) ................................................................................... Ingersol-Rand Corp/Hussmann Refrigeration(USW) ................................... Staples Inc.(Wkrs) ........................................................................................ Air System Components, Inc.(Comp) .......................................................... Kraft Foods ( Post Cereal Div.)(Union) ....................................................... Wood Tech Enterprises, Inc.(Comp) ........................................................... Federal Mogul Corporation(State) ............................................................... Grand Marais Investor Inc.(Comp) .............................................................. Rockwell Collins(Wkrs) ................................................................................ Autolign Manufacturing Group, Inc.(State) .................................................. Seaswirl Boats, Inc.(State) .......................................................................... Wire Products, Inc.(State) ............................................................................ Topy America(Wkrs) .................................................................................... Mereen-Johnson Machine Company(State) ................................................ Applied Biotech, Inc.(92121) ........................................................................ Chromalox, Inc.(Comp) ................................................................................ Briggs and Stratton Corporation(Wkrs) ....................................................... Distel Tool & Machine Company(Comp) ..................................................... Tandem Enterprises, Inc.(Comp) ................................................................. Kasle Steel Corporation(Wkrs) .................................................................... Collezione Europa, USA(Wkrs) ................................................................... A.C. Nielsen Company(Wkrs) ...................................................................... Berkline/Benchcraft LLC(State) ................................................................... Yamaha Music Manufacturing, Inc.(Comp) ................................................. Domtar(Union) .............................................................................................. Vaungarde Acquisition LLC(Wkrs) ............................................................... Kyowa America Corporation(Wkrs) ............................................................. B Braun(State) ............................................................................................. Shadowline, Incorporated(Comp) ................................................................ Fenton, MI ................... Greenville, SC ............. Georgetown, SC ......... Ephrata, PA ................. Anaheim, CA ............... Dallas, TX ................... Ft. Worth, TX .............. Santa Rosa, CA .......... Toledo, OH .................. MacClenny, FL ............ New York, NY ............. Atlanta, GA .................. Naperville, IL ............... Carthage, IL ................ Breingsville, PA ........... Bridgeton, MS ............. Framingham, MA ......... El Paso, TX ................. Battle Creek, MI .......... Fairview, NC ................ Dumas, AR .................. Traverse City, MI ......... Tustin, CA ................... Milan, MI ..................... Culver, OR .................. Lavaca, AR ................. Frankfort, KY ............... Minneapolis, MN ......... San Diego, CA ............ Albany, WI ................... Murray, KY .................. Warren, MI .................. Weslaco, TX ................ Dearborn, MI ............... Claremont, NC ............ Fond du Lac, WI ......... Livingston, TN ............. Thomaston, GA ........... Baileyville, ME ............. Owosso, MI ................. Waynesburg, PA ......... San Juan, PR .............. 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VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:12 May 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 Date of institution 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/24/07 04/24/07 04/24/07 04/24/07 04/24/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/25/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/26/07 04/27/07 04/27/07 04/27/07 04/27/07 04/27/07 Date of petition 04/01/07 04/11/07 04/12/07 04/20/07 04/14/07 04/18/07 04/16/07 04/20/07 04/15/07 03/29/07 03/29/07 03/29/07 03/29/07 04/16/07 04/23/07 04/17/07 04/18/07 04/20/07 04/12/07 04/24/07 04/24/07 04/09/07 04/16/07 04/23/07 04/22/07 04/23/07 04/23/07 04/24/07 04/24/07 04/25/07 03/30/07 04/24/07 04/15/07 04/19/07 04/22/07 04/24/07 04/25/07 04/11/07 04/20/07 04/18/07 04/28/07 04/23/07 04/26/07 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 9, 2007 / Notices [FR Doc. E7–8822 Filed 5–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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 period of April 16 through April 27, 2007. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:12 May 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 for secondarily affected workers of a firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, 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 of business by the workers’ firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue 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. 1. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers’ firm are 50 years of age or older. 2. Whether the workers in the workers’ firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. 3. The competitive conditions within the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse). PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26423 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 Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–61,126; U.S. Axle, Inc., On-Site Leased Workers of Volt Services Group, Pottstown, PA: March 5, 2006 The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–61,212; Motorcar Parts of America, Inc., Perfecto Staffing, Team, Priority, Accountemps, City, Torrance, CA: March 27, 2006 The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met. NONE The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (downstream producer for a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA based on increased imports from or a shift in production to Mexico or Canada) of the Trade Act have been met. NONE 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 Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–60,946; Safer Pigment Corporation, A Subsidiary of Safer Holding Corp., Newark, NJ: February 7, 2006 TA–W–60,946A; Safer Textiles Processing Corporation, A Subsidiary of Safer Holding Corp., Newark, NJ: February 7, 2006 TA–W–60,946B; Safer Paper and Transfer Printing Corporation, A Subsidiary of Safer Holding Corp., Newark, NJ: February 7, 2006 TA–W–60,999; Dispatch Printing Company, Columbus Dispatch E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply 
for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance

    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, 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 May 21, 2007.
    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 
May 21, 2007.
    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.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of May 2007.
Ralph Dibattista,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

                                                    Appendix
                             [TAA petitions instituted between 4/23/07 and 4/27/07]
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                               Subject firm                                               Date of      Date of
         TA-W                  (petitioners)                     Location               institution    petition
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61350.................  Amsea Inc./RSD              Fenton, MI........................     04/23/07     04/01/07
                         Technologies (Wkrs).
61351.................  Low Country Cotton          Greenville, SC....................     04/23/07     04/11/07
                         Service, LLP (29609).
61352.................  SSA/Cooper, LLC (Wkrs)....  Georgetown, SC....................     04/23/07     04/12/07
61353.................  Skip's Cutting Inc. (Comp)  Ephrata, PA.......................     04/23/07     04/20/07
61354.................  J.A.M. Plastics, Inc.       Anaheim, CA.......................     04/23/07     04/14/07
                         (Wkrs).
61355.................  Texas Instruments           Dallas, TX........................     04/23/07     04/18/07
                         Incorporated (Comp).
61356.................  Nokia Mobile Phone Inc/USA/ Ft. Worth, TX.....................     04/23/07     04/16/07
                         Ft. Worth TX/
                         Alliance(Wkrs).
61357.................  Medtronic Vascular(State).  Santa Rosa, CA....................     04/23/07     04/20/07
61358.................  Masonite Door Fabrication   Toledo, OH........................     04/23/07     04/15/07
                         Services(Union).
61359.................  Bayer Clothing Group        MacClenny, FL.....................     04/23/07     03/29/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61360.................  Bayer Clothing Group,       New York, NY......................     04/23/07     03/29/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61361.................  Bayer Clothing Group,       Atlanta, GA.......................     04/23/07     03/29/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61362.................  Bayer Clothing Group        Naperville, IL....................     04/23/07     03/29/07
                         Inc.,Target Sales
                         Corporation(Comp).
61363.................  Methode Electronics(Wkrs).  Carthage, IL......................     04/23/07     04/16/07
61364.................  CyOptics, Inc.(Comp)......  Breingsville, PA..................     04/24/07     04/23/07
61365.................  Ingersol-Rand Corp/         Bridgeton, MS.....................     04/24/07     04/17/07
                         Hussmann
                         Refrigeration(USW).
61366.................  Staples Inc.(Wkrs)........  Framingham, MA....................     04/24/07     04/18/07
61367.................  Air System Components,      El Paso, TX.......................     04/24/07     04/20/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61368.................  Kraft Foods ( Post Cereal   Battle Creek, MI..................     04/24/07     04/12/07
                         Div.)(Union).
61369.................  Wood Tech Enterprises,      Fairview, NC......................     04/25/07     04/24/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61370.................  Federal Mogul               Dumas, AR.........................     04/25/07     04/24/07
                         Corporation(State).
61371.................  Grand Marais Investor       Traverse City, MI.................     04/25/07     04/09/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61372.................  Rockwell Collins(Wkrs)....  Tustin, CA........................     04/25/07     04/16/07
61373.................  Autolign Manufacturing      Milan, MI.........................     04/25/07     04/23/07
                         Group, Inc.(State).
61374.................  Seaswirl Boats,             Culver, OR........................     04/25/07     04/22/07
                         Inc.(State).
61375.................  Wire Products, Inc.(State)  Lavaca, AR........................     04/25/07     04/23/07
61376.................  Topy America(Wkrs)........  Frankfort, KY.....................     04/25/07     04/23/07
61377.................  Mereen-Johnson Machine      Minneapolis, MN...................     04/25/07     04/24/07
                         Company(State).
61378.................  Applied Biotech,            San Diego, CA.....................     04/26/07     04/24/07
                         Inc.(92121).
61379.................  Chromalox, Inc.(Comp).....  Albany, WI........................     04/26/07     04/25/07
61380.................  Briggs and Stratton         Murray, KY........................     04/26/07     03/30/07
                         Corporation(Wkrs).
61381.................  Distel Tool & Machine       Warren, MI........................     04/26/07     04/24/07
                         Company(Comp).
61382.................  Tandem Enterprises,         Weslaco, TX.......................     04/26/07     04/15/07
                         Inc.(Comp).
61383.................  Kasle Steel                 Dearborn, MI......................     04/26/07     04/19/07
                         Corporation(Wkrs).
61384.................  Collezione Europa,          Claremont, NC.....................     04/26/07     04/22/07
                         USA(Wkrs).
61385.................  A.C. Nielsen Company(Wkrs)  Fond du Lac, WI...................     04/26/07     04/24/07
61386.................  Berkline/Benchcraft         Livingston, TN....................     04/26/07     04/25/07
                         LLC(State).
61387.................  Yamaha Music                Thomaston, GA.....................     04/26/07     04/11/07
                         Manufacturing, Inc.(Comp).
61388.................  Domtar(Union).............  Baileyville, ME...................     04/27/07     04/20/07
61389.................  Vaungarde Acquisition       Owosso, MI........................     04/27/07     04/18/07
                         LLC(Wkrs).
61390.................  Kyowa America               Waynesburg, PA....................     04/27/07     04/28/07
                         Corporation(Wkrs).
61391.................  B Braun(State)............  San Juan, PR......................     04/27/07     04/23/07
61392.................  Shadowline,                 Morganton, NC.....................     04/27/07     04/26/07
                         Incorporated(Comp).
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