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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 91 / Friday, May 11, 2007 / Notices contribute importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift of production to a foreign source occurred. The denial notice was published in the Federal Register on March 22, 2007 (72 FR 13528). In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding subject firm’s customers. Upon further review of the initial investigation, the Department requested from a company official an additional list of declining customers of the subject firm. A survey of these customers revealed that a major declining customer increased its imports of upholstered furniture during the relevant period. The imports accounted for a meaningful portion of the subject plant’s lost sales and production. In accordance with Section 246 the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents the results of its investigation regarding certification of eligibility to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) for older workers. In order for the Department to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for ATAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246 of the Trade Act must be met. The Department has determined in this case that the requirements of Section 246 have been met. A significant number of workers at the firm are age 50 or over and possess skills that are not easily transferable. Competitive conditions within the industry are adverse. Conclusion ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES After careful review of the additional facts obtained on reconsideration, I conclude that increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with those produced at Alan White Company, Shannon, Mississippi, contributed importantly to the declines in sales or production and to the total or partial separation of workers at the subject firm. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the following certification: All workers of Alan White Company, Shannon, Mississippi, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 11, 2006 through two years from the date of this certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:09 May 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of May, 2007. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–9105 Filed 5–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [TA–W–60,850] Employment and Training Administration: Alan White Company Corporate Office, Stamps, AR; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration 26847 eligibility to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) for older workers. In order for the Department to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for ATAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246 of the Trade Act must be met. The Department has determined in this case that the requirements of Section 246 have been met. A significant number of workers at the firm are age 50 or over and possess skills that are not easily transferable. Competitive conditions within the industry are adverse. Conclusion On April 12, 2007, the Department issued an Affirmative Determination Regarding Application on Reconsideration applicable to workers and former workers of the subject firm. The notice was published in the Federal Register on April 23, 2007 (72 FR 20140). The previous investigation initiated on January 30, 2007, resulted in a negative determination issued on March 28, 2007, was based on the finding that workers of the subject firm performed administrative services and supported production of two affiliated plants (Sulligent, Alabama and Shannon, Mississippi) whose workers were recently denied TAA eligibility. The investigation revealed that imports of upholstered furniture did not contribute importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift of production to a foreign source occurred. The denial notice was published in the Federal Register on April 10, 2007 (72 FR 17938). In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding customers of Sulligent, Alabama and Shannon, Mississippi plants. Upon further review of the initial investigation, the Department requested an additional list of declining customers of these production facilities from a company official. The survey of the additional customers revealed that a major declining customer increased its imports of upholstered furniture during the relevant period. The imports accounted for a meaningful portion of the subject plant’s lost sales and production. In accordance with Section 246 the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents the results of its investigation regarding certification of PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 After careful review of the additional facts obtained on reconsideration, I conclude that increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with those produced at Alan White Company, Shannon, Mississippi, and Sulligent, Alabama, contributed importantly to the declines in sales or production and to the total or partial separation of workers at the subject firm. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the following certification: • All workers of Alan White Company, Corporate Office, Stamps, Arkansas, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 29, 2006 through two years from the date of this certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of May 2007. Elliott S. Kushner Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–9106 Filed 5–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 91 (Friday, May 11, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

[TA-W-60,850]

Employment and Training Administration: Alan White Company 
Corporate Office, Stamps, AR; Notice of Revised Determination on 
Reconsideration




    On April 12, 2007, the Department issued an Affirmative 
Determination Regarding Application on Reconsideration applicable to 
workers and former workers of the subject firm. The notice was 
published in the Federal Register on April 23, 2007 (72 FR 20140).
    The previous investigation initiated on January 30, 2007, resulted 
in a negative determination issued on March 28, 2007, was based on the 
finding that workers of the subject firm performed administrative 
services and supported production of two affiliated plants (Sulligent, 
Alabama and Shannon, Mississippi) whose workers were recently denied 
TAA eligibility. The investigation revealed that imports of upholstered 
furniture did not contribute importantly to worker separations at the 
subject firm and no shift of production to a foreign source occurred. 
The denial notice was published in the Federal Register on April 10, 
2007 (72 FR 17938).
    In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided 
additional information regarding customers of Sulligent, Alabama and 
Shannon, Mississippi plants. Upon further review of the initial 
investigation, the Department requested an additional list of declining 
customers of these production facilities from a company official.
    The survey of the additional customers revealed that a major 
declining customer increased its imports of upholstered furniture 
during the relevant period. The imports accounted for a meaningful 
portion of the subject plant's lost sales and production.
    In accordance with Section 246 the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 
2813), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents the results 
of its investigation regarding certification of eligibility to apply 
for alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) for older workers.
    In order for the Department to issue a certification of eligibility 
to apply for ATAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246 of 
the Trade Act must be met. The Department has determined in this case 
that the requirements of Section 246 have been met.
    A significant number of workers at the firm are age 50 or over and 
possess skills that are not easily transferable. Competitive conditions 
within the industry are adverse.

Conclusion

    After careful review of the additional facts obtained on 
reconsideration, I conclude that increased imports of articles like or 
directly competitive with those produced at Alan White Company, 
Shannon, Mississippi, and Sulligent, Alabama, contributed importantly 
to the declines in sales or production and to the total or partial 
separation of workers at the subject firm. In accordance with the 
provisions of the Act, I make the following certification:

     All workers of Alan White Company, Corporate Office, 
Stamps, Arkansas, who became totally or partially separated from 
employment on or after January 29, 2006 through two years from the 
date of this certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment 
assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are 
eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under 
Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.

    Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of May 2007.
Elliott S. Kushner
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E7-9106 Filed 5-10-07; 8:45 am]
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