Ortronics, Incorporated, a Subsidiary of Legrand, including On-Site Leased Workers of Defender Services, Staffmasters USA and Holland Employment Group, Dallas, NC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 54075 [E7-18618]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 183 / Friday, September 21, 2007 / Notices determination of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance for workers and former workers of Medtronic, Inc., Cardiovascular Division, Santa Rosa, California. Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of September 2007. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–18616 Filed 9–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–61,899] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Ortronics, Incorporated, a Subsidiary of Legrand, including On-Site Leased Workers of Defender Services, Staffmasters USA and Holland Employment Group, Dallas, NC; 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), and Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on August 13, 2007, applicable to workers of Ortronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand, including on-site leased workers from Defender Services, Dallas, Texas. The notice was published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2007 (72 FR 50126). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of structured cabling and fiber optic products. New information shows that leased workers of Staffmaster USA and Holland Employment Group were employed on-site at the Dallas, North Carolina location of Orthronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand. The Department has determined that the Staffmaster USA and Holland Employment Group workers were sufficiently under the control of Ortronics, Incorporated to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include leased workers of Staffmaster USA and Holland Employment Group working on-site at VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:17 Sep 20, 2007 Jkt 211001 the Dallas, North Carolina location of the subject firm. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Ortronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand, Dallas, North Carolina who were adversely affected by a shift in production to Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–61,899 is hereby issued as follows: ‘‘All workers of Ortronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand, including on-site leased workers of Defender Services, Staffmasters USA, and Holland Employment Group, Dallas, North Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 27, 2006, through August 13, 2009, 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 6th day of September 2007. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–18618 Filed 9–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration 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 September 3 through September 7, 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; PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54075 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 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 E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 183 (Friday, September 21, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 54075]
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[FR Doc No: E7-18618]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-61,899]


Ortronics, Incorporated, a Subsidiary of Legrand, including On-
Site Leased Workers of Defender Services, Staffmasters USA and Holland 
Employment Group, Dallas, NC; 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), and Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as 
amended, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility 
to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 
Adjustment Assistance on August 13, 2007, applicable to workers of 
Ortronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand, including on-site 
leased workers from Defender Services, Dallas, Texas. The notice was 
published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2007 (72 FR 50126).
    At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the 
certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged 
in the production of structured cabling and fiber optic products.
    New information shows that leased workers of Staffmaster USA and 
Holland Employment Group were employed on-site at the Dallas, North 
Carolina location of Orthronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand. 
The Department has determined that the Staffmaster USA and Holland 
Employment Group workers were sufficiently under the control of 
Ortronics, Incorporated to be considered leased workers.
    Based on these findings, the Department is amending this 
certification to include leased workers of Staffmaster USA and Holland 
Employment Group working on-site at the Dallas, North Carolina location 
of the subject firm.
    The intent of the Department's certification is to include all 
workers employed at Ortronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of Legrand, 
Dallas, North Carolina who were adversely affected by a shift in 
production to Mexico.
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-61,899 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    ``All workers of Ortronics, Incorporated, a subsidiary of 
Legrand, including on-site leased workers of Defender Services, 
Staffmasters USA, and Holland Employment Group, Dallas, North 
Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment 
on or after July 27, 2006, through August 13, 2009, 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 6th day of September 2007.
Linda G. Poole,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E7-18618 Filed 9-20-07; 8:45 am]
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