Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 61683-61684 [E7-21352]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 31, 2007 / Notices Type of Review: Revision of a previously approved collection. Title: National Compensation Survey. OMB Control Number: 1220–0164. Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits and not-forprofits institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,929. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 49,644. Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0. Description: Under the National Compensation Survey (NCS), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) conducts ongoing surveys of compensation (earning and benefits) and job characteristics. The NCS produces data on local, regional and national levels by sampling establishments various localities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The NCS samples 152 areas, of which 117 are metropolitan areas. Data from the 48 contiguous States is used to provide data to the President’s Pay Agent to meet the BLS obligation under the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA). NCS data produces the Employment Cost Index (ECI) which is designated as a principal Federal Economic Indicator under OMB Statistical Policy Directive No. 3. Darrin A. King, Acting Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–21456 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P 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 61683 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 November 13, 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 November 13, 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 23rd day of October 2007. Ralph DiBattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX [TAA petitions instituted between 10/15/07 and 10/19/07] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES TA–W 62301 62302 62303 62304 62305 62306 62307 62308 62309 62310 62311 62312 62313 62314 62315 62316 62317 62318 62319 62320 62321 62322 62323 62324 62325 62326 62327 62328 62329 62330 62331 ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ VerDate Aug<31>2005 Date of institution Subject firm (petitioners) Location AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. (Comp) ............................... Aalfs Manufacturing (Wkrs) .................................................. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Comp) ....................................... Biomet Bracing (Comp) ........................................................ Kimball Electronics (State) ................................................... H C Holding (State) .............................................................. Robert Bosch, LLC (Comp) .................................................. Robertshaw Controls/Invensys Controls (Comp) ................. Kohler Company (UAW) ....................................................... Healthcare Management Partners (Wkrs) ............................ L R Nelson (State) ................................................................ Ridgeway Furniture (Wkrs) ................................................... Stanley Furniture Company (Comp) .................................... Motorola Inc. (Comp) ............................................................ Lottery Commission (Wkrs) .................................................. MECO Corporation (Comp) .................................................. Kemira Chemicals (Wkrs) ..................................................... R.L. Stowe Mills Inc. (Comp) ............................................... E. G. Fashion Inc. (Wkrs) ..................................................... Precision of Legget & Platt Aluminum Group (State) .......... Dexter Axle (State) ............................................................... Precision Industries (UAW) .................................................. Teradyne, Inc. (Comp) ......................................................... Flynn Enterprises Inc., LLC (Wkrs) ...................................... Triton Operations d/b/a Webster Hardwoods, LLC (Wkrs) .. Kasper ALS (State) .............................................................. Coshocton Leasing Company LLC (Comp) ......................... Thompson Scientific (State) ................................................. Honeywell Sensing and Control (Comp) .............................. Gerdau Ameristeel (Comp) .................................................. Ansonia Copper and Brass, Inc. (Comp) ............................. Bayonne, NJ ......................... Mena, AR .............................. Liberty Lake, WA .................. Marlow, OK ........................... Hibbing, MN .......................... Wadena, MN ......................... Gallatin, TN ........................... Long Beach, CA .................... Kohler, WI ............................. Santa Ana, CA ...................... Peoria, IL ............................... Ridgeway, VA ....................... Martinsville, VA ..................... Schaumburg, IL ..................... Boise, ID ............................... Greeneville, TN ..................... Washougal, WA .................... Belmont, NC .......................... New York, NY ....................... Malvern, AR .......................... Manchester, IN ...................... Fayetteville, AR ..................... North Reading, MA ............... Hopkinsville, KY .................... Bangor, WI ............................ Secaucus, NJ ........................ Coshocton, OH ..................... Cherry Hill, NJ ....................... Minneapolis, MN ................... Perth Amboy, NJ ................... Ansonia, CT .......................... 17:45 Oct 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/18/07 10/18/07 10/18/07 10/18/07 10/18/07 10/18/07 10/19/07 10/19/07 10/19/07 10/19/07 10/19/07 10/19/07 Date of petition 10/10/07 10/07/07 10/12/07 10/12/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/02/07 10/12/07 10/02/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 09/27/07 10/04/07 10/09/07 10/16/07 10/16/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 10/17/07 09/19/07 10/17/07 09/19/07 10/17/07 10/19/07 10/18/07 61684 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 31, 2007 / Notices [FR Doc. E7–21352 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Employment and Training Administration DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,013] Columbia Lighting: Spokane, WA; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on August 21, 2007 in response to a petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers of Columbia Lighting, Spokane, Washington. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC, this 24th day of October, 2007. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–21350 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,353] Hewlett Packard: Fort Collins, CO; Notice of Termination of Investigation rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on October 24, 2007 in response to a petition filed by a state agency representative on behalf of workers at Hewlett Packard, Fort Collins, Colorado. The workers at the subject facility provide troubleshooting support for Hewlett Packard customers. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed in Washington, DC, this 25th day of October 2007. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–21349 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 Oct 30, 2007 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Jkt 214001 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 October 15 through October 19, 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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). 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 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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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 November 13, 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 
November 13, 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 23rd day of October 2007.
 Ralph DiBattista,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

                                                    Appendix
                            [TAA petitions instituted between 10/15/07 and 10/19/07]
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                                                                                      Date of         Date of
            TA-W              Subject firm (petitioners)         Location           institution      petition
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62301......................  AGC Chemicals Americas,      Bayonne, NJ...........        10/15/07        10/10/07
                              Inc. (Comp).
62302......................  Aalfs Manufacturing (Wkrs).  Mena, AR..............        10/15/07        10/07/07
62303......................  Agilent Technologies, Inc.   Liberty Lake, WA......        10/15/07        10/12/07
                              (Comp).
62304......................  Biomet Bracing (Comp)......  Marlow, OK............        10/15/07        10/12/07
62305......................  Kimball Electronics (State)  Hibbing, MN...........        10/16/07        10/15/07
62306......................  H C Holding (State)........  Wadena, MN............        10/16/07        10/15/07
62307......................  Robert Bosch, LLC (Comp)...  Gallatin, TN..........        10/16/07        10/15/07
62308......................  Robertshaw Controls/         Long Beach, CA........        10/16/07        10/02/07
                              Invensys Controls (Comp).
62309......................  Kohler Company (UAW).......  Kohler, WI............        10/16/07        10/12/07
62310......................  Healthcare Management        Santa Ana, CA.........        10/16/07        10/02/07
                              Partners (Wkrs).
62311......................  L R Nelson (State).........  Peoria, IL............        10/16/07        10/15/07
62312......................  Ridgeway Furniture (Wkrs)..  Ridgeway, VA..........        10/16/07        10/15/07
62313......................  Stanley Furniture Company    Martinsville, VA......        10/16/07        10/15/07
                              (Comp).
62314......................  Motorola Inc. (Comp).......  Schaumburg, IL........        10/17/07        09/27/07
62315......................  Lottery Commission (Wkrs)..  Boise, ID.............        10/17/07        10/04/07
62316......................  MECO Corporation (Comp)....  Greeneville, TN.......        10/17/07        10/09/07
62317......................  Kemira Chemicals (Wkrs)....  Washougal, WA.........        10/17/07        10/16/07
62318......................  R.L. Stowe Mills Inc.        Belmont, NC...........        10/17/07        10/16/07
                              (Comp).
62319......................  E. G. Fashion Inc. (Wkrs)..  New York, NY..........        10/17/07        10/17/07
62320......................  Precision of Legget & Platt  Malvern, AR...........        10/18/07        10/17/07
                              Aluminum Group (State).
62321......................  Dexter Axle (State)........  Manchester, IN........        10/18/07        10/17/07
62322......................  Precision Industries (UAW).  Fayetteville, AR......        10/18/07        10/17/07
62323......................  Teradyne, Inc. (Comp)......  North Reading, MA.....        10/18/07        10/17/07
62324......................  Flynn Enterprises Inc., LLC  Hopkinsville, KY......        10/18/07        10/17/07
                              (Wkrs).
62325......................  Triton Operations d/b/a      Bangor, WI............        10/18/07        10/17/07
                              Webster Hardwoods, LLC
                              (Wkrs).
62326......................  Kasper ALS (State).........  Secaucus, NJ..........        10/19/07        09/19/07
62327......................  Coshocton Leasing Company    Coshocton, OH.........        10/19/07        10/17/07
                              LLC (Comp).
62328......................  Thompson Scientific (State)  Cherry Hill, NJ.......        10/19/07        09/19/07
62329......................  Honeywell Sensing and        Minneapolis, MN.......        10/19/07        10/17/07
                              Control (Comp).
62330......................  Gerdau Ameristeel (Comp)...  Perth Amboy, NJ.......        10/19/07        10/19/07
62331......................  Ansonia Copper and Brass,    Ansonia, CT...........        10/19/07        10/18/07
                              Inc. (Comp).
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