Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 65606-65607 [E7-22745]

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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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 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) A 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 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 11/09/07 11/09/07 11/09/07 11/09/07 11/09/07 11/09/07 Date of petition 11/07/07 11/08/07 11/08/07 11/07/07 11/08/07 10/18/07 (B) A loss or 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 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–62,080; Lake Erie Products, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of TriMas Corporation, Wood Dale, IL: August 17, 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–62,367A; Rockwell Automation, Operations & Engineering, Mayfield Heights, OH: October 25, 2006. TA–W–62,197; Texas Instruments Incorporated, KFAB Manufacturing Division, Dallas, TX: September 24, 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. E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices 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. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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–62,222; ALRS Inc., dba Guildcraft of California, Rancho Dominguez, CA: September 27, 2006. TA–W–62,231; Wilson Sporting Goods Company, Golf Division, Humboldt, TN: September 8, 2007. TA–W–62,266; Classic Die, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI: October 8, 2006. TA–W–62,377; First Choice Distribution, Working On-Site at Maytag Corp., Newton, IA: October 26, 2006. TA–W–62,046; Wallowa Forest Products, A Subsidiary of D.R. Johnson Lumber Co., Wallowa, OR: August 24, 2006. TA–W–62,113; Ken-Bar Manufacturing Company, Baldwin, GA: September 6, 2006. TA–W–62,289; Metal Powder Products Company, Washington Street Division, St. Mary’s, PA: October 4, 2006. TA–W–62,214; Ford Motor Company, Louisville Assembly Plant, Vehicle Operation Div, Louisville, KY: September 24, 2006. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–62,265; KLA-Tencor Corporation, San Jose, CA: October 5, 2006. TA–W–62,308; Robertshaw Controls Company, Division of Invensys Controls, Long Beach, CA: October 2, 2006. TA–W–62,367; Rockwell Automation, Operations & Engineering, Manpower Temporary Service, Dublin, GA: October 25, 2006. TA–W–62,407; Eastprint, Inc., North Andover, MA: November 1, 2006. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 TA–W–62,312; Ridgeway Furniture, Ridgeway, VA: October 15, 2006. TA–W–62,394; TI Automotive Systems, Plating Department, Warren, MI: October 30, 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) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–62,210; Dexter Chemical LLC, Textile Chemicals Division, Bronx, NY: September 25, 2006. TA–W–62,210A; Dexter Chemical LLC, Textile Chemicals Division, Charlotte, NY: September 25, 2006. TA–W–62,230; Collins Products, LLC, Klamath Falls, OR: October 1, 2006. 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) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. None. Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons specified. The Department has determined that criterion (1) of section 246 has not been met. The firm does not have a significant number of workers 50 years of age or older. TA–W–62,367A; Rockwell Automation, Operations & Engineering, Mayfield Heights, OH. The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable. TA–W–62,080; Lake Erie Products, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of TriMas Corporation, Wood Dale, IL. TA–W–62,197; Texas Instruments Incorporated, KFAB Manufacturing Division, Dallas, TX. The Department has determined that criterion (3) of section 246 has not been met. Competition conditions within the workers’ industry are not adverse. None. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65607 Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met. TA–W–61,819; Bemis Manufacturing, Sheboygan Falls, WI. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W–62,303; Agilent Technologies, Inc., Liberty Lake, WA. TA–W–62,355; Hawley Products Incorporated, Paducah, KY. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W–62,034; Wavesplitter Technologies, Inc., Headquarter Office, Santa Clara, CA. TA–W–62,232; Philips Lighting Co, Lamps Division, Danville, KY. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–62,188; Nortel Networks Corp., Global Software Delivery Div., Site Readiness, Research Triangle Park, NC. TA–W–62,278; GE Money, Business Client Services, Atlanta, GA. The investigation revealed that criteria of section 222(b)(2) has not been met. The workers’ firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier to or a downstream producer for a firm whose workers were certified eligible to apply for TAA. None. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of November 5 through November 9, 2007. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room C–5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address. Dated: Novemeber 14, 2007. Ralph DiBattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–22745 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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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 November 
5 through November 9, 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 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) A 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 or 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 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-62,080; Lake Erie Products, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of TriMas 
Corporation, Wood Dale, IL: August 17, 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-62,367A; Rockwell Automation, Operations & Engineering, Mayfield 
Heights, OH: October 25, 2006.
TA-W-62,197; Texas Instruments Incorporated, KFAB Manufacturing 
Division, Dallas, TX: September 24, 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.


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    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-62,222; ALRS Inc., dba Guildcraft of California, Rancho Dominguez, 
CA: September 27, 2006.
TA-W-62,231; Wilson Sporting Goods Company, Golf Division, Humboldt, 
TN: September 8, 2007.
TA-W-62,266; Classic Die, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI: October 8, 2006.
TA-W-62,377; First Choice Distribution, Working On-Site at Maytag 
Corp., Newton, IA: October 26, 2006.
TA-W-62,046; Wallowa Forest Products, A Subsidiary of D.R. Johnson 
Lumber Co., Wallowa, OR: August 24, 2006.
TA-W-62,113; Ken-Bar Manufacturing Company, Baldwin, GA: September 6, 
2006.
TA-W-62,289; Metal Powder Products Company, Washington Street Division, 
St. Mary's, PA: October 4, 2006.
TA-W-62,214; Ford Motor Company, Louisville Assembly Plant, Vehicle 
Operation Div, Louisville, KY: September 24, 2006.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 
of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-62,265; KLA-Tencor Corporation, San Jose, CA: October 5, 2006.
TA-W-62,308; Robertshaw Controls Company, Division of Invensys 
Controls, Long Beach, CA: October 2, 2006.
TA-W-62,367; Rockwell Automation, Operations & Engineering, Manpower 
Temporary Service, Dublin, GA: October 25, 2006.
TA-W-62,407; Eastprint, Inc., North Andover, MA: November 1, 2006.
TA-W-62,312; Ridgeway Furniture, Ridgeway, VA: October 15, 2006.
TA-W-62,394; TI Automotive Systems, Plating Department, Warren, MI: 
October 30, 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) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have 
been met.

TA-W-62,210; Dexter Chemical LLC, Textile Chemicals Division, Bronx, 
NY: September 25, 2006.
TA-W-62,210A; Dexter Chemical LLC, Textile Chemicals Division, 
Charlotte, NY: September 25, 2006.
TA-W-62,230; Collins Products, LLC, Klamath Falls, OR: October 1, 2006.

    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) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 
of the Trade Act have been met.

None.

Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, it has been determined that the 
requirements of 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons 
specified.
    The Department has determined that criterion (1) of section 246 has 
not been met. The firm does not have a significant number of workers 50 
years of age or older.

TA-W-62,367A; Rockwell Automation, Operations & Engineering, Mayfield 
Heights, OH.

    The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily 
transferable.
TA-W-62,080; Lake Erie Products, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of TriMas 
Corporation, Wood Dale, IL.
TA-W-62,197; Texas Instruments Incorporated, KFAB Manufacturing 
Division, Dallas, TX.

    The Department has determined that criterion (3) of section 246 has 
not been met. Competition conditions within the workers' industry are 
not adverse.

None.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and 
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the 
eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met 
for the reasons specified.
    Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, 
the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA.
    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and 
(a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met.

TA-W-61,819; Bemis Manufacturing, Sheboygan Falls, WI.

    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or 
production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in 
production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W-62,303; Agilent Technologies, Inc., Liberty Lake, WA.
TA-W-62,355; Hawley Products Incorporated, Paducah, KY.

    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased 
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign 
country) have not been met.

TA-W-62,034; Wavesplitter Technologies, Inc., Headquarter Office, Santa 
Clara, CA.
TA-W-62,232; Philips Lighting Co, Lamps Division, Danville, KY.

    The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

TA-W-62,188; Nortel Networks Corp., Global Software Delivery Div., Site 
Readiness, Research Triangle Park, NC.
TA-W-62,278; GE Money, Business Client Services, Atlanta, GA.

    The investigation revealed that criteria of section 222(b)(2) has 
not been met. The workers' firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier to 
or a downstream producer for a firm whose workers were certified 
eligible to apply for TAA.

None.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of November 5 through November 9, 2007. Copies of 
these determinations are available for inspection in Room C-5311, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 
during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to 
the above address.

    Dated: Novemeber 14, 2007.
Ralph DiBattista,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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