Thomasville Furniture Industries Corporate Office Including On-Site Workers of Furniture Brands International, Thomasville, NC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 2942 [E8-587]

Download as PDF 2942 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 16, 2008 / Notices The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Shogren Hosiery Manufacturing Co., Inc., Concord, North Carolina who were adversely affected by increased imports. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–60,252 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Shogren Hosiery Manufacturing Co., Inc., including leased workers of Corestaff, Concord, North Carolina (TA–W–60,252), including employees of Shogren Hosiery Manufacturing Co., Inc., Concord, North Carolina located in Plant, Texas (TA–W–60,252A), Freehold, New Jersey (TA–W–60,252B), Hope Sound, Florida (TA–W–60,252C), Boca Raton, Florida (TA–W–60,252D) and Bentonville, Arkansas (TA–W–60,252E), Staten Island, New York (TA–W–60,252F), and New York, New York (TA–W–60,252G), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after October 17, 2005, through November 16, 2008, 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 4th day of January 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–588 Filed 1–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–58,363] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Thomasville Furniture Industries Corporate Office Including On-Site Workers of Furniture Brands International, Thomasville, 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 December 29, 2005, applicable to workers of Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, Thomasville, North Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2006 (71 FR 2568). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:55 Jan 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 firm. The workers provide a variety of support services, including benefits administration, translation, accounting, supply chain management and payroll. New information shows that workers of Furniture Brands International, parent company of the subject firm, were employed on-site at the Corporate Office, Thomasville, North Carolina location of Thomasville Furniture Industries. These workers provided various design functions supporting the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers of Furniture Brands International working on-site at the Corporate Office, Thomasville, North Carolina location of the subject firm. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, Thomasville, North Carolina who were adversely affected by an increase in imports following a shift in production to China. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–58,363 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, including onsite workers of Furniture Brands International, Thomasville, North Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after March 11, 2005, through December 29, 2007, 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 4th day of January 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–587 Filed 1–15–08; 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 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (TA–W) number issued during the period of December 17, 2007 through January 4, 2008. 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. E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 11 (Wednesday, January 16, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-58,363]


Thomasville Furniture Industries Corporate Office Including On-
Site Workers of Furniture Brands International, Thomasville, 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 December 29, 2005, applicable to workers of 
Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, Thomasville, North 
Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on January 
17, 2006 (71 FR 2568).
    At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the 
certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers provide a 
variety of support services, including benefits administration, 
translation, accounting, supply chain management and payroll.
    New information shows that workers of Furniture Brands 
International, parent company of the subject firm, were employed on-
site at the Corporate Office, Thomasville, North Carolina location of 
Thomasville Furniture Industries. These workers provided various design 
functions supporting the subject firm.
    Based on these findings, the Department is amending this 
certification to include workers of Furniture Brands International 
working on-site at the Corporate Office, Thomasville, North Carolina 
location of the subject firm.
    The intent of the Department's certification is to include all 
workers employed at Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, 
Thomasville, North Carolina who were adversely affected by an increase 
in imports following a shift in production to China.
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-58,363 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    All workers of Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate 
Office, including on-site workers of Furniture Brands International, 
Thomasville, North Carolina, who became totally or partially 
separated from employment on or after March 11, 2005, through 
December 29, 2007, 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 4th day of January 2008.
Richard Church,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E8-587 Filed 1-15-08; 8:45 am]
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