Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 8368-8370 [E8-2618]

Download as PDF 8368 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–59,362; TA–W–59,362A; TA–W– 59,362B] Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division, Trion, GA; Including Employees of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. Trion Denim Mill Division, Trion, GA Located in: Verona, NJ, Riedsville, NC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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 Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on May 31, 2006, applicable to workers of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division, Trion, Georgia. The notice was published in the Federal Register on June 22, 2006 (71 FR 35949). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that worker separations have occurred involving employees of the Trion, Georgia facility of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division Group, Inc. located in Verona, New Jersey and Riedsville, North Carolina. Ms. Jennifer Finn and Mr. Michael White provided sales and product development functions supporting the production of denim cloth that is produced at the Trion, Georgia location of the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include employees of the Trion, Georgia facility of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division working out of Verona, New Jersey and Riedsville, North Carolina. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division, Trion, Georgia who were adversely affected by increased customer imports. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–59,362 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division, Trion, Georgia (TA–W–59,362), including employees of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Trion Denim Mill Division, Trion, Georgia located in Verona, New Jersey (TA–W–59,362A) and Riedsville, North Carolina (TA–W–59,362B), who VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 Feb 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 became totally or partially separated from employment on or after May 9, 2005, through May 31, 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 February 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–2620 Filed 2–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–58,623L; TA–W–58,623GG] WestPoint Home, Inc., Formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, NY; Including an Employee of WestPoint Home, Inc., Formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, NY, Working at the Following Location; Seneca, SC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance the Sales and Marketing Office New York, New York facility of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc. located in Seneca, South Carolina. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York who were adversely affected by increased company and customer imports. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–58,623L is hereby issued as follows: All workers of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York (TA– W–58,623L), including an employee reporting to this office but working in Seneca, South Carolina (TA–W–58,623GG), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 12, 2005, through February 21, 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 5th day of February 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–2619 Filed 2–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P 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 Notice of Determination Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on February 21, 2006, applicable to workers of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York. The notice was published in the Federal Register on March 22, 2006 (71 FR 14549). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that a worker separation has occurred involving an employee of the Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc. located in Seneca, South Carolina. Mr. Gerry Bednar provided various support services for the manufacture of comforters, sheets, pillowcases, towels and blankets produced by WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include an employee of PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 January 28 through February 1, 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 E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2008 / Notices 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 is 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 Feb 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 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. None. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been met. None. 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. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8369 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–62,476; Elixir Industries, Division 34, Crossville, TN: November 9, 2006. TA–W–62,523; Wolverine Tube, Inc., On-Site Workers From Lyons HR, Decatur, AL: November 30, 2006. TA–W–62,523A; Wolverine Tube, Inc., Booneville, MS: November 30, 2006. TA–W–62,523B; Wolverine Tube, Inc., Huntsville, AL: November 30, 2006. TA–W–62,642; North State Industries, Inc., Nevis, MN: January 4, 2007. TA–W–62,530; Cooper Standard Automotive, Fluids Division, New Lexington, OH: November 27, 2006. TA–W–62,559; Hyde Tools, Inc., Southbridge, MA: December 10, 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–62,473; Pfizer, Inc., Global Manufacturing Division, Groton, CT: November 15, 2006. TA–W–62,572; Ethicon, A Johnson and Johnson Company, San Angelo, TX: June 9, 2007. TA–W–62,629; Giant Merchandising, Inc., Priority Temp. Services, Partners & Apple One, Commerce, CA: December 10, 2006. TA–W–62,615; Idearc Media, Valley Forge Ad Production, On-Site Leased Workers of Tac Worldwide, Norristown, PA: December 28, 2006. TA–W–62,709; ITT Corporation, Koni Friction Prod. Div., Staffmark & Ambassador, Searcy, AR: January 18, 2007. TA–W–62,736; Meade Instruments Corporation, Leased Workers of the Quest Staffing and Select Remedy, Irvine, CA: January 24, 2007. 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. None. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 8370 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2008 / Notices 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. 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. None. The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable. None. 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–62,317; Kemira Chemicals, Washougal, WA. 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–62,607; Chrysler LLC, Belvidere Assembly Plant, Belvidere, IL. TA–W–62,170; United Machine Works, Inc., Greenville, NC. TA–W–62,618; Allflex-Boulder, Boulder, Co. TA–W–62,630; Llink Technologies, LLC, Brown City, MI. TA–W–62,614; Weyerhauser Green Mountain Lumber Mill, Toutle, WA. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–62,258; Chemtura Corporation, Corporate Headquarters, Middlebury, CT. TA–W–62,550; Nelson Staffing, Working of Site at Oracle Corp. Global Financial Services Dept. Redwood, Redwood Shore, CA. 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 January 28 through February 1, 2008. 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: February 7, 2008. Ralph DiBattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–2618 Filed 2–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–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 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 February 25, 2008. 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 February 25, 2008. 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 6th day of February 2008. Ralph DiBattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES [TAA petitions instituted between 1/28/08 and 2/1/08] TA–W Subject Firm (petitioners) Location 62746 ................ 62747 ................ Reed and Barton Corporation (Comp) ................................. Thomas Brothers Maps and Rand McNally Company (State). Panasonic Primary Battery Corporation of America (Comp) Taunton, MA ......................... Irvine, CA .............................. 01/28/08 01/28/08 01/25/08 01/25/08 Columbus, GA ....................... 01/28/08 01/25/08 62748 ................ 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8368-8370]
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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 January 
28 through February 1, 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

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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 is 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 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.
None.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been 
met.
None.
    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.
    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-62,476; Elixir Industries, Division 34, Crossville, TN: November 
9, 2006.
TA-W-62,523; Wolverine Tube, Inc., On-Site Workers From Lyons HR, 
Decatur, AL: November 30, 2006.
TA-W-62,523A; Wolverine Tube, Inc., Booneville, MS: November 30, 2006.
TA-W-62,523B; Wolverine Tube, Inc., Huntsville, AL: November 30, 2006.
TA-W-62,642; North State Industries, Inc., Nevis, MN: January 4, 2007.
TA-W-62,530; Cooper Standard Automotive, Fluids Division, New 
Lexington, OH: November 27, 2006.
TA-W-62,559; Hyde Tools, Inc., Southbridge, MA: December 10, 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-62,473; Pfizer, Inc., Global Manufacturing Division, Groton, CT: 
November 15, 2006.
TA-W-62,572; Ethicon, A Johnson and Johnson Company, San Angelo, TX: 
June 9, 2007.
TA-W-62,629; Giant Merchandising, Inc., Priority Temp. Services, 
Partners & Apple One, Commerce, CA: December 10, 2006.
TA-W-62,615; Idearc Media, Valley Forge Ad Production, On-Site Leased 
Workers of Tac Worldwide, Norristown, PA: December 28, 2006.
TA-W-62,709; ITT Corporation, Koni Friction Prod. Div., Staffmark & 
Ambassador, Searcy, AR: January 18, 2007.
TA-W-62,736; Meade Instruments Corporation, Leased Workers of the Quest 
Staffing and Select Remedy, Irvine, CA: January 24, 2007.

    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.

None.

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section

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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.

None.

    The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily 
transferable.

None.

    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-62,317; Kemira Chemicals, Washougal, WA.

    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-62,607; Chrysler LLC, Belvidere Assembly Plant, Belvidere, IL.

    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-62,170; United Machine Works, Inc., Greenville, NC.
TA-W-62,618; Allflex-Boulder, Boulder, Co.
TA-W-62,630; Llink Technologies, LLC, Brown City, MI.
TA-W-62,614; Weyerhauser Green Mountain Lumber Mill, Toutle, WA.

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

TA-W-62,258; Chemtura Corporation, Corporate Headquarters, Middlebury, 
CT.
TA-W-62,550; Nelson Staffing, Working of Site at Oracle Corp. Global 
Financial Services Dept. Redwood, Redwood Shore, CA.

    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 January 28 through February 1, 2008. 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: February 7, 2008.
Ralph DiBattista,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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