Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 11151-11153 [E8-3793]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices reconsideration of the Department of Labor’s prior decision. The application is, therefore, granted. Signed in Washington, DC, this 21st day of February, 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–3795 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–59,168] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Joan Fabrics Corporation, Including Workers Whose Wages Were Paid by Accuforce Staffing Agency and Valdese Weavers LLC, Siler City, 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 1074 (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 April 25, 2006, applicable to workers of Joan Fabrics Corporation, Siler City, North Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on May 11, 2006 (71 FR 27519). The certification was amended on July 26, 2007 to include workers whose wages were paid by AccuForce Staffing Service. The notice as published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2007 (72 FR 42432). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in the production of upholstery, wall panel and tie lining fabrics. New information shows that following a corporate decision, workers of the Siler City, North Carolina location of the subject firm will have their wages reported under a separated unemployment insurance (UI) tax account for Valdese Weavers LLC between November 12, 2007 and February 29, 2008. Accordingly, the Department is amending the certification to properly reflect this matter. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Joan Fabrics Corporation, Siler City, North Carolina who were adversely VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 affected by a shift in production to Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–59,168 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Joan Fabrics Corporation, including workers whose wages were paid by AccuForce Staffing Agency and Valdese Weavers LLC, Siler City, North Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after April 5, 2005, through April 25, 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 15th day of February, 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–3794 Filed 2–28–08; 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 (TA–W) number issued during the period of February 11 through February 15, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11151 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 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 E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 11152 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices 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). rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 TA–W–62,309; Kohler Company, Kohler, WI: October 12, 2006.TA–W–62,638; Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, Thomasville, NC: December 30, 2007. TA–W–62,722; Benson Manufacturing, Inc., Benson International, Mineral Wells, WV: January 3, 2007. TA–W–62,744; The Epitech Group, Inc., Working of Site at Ford Motor Co., Product Development and Engineering, Dearborn, MI: January 15, 2007. TA–W–62,745; Fourth Generation Services, Inc., Working On-Site at Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI: January 15, 2007. TA–W–62,767; Masterbrand Cabinets, Crossville, TN: January 29, 2007. TA–W–62,785; Sappi Fine Paper, North America—Allentown Division, Allentown, PA: February 1, 2007. TA–W–62,522; Tifton Aluminum, A Subsidiary of Alcoa, Inc., Tifton, GA: November 29, 2006. TA–W–62,671; Melvin Quilting Company, Rocky Mount, NC: January 11, 2007. TA–W–62,708; USR Optonix, Inc., A Subsidiary of Kasel Optonix Ltd. Japan, Washington, NJ: January 16, 2007. TA–W–62,710; Mahle Engine Components USA, Formerly Dana Glacier Vandervell, Caldwell, OH: July 9, 2007. 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–62,617; Advanced Fiber Technologies Finebar, Formerly Known as Norwalk Industrial, Advanced Fiber Tech, Manchester, CT: December 28, 2006. TA–W–62,662; Pentair Electronic Packaging, PEP—IL Division, Des Plaines, IL: January 9, 2007. TA–W–62,705; Faurecia Exhaust Systems, A Subsidiary of Faurecia, Troy, OH: January 11, 2007. TA–W–62,707; General Cable Corporation, Datacomm Division, Jackson, TN: January 14, 2007. TA–W–62,735; GKN Driveline North America, Inc., A Subsidiary of GKN PLC, Sanford, NC: February 15, 2008. TA–W–62,760; Delphi Corporation, Electronics and Safety Division, Kokomo, IN: January 28, 2007. TA–W–62,794; Franklin Electric Company, Siloam Springs, AR: January 28, 2008. TA–W–62,803; Albany International Group, Forming Fabrics Division, Montgomery, AL: February 1, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 TA–W–62,622; Thomson Healthcare, Quality Assurance Department, Information Technology Department, Denver, CO: December 18, 2006. TA–W–62,647; Honeywell, Inc., CPG Division, Greenville, OH: January 8, 2007. TA–W–62,650; Crane Plumbing, LLC, Vitreous China Plant, Subsidiary of Sun Capital Holding, Hondo, TX: December 13, 2006. TA–W–62,672; Emcore Corporation, Naperville, IL: January 7, 2007. TA–W–62,786; Springs Global US, Inc., Springs Direct Division, Corporate Support Group, Lancaster, SC: January 31, 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. TA–W–62,658; Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Jackson Plant, Jackson, MS: January 9, 2007. TA–W–62,397; Clariant Corporation, Textiles, Leather and Paper Division, Martin, SC: November 1, 2006. TA–W–62,397A; Clariant Corporation, Corporate Office, Charlotte, NC: November 1, 2006. TA–W–62,602; Runnerless Knits, Inc., Sunbury, PA: December 20, 2006. TA–W–62,623; Parkdale Mills, Inc., Plant #38, Rockford, AL: December 10, 2006. TA–W–62,781; Dillan Chenille, Inc., Martinsville, VA: January 29, 2007. 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. 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. E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 11153 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices 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–62,673; Siemens E & A, Inc., Urbana, OH. TA–W–62,713; NGT Controls, Irvine, CA. TA–W–62,771; Parlex U.S.A., Laminated Cable Division, Methuen, MA. 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–62,660; InterfaceFABRIC, Elkin, NC. TA–W–62,711; Carrollton Specialty Products, Carrollton, MO. 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–62,641; Hitachi Storage Technologies, Inc., San Jose, CA. TA–W–62,653; RF Micro Devices, Signal Source and Amplifier Division, Broomfield, CO. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–62,773; Computer Sciences Corporation, Global Infrastructure Services Group (GIS), San Diego, 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 February 11 through February 15, 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. Date: February 21, 2008. Ralph DiBattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–3793 Filed 2–28–08; 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 March 10, 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 March 10, 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 20th day of February 2008. Ralph DiBattista, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX.—TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 2/11/08 AND 2/15/08 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES TA–W 62822 62823 62824 62825 62826 62827 62828 62829 62830 62831 62832 62833 62834 62835 62836 62837 62838 62839 ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ VerDate Aug<31>2005 Date of institution Subject firm (petitioners) Location Rock-Tenn Company (Comp) .............................................. Sandpiper Knitting, Inc. (Comp) ........................................... Jewel America, Inc. (Wkrs) .................................................. Smart Parts, Inc. (Comp) ..................................................... Sights Denim System (State) ............................................... Peak Medical, Inc. (Wkrs) .................................................... JMS Converters (54914) ...................................................... Minco Manufacturing, LLC (Comp) ...................................... Prestige Fabricators, Inc. (Plants #1, #2, and #3) (Comp) .. Gaming Partners International Corporation (Comp) ............ GAF Corporation (IAMAW) ................................................... MegTec Systems (AFL–CIO) ............................................... Diamond Electric Manufacturing (State) .............................. Panasonic Shikoju Electronics Corp. of America (Comp) ... A.T. Cross Company (Comp) ............................................... Pentair Water (IAMAW) ........................................................ Delphi Corporation (UAW) .................................................... Inverness Corporation (Wkrs) .............................................. Chicopee, MA ....................... Pageland, SC ........................ New York, NY ....................... Latrobe, PA ........................... Henderson, KY ...................... Hillsborough, NC ................... Appleton, WI ......................... Colorado Springs, CO ........... Asheboro, NC ....................... Las Vegas, NV ...................... Quakertown, PA .................... DePere, WI ........................... Dundee, MI ........................... Vancouver, WA ..................... Lincoln, RI ............................. Ashland, OH .......................... Athens, AL ............................ Fairlawn, NJ .......................... 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/12/08 02/13/08 02/13/08 Date of petition 02/11/08 02/08/08 02/09/08 02/09/08 02/11/08 02/07/08 01/28/08 02/07/08 02/11/08 02/08/08 01/25/08 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/11/08 02/12/08 01/29/08 02/11/08 02/02/08

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 41 (Friday, February 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11151-11153]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-3793]


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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 February 
11 through February 15, 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.
    (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 or business by the workers' firm with the firm (or 
subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed

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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-62,309; Kohler Company, Kohler, WI: October 12, 2006.TA-W-62,638; 
Thomasville Furniture Industries, Corporate Office, Thomasville, NC: 
December 30, 2007.
TA-W-62,722; Benson Manufacturing, Inc., Benson International, Mineral 
Wells, WV: January 3, 2007.
TA-W-62,744; The Epitech Group, Inc., Working of Site at Ford Motor 
Co., Product Development and Engineering, Dearborn, MI: January 15, 
2007.
TA-W-62,745; Fourth Generation Services, Inc., Working On-Site at Ford 
Motor Company, Dearborn, MI: January 15, 2007.
TA-W-62,767; Masterbrand Cabinets, Crossville, TN: January 29, 2007.
TA-W-62,785; Sappi Fine Paper, North America--Allentown Division, 
Allentown, PA: February 1, 2007.
TA-W-62,522; Tifton Aluminum, A Subsidiary of Alcoa, Inc., Tifton, GA: 
November 29, 2006.
TA-W-62,671; Melvin Quilting Company, Rocky Mount, NC: January 11, 
2007.
TA-W-62,708; USR Optonix, Inc., A Subsidiary of Kasel Optonix Ltd. 
Japan, Washington, NJ: January 16, 2007.
TA-W-62,710; Mahle Engine Components USA, Formerly Dana Glacier 
Vandervell, Caldwell, OH: July 9, 2007.

    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-62,617; Advanced Fiber Technologies Finebar, Formerly Known as 
Norwalk Industrial, Advanced Fiber Tech, Manchester, CT: December 28, 
2006.
TA-W-62,662; Pentair Electronic Packaging, PEP--IL Division, Des 
Plaines, IL: January 9, 2007.
TA-W-62,705; Faurecia Exhaust Systems, A Subsidiary of Faurecia, Troy, 
OH: January 11, 2007.
TA-W-62,707; General Cable Corporation, Datacomm Division, Jackson, TN: 
January 14, 2007.
TA-W-62,735; GKN Driveline North America, Inc., A Subsidiary of GKN 
PLC, Sanford, NC: February 15, 2008.
TA-W-62,760; Delphi Corporation, Electronics and Safety Division, 
Kokomo, IN: January 28, 2007.
TA-W-62,794; Franklin Electric Company, Siloam Springs, AR: January 28, 
2008.
TA-W-62,803; Albany International Group, Forming Fabrics Division, 
Montgomery, AL: February 1, 2007.
TA-W-62,622; Thomson Healthcare, Quality Assurance Department, 
Information Technology Department, Denver, CO: December 18, 2006.
TA-W-62,647; Honeywell, Inc., CPG Division, Greenville, OH: January 8, 
2007.
TA-W-62,650; Crane Plumbing, LLC, Vitreous China Plant, Subsidiary of 
Sun Capital Holding, Hondo, TX: December 13, 2006.
TA-W-62,672; Emcore Corporation, Naperville, IL: January 7, 2007.
TA-W-62,786; Springs Global US, Inc., Springs Direct Division, 
Corporate Support Group, Lancaster, SC: January 31, 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.

TA-W-62,658; Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Jackson Plant, 
Jackson, MS: January 9, 2007.
TA-W-62,397; Clariant Corporation, Textiles, Leather and Paper 
Division, Martin, SC: November 1, 2006.
TA-W-62,397A; Clariant Corporation, Corporate Office, Charlotte, NC: 
November 1, 2006.
TA-W-62,602; Runnerless Knits, Inc., Sunbury, PA: December 20, 2006.
TA-W-62,623; Parkdale Mills, Inc., Plant #38, Rockford, AL: December 
10, 2006.
TA-W-62,781; Dillan Chenille, Inc., Martinsville, VA: January 29, 2007.

    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.

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.


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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-62,673; Siemens E & A, Inc., Urbana, OH.
TA-W-62,713; NGT Controls, Irvine, CA.
TA-W-62,771; Parlex U.S.A., Laminated Cable Division, Methuen, MA.

    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-62,660; InterfaceFABRIC, Elkin, NC.
TA-W-62,711; Carrollton Specialty Products, Carrollton, MO.

    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-62,641; Hitachi Storage Technologies, Inc., San Jose, CA.
TA-W-62,653; RF Micro Devices, Signal Source and Amplifier Division, 
Broomfield, CO.

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

TA-W-62,773; Computer Sciences Corporation, Global Infrastructure 
Services Group (GIS), San Diego, 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 February 11 through February 15, 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.

    Date: February 21, 2008.
Ralph DiBattista,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E8-3793 Filed 2-28-08; 8:45 am]
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