ITW Foils Including On-Site Leased Workers From Central Michigan Staffing, Mt. Pleasant, MI; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 12464-12465 [E8-4442]

Download as PDF 12464 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 46 / Friday, March 7, 2008 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,517] Berkline/Benchcraft, LLC Including OnSite Workers of Blue Mountain Trucking Blue Mountain, MS; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance sroberts on PROD1PC70 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 of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on January 25, 2008, applicable to workers of Berkline/ BenchCraft, LLC, Blue Mountain, Mississippi. The notice was published in the Federal Register on February 7, 2008 (73 FR 7319). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of upholstered furniture (stationary and motion). New information shows that worker separations occurred involving employees of Blue Mountain Trucking, Blue Mountain, Mississippi employed on-site at the Blue Mountain, Mississippi location of Berkline/ BenchCraft, LLC. The Blue Mountain Trucking employees provide trucking support services for the Mississippi and Tennessee production plants of the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include all workers of Blue Mountain Trucking, working onsite at the Blue Mountain, Mississippi location of the subject firm. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Berkline/BenCraft, LLC, Blue Mountain, Mississippi who were adversely-impacted by increased company imports of upholstered furniture. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–62,517 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Berkline/BenchCraft, LLC, including on-site workers from Blue Mountain Trucking, Blue Mountain, Mississippi, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after November 29, 2006, through January 25, 2010, are eligible to apply for adjustment VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Mar 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Signed at Washington, DC this 29th day of February 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–4441 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,571] France/A Scott Fetzer Co., Including On-Site Leased Workers of Personnel Management, Inc. (PMI), Fairview, TN; 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 February 8, 2008, applicable to workers of France/A Scott Fetzer Co., including on-site leased workers of Personnel Management, Inc. (PMI), Fairview, Tennessee. The notice was published in the Federal Register on February 22, 2008 (73 FR 9835). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in the production of transformers and ballasts. New information shows that there was a previous certification, TA–W– 55,205, issued on January 26, 2005, for the workers of the France/A Scott Fetzer Co., Fairview, Tennessee. That certification expired January 26, 2007. To avoid an overlap in worker group coverage for the workers of the Fairview, Tennessee location, the certification is being amended to change the impact date from December 10, 2006 to January 27, 2007. Accordingly, the Department is amending the certification to properly reflect these matters. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of France/A Scott Fetzer Co. who were adversely affected by increased customer imports. PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The amended notice applicable to TA–W–62,571 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of France/A Scott Fetzer Co., including on-site leased workers of Personnel Management, Inc. (PMI), Fairview, Tennessee, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 27, 2007 through February 8, 2010, 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 26th day of February 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–4443 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,538] ITW Foils Including On-Site Leased Workers From Central Michigan Staffing, Mt. Pleasant, MI; 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 January 14, 2008, applicable to workers of ITW Foils, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The notice was published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2008 (73 FR 6212). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of hot stamp foil. New information shows that leased workers of Central Michigan Staffing were employed on-site at the Mt. Pleasant, Michigan location of ITW Foils. The Department has determined that these workers were sufficiently under the control of the subject firm to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include leased workers E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 46 / Friday, March 7, 2008 / Notices of Central Michigan Staffing working on-site at the Mt. Pleasant, Michigan location of the subject firm. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at ITW Foils, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan who were adversely-impacted by a shift in production of hot stamp foils to Canada. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–62,538 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of ITW Foils, including on-site leased workers from Central Michigan Staffing, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 4, 2006, through January 14, 2010, 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 27th day of February 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–4442 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 19 through February 22, 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; VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Mar 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12465 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. 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. TA–W–62,761; TI Automotive, Plant #27, Marysville, MI: January 28, 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) 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 E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 46 (Friday, March 7, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12464-12465]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-4442]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-62,538]


ITW Foils Including On-Site Leased Workers From Central Michigan 
Staffing, Mt. Pleasant, MI; 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 January 14, 2008, applicable to workers of ITW 
Foils, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The notice was published in the Federal 
Register on February 1, 2008 (73 FR 6212).
    At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the 
certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged 
in the production of hot stamp foil.
    New information shows that leased workers of Central Michigan 
Staffing were employed on-site at the Mt. Pleasant, Michigan location 
of ITW Foils. The Department has determined that these workers were 
sufficiently under the control of the subject firm to be considered 
leased workers.
    Based on these findings, the Department is amending this 
certification to include leased workers

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of Central Michigan Staffing working on-site at the Mt. Pleasant, 
Michigan location of the subject firm.
    The intent of the Department's certification is to include all 
workers employed at ITW Foils, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan who were 
adversely-impacted by a shift in production of hot stamp foils to 
Canada.
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-62,538 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    All workers of ITW Foils, including on-site leased workers from 
Central Michigan Staffing, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, who became 
totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 
4, 2006, through January 14, 2010, 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 27th day of February 2008.
 Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E8-4442 Filed 3-6-08; 8:45 am]
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