Household Utilities, Inc., Kiel, WI; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 21988 [E8-8781]

Download as PDF 21988 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 23, 2008 / Notices • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions The Department is requesting an extension of the currently approved ICR pertaining to Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 86–128 for certain transactions involving employee benefit plans and securities broker-dealers. The Department is not proposing or implementing changes to the existing ICR at this time. Agency: Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Title: PTE 86–128 for Certain Transactions Involving Employee Benefit Plans and Securities BrokerDealers. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Numbers: 1210–0059. Affected Public: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 4,200. Total Responses: 284,000. Frequency of Response: Quarterly; Annually. Total Annual Burden: 93,530 hours. Total Annual Cost (Operating & Maintenance): $183,550. Comments submitted in response to this request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,858] Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance Household Utilities, Inc., Kiel, WI; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated April 7, 2008, a petitioner requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) applicable to workers and former workers of the subject firm. The determination was issued on March 5, 2008. The Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on March 21, 2008 (73 FR 15218). The determination was based on the Department’s findings that sales and production of industrial parts, medical carts and medical cabinets increased in 2007 as compared to 2006 and no shift in production to a foreign source occurred. The request for reconsideration alleges that sales and production decreased in January, 2008 and customers of the subject firm shifted production abroad. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and will investigate the period of time as defined by the petitioner which is under the relevant period of the investigation. Conclusion After careful review of the application, I conclude that the claim is of sufficient weight to justify reconsideration of the U.S. Department of Labor’s prior decision. The application is, therefore, granted. Dated: April 16, 2008. Joseph S. Piacentini, Director, Office of Policy and Research, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–8701 Filed 4–22–08; 8:45 am] Signed at Washington, DC, this 17th day of April 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–8781 Filed 4–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P 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 May 5, 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 May 5, 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 16th day of April 2008. Erin FitzGerald, Acting Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES APPENDIX [TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 4/7/08 and 4/11/08] TA–W Subject firm (petitioners) Location 63139 ........... Valspar—Furniture Sales Group & Int’l Color Design Center (Comp). IntriCon Tibbetts Corporation (Comp) ...................................... High Point, NC ........................ 04/07/08 04/04/08 Camden, ME ........................... 04/07/08 04/01/08 63140 ........... VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Apr 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM Date of institution 23APN1 Date of petition

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 23, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 21988]
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[FR Doc No: E8-8781]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-62,858]


Household Utilities, Inc., Kiel, WI; Notice of Affirmative 
Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated April 7, 2008, a petitioner requested 
administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding 
workers' eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and 
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) applicable to workers 
and former workers of the subject firm. The determination was issued on 
March 5, 2008. The Notice of determination was published in the Federal 
Register on March 21, 2008 (73 FR 15218).
    The determination was based on the Department's findings that sales 
and production of industrial parts, medical carts and medical cabinets 
increased in 2007 as compared to 2006 and no shift in production to a 
foreign source occurred.
    The request for reconsideration alleges that sales and production 
decreased in January, 2008 and customers of the subject firm shifted 
production abroad.
    The Department has carefully reviewed the request for 
reconsideration and will investigate the period of time as defined by 
the petitioner which is under the relevant period of the investigation.

Conclusion

    After careful review of the application, I conclude that the claim 
is of sufficient weight to justify reconsideration of the U.S. 
Department of Labor's prior decision. The application is, therefore, 
granted.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 17th day of April 2008.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E8-8781 Filed 4-22-08; 8:45 am]
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