Agilent Technologies Measurement Systems Division, Loveland, CO; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 22433-22434 [E8-9103]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 81 / Friday, April 25, 2008 / Notices Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title of Collection: Claim adjudication process for alleged presence of pneumoconiosis. OMB Control Number: 1215–0090. Form Numbers: CM–933; CM–933B; CM–988; CM–1159; and CM–2907. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,500. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 4,259. Total Estimated Annual Cost Burden: $0. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits. Description: 20 CFR 718 specifies that certain information relative to the medical condition of a claimant who is alleging the presence of pneumoconiosis be obtained as a routine function of the claim adjudication process. The medical specifications in the regulations have been formatted in a variety of forms to promote efficiency and accuracy in gathering the required data. 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E8–9097 Filed 4–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,661] Agilent Technologies Measurement Systems Division, Loveland, CO; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated April 11, 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 13, 2008. The Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on March 26, 2008 (73 FR 16064). The determination was based on the Department’s findings that workers separations at the subject firm were due to a shift in production of automated Xray inspection system prototypes (including software code and hardware design functions) to Malaysia, a country that is not a party to a free trade agreement nor a beneficiary country with the United States. The subject firm did not import automated X-ray inspection system prototypes following the shift in production to a foreign source. The request for reconsideration alleges that Agilent Technologies might be in fact an importer of X-ray inspection systems and software. The petitioner also alleges that the customers of the subject firm also import X-ray inspection systems and software purchased directly from a production facility of Agilent Technologies in Malaysia. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and will further investigate whether imports of like or directly competitive E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 22434 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 81 / Friday, April 25, 2008 / Notices products contributed importantly to workers separations at the subject firm. 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. E8–9103 Filed 4–24–08; 8:45 am] 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 21st day of April 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–9100 Filed 4–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,633] [TA–W–62,875] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Bolton Metal Products Company, Bellefonte, PA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated April 11, 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 19, 2008. The Notice of determination will soon be published in the Federal Register. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the finding that imports of brass rod, wire, and low melt alloys did not contribute importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift of production to a foreign source occurred. In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding the subject firm’s customers and requested the Department of Labor conduct further investigation to determine whether workers of the subject firm are eligible for TAA on the basis of the secondary impact. The Department has carefully reviewed the requests for reconsideration and the existing record and has determined that the Department will conduct further investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:20 Apr 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 Faurecia Exhaust Systems Including On-Site Leased Workers From Industrial Distribution Group—Midwest Division, Granger, IN; 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 15, 2008, applicable to workers of Faurecia Exhaust Systems, Granger, Indiana. 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 automotive exhaust systems. New information shows that leased workers of Industrial Distribution Group—Midwest Division were employed on-site at the Granger, Indiana location of Faurecia Exhaust Systems. 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 of Industrial Distribution Group— Midwest Division working on-site at the Granger, Indiana location of the subject firm. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Faurecia Exhaust Systems, Granger, Indiana who were adversely affected by a shift in production of automotive exhaust systems to Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–62,633 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Faurecia Exhaust Systems, including on-site leased workers from Industrial Distribution Group—Midwest Division, Granger, Indiana, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 2, 2007, through January 15, 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 21st day of April 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–9102 Filed 4–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–60,804] Fedders North America, Inc., Including On-Site Workers of Airwell North America, Effingham, IL; 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 9, 2007 to workers of Fedders North America, Effingham, Illinois. The notice was published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2007 (72 FR 7908). 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 air conditioners, both room and central. New information shows that Airwell North America purchased the name, distributor list, some inventory and parts of the Effingham, Illinois location of Fedders North America, Inc. Some former workers of the subject firm are E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-62,661]


Agilent Technologies Measurement Systems Division, Loveland, CO; 
Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for 
Reconsideration

    By application dated April 11, 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 13, 2008. The Notice of determination was published in the 
Federal Register on March 26, 2008 (73 FR 16064).
    The determination was based on the Department's findings that 
workers separations at the subject firm were due to a shift in 
production of automated X-ray inspection system prototypes (including 
software code and hardware design functions) to Malaysia, a country 
that is not a party to a free trade agreement nor a beneficiary country 
with the United States. The subject firm did not import automated X-ray 
inspection system prototypes following the shift in production to a 
foreign source.
    The request for reconsideration alleges that Agilent Technologies 
might be in fact an importer of X-ray inspection systems and software. 
The petitioner also alleges that the customers of the subject firm also 
import X-ray inspection systems and software purchased directly from a 
production facility of Agilent Technologies in Malaysia.
    The Department has carefully reviewed the request for 
reconsideration and will further investigate whether imports of like or 
directly competitive

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products contributed importantly to workers separations at the subject 
firm.

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. E8-9103 Filed 4-24-08; 8:45 am]
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