Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 62323-62324 [E8-24859]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 203 / Monday, October 20, 2008 / Notices 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–64,041; A.G. Simpson (USA), Inc., Leased Workers from Career Adventures, Shreveport, LA: September 12, 2007. TA–W–64,042; Grupo Antolin LA, Inc., Grupo Antolin-Irausa, Career Adventures, Shreveport, LA: September 12, 2007. TA–W–64,050; Ventra St. Louis LLC, Flex N Gate, Pacific, MO: September 12, 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. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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. TA–W–64,028; Edinboro Molding, Inc., Edinboro, PA. The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable. TA–W–63,908; Becker, Inc., Kenosha, WI. TA–W–64,048; Rieter Automotive North America, Carpet, Including Workers of Career Adventures, Shreveport, LA. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 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–64,009; Rexnord Industries, LLC, A Subsidiary of Rexnord Corp., West Milwaukee, WI. 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. None. 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–63,920; Sealy Mattress Company, Clarion, PA. TA–W–63,924A; Boise Cascade, LLC, Wood Products Division, LA Grande Particleboard, La Grande, OR. TA–W–63,924; Boise Cascade, LLC, Wood Products Division, LA Grande Lumber Mill, La Grande, OR. TA–W–64,088; Rexam Closures Systems, Inc., Bowling Green, OH. TA–W–63,918; Atlantic Wire Company, LLC, Branford, CT. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–63,848; Capgemini America, Inc., Kansas City Service Center, Lee’s Summit, MO. TA–W–64,005; Havells Sylvania d/b/a SLI Lighting Products, Inc., U.S. Distribution Division, Mullins, SC. TA–W–64,025; Rail Terminal Service, Dupo, IL. 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 September 29 through October 3, 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: October 14, 2008. Erin Fitzgerald, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–24860 Filed 10–17–08; 8:45 am] 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 October 30, 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 October 30, 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 8th day of October 2008. Erin Fitzgerald, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62323 E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 62324 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 203 / Monday, October 20, 2008 / Notices APPENDIX—TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 9/29/08 AND 10/3/08 Subject Firm (Petitioners) Location Certified Metal Finishing (Wkrs) ............................................... GE Healthcare Bioscience BioProess Corp. (Comp) .............. Netshape Technologies (Comp) .............................................. Hewlett-Packard, Imaging and Printing Group (Comp) ........... Biomet (Wkrs) .......................................................................... Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., Plant #5 (Wkrs) .................. Sears Holdings (Wkrs) ............................................................. A.H. Schreiber Company (Comp) ............................................ JDSU SW Data Com Product (State) ...................................... Cencorp, LLC (Comp) .............................................................. Diebold (IUECWA) ................................................................... Panasonic Electronic Devices Corporation of America (Comp). Magna Power Train, Inc. (Wkrs) .............................................. Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (State) .................................. Premier Manufacturing Support Services (State) .................... Fitrona Greensboro, Inc. (Comp) ............................................. Wellman, Inc. (Comp) .............................................................. Microplane (State) .................................................................... St. Lawrence Zinc Company, LLC (Wkrs) ............................... Universal Manufacturing Corporation (UAW) .......................... B & S Hosiery (Comp) ............................................................. Flakeboard America (State) ..................................................... Angelo DiMaria, Inc. (Comp) ................................................... Mahle Engine Components USA, Inc. (Comp) ........................ Telect Liberty Lake (Comp) ..................................................... Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Comp) ........................................... Andritz, Inc. (Wkrs) .................................................................. Casey Tool and Machine (State) ............................................. McClatchy Newspapers/The Sacramento Bee (Wkrs) ............ Thorngate Ltd (UNITE) ............................................................ Hewlett Packard Company (State) .......................................... Window Fashions, Inc. (Wkrs) ................................................. Boise Cascade (Wkrs) ............................................................. Ben Mar Hosiery (State) .......................................................... Metaldyne (UAW) ..................................................................... Panasonic Automotive Systems Co of America (Comp) ......... Boise Cascade, LLC (AFLCIO) ................................................ Titus Tool Co., Inc. (Comp) ..................................................... Rock Tenn Company (Comp) .................................................. Barnes Aerospace (State) ........................................................ Veka Innovations dba Vinyl Source (Comp) ............................ Benton Harbor, MI .................. Somerset, NJ .......................... Falls Creek, PA ....................... Vancouver, WA ....................... Parsippany, NJ ....................... Taylorsville, NC ....................... Columbus, OH ........................ Bristol, TN ............................... Louisville, CO .......................... Boulder, CO ............................ Hebron, OH ............................. Knoxville, TN ........................... 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/25/08 09/26/08 09/10/08 09/26/08 09/25/08 09/26/08 09/24/08 09/26/08 09/26/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 Sterling Heights, MI ................ Portland, OR ........................... Shreveport, LA ........................ Greensboro, NC ...................... Johnsonville, SC ..................... Russellville, AR ....................... Governeur, NY ........................ Zelienople, PA ........................ Sylvania, AL ............................ Simsboro, LA .......................... Providence, RI ........................ Muskegon, MI ......................... Liberty Lake, WA .................... Pleasant Prairie, WI ................ Muncy, PA .............................. Casey, IL ................................. Sacramento, CA ..................... Cape Girardeau, MO .............. Corvallis, OR ........................... Pittsburgh, PA ......................... Kettle Falls, WA ...................... Fort Payne, AL ........................ New Castle, IN ........................ Peachtree City, GA ................. St. Helens, OR ........................ Kent, WA ................................. Baltimore, MD ......................... Windsor, CT ............................ Youngstown, OH ..................... 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 10/03/08 10/03/08 10/03/08 10/03/08 10/03/08 09/08/08 09/22/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/22/08 09/30/08 09/27/08 09/30/08 09/29/08 09/29/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/22/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 09/30/08 09/22/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 09/30/08 10/01/08 09/22/08 10/02/08 10/01/08 09/22/08 10/02/08 09/30/08 TA–W 64124 64125 64126 64127 64128 64129 64130 64131 64132 64133 64134 64135 ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... 64136 64137 64138 64139 64140 64141 64142 64143 64144 64145 64146 64147 64148 64149 64150 64151 64152 64153 64154 64155 64156 64157 64158 64159 64160 64161 64162 64163 64164 ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... [FR Doc. E8–24859 Filed 10–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,130] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Sea Gull Lighting Products, Riverside, NJ; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration On September 5, 2008, the Department issued an Affirmative Determination Regarding Application on Reconsideration applicable to workers and former workers of the subject firm. The notice was published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2008 (73 FR 54171). The previous investigation initiated on April 4, 2008, and resulted in a VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 negative determination issued on July 28, 2008, was based on the finding that imports of residential lighting fixtures did not contribute importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift in production to a foreign source occurred. The denial notice was published in the Federal Register on August 12, 2008 (73 FR 46924). In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding the subject firm’s domestic production of residential lighting fixtures and imports of these products by the subject firm into the United States. The Department contacted the company official to verify whether the subject firm imported residential lighting fixtures in 2006, 2007 and January through March 2008. The investigation on reconsideration revealed that the subject firm increased PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution Date of petition their reliance on imported residential lighting fixtures during the relevant period. It was also revealed that employment and sales of residential lighting fixtures declined at Sea Gull Lighting Products LLC, Riverside, New Jersey during the relevant period. In accordance with Section 246 the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents the results of its investigation regarding certification of eligibility to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) for older workers. In order for the Department to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for ATAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246 of the Trade Act must be met. The Department has determined in this case that the requirements of Section 246 have been met. E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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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 October 30, 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 
October 30, 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 8th day of October 2008.
Erin Fitzgerald,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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                         Appendix--TAA Petitions Instituted Between 9/29/08 and 10/3/08
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                                                                                      Date of         Date of
           TA-W             Subject Firm (Petitioners)           Location           institution      petition
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64124....................  Certified Metal Finishing     Benton Harbor, MI......        09/29/08        09/25/08
                            (Wkrs).
64125....................  GE Healthcare Bioscience      Somerset, NJ...........        09/29/08        09/26/08
                            BioProess Corp. (Comp).
64126....................  Netshape Technologies (Comp)  Falls Creek, PA........        09/29/08        09/10/08
64127....................  Hewlett-Packard, Imaging and  Vancouver, WA..........        09/29/08        09/26/08
                            Printing Group (Comp).
64128....................  Biomet (Wkrs)...............  Parsippany, NJ.........        09/29/08        09/25/08
64129....................  Broyhill Furniture            Taylorsville, NC.......        09/29/08        09/26/08
                            Industries, Inc., Plant
                            5 (Wkrs).
64130....................  Sears Holdings (Wkrs).......  Columbus, OH...........        09/29/08        09/24/08
64131....................  A.H. Schreiber Company        Bristol, TN............        09/29/08        09/26/08
                            (Comp).
64132....................  JDSU SW Data Com Product      Louisville, CO.........        09/30/08        09/26/08
                            (State).
64133....................  Cencorp, LLC (Comp).........  Boulder, CO............        09/30/08        09/29/08
64134....................  Diebold (IUECWA)............  Hebron, OH.............        09/30/08        09/29/08
64135....................  Panasonic Electronic Devices  Knoxville, TN..........        09/30/08        09/29/08
                            Corporation of America
                            (Comp).
64136....................  Magna Power Train, Inc.       Sterling Heights, MI...        09/30/08        09/08/08
                            (Wkrs).
64137....................  Electro Scientific            Portland, OR...........        09/30/08        09/22/08
                            Industries, Inc. (State).
64138....................  Premier Manufacturing         Shreveport, LA.........        09/30/08        09/29/08
                            Support Services (State).
64139....................  Fitrona Greensboro, Inc.      Greensboro, NC.........        09/30/08        09/29/08
                            (Comp).
64140....................  Wellman, Inc. (Comp)........  Johnsonville, SC.......        09/30/08        09/22/08
64141....................  Microplane (State)..........  Russellville, AR.......        10/01/08        09/30/08
64142....................  St. Lawrence Zinc Company,    Governeur, NY..........        10/01/08        09/27/08
                            LLC (Wkrs).
64143....................  Universal Manufacturing       Zelienople, PA.........        10/01/08        09/30/08
                            Corporation (UAW).
64144....................  B & S Hosiery (Comp)........  Sylvania, AL...........        10/01/08        09/29/08
64145....................  Flakeboard America (State)..  Simsboro, LA...........        10/01/08        09/29/08
64146....................  Angelo DiMaria, Inc. (Comp).  Providence, RI.........        10/01/08        09/30/08
64147....................  Mahle Engine Components USA,  Muskegon, MI...........        10/01/08        09/30/08
                            Inc. (Comp).
64148....................  Telect Liberty Lake (Comp)..  Liberty Lake, WA.......        10/01/08        09/22/08
64149....................  Sanmina-SCI Corporation       Pleasant Prairie, WI...        10/02/08        10/01/08
                            (Comp).
64150....................  Andritz, Inc. (Wkrs)........  Muncy, PA..............        10/02/08        10/01/08
64151....................  Casey Tool and Machine        Casey, IL..............        10/02/08        09/30/08
                            (State).
64152....................  McClatchy Newspapers/The      Sacramento, CA.........        10/02/08        09/22/08
                            Sacramento Bee (Wkrs).
64153....................  Thorngate Ltd (UNITE).......  Cape Girardeau, MO.....        10/02/08        09/30/08
64154....................  Hewlett Packard Company       Corvallis, OR..........        10/02/08        09/30/08
                            (State).
64155....................  Window Fashions, Inc. (Wkrs)  Pittsburgh, PA.........        10/02/08        10/01/08
64156....................  Boise Cascade (Wkrs)........  Kettle Falls, WA.......        10/02/08        10/01/08
64157....................  Ben Mar Hosiery (State).....  Fort Payne, AL.........        10/02/08        09/30/08
64158....................  Metaldyne (UAW).............  New Castle, IN.........        10/02/08        10/01/08
64159....................  Panasonic Automotive Systems  Peachtree City, GA.....        10/02/08        09/22/08
                            Co of America (Comp).
64160....................  Boise Cascade, LLC (AFLCIO).  St. Helens, OR.........        10/03/08        10/02/08
64161....................  Titus Tool Co., Inc. (Comp).  Kent, WA...............        10/03/08        10/01/08
64162....................  Rock Tenn Company (Comp)....  Baltimore, MD..........        10/03/08        09/22/08
64163....................  Barnes Aerospace (State)....  Windsor, CT............        10/03/08        10/02/08
64164....................  Veka Innovations dba Vinyl    Youngstown, OH.........        10/03/08        09/30/08
                            Source (Comp).
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