3M Precision Optics, Inc., Cincinnati, OH; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 63021 [E8-25072]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 22, 2008 / Notices activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Advanced Media Workflow Association, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On March 28, 2000, Advanced Media Workflow Association, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on June 29, 2000 (65 FR 40127). The last notification was filed with the Department on June 27, 2008. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 31, 2008 (73 FR 44773). determined that the Department will conduct further investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974. 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 10th day of October 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–25072 Filed 10–21–08; 8:45 am] eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974. 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 10th day of October 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–25071 Filed 10–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. E8–24286 Filed 10–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration BILLING CODE 4410–11–M Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,719] 3M Precision Optics, Inc., Cincinnati, OH; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated September 18, 2008, the petitioners 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 September 3, 2008. The Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2008 (73 FR 54174). The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the finding that imports of optical systems for projection televisions and projectors 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 petitioners provided additional information pertaining to the customers of the subject firm and alleged that imports of projection televisions and projectors increased. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record and has VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:50 Oct 21, 2008 Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance [TA–W–63,910] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 63021 Jkt 217001 Magna Services of America, Inc., Magna Aftermarket, Inc., a Subsidiary of Magna International, Greenville, MI; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application postmarked September 26, 2008, the petitioners 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 September 3, 2008. The Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2008 (73 FR 54174). The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the finding that imports of outdoor home speakers and lights 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 petitioners provided additional information pertaining to the foreign facilities of the subject firm and alleged a shift in production of outdoor home speakers and lights by the subject firm to Canada. 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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 November 3, 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 November 3, 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. E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-63,719]


3M Precision Optics, Inc., Cincinnati, OH; Notice of Affirmative 
Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated September 18, 2008, the petitioners 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 
September 3, 2008. The Notice of Determination was published in the 
Federal Register on September 18, 2008 (73 FR 54174).
    The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination 
based on the finding that imports of optical systems for projection 
televisions and projectors 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 petitioners provided 
additional information pertaining to the customers of the subject firm 
and alleged that imports of projection televisions and projectors 
increased.
    The Department has carefully reviewed the request 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.

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 10th day of October 2008.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E8-25072 Filed 10-21-08; 8:45 am]
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