Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a Subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings D/B/A Engineered Polymer Solutions High Point, NC; Including Employees of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a Subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings D/B/A Engineered Polymer Solutions High Point, NC Working On-Site at American of Martinsville, Martinsville, VA; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 71694-71695 [E8-27932]

Download as PDF 71694 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Notices affected by a shift in production of electronic controls for food service equipment to Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–62,076 is hereby issued as follows: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,076] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Ametek, Inc., National Controls Corporation, Instrumentation and Specialty Controls Division, Including On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower, Select Remedy, Clear Staff, Staff Force, Hipp, Staffing Network and Westaff West Chicago, 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 September 18, 2007, applicable to workers of Ametek, Inc., instrumentation and Specialty Controls Division, including on-site leased workers from Manpower, Select Remedy, and Clear Staff, West Chicago, Illinois. The notice was published in the Federal Register on October 3, 2007 (72 FR 56384). At the request of the petitioner, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of electronic controls for food service equipment. New information shows that workers leased workers from Staff Force, HIPP, Staffing Network and Westaff were employed on-site at the West Chicago, Illinois location of Ametek, Inc., National Controls Corporation, Instrumentation and Specialty Controls Division. The Department has determined that these workers were sufficiently under the control of Ametek, Inc., National Controls Corporation, Instrumentation and Specialty Controls Division to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers leased from the above mentioned firms working on-site at the West Chicago, Illinois location of the subject firm and to include the name of the subject firm in its’ entirety. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Ametek, Inc., National Controls Corporation, Instrumentation & Specialty Controls Division, West Chicago, Illinois who were adversely VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 All workers of Ametek, Inc., National Controls Corporation, Instrumentation and Specialty Controls Division, including on-site leased workers of Manpower, Select Remedy, Clear Staff, Staff Force, HIPP, Staffing Network and Westaff, West Chicago, Illinois, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after April 14, 2007, through September 18, 2009, 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 14th day of November 2008. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–27931 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,927] Delfingen US, Inc., El Paso North Division, Formerly Known as M&Q Plastics Products, Also Known as Sofanou, Inc., El Paso, TX; 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 Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and a Negative Determination Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on September 4, 2008, applicable to workers of Delfingen US, Inc., El Paso North Division, El Paso, Texas. The notice was published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2008 (73 FR 54173). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in employment related to the production of plastic tubing. New information shows that in March 2008, Delfingen US, Inc. purchased M&Q Plastic Products. Currently some of the workers wages at the subject firm PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 are being reported under several Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax accounts for Delfingen US, Inc., formerly known as M&Q Plastic Products, also known as Safanou, Inc. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Delfingen US, Inc., El Paso North Division, formerly known as M&Q Plastic Products, also known as Safanou, Inc., El Paso, Texas who were adversely affected by a shift in production of plastic tubing to Mexico and the Philippines. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–63,927 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Delfingen US, Inc., El Paso North Division, formerly known as M&Q Plastic Products, also known as Safanou, Inc., El Paso, Texas, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after August 22, 2007, through September 4, 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 13th day of November 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–27934 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,139; TA–W–63,139E] Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a Subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings D/B/A Engineered Polymer Solutions High Point, NC; Including Employees of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a Subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings D/B/A Engineered Polymer Solutions High Point, NC Working On-Site at American of Martinsville, Martinsville, VA; 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 E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on June 20, 2008, applicable to workers of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, d/b/a/ Engineered Polymer Solutions, High Point, North Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2008 (73 FR 40388). The certification was amended on October 21, 2008 to include an employee of the subject firm and location working out of Lafayette, Indiana. The notice was published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2008 (73 FR 65406) 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 wood coatings (paints, lacquers, and stains). New information shows that worker separations have occurred involving employees (Mr. Michael Cline, Mr. Mark Arrington and Mr. William B. Hampton) working on-site at American of Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia, a customer of the subject firm. These workers are in support of and under the control of the High Pont, North Carolina location of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, d/b/a/ Engineered Polymer Solutions. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include employees in support of the High Point, North Carolina facility of the subject firm working on-site at American of Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, d/b/a Engineered Polymer Solutions, High Point, North Carolina who qualify as secondarily affected by increased imports of wood coatings (paints, lacquers, and stains). The amended notice applicable to TAW–63,139 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, High Point, North Carolina, (TA–W–63,139), including employees in support of ValsparFurniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, High Point, North Carolina working on-site at American of Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia (TA–W–63,139E), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after May 6, 2007, through June 20, 2010, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 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 14th day of November 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–27932 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration 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 November 3 through November 7, 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; 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 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71695 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 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. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 25, 2008)]
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[Pages 71694-71695]
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[FR Doc No: E8-27932]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-63,139; TA-W-63,139E]


Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design 
Center, a Subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings D/B/A Engineered 
Polymer Solutions High Point, NC; Including Employees of Valspar-
Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a Subsidiary 
of Valspar Global Wood Coatings D/B/A Engineered Polymer Solutions High 
Point, NC Working On-Site at American of Martinsville, Martinsville, 
VA; 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

[[Page 71695]]

Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance on June 20, 2008, applicable to workers of Valspar-Furniture 
Sales Group & International Color Design Center, a subsidiary of 
Valspar Global Wood Coatings, d/b/a/ Engineered Polymer Solutions, High 
Point, North Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register 
on July 14, 2008 (73 FR 40388). The certification was amended on 
October 21, 2008 to include an employee of the subject firm and 
location working out of Lafayette, Indiana. The notice was published in 
the Federal Register on November 3, 2008 (73 FR 65406)
    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 wood coatings (paints, lacquers, and stains).
    New information shows that worker separations have occurred 
involving employees (Mr. Michael Cline, Mr. Mark Arrington and Mr. 
William B. Hampton) working on-site at American of Martinsville, 
Martinsville, Virginia, a customer of the subject firm. These workers 
are in support of and under the control of the High Pont, North 
Carolina location of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International 
Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, d/b/
a/ Engineered Polymer Solutions.
    Based on these findings, the Department is amending this 
certification to include employees in support of the High Point, North 
Carolina facility of the subject firm working on-site at American of 
Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia.
    The intent of the Department's certification is to include all 
workers of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color Design 
Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, d/b/a Engineered 
Polymer Solutions, High Point, North Carolina who qualify as 
secondarily affected by increased imports of wood coatings (paints, 
lacquers, and stains).
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-63,139 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    All workers of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International 
Color Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, 
High Point, North Carolina, (TA-W-63,139), including employees in 
support of Valspar-Furniture Sales Group & International Color 
Design Center, a subsidiary of Valspar Global Wood Coatings, High 
Point, North Carolina working on-site at American of Martinsville, 
Martinsville, Virginia (TA-W-63,139E), who became totally or 
partially separated from employment on or after May 6, 2007, through 
June 20, 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 14th day of November 2008.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E8-27932 Filed 11-24-08; 8:45 am]
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