3M Precision Optics, Inc.; Including On-Site Leased Workers From Volt, Cincinnati, OH; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration, 75139-75140 [E8-29171]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 10, 2008 / Notices 75139 APPENDIX—Continued [TAA petitions instituted between 11/10/08 and 11/14/08] Date of institution TA–W Subject firm (petitioners) Location 64396 ................ 64397 ................ 64398 ................ 64399 ................ 64400 ................ 64401 ................ 64402 ................ 64403 ................ 64403A .............. 64404 ................ 64405 ................ 64406 ................ 64407 ................ 64408 ................ 64409 ................ 64410 ................ 64411 ................ 64412 ................ 64413 ................ 64414 ................ 64415 ................ 64416 ................ 64417 ................ 64418 ................ 64419 ................ 64420 ................ 64421 ................ 64422 ................ 64423 ................ 64424 ................ 64425 ................ 64426 ................ 64427 ................ 64428 ................ 64429 ................ 64430 ................ 64431 ................ 64432 ................ 64433 ................ 64434 ................ 64435 ................ 64436 ................ 64437 ................ 64438 ................ 64439 ................ 64440 ................ 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The notice was published in the Federal Register on October 22, 2008 (73 FR 63021). The previous investigation initiated on July 21, 2008, resulted in a negative determination issued on September 3, 2008, was 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 in production to a foreign source occurred. The denial notice was published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2008 (73 FR 54174). In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding a shift in PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 11/14/08 Date of petition 11/10/08 11/07/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 11/11/08 11/11/08 11/07/08 11/07/08 11/07/08 11/03/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 11/10/08 10/27/08 10/29/08 10/13/08 11/06/08 11/12/08 11/05/08 11/10/08 11/12/08 11/10/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/12/08 11/10/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/03/08 11/13/08 11/10/08 11/03/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/13/08 11/12/08 11/13/08 11/10/08 production of optical systems for projection televisions and projectors from the subject firm to China and alleged that imports of projection televisions and projectors increased. The Department contacted the company official to verify whether the subject firm imported optical systems for projection televisions and projectors following a shift to China. The investigation on reconsideration revealed that the subject firm shifted production of optical systems for projection televisions and projectors and increased imports of optical systems for projection televisions and projectors during the relevant period. It was also revealed that employment and sales declined at 3M Precision Optics, E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 75140 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 10, 2008 / Notices Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio 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. A significant number of workers at the firm are age 50 or over and possess skills that are not easily transferable. Competitive conditions within the industry are adverse. Conclusion After careful review of the facts obtained in the investigation, I determine that there was a shift in production from the workers’ firm or subdivision to China of articles that are like or directly competitive with those produced by the subject firm or subdivision, and there has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of like or directly competitive articles. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the following certification: All workers of 3M Precision Optics, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Volt, Cincinnati, Ohio, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 18, 2007, through two years from the date of this certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. Signed in Washington, DC this 26th day of November 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–29171 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES [TA–W–64,346] Casey Tool & Machine Co., Inc., 815 Reasor Road, Charleston, IL; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:49 Dec 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 investigation was initiated on November 4, 2008, in response to a worker petition filed a One-stop operator on behalf of workers at Casey Tool & Machine Co., Inc., 815 Reasor Road, Charleston, Illinois. All workers of the subject firm are covered by an active certification (TA– W–64,151A (amended)), which does not expire until October 22, 2010. Consequently, further investigation in this case would serve no purpose, and the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC this 20th day of November 2008. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–29173 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–64,231, TA–W–64,231A] Haas TCM Inc., Employed On-Site at Chrysler LLC, St. Louis South Assembly Plant, Fenton, MO; Haas TCM Inc., Employed On-Site at Chrysler LLC, St. Louis North Assembly Plant, Fenton, MO; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on October 16, 2008, in response to a worker petition filed by workers of HAAS TCM Inc., employed on-site at Chrysler LLC, St. Louis South Assembly Plant, Fenton, Missouri (TA–W–64,231) and workers of HAAS TCM Inc., employed on-site at Chrysler LLC, St. Louis North Assembly Plant, Fenton, Missouri (TA–W– 64,231A). The petitioning group of workers is covered by an active certification at Chrysler LLC, St. Louis South Assembly Plant, Fenton, Missouri (TA–W–62,438), which expires December 14, 2009; and at Chrysler LLC, St. Louis North Assembly Plant, Fenton, Missouri (TA– W–63,052) which expires on April 14, 2010. Consequently, further investigation in this case would serve no purpose, and the investigation has been terminated. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–64,448] Scott Curtis Construction Company, Inc., Granite Falls, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on November 17, 2008 in response to a petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Scott Curtis Construction Company, Inc., Granite Falls, North Carolina. The workers at the subject facility build houses. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed in Washington, DC, this 19th day of November 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–29174 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–64,450] Weather Shield Manufacturing, Inc., Medford, WI; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on November 17, 2008 in response to a petition filed on behalf of the workers at Weather Shield Manufacturing, Inc., Medford, Wisconsin. The worker petition submitted did not meet the criteria of three petitioners employed at the location for which the petition was submitted. The petitioners have requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed in Washington, DC, this 18th day of November 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–29172 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of November 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–29167 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75139-75140]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-29171]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-63,719]


3M Precision Optics, Inc.; Including On-Site Leased Workers From 
Volt, Cincinnati, OH; Notice of Revised Determination on 
Reconsideration

    On October 10, 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 October 22, 2008 (73 FR 63021).
    The previous investigation initiated on July 21, 2008, resulted in 
a negative determination issued on September 3, 2008, was 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 in production to a foreign source occurred. 
The denial notice was published in the Federal Register on September 
18, 2008 (73 FR 54174).
    In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided 
additional information regarding a shift in production of optical 
systems for projection televisions and projectors from the subject firm 
to China and alleged that imports of projection televisions and 
projectors increased.
    The Department contacted the company official to verify whether the 
subject firm imported optical systems for projection televisions and 
projectors following a shift to China.
    The investigation on reconsideration revealed that the subject firm 
shifted production of optical systems for projection televisions and 
projectors and increased imports of optical systems for projection 
televisions and projectors during the relevant period. It was also 
revealed that employment and sales declined at 3M Precision Optics,

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Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio 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.
    A significant number of workers at the firm are age 50 or over and 
possess skills that are not easily transferable. Competitive conditions 
within the industry are adverse.

Conclusion

    After careful review of the facts obtained in the investigation, I 
determine that there was a shift in production from the workers' firm 
or subdivision to China of articles that are like or directly 
competitive with those produced by the subject firm or subdivision, and 
there has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of like or 
directly competitive articles. In accordance with the provisions of the 
Act, I make the following certification:

    All workers of 3M Precision Optics, Inc., including on-site 
leased workers from Volt, Cincinnati, Ohio, who became totally or 
partially separated from employment on or after July 18, 2007, 
through two years from the date of this certification, are eligible 
to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade 
Act of 1974, and are eligible to apply for alternative trade 
adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.


    Signed in Washington, DC this 26th day of November 2008.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E8-29171 Filed 12-9-08; 8:45 am]
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