SB Acquisition, LLC, DBA Saunders Brothers, Including On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower Fryeburg, ME; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 10300 [E9-5045]

Download as PDF 10300 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 45 / Tuesday, March 10, 2009 / Notices in the Federal Register on January 14, 2009 (74 FR 2139). The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the finding that imports of color concentrates did not contribute importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift in production to a foreign source occurred. In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding a shift in production of color concentrates to Mexico. 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. subject firm increased during the period of January through November 2008, when compared to the same period in 2007. In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information indicating that sales and production at the subject facility declined during the relevant period and that the subject firm imported products like or directly competitive with the products manufactured at the subject firm. 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. 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 24th day of February 2009. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–5044 Filed 3–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Conclusion Signed at Washington, DC, this 23rd day of February 2009. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–5045 Filed 3–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–64,505] [TA–W–61,780] SB Acquisition, LLC, DBA Saunders Brothers, Including On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower Fryeburg, ME; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Elwood Staffing, Account Temps and PMI, Currently Known as Spartan Staffing, Martinsville, IN; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance By application dated January 29, 2009, the 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 January 2, 2009. The Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2009 (74 FR 4464). The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the finding that sales and production at the VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:20 Mar 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 July 20, 2007, applicable to workers of Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, Inc., Martinsville, Indiana. The notice was published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2007 (72 FR 42436). PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in the production of automotive speakers. New information shows that workers leased from Elwood Staffing, Account Temps and PMI, currently known as Spartan Staffing were employed on-site at the Martinsville, Indiana location of Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, Inc. The Department has determined that these workers were sufficiently under the control of Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, Inc. to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers leased from Elwood Staffing, Account Temps and PMI, currently known as Spartan Staffing, working on-site at the Martinsville, Indiana location of the subject firm. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, Inc. who were adversely affected by a shift in production of automotive speakers to Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–61,780 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Elwood Staffing, Account Temps and PMI, currently known as Spartan Staffing, Martinsville, Indiana, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after June 28, 2006 through July 20, 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 25th day of February 2009. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–5038 Filed 3–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 45 (Tuesday, March 10, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-64,505]


SB Acquisition, LLC, DBA Saunders Brothers, Including On-Site 
Leased Workers From Manpower Fryeburg, ME; Notice of Affirmative 
Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated January 29, 2009, the 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 
January 2, 2009. The Notice of Determination was published in the 
Federal Register on January 26, 2009 (74 FR 4464).
    The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination 
based on the finding that sales and production at the subject firm 
increased during the period of January through November 2008, when 
compared to the same period in 2007.
    In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided 
additional information indicating that sales and production at the 
subject facility declined during the relevant period and that the 
subject firm imported products like or directly competitive with the 
products manufactured at the subject firm.
    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 23rd day of February 2009.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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