Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 15755-15758 [E9-7794]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 65 / Tuesday, April 7, 2009 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC, this 31st day of March 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–7802 Filed 4–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–64,697] Tower Automotive Operations, USA III, LLC, Including On-Site Workers From Storeroom Solutions, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Peoplelink, Traverse City, MI; 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 February 9, 2009, applicable to workers of Tower Automotive Operations, USA III, LLC, including on-site leased workers from Peoplelink, Traverse City, Michigan. The notice was published in the Federal Register on March 3, 2009 (74 FR 9278). 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 automotive metal stamping and assemblies. New information shows that worker separations occurred involving employees of Storeroom Solutions, Inc. employed on-site at the Traverse City, Michigan location of Tower Automotive Operations USA III, LLC. The Storeroom Solutions, Inc. employees provided various functions supporting the production of automotive metal stamping and assemblies at the Traverse City, Michigan location and were under the control of Tower Automotive at that site. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include all workers of Storeroom Solutions, Inc. working onsite at the Traverse City, Michigan location of the subject firm. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Tower Automotive VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:13 Apr 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 Operations, USA III, LLC, Traverse City, Michigan who were adversely affected by increased imports of automotive metal stampings and assemblies. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–64,697 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Tower Automotive Operations, USA III, LLC, including on-site workers from Storeroom Solutions, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Peoplelink, Traverse City, Michigan, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 15, 2007 through February 9, 2011, 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 27th day of March 2009. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–7801 Filed 4–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,704] Spring Window Fashions, Including On-Leased Employees From Kelly Services, Spherion, Keystone Staffing, Ashford Staffing and One Source, Montgomery, PA; 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 February 27, 2008, applicable to workers of Spring Window Fashions, including on-site leased workers from Kelly Services, Spherion, Keystone Staffing and Ashford Staffing, Montgomery, Pennsylvania. The notice was published in the Federal Register on March 11, 2008 (73 FR 13017). At the request of the petitioners, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of window coverings such as mini blinds and pleated blinds, and other forms of window treatments. New information shows that workers leased from One Source were employed PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15755 on-site at the Montgomery, Pennsylvania location of Spring Window Fashions. The Department as determined that these workers were sufficiently under the control of the subject firm to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include leased workers from One Source working on-site at the Montgomery, Pennsylvania location of the subject firm. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–62,704 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Spring Window Fashions, including on-site leased workers from Kelly Services, Spherion, Keystone Staffing, Ashford Staffing and One Source, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 4, 2007, through February 27, 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 27th day of March 2009. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–7796 Filed 4–6–09; 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 March 16 through March 27, 2009. 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 E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 15756 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 65 / Tuesday, April 7, 2009 / Notices 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 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:13 Apr 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 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. 2. Whether the workers in the workers’ firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. 3. The competitive conditions within the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse). Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the Trade Act have been met. None. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been met. None. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met. None. 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) of the Trade Act have been met. None. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–64,640; Plainfield Stamping— Illinois, Inc., A Subsidiary of Plainfield Tool and Engineering, Plainfield, IL: December 9, 2007. TA–W–65,069; PVH Superba/Insignia Neckwear, Inc., Los Angeles, CA: January 30, 2008. TA–W–65,145; Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., Centralia, MO: January 23, 2008. TA–W–65,249; Disston Company, South Deerfield, MA: February 9, 2008. TA–W–65,293; Bowe Industries, Inc., Changes, Inc., Glendale, NY: February 1, 2008. TA–W–65,398; ACCU–Chek Machining, Inc., On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower and Spherion, St. Marys, PA: February 25, 2008. TA–W–64,518; Hendrickson USA, LLC, Lugoff Axle Business Unit Division, Lugoff, SC: November 19, 2007. TA–W–64,545; Sanmina SCI, Manpower, Turtle Lake, WI: November 18, 2007. TA–W–64,971; Gregg Industries, El Monte, CA: January 15, 2008. TA–W–64,989; Contemporary Furniture Group, Inc., dba Carter Furniture of Salisbury, Salisbury, NC: January 15, 2008. TA–W–65,105; Safer Holding Corporation, Newark, NJ: April 28, 2009. TA–W–65,111; BASF Corporation Chemical Division, Kelly Services, Mundy Maintenance & Operations, Wilmington, NC: February 3, 2008. TA–W–65,120; Santee Print Works, Sumter, SC: February 3, 2008. TA–W–65,260A; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 2, On-Site Leased Workers of Abel Body, Newton, NC: February 13, 2008. TA–W–65,260B; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 4, Frame, On-Site Leased Workers of Abel Body, Malden, NC: February 13, 2008. TA–W–65,260C; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 5, Chair, On-Site Leased Workers of Abel Body, Lenoir, NC: February 13, 2008. TA–W–65,260D; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 6 Woodworking, On-Site E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 65 / Tuesday, April 7, 2009 / Notices Leased Workers of Abel Body, Lenoir, NC: February 13, 2008. TA–W–65,260E; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 9, On-Site Leased Workers of Abel Body, Conover, NC: February 13, 2008. TA–W–65,260; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 1, On-Site Leased Workers of Abel Body, Newton, NC: February 13, 2008. TA–W–65,268; PHB Machining Division, PHB, Inc., Career Concepts and Volt, Fairview, PA: February 9, 2008. TA–W–65,353; Principle Fixture and Millwork, Inc., Osceola, WI: February 23, 2008. TA–W–65,397A; True Textiles, Inc., Leonard G Saulter Facility, Guilford, ME: February 25, 2008. TA–W–65,397; True Textiles, Inc., Newport, ME: February 25, 2008. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–64,758; Fortis Plastics, LLC, FNA Atlantis Plastics, Inc., On-Site Leased Workers Express Employment Profess, Alamo, TX: December 19, 2007. TA–W–65,168; Hewlett Packard—BCS Fremont Supply Chain Operations, Chimes and North American Logistics, Fremont, CA: February 5, 2008. TA–W–65,199; ASCO, Inc., Florham Park, NJ: February 9, 2008. TA–W–65,286; Ford Motor Company, Sterling Axle Plant, Sterling Heights, MI: January 17, 2008. TA–W–65,321; Siemens E & A Inc., Division of Distribution Products, Urbana, OH: February 19, 2008. TA–W–65,490; Mold-Tech Michigan, Standex International Corporation, Fraser, MI: February 19, 2008. TA–W–65,553; GKN Sinter Metals, DuBois Plant, Spherion, DuBois, PA: March 10, 2008. TA–W–65,484; Lineage Power, Formerly Cherokee International Corporation, On-Site Leased Workers from Aerotek, Tustin, CA: February 26, 2008. TA–W–65,514; Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc., Peabody, MA: March 4, 2008. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 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–65,258; Shape Corporation, Grand Haven, MI: February 16, 2008. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:13 Apr 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 TA–W–65,427; MoCaro Industries, Inc., Statesville, NC: February 26, 2008. TA–W–65,437A; Indianapolis Costing Corp., Wholly Subsidiary of Navistar, Leased Workers Community Hospital, Nishida, Indianapolis, IN: February 26, 2008. TA–W–65,437B; Navistar, Inc., Engine Group, Leased Workers of Community Hospital, Nishida, Indianapolis, IN: February 26, 2008. TA–W–65,437; Navistar, Inc., Indianapolis Engine Plant, On-Site Leased Workers Community Hospital, Nishida, Indianapolis, IN: February 26, 2008. 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. 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. None. The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable. None. 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 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. None. PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15757 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. TA–W–65,459; Carbone of America Industries Corp., A Subsidiary of Carbone Lorraine, St. Marys, PA. 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–64,313; GE Consumer and Industrial Lighting, Willoughby Lucalox Plant, Willoughby, OH. TA–W–64,486; Motor City Mold, Inc., Plymouth, MI. TA–W–64,676; D.R. Johnson Lumber Company, Riddle, OR. TA–W–64,677; Riddle Laminators, Riddle, OR. TA–W–64,991; Genie Industries, Inc., Formerly Genie Manufacturing, Redmond, WA. TA–W–65,116; Oaklawn Packaging, Inc., Leased Workers From First Staff, Fort Smith, AR. TA–W–65,128; Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, Inc., Twin Falls, ID. TA–W–65,158; Hampton Capital Partners, LLC, DBA Gulistan Carpet, A Subsidiary of Ronile, Inc., Aberdeen, NC. TA–W–65,244; Muscle Shoals Rubber Company, Batesville, MS. TA–W–65,338; Performance Fibers Operations, Inc., Salisbury Plant, Salisbury, NC. TA–W–65,347; AV Tool and Engineering, Inc., Clinton TWP, MI. TA–W–65,379A; Anson Shirt Company, A Subsidiary of Polkton Mfg., dba Seagoing Uniform, Wadesboro, NC. TA–W–65,379; Down East Apparel, A Subsidiary of Polkton Mfg., dba Seagoing Uniform, Robersonville, NC. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–64,890; DHL, Breinigsville, PA. 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. TA–W–64,533; Racine Stamping Corporation, Racine, WI. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of March 16 through March 27, 2009. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room N–5428, U.S. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 15758 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 65 / Tuesday, April 7, 2009 / Notices 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: April 1, 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–7794 Filed 4–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P 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 April 17, 2009. 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 April 17, 2009. 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 N–5428, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Signed at Washington, DC, this 2nd day of April 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX [TAA petitions instituted between 3/9/09 and 3/13/09] TA–W 65514 65515 65516 65517 65518 65519 65520 65521 65522 65523 65524 65525 65526 65527 65528 65529 65530 65531 65532 65533 65534 65535 65536 65537 65538 65539 65540 65541 65542 65543 65544 65545 65546 65547 65548 65549 65550 65551 65552 65553 65554 65555 ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ VerDate Nov<24>2008 Date of institution Subject firm (petitioners) Location Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc. (Comp) ......................... Bayloff Stamped Products (Union) ....................................... Bauer Industries, Inc. (Wkrs) ................................................ General Motors (UAW) ......................................................... Sunbury Textile Mills (Wkrs) ................................................ Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (USW) ...................... Monaco Coach Corporation (State) ..................................... KB Alloys LLC—Wenatchee Plant (USW) ........................... Bernhardt Furniture Company (Wkrs) .................................. Federal-Mogul Corporation (Wkrs) ....................................... Volvo Truck—North America (UAW) .................................... Broan-Nutone Co (State) ...................................................... Monaco Coach Corporation (State) ..................................... Alcoa Wenatchee Works (USW) .......................................... The Warren Company (Comp) ............................................. Active USA/ATC Leasing (Wkrs) .......................................... Zosel Lumber Company (Comp) .......................................... Mount Vernon Mills (Comp) ................................................. Talbar, Inc. (Comp) .............................................................. Gerber Technology (Comp) .................................................. ICTEL (Wkrs) ........................................................................ Eaton Aviation Corporation (Comp) ..................................... HS Converting (Comp) ......................................................... Avery Dennison (Comp) ....................................................... Ferro Corporation (Wkrs) ..................................................... Lexis Nexis (State) ............................................................... Trinity Rail (Plant #19) Industries (Wkrs) ............................. Icon Health and Fitness (State) ........................................... Momentive Performance Materials (Wkrs) ........................... Imperial Carbide, Inc. (Comp) .............................................. Rund Lighting, Inc. (Wkrs) .................................................... Jeld-Wen Wood Fiber Division (Comp) ................................ Eco-Resin (Wkrs) ................................................................. Arvin Meritor (Wkrs) ............................................................. Mine Safety Appliances Dept. 151 (Wkrs) ........................... Maverick Tube LLC (Comp) ................................................. Ceridian Corporation (Wkrs) ................................................. Henman Engineering and Machine, Inc. (Wkrs) .................. Datwyler Rubber and Plastic (Wkrs) .................................... GKN Sinter Metals (Comp) .................................................. Tube Fab/Roman Engineering (Wkrs) ................................. Whitepath Fab Tech, Inc. (Comp) ........................................ Peabody, MA ........................ Kinsman, OH ......................... Hildebran, NC ....................... Warren, OH ........................... Sunbury, PA .......................... Union City, TN ...................... Hines, OR ............................. Malaga, WA .......................... Lenoir, NC ............................. Blacksburg, VA ..................... Dublin, VA ............................. Hartford, WI ........................... Coburg, OR ........................... Malaga, WA .......................... Erie, PA ................................. Pleasant Prairie, WI .............. Oroville, WA .......................... Williamston, SC ..................... Meadville, PA ........................ Richardson, TX ..................... Charleston, IL ........................ Aurora, CO ............................ Conover, NC ......................... Sayre, PA .............................. Cleveland, OH ....................... San Francisco, CA ................ Longview, TX ........................ Logan, UT ............................. Hebron, OH ........................... Meadville, PA ........................ Racine, WI ............................ White Swan, WA ................... Forest City, NC ..................... Mullins, SC ............................ Murrysville, PA ...................... Houston, TX .......................... Minneapolis, MN ................... Muncie, IN ............................. Marion, SC ............................ DuBois, PA ............................ East Afton, MI ....................... 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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 March 16 
through March 27, 2009.
    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

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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 
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.
    2. Whether the workers in the workers' firm possess skills that are 
not easily transferable.
    3. The competitive conditions within the workers' industry (i.e., 
conditions within the industry are adverse).

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    The following certifications have been issued. The date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determination.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the Trade Act have been 
met.

None.

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been 
met.

None.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible 
to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met.
None.

    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) of the Trade Act have been 
met.

None.

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and 
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    The following certifications have been issued. The date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determination.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 
of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-64,640; Plainfield Stamping--Illinois, Inc., A Subsidiary of 
Plainfield Tool and Engineering, Plainfield, IL: December 9, 2007.
TA-W-65,069; PVH Superba/Insignia Neckwear, Inc., Los Angeles, CA: 
January 30, 2008.
TA-W-65,145; Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., Centralia, MO: January 23, 
2008.
TA-W-65,249; Disston Company, South Deerfield, MA: February 9, 2008.
TA-W-65,293; Bowe Industries, Inc., Changes, Inc., Glendale, NY: 
February 1, 2008.
TA-W-65,398; ACCU-Chek Machining, Inc., On-Site Leased Workers From 
Manpower and Spherion, St. Marys, PA: February 25, 2008.
TA-W-64,518; Hendrickson USA, LLC, Lugoff Axle Business Unit Division, 
Lugoff, SC: November 19, 2007.
TA-W-64,545; Sanmina SCI, Manpower, Turtle Lake, WI: November 18, 2007.
TA-W-64,971; Gregg Industries, El Monte, CA: January 15, 2008.
TA-W-64,989; Contemporary Furniture Group, Inc., dba Carter Furniture 
of Salisbury, Salisbury, NC: January 15, 2008.
TA-W-65,105; Safer Holding Corporation, Newark, NJ: April 28, 2009.
TA-W-65,111; BASF Corporation Chemical Division, Kelly Services, Mundy 
Maintenance & Operations, Wilmington, NC: February 3, 2008.
TA-W-65,120; Santee Print Works, Sumter, SC: February 3, 2008.
TA-W-65,260A; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 2, On-Site Leased 
Workers of Abel Body, Newton, NC: February 13, 2008.
TA-W-65,260B; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 4, Frame, On-Site Leased 
Workers of Abel Body, Malden, NC: February 13, 2008.
TA-W-65,260C; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 5, Chair, On-Site Leased 
Workers of Abel Body, Lenoir, NC: February 13, 2008.
TA-W-65,260D; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 6 Woodworking, On-Site

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Leased Workers of Abel Body, Lenoir, NC: February 13, 2008.
TA-W-65,260E; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 9, On-Site Leased 
Workers of Abel Body, Conover, NC: February 13, 2008.
TA-W-65,260; McCreary Modern, Inc., Plant No. 1, On-Site Leased Workers 
of Abel Body, Newton, NC: February 13, 2008.
TA-W-65,268; PHB Machining Division, PHB, Inc., Career Concepts and 
Volt, Fairview, PA: February 9, 2008.
TA-W-65,353; Principle Fixture and Millwork, Inc., Osceola, WI: 
February 23, 2008.
TA-W-65,397A; True Textiles, Inc., Leonard G Saulter Facility, 
Guilford, ME: February 25, 2008.
TA-W-65,397; True Textiles, Inc., Newport, ME: February 25, 2008.

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 
of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-64,758; Fortis Plastics, LLC, FNA Atlantis Plastics, Inc., On-Site 
Leased Workers Express Employment Profess, Alamo, TX: December 19, 
2007.
TA-W-65,168; Hewlett Packard--BCS Fremont Supply Chain Operations, 
Chimes and North American Logistics, Fremont, CA: February 5, 2008.
TA-W-65,199; ASCO, Inc., Florham Park, NJ: February 9, 2008.
TA-W-65,286; Ford Motor Company, Sterling Axle Plant, Sterling Heights, 
MI: January 17, 2008.
TA-W-65,321; Siemens E & A Inc., Division of Distribution Products, 
Urbana, OH: February 19, 2008.
TA-W-65,490; Mold-Tech Michigan, Standex International Corporation, 
Fraser, MI: February 19, 2008.
TA-W-65,553; GKN Sinter Metals, DuBois Plant, Spherion, DuBois, PA: 
March 10, 2008.
TA-W-65,484; Lineage Power, Formerly Cherokee International 
Corporation, On-Site Leased Workers from Aerotek, Tustin, CA: February 
26, 2008.
TA-W-65,514; Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc., Peabody, MA: March 4, 
2008.

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 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-65,258; Shape Corporation, Grand Haven, MI: February 16, 2008.
TA-W-65,427; MoCaro Industries, Inc., Statesville, NC: February 26, 
2008.
TA-W-65,437A; Indianapolis Costing Corp., Wholly Subsidiary of 
Navistar, Leased Workers Community Hospital, Nishida, Indianapolis, IN: 
February 26, 2008.
TA-W-65,437B; Navistar, Inc., Engine Group, Leased Workers of Community 
Hospital, Nishida, Indianapolis, IN: February 26, 2008.
TA-W-65,437; Navistar, Inc., Indianapolis Engine Plant, On-Site Leased 
Workers Community Hospital, Nishida, Indianapolis, IN: February 26, 
2008.

    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.

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.

None.

    The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily 
transferable.

None.

    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 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.

None.

    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.

TA-W-65,459; Carbone of America Industries Corp., A Subsidiary of 
Carbone Lorraine, St. Marys, PA.

    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-64,313; GE Consumer and Industrial Lighting, Willoughby Lucalox 
Plant, Willoughby, OH.
TA-W-64,486; Motor City Mold, Inc., Plymouth, MI.
TA-W-64,676; D.R. Johnson Lumber Company, Riddle, OR.
TA-W-64,677; Riddle Laminators, Riddle, OR.
TA-W-64,991; Genie Industries, Inc., Formerly Genie Manufacturing, 
Redmond, WA.
TA-W-65,116; Oaklawn Packaging, Inc., Leased Workers From First Staff, 
Fort Smith, AR.
TA-W-65,128; Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, Inc., Twin Falls, ID.
TA-W-65,158; Hampton Capital Partners, LLC, DBA Gulistan Carpet, A 
Subsidiary of Ronile, Inc., Aberdeen, NC.
TA-W-65,244; Muscle Shoals Rubber Company, Batesville, MS.
TA-W-65,338; Performance Fibers Operations, Inc., Salisbury Plant, 
Salisbury, NC.
TA-W-65,347; AV Tool and Engineering, Inc., Clinton TWP, MI.
TA-W-65,379A; Anson Shirt Company, A Subsidiary of Polkton Mfg., dba 
Seagoing Uniform, Wadesboro, NC.
TA-W-65,379; Down East Apparel, A Subsidiary of Polkton Mfg., dba 
Seagoing Uniform, Robersonville, NC.

    The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

TA-W-64,890; DHL, Breinigsville, PA.

    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.

TA-W-64,533; Racine Stamping Corporation, Racine, WI.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of March 16 through March 27, 2009. Copies of these 
determinations are available for inspection in Room N-5428, U.S.

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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: April 1, 2009.
Linda G. Poole,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E9-7794 Filed 4-6-09; 8:45 am]
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