Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 23212-23213 [E9-11429]

Download as PDF 23212 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 94 / Monday, May 18, 2009 / Notices The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Lane Furniture Industries, Inc. who were adversely affected by increased imports of upholstered furniture. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–63,754 is hereby issued as follows: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,754] Lane Funiture Industries, Inc., Including Workers whose UI Wages Were Paid by Action Transport, Belden, MS; 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 Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on August 20, 2008, applicable to workers of Lane Furniture Industries, Inc., Belden, Mississippi. The notice was published in the Federal Register on September 3, 2008 (73 FR 51529). At the request of the company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in the production of upholstered furniture. New information provided to the Department shows that some workers of the subject firm were former workers from Action Transport that were hired permanently by the subject firm. These workers had their wages reported under the Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax account for Action Transport. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. ‘‘All workers of Lane Furniture Industries, Inc., including workers whose wages were paid by Action Transport, Belden, Mississippi, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 28, 2007, through August 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 1st day of May 2009. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–11432 Filed 5–15–09; 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 May 28, 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 May 28, 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 11th day of May 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX—TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 4/27/09 AND 5/1/09 cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES TA–W Subject firm (petitioners) Location 65850 ................. 65851 ................. 65852 ................. 65853 ................. 65854 ................. 65855 ................. 65856 ................. 65857A ............... 65857B ............... 65857 ................. 65858 ................. 65859 ................. 65860 ................. 65861 ................. 65862 ................. 65863 ................. 65864 ................. 65865 ................. 65866 ................. 65867 ................. 65868 ................. Mamco (Wkrs) .............................................. Precise Engineering (State) ......................... Dana Corporation (State) ............................. Faurecia Exhaust Systems, Inc. (Comp) ..... Sypris Technologies (Comp) ........................ Horizon Hobby, Inc. (Comp) ........................ N and E Components, Inc. (Comp) ............. Steelcase University (Comp) ........................ Steelcase, Inc. (Comp) ................................. Steelcase, Inc. (Comp) ................................. Schnadig Corporation (Wkrs) ....................... T. Rad North America, Inc. (Wkrs) .............. Manitowoc Tool and Machine, LLC (54220) Wesley Hall Furniture, Inc. (Wkrs) ............... BU Professional Lunimaries NA (IUECWA) Watry Industries, Inc. (State) ....................... Baker Furniture (Wkrs) ................................. Steel Tool and Die (Comp) .......................... Maxon Furniture (Wkrs) ............................... Vanguard Supreme (Comp) ......................... Nortel Networks (Wkrs) ................................ Onconta, NY ................................................. Lowell, MI ..................................................... Auburn Hills, MI ............................................ Troy, OH ....................................................... Marion, OH ................................................... Ontario, CA ................................................... High Point, NC ............................................. Grand Rapids, MI ......................................... Caledonia, MI ............................................... Kentwood, MI ............................................... Des Plaines, IL ............................................. Hopkinsville, KY ........................................... Manitowoc, WI .............................................. Hickory, NC .................................................. Burlington, MA .............................................. Sheboygan, WI ............................................. Hickory, NC .................................................. St. Marys, PA ............................................... Salisbury, NC ............................................... Monroe, NC .................................................. Richardson, TX ............................................. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:36 May 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM Date of institution 18MYN1 04/27/09 04/27/09 04/27/09 04/27/09 04/27/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/28/09 04/29/09 04/29/09 04/29/09 04/29/09 04/29/09 04/29/09 Date of petition 04/23/09 04/20/09 03/24/09 03/27/09 04/22/09 04/20/09 04/20/09 04/21/09 04/21/09 04/21/09 04/27/09 04/24/09 04/27/09 04/27/09 04/23/09 04/24/09 04/23/09 04/28/09 04/23/09 04/28/09 04/20/09 23213 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 94 / Monday, May 18, 2009 / Notices APPENDIX—TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 4/27/09 AND 5/1/09—Continued Subject firm (petitioners) Location Chatsworth Products, Inc. (Wkrs) ................ Samuel Aaron International (Wkrs) .............. Sherwood Valve, LLC (USWA) .................... Aaron’s Automotive Products, Inc. (Wkrs) ... Tyco Electronics (Wkrs) ............................... Fielder Electric Motor Repair, Inc. (Comp) .. Eastern Display (Comp) ............................... New Bern, NC .............................................. Long Island City, NY .................................... Washington, PA ............................................ Springfield, MO ............................................. Greensboro, NC ........................................... Galax, VA ..................................................... Providence, RI .............................................. TA–W 65869 65870 65871 65872 65873 65874 65875 ................. ................. ................. ................. ................. ................. ................. [FR Doc. E9–11429 Filed 5–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES 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 April 27 through May 1, 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 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:36 May 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 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) A 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 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 04/29/09 04/30/09 04/30/09 04/30/09 05/01/09 05/01/09 05/01/09 Date of petition 04/22/09 04/24/09 04/30/09 04/29/09 04/17/09 04/30/09 04/30/09 (B) a loss of 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. E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 94 (Monday, May 18, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23212-23213]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-11429]


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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 May 28, 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 
May 28, 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 11th day of May 2009.
Linda G. Poole,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

                          Appendix--TAA Petitions Instituted Between 4/27/09 and 5/1/09
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                                   Subject firm                                       Date of         Date of
           TA-W                   (petitioners)                 Location            institution      petition
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65850.....................  Mamco (Wkrs).............  Onconta, NY..............        04/27/09        04/23/09
65851.....................  Precise Engineering        Lowell, MI...............        04/27/09        04/20/09
                             (State).
65852.....................  Dana Corporation (State).  Auburn Hills, MI.........        04/27/09        03/24/09
65853.....................  Faurecia Exhaust Systems,  Troy, OH.................        04/27/09        03/27/09
                             Inc. (Comp).
65854.....................  Sypris Technologies        Marion, OH...............        04/27/09        04/22/09
                             (Comp).
65855.....................  Horizon Hobby, Inc.        Ontario, CA..............        04/28/09        04/20/09
                             (Comp).
65856.....................  N and E Components, Inc.   High Point, NC...........        04/28/09        04/20/09
                             (Comp).
65857A....................  Steelcase University       Grand Rapids, MI.........        04/28/09        04/21/09
                             (Comp).
65857B....................  Steelcase, Inc. (Comp)...  Caledonia, MI............        04/28/09        04/21/09
65857.....................  Steelcase, Inc. (Comp)...  Kentwood, MI.............        04/28/09        04/21/09
65858.....................  Schnadig Corporation       Des Plaines, IL..........        04/28/09        04/27/09
                             (Wkrs).
65859.....................  T. Rad North America,      Hopkinsville, KY.........        04/28/09        04/24/09
                             Inc. (Wkrs).
65860.....................  Manitowoc Tool and         Manitowoc, WI............        04/28/09        04/27/09
                             Machine, LLC (54220).
65861.....................  Wesley Hall Furniture,     Hickory, NC..............        04/28/09        04/27/09
                             Inc. (Wkrs).
65862.....................  BU Professional            Burlington, MA...........        04/28/09        04/23/09
                             Lunimaries NA (IUECWA).
65863.....................  Watry Industries, Inc.     Sheboygan, WI............        04/29/09        04/24/09
                             (State).
65864.....................  Baker Furniture (Wkrs)...  Hickory, NC..............        04/29/09        04/23/09
65865.....................  Steel Tool and Die (Comp)  St. Marys, PA............        04/29/09        04/28/09
65866.....................  Maxon Furniture (Wkrs)...  Salisbury, NC............        04/29/09        04/23/09
65867.....................  Vanguard Supreme (Comp)..  Monroe, NC...............        04/29/09        04/28/09
65868.....................  Nortel Networks (Wkrs)...  Richardson, TX...........        04/29/09        04/20/09

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65869.....................  Chatsworth Products, Inc.  New Bern, NC.............        04/29/09        04/22/09
                             (Wkrs).
65870.....................  Samuel Aaron               Long Island City, NY.....        04/30/09        04/24/09
                             International (Wkrs).
65871.....................  Sherwood Valve, LLC        Washington, PA...........        04/30/09        04/30/09
                             (USWA).
65872.....................  Aaron's Automotive         Springfield, MO..........        04/30/09        04/29/09
                             Products, Inc. (Wkrs).
65873.....................  Tyco Electronics (Wkrs)..  Greensboro, NC...........        05/01/09        04/17/09
65874.....................  Fielder Electric Motor     Galax, VA................        05/01/09        04/30/09
                             Repair, Inc. (Comp).
65875.....................  Eastern Display (Comp)...  Providence, RI...........        05/01/09        04/30/09
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