Weyerhaeuser NR Company, I-Level Lumber-Aberdeen Division; Aberdeen, WA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 28957 [E9-14333]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 116 / Thursday, June 18, 2009 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of June 2009. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–14333 Filed 6–17–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–65,246] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Weyerhaeuser NR Company, I–Level Lumber—Aberdeen Division; Aberdeen, WA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated May 19, 2009, the Carpenters Industrial Council/ United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local Union 3099 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 May 8, 2009. The Notice of Determination will soon be published in the Federal Register. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the finding that imports of softwood dimensional lumber, specifically Western Hemlock and Douglas Fir did not contribute importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift of production to a foreign source occurred. In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided additional information regarding imports of softwood dimensional lumber and alleged that the subject firm might have increased imports of softwood dimensional lumber in the relevant period. The petitioner also alleged that the subject firm might be eligible for TAA as secondary downstream producer of trade certified primary 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. VerDate Nov<24>2008 21:58 Jun 17, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,439] Watson Laboratories, Inc., a Connecticut Corporation, Including Workers Located Off-Site in Danbury, CT, Carmel, NY; 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 January 23, 2009, applicable to workers of Watson Laboratories, Inc., a Connecticut Corporation, Carmel, New York. The notice was published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2009 (73 FR 135). At the request of the company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers produce pharmaceuticals and medicines. New information provided by the company shows that the worker group included workers located off-site at an affiliated facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers at the subject firm who were adversely affected by the shift in production of pharmaceuticals and medicines to India and their subsequent import. The Department has determined that the workers located in Carmel, New York and the workers located in Danbury, Connecticut are not separately identifiable by product. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers of the subject firm working off-site at the Danbury, Connecticut location of the subject firm. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–64,439 is hereby issued as follows: ‘‘All workers of Watson Laboratories Inc., a Connecticut Corporation, including PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28957 workers located off-site in Danbury, Connecticut, Carmel, New York, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after May 27, 2007 through two years from the date of certification 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 in Washington, DC, this 18th day of May 2009. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–14324 Filed 6–17–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,963; TA–W–63,963A; TA–W– 63,963B] Fisher Corporation; Troy, Sterling Heights, and St. Clair Shores, 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) the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on September 11, 2008, applicable to Fisher Corporation, Troy, Michigan. The notice was published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2008 (73 FR 186). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that the company official filed for additional locations of Fisher Corporation including workers of 6550 Progress Dr., Sterling Heights, Michigan and 33195 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores, Michigan locations. The impacted employees of Fisher Corporation produced formed metal automotive component parts. The added locations of Fisher Corporation were not under existing certifications one year prior to the date on the current petition. There are multiple locations of Fisher Corporation in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. One location is currently certified under TA– W–63,529 and expires on June 30, 2010 and covers workers who produced recliner mechanisms for automobile seats. The Department is amending this certification to include all impacted E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-65,246]


Weyerhaeuser NR Company, I-Level Lumber--Aberdeen Division; 
Aberdeen, WA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application 
for Reconsideration

    By application dated May 19, 2009, the Carpenters Industrial 
Council/United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 
Union 3099 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 May 8, 2009. The Notice of 
Determination will soon be published in the Federal Register.
    The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination 
based on the finding that imports of softwood dimensional lumber, 
specifically Western Hemlock and Douglas Fir did not contribute 
importantly to worker separations at the subject firm and no shift of 
production to a foreign source occurred.
    In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner provided 
additional information regarding imports of softwood dimensional lumber 
and alleged that the subject firm might have increased imports of 
softwood dimensional lumber in the relevant period. The petitioner also 
alleged that the subject firm might be eligible for TAA as secondary 
downstream producer of trade certified primary 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 10th day of June 2009.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E9-14333 Filed 6-17-09; 8:45 am]
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