Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 41931-41934 [E9-19831]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices Dated: July 31, 2009. George T. Skibine, Acting Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–19887 Filed 8–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal— State Class III Gaming Compact. SUMMARY: This notice publishes an approval of the Gaming Compact between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota (including 2001 and 2009 Amendments). DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Acting Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA) Public Law 100–497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. This Compact extends the provisions of the 1992 Compact with the term of the Compact being extended from 3 years to 10 years. Dated: August 12, 2009. Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–19886 Filed 8–18–09; 8:45 am] Harborside Learning Lab, Central Wharf, Boston, MA. This will be the quarterly meeting of the Council. The agenda will include an update on the messaging project, discussion of how to stimulate public participation in park planning and other management efforts, a park update and public comment. The meeting will be open to the public. Any person may file with the Superintendent a written statement concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons who wish to file a written statement at the meeting or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Superintendent Bruce Jacobson at (617) 223–8667. DATES: September 16, 2009 at 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: New England Aquarium, Harborside Learning Lab, Central Wharf Boston, MA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent Bruce Jacobson, (617) 223–8667. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Council was appointed by the Director of National Park Service pursuant to Public Law 104–333. The 28 members represent business, educational/cultural, community and environmental entities; municipalities surrounding Boston Harbor; Boston Harbor advocates; and Native American interests. The purpose of the Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership with respect to the development and implementation of a management plan and the operations of the Boston Harbor Islands NRA. Dated: July 29, 2009. Bruce Jacobson, Superintendent, Boston Harbor Islands NRA. [FR Doc. E9–19841 Filed 8–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–86–P BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Employment and Training Administration Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES National Park Service Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance AGENCY: Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. ACTION: Notice of meeting. 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 by (TA–W) number issued during the period of June 29 through July 10, 2009. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the New England Aquarium, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41931 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. Under Section 222(a)(2)(A), the following must be satisfied: (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The sales or production, or both, of such firm have decreased absolutely; and (3) One of the following must be satisfied: (A) Imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased; (B) Imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are directly incorporated, have increased; (C) Imports of articles directly incorporating one or more component parts produced outside the United States that are like or directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more component parts produced by such firm have increased; (D) Imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using services supplied by such firm, have increased; and (4) The increase in imports contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; or II. Section 222(a)(2)(B) all of the following must be satisfied: (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) One of the following must be satisfied: (A) There has been a shift by the workers’ firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or supply of services like or directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers’ firm; (B) There has been an acquisition from a foreign country by the workers’ firm of articles/services that are like or directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers’ firm; and (3) The shift/acquisition contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 41932 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices affected workers in public agencies 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 public agency have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The public agency has acquired from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with services which are supplied by such agency; and (3) The acquisition of services contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected secondary 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(c) of the Act must be met. (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The workers’ firm is a Supplier or Downstream Producer to a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act, and such supply or production is related to the article or service that was the basis for such certification; and (3) Either— (A) The workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied to the firm described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or (B) A loss of business by the workers’ firm with the firm described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected workers in firms identified by the International Trade Commission and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(f) of the Act must be met. (1) The workers’ firm is publicly identified by name by the International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an investigation resulting in— (A) An affirmative determination of serious injury or threat thereof under section 202(b)(1); VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 (B) An affirmative determination of market disruption or threat thereof under section 421(b)(1); or (C) An affirmative final determination of material injury or threat thereof under section 705(b)(1)(A) or 735(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(1)(A) and 1673d(b)(1)(A)); (2) The petition is filed during the 1year period beginning on the date on which— (A) A summary of the report submitted to the President by the International Trade Commission under section 202(f)(1) with respect to the affirmative determination described in paragraph (1)(A) is published in the Federal Register under section 202(f)(3); or (B) Notice of an affirmative determination described in subparagraph (1) is published in the Federal Register; and (3) The workers have become totally or partially separated from the workers’ firm within— (A) The 1-year period described in paragraph (2); or (B) Notwithstanding section 223(b)(1), the 1-year period preceding the 1-year period described in paragraph (2). 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. TA–W–70,300; Exide Technologies, Recycling Plant, Leased Workers From Lofton Staffing Services, Baton Rouge, LA: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,542; Leroy Somer North America, Lexington, TN: May 20, 2008. TA–W–70,717; Warvel Products, Inc., Linwood, NC: May 28, 2008. TA–W–70,825; Vitec Group Communication, Clearcom Division, Alameda, CA: May 29, 2008. TA–W–70,275; Bauhaus USA, Inc., Saltillo, MS Facility, Saltillo, MS: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,619; Delphi Thermal Systems, Leased Workers From Bartech Staffing Agency, Auburn Hills, MI: May 18, 2008. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production or PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 services) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–70,062; Mulholland Brothers, Leased Workers of Nelson Staffing and Cypress IT, San Francisco, CA: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,103; Vesuvius USA, A Subsidiary of Cookson Group, Leased Workers From Westaff, Charleston, IL: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,136; Hyosung USA, Inc, Utica Plant, Leased Workers From Kelly Services, Utica, NY: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,186; Engel Machinery, Inc., Leased Workers From JFC Staffing Associates and Manpower, York, PA: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,188; Century Mold Co., Inc., Leased Workers From Randstad Staffing and Holland Group Staffing, Shelbyville, TN: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,192; Franklin Pump Systems, Inc, A Unit of Franklin Electric Sales, Inc., Little Rock, AR. May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,199; WestPoint Home, Inc., Bed Products Division, Chipley, FL: June 13, 2009. TA–W–70,206; Doral Manufacturing, Inc., TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Leased Workers Albion, Misource and Adecco, Miami, FL: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,252; Ogden Manufacturing, Inc., Edinboro Plant, Chromalox, Inc, Edinboro, PA. May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,274; Avantech Manufacturing, LLC, Magna International, Leased Workers From Express Services And Randstad, Mt. Pleasant, TN: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,276; EcoQuest Holding Corporation, Greeneville, TN: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,291; Maxim Integrated Products, Dallas, TX: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,293; ZMI Portec, Inc., Leased Workers From Transfer Bluk Systems, Sibley, IA: May 5, 2008. TA–W–70,301; May and Scofield, LLC, Leased Workers From Qualified Staffing and SC Staffing, Fowlerville, MI. May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,304; Biovail Laboratories International, SRL, Leased Workers From Manpower, CTS, Dorado, PR: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,307; Morton Metalcraft of Pennsylvania, Leased Workers of Bedford County Tech Center, Bedford, PA: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,308; Milso Industries— Matthews Casket Division, Matthews International Corporation, Richmond, IN: May 19, 2008. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices TA–W–70,360; Federal-Mogul Ignition Products, Powertrain Energy Division, Dumas, AR. May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,401; IM Flash Technologies, LLC, Information Systems Division, Lehi, UT: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,434; Flextronics America, LLC, Leased Workers of Aerotek, Charlotte, NC. May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,676; Everett Charles Technologies, Longmont, CO: May 26, 2008. TA–W–70,707; Sperian Protection Gloves, USA, Buffalo, NY: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,740; Intermatic, Inc., Working World Staffing, American Staffing, Prologistix, Spring Grove, IL: May 28, 2008. TA–W–70,744; Callaway Golf Ball Operations, Inc., Leased Workers From Johnson & Hill Staffing, Chicopee, MA: May 28, 2008. TA–W–70,753; Hitachi Cable Indiana Inc., Leased Workers of Quality Personnel, Russell Springs, KY. May 20, 2008. TA–W–70,775; Birks and Mayors, Inc., Workers Mania and Staff U Smart, Woonsocket, RI: May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,880; Roadrunner Transportation Services, Billing Department, Cudahes, WI: June 2, 2008. TA–W–70,933; California Newspaper Partnership, dba Maria Independent Journal, Novato, CA: June 1, 2008. TA–W–70,971; Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Inc., Electronics Div., Express Employment Professionals, Lebanon, OH: May 18, 2008. TA–W–71,077; Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, Health and Wellness Division, WalMart Optical Lab 9779, CBS Personnel, Lockbourne, OH: June 5, 2008. TA–W–71,321; Auburn Hosiery Mills, Inc., Quality Personnel, Auburn, KY: June 18, 2008. TA–W–70,345; Avery Dennison, Information and Brand Management Division, Formerly know as Paxar Americas, Sayre, PA: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,005; The Mazer Corporation, Creative Services Division, Dayton, OH: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,163; Electronic Data Systems (EDS), An HP Company, Leased Workers Dedicated to Mainframe Security/Password, Charlotte, NC: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,200; VWR International, LLC, Finance Department, Bridgeport, NJ: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,213; Levi Strauss and Company, Global Sourcing VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 Organization, San Francisco, CA: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,427; Hewlett-Packard Company, America’s Volume Direct Operations (AVDO), Carmel, IN: May 19, 2008. TA–W–71,354; Rodale, Inc., Customer SerVice Department, Uniforce Staffing Services and Allied, Emmaus, PA: June 9, 2008. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (adversely affected workers in public agencies) of the Trade Act have been met: None. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(c) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W–70,013; Russell Brands, LLC, Coosa River Yarn Division, Wetumpka, AL: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015A; Jim C. Hamer Company, Prestonsburg Mill, Prestonsburg, KY: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015B; Jim C. Hamer Company, Curtin Mill, Webster Springs, WV: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015C; Jim C. Hamer Company, Morgantown Mill, Morgantown Mill, WV: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015D; Jim C. Hamer Company, Elkins Dry Kiln, Elkins, WV: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015E; Jim C. Hamer Company, Mt. Hope Mill, Mt. Hope, WV: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015F; Jim C. Hamer Company, Mt. Hope Mill, Mt. Hope, WV: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,015; Jim C. Hamer Company, Kenova, WV: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,106; TG Missouri Corporation, A Division of TG North American, Perryville, MO: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,239; Southern Steel and Wire Company, Inc., SSW Molding Company, Inc., Fort Smith, AR: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260A; Ring Screw LLC— Warren Operations, dba Acument Global Technologies—Warren Operations, Warren, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260B; Ring Screw LLC— Detroit Distribution Center, dba Acument Global Technologies— Detroit Distribution Center, Detroit, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260C; Ring Screw LLC—Titan Fasteners, dba Acument Global Technologies—North Holly Road Operations, Manpower, Holly, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260D; Burkland LLC— Goodrich Operations, dba Acument PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41933 Global Technologies—Entech Personnel Services, Goodrich, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260E; Ring Screw LLC— Gainey Operations, dba Acument Global Technologies, Holly, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260F; Ring Screw LLC— Shamrock Fasteners, dba Acument Global Technologies—Sterling Heights Operations, Sterling Heights, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260G; Acument Global Technologies—Headquarters, Leased Workers of CES, Inc., Venator Staffing and Diversified Services, Troy, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260H; Ring Screw LLC— Semco Fasteners, dba Acument Global Technologies—Balwin Road Operations, Holly, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260I; Ring Screw LLC—Holly Distribution Center, dba Acument Global Technologies—Holly Distribution Center, Holly, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260J; Camcar LLC—Belvidere Operations, dba Acument Global Technologies—Belvidere Operations, Belvidere, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260K; Camcar LLC—Spencer Operations, dba Acument Global Technologies—Spencer Operations, Spencer, TN: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260L; Camcar LLC—Rochester Operations, dba Acument Global Technologies—Rochester Operations, Rochester, IN: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,260; Ring Screw LLC—Fenton Operations, dba Acument Global Technologies—Fenton Operations, Fenton, MI: May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,766; Meridian Automotive Systems, Grand Rapids, MI: May 21, 2008. TA–W–70,812; Performances Fibers Operations, Inc., Salisbury Plant, Mundy Maintenance, UTi Integrated, Salisbury, NC. May 29, 2008. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(c) (downstream producer for 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(f) (firms identified by the International Trade Commission) of the Trade Act have been met: None. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 41934 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified. The investigation revealed that the criterion under paragraph (a)(1), or (b)(1), or (c)(1)(employment decline or threat of separation) of section 222 has not been met: None. The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs (a)(2)(A)(i) (decline in sales or production, or both) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not been met: None. The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not been met: None. The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs (b)(2) and (b)(3) (public agency acquisition of services from a foreign country) of section 222 have not been met: None. The investigation revealed that criteria of Section 222(c)(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 as eligible to apply for TAA: None. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of June 29 through July 10, 2009. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room N–5428, U.S. 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: August 5, 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–19831 Filed 8–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker 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 by (TA–W) number issued during the period of June 15 through June 26, 2009. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 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. Under Section 222(a)(2)(A), the following must be satisfied: (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) the sales or production, or both, of such firm have decreased absolutely; and (3) One of the following must be satisfied: (A) Imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased; (B) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are directly incorporated, have increased; (C) imports of articles directly incorporating one or more component parts produced outside the United States that are like or directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more component parts produced by such firm have increased; (D) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using services supplied by such firm, have increased; and (4) the increase in imports contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; or II. Section 222(a)(2)(B) all of the following must be satisfied: (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) One of the following must be satisfied: (A) There has been a shift by the workers’ firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or supply of services like or directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers’ firm; (B) there has been an acquisition from a foreign country by the workers’ firm of articles/services that are like or directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers’ firm; and (3) the shift/acquisition contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 affected workers in public agencies 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 public agency have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) the public agency has acquired from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with services which are supplied by such agency; and (3) the acquisition of services contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected secondary 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(c) of the Act must be met. (1) a significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) the workers’ firm is a Supplier or Downstream Producer to a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act, and such supply or production is related to the article or service that was the basis for such certification; and (3) either— (A) the workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied to the firm described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or (B) a loss of business by the workers’ firm with the firm described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected workers in firms identified by the International Trade Commission and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(f) of the Act must be met. (1) the workers’ firm is publicly identified by name by the International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an investigation resulting in— (A) an affirmative determination of serious injury or threat thereof under section 202(b)(1); E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for 
Worker 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 by (TA-W) number issued during the period of 
June 29 through July 10, 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. Under Section 222(a)(2)(A), the following must be satisfied:
    (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm have become totally or partially separated, or are 
threatened to become totally or partially separated;
    (2) The sales or production, or both, of such firm have decreased 
absolutely; and
    (3) One of the following must be satisfied:
    (A) Imports of articles or services like or directly competitive 
with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have 
increased;
    (B) Imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles 
into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are 
directly incorporated, have increased;
    (C) Imports of articles directly incorporating one or more 
component parts produced outside the United States that are like or 
directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more 
component parts produced by such firm have increased;
    (D) Imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles 
which are produced directly using services supplied by such firm, have 
increased; and
    (4) The increase in imports contributed importantly to such 
workers' separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the 
sales or production of such firm; or
    II. Section 222(a)(2)(B) all of the following must be satisfied:
    (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm have become totally or partially separated, or are 
threatened to become totally or partially separated;
    (2) One of the following must be satisfied:
    (A) There has been a shift by the workers' firm to a foreign 
country in the production of articles or supply of services like or 
directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers' firm;
    (B) There has been an acquisition from a foreign country by the 
workers' firm of articles/services that are like or directly 
competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers' firm; and
    (3) The shift/acquisition contributed importantly to the workers' 
separation or threat of separation.
    In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely

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affected workers in public agencies 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 public 
agency have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to 
become totally or partially separated;
    (2) The public agency has acquired from a foreign country services 
like or directly competitive with services which are supplied by such 
agency; and
    (3) The acquisition of services contributed importantly to such 
workers' separation or threat of separation.
    In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely 
affected secondary 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(c) of the Act must 
be met.
    (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in the 
workers' firm have become totally or partially separated, or are 
threatened to become totally or partially separated;
    (2) The workers' firm is a Supplier or Downstream Producer to a 
firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of 
eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act, and such supply or 
production is related to the article or service that was the basis for 
such certification; and
    (3) Either--
    (A) The workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it 
supplied to the firm described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 
20 percent of the production or sales of the workers' firm; or
    (B) A loss of business by the workers' firm with the firm described 
in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers' separation or 
threat of separation.
    In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely 
affected workers in firms identified by the International Trade 
Commission and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply 
for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility 
requirements of Section 222(f) of the Act must be met.
    (1) The workers' firm is publicly identified by name by the 
International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an 
investigation resulting in--
    (A) An affirmative determination of serious injury or threat 
thereof under section 202(b)(1);
    (B) An affirmative determination of market disruption or threat 
thereof under section 421(b)(1); or
    (C) An affirmative final determination of material injury or threat 
thereof under section 705(b)(1)(A) or 735(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 
1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(1)(A) and 1673d(b)(1)(A));
    (2) The petition is filed during the 1-year period beginning on the 
date on which--
    (A) A summary of the report submitted to the President by the 
International Trade Commission under section 202(f)(1) with respect to 
the affirmative determination described in paragraph (1)(A) is 
published in the Federal Register under section 202(f)(3); or
    (B) Notice of an affirmative determination described in 
subparagraph (1) is published in the Federal Register; and
    (3) The workers have become totally or partially
    separated from the workers' firm within--
    (A) The 1-year period described in paragraph (2); or
    (B) Notwithstanding section 223(b)(1), the 1-year period preceding 
the 1-year period described in paragraph (2).

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.

TA-W-70,300; Exide Technologies, Recycling Plant, Leased Workers From 
Lofton Staffing Services, Baton Rouge, LA: May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,542; Leroy Somer North America, Lexington, TN: May 20, 2008.
TA-W-70,717; Warvel Products, Inc., Linwood, NC: May 28, 2008.
TA-W-70,825; Vitec Group Communication, Clearcom Division, Alameda, CA: 
May 29, 2008.
TA-W-70,275; Bauhaus USA, Inc., Saltillo, MS Facility, Saltillo, MS: 
May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,619; Delphi Thermal Systems, Leased Workers From Bartech 
Staffing Agency, Auburn Hills, MI: May 18, 2008.

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

TA-W-70,062; Mulholland Brothers, Leased Workers of Nelson Staffing and 
Cypress IT, San Francisco, CA: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,103; Vesuvius USA, A Subsidiary of Cookson Group, Leased 
Workers From Westaff, Charleston, IL: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,136; Hyosung USA, Inc, Utica Plant, Leased Workers From Kelly 
Services, Utica, NY: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,186; Engel Machinery, Inc., Leased Workers From JFC Staffing 
Associates and Manpower, York, PA: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,188; Century Mold Co., Inc., Leased Workers From Randstad 
Staffing and Holland Group Staffing, Shelbyville, TN: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,192; Franklin Pump Systems, Inc, A Unit of Franklin Electric 
Sales, Inc., Little Rock, AR. May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,199; WestPoint Home, Inc., Bed Products Division, Chipley, FL: 
June 13, 2009.
TA-W-70,206; Doral Manufacturing, Inc., TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Leased 
Workers Albion, Misource and Adecco, Miami, FL: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,252; Ogden Manufacturing, Inc., Edinboro Plant, Chromalox, Inc, 
Edinboro, PA. May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,274; Avantech Manufacturing, LLC, Magna International, Leased 
Workers From Express Services And Randstad, Mt. Pleasant, TN: May 19, 
2008.
TA-W-70,276; EcoQuest Holding Corporation, Greeneville, TN: May 18, 
2008.
TA-W-70,291; Maxim Integrated Products, Dallas, TX: May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,293; ZMI Portec, Inc., Leased Workers From Transfer Bluk 
Systems, Sibley, IA: May 5, 2008.
TA-W-70,301; May and Scofield, LLC, Leased Workers From Qualified 
Staffing and SC Staffing, Fowlerville, MI. May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,304; Biovail Laboratories International, SRL, Leased Workers 
From Manpower, CTS, Dorado, PR: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,307; Morton Metalcraft of Pennsylvania, Leased Workers of 
Bedford County Tech Center, Bedford, PA: May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,308; Milso Industries--Matthews Casket Division, Matthews 
International Corporation, Richmond, IN: May 19, 2008.

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TA-W-70,360; Federal-Mogul Ignition Products, Powertrain Energy 
Division, Dumas, AR. May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,401; IM Flash Technologies, LLC, Information Systems Division, 
Lehi, UT: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,434; Flextronics America, LLC, Leased Workers of Aerotek, 
Charlotte, NC. May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,676; Everett Charles Technologies, Longmont, CO: May 26, 2008.
TA-W-70,707; Sperian Protection Gloves, USA, Buffalo, NY: May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,740; Intermatic, Inc., Working World Staffing, American 
Staffing, Prologistix, Spring Grove, IL: May 28, 2008.
TA-W-70,744; Callaway Golf Ball Operations, Inc., Leased Workers From 
Johnson & Hill Staffing, Chicopee, MA: May 28, 2008.
TA-W-70,753; Hitachi Cable Indiana Inc., Leased Workers of Quality 
Personnel, Russell Springs, KY. May 20, 2008.
TA-W-70,775; Birks and Mayors, Inc., Workers Mania and Staff U Smart, 
Woonsocket, RI: May 19, 2008.
TA-W-70,880; Roadrunner Transportation Services, Billing Department, 
Cudahes, WI: June 2, 2008. 
TA-W-70,933; California Newspaper Partnership, dba Maria Independent 
Journal, Novato, CA: June 1, 2008.
TA-W-70,971; Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Inc., Electronics Div., 
Express Employment Professionals, Lebanon, OH: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-71,077; Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, Health and Wellness Division, 
Wal-Mart Optical Lab 9779, CBS Personnel, Lockbourne, OH: June 5, 2008.
TA-W-71,321; Auburn Hosiery Mills, Inc., Quality Personnel, Auburn, KY: 
June 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,345; Avery Dennison, Information and Brand Management Division, 
Formerly know as Paxar Americas, Sayre, PA: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,005; The Mazer Corporation, Creative Services Division, Dayton, 
OH: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,163; Electronic Data Systems (EDS), An HP Company, Leased 
Workers Dedicated to Mainframe Security/Password, Charlotte, NC: May 
18, 2008.
TA-W-70,200; VWR International, LLC, Finance Department, Bridgeport, 
NJ: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,213; Levi Strauss and Company, Global Sourcing Organization, 
San Francisco, CA: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,427; Hewlett-Packard Company, America's Volume Direct 
Operations (AVDO), Carmel, IN: May 19, 2008.
TA-W-71,354; Rodale, Inc., Customer SerVice Department, Uniforce 
Staffing Services and Allied, Emmaus, PA: June 9, 2008.

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

TA-W-70,013; Russell Brands, LLC, Coosa River Yarn Division, Wetumpka, 
AL: May 18, 2008. 
TA-W-70,015A; Jim C. Hamer Company, Prestonsburg Mill, Prestonsburg, 
KY: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,015B; Jim C. Hamer Company, Curtin Mill, Webster Springs, WV: 
May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,015C; Jim C. Hamer Company, Morgantown Mill, Morgantown Mill, 
WV: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,015D; Jim C. Hamer Company, Elkins Dry Kiln, Elkins, WV: May 
18, 2008.
TA-W-70,015E; Jim C. Hamer Company, Mt. Hope Mill, Mt. Hope, WV: May 
18, 2008.
TA-W-70,015F; Jim C. Hamer Company, Mt. Hope Mill, Mt. Hope, WV: May 
18, 2008.
TA-W-70,015; Jim C. Hamer Company, Kenova, WV: May 18, 2008. 
TA-W-70,106; TG Missouri Corporation, A Division of TG North American, 
Perryville, MO: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,239; Southern Steel and Wire Company, Inc., SSW Molding 
Company, Inc., Fort Smith, AR: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260A; Ring Screw LLC--Warren Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Warren Operations, Warren, MI: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260B; Ring Screw LLC--Detroit Distribution Center, dba Acument 
Global Technologies--Detroit Distribution Center, Detroit, MI: May 18, 
2008. 
TA-W-70,260C; Ring Screw LLC--Titan Fasteners, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--North Holly Road Operations, Manpower, Holly, MI: May 18, 
2008.
TA-W-70,260D; Burkland LLC--Goodrich Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Entech Personnel Services, Goodrich, MI: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260E; Ring Screw LLC--Gainey Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies, Holly, MI: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260F; Ring Screw LLC--Shamrock Fasteners, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Sterling Heights Operations, Sterling Heights, MI: May 
18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260G; Acument Global Technologies--Headquarters, Leased Workers 
of CES, Inc., Venator Staffing and Diversified Services, Troy, MI: May 
18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260H; Ring Screw LLC--Semco Fasteners, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Balwin Road Operations, Holly, MI: May 18, 2008. 
TA-W-70,260I; Ring Screw LLC--Holly Distribution Center, dba Acument 
Global Technologies--Holly Distribution Center, Holly, MI: May 18, 
2008.
TA-W-70,260J; Camcar LLC--Belvidere Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Belvidere Operations, Belvidere, MI: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260K; Camcar LLC--Spencer Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Spencer Operations, Spencer, TN: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260L; Camcar LLC--Rochester Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Rochester Operations, Rochester, IN: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,260; Ring Screw LLC--Fenton Operations, dba Acument Global 
Technologies--Fenton Operations, Fenton, MI: May 18, 2008.
TA-W-70,766; Meridian Automotive Systems, Grand Rapids, MI: May 21, 
2008.
TA-W-70,812; Performances Fibers Operations, Inc., Salisbury Plant, 
Mundy Maintenance, UTi Integrated, Salisbury, NC. May 29, 2008.

    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(c) (downstream producer for 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(f) (firms identified by the International Trade Commission) 
of the Trade Act have been met: None.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the 
eligibility

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criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the 
reasons specified.
    The investigation revealed that the criterion under paragraph 
(a)(1), or (b)(1), or (c)(1)(employment decline or threat of 
separation) of section 222 has not been met: None.
    The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs 
(a)(2)(A)(i) (decline in sales or production, or both) and (a)(2)(B) 
(shift in production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 
have not been met: None.
    The investigation revealed that the criteria under 
paragraphs(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in 
production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not 
been met: None.
    The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs 
(b)(2) and (b)(3) (public agency acquisition of services from a foreign 
country) of section 222 have not been met: None.
    The investigation revealed that criteria of Section 222(c)(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 as 
eligible to apply for TAA: None.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of June 29 through July 10, 2009. Copies of 
these determinations are available for inspection in Room N-5428, 
U.S. 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: August 5, 2009.
Linda G. Poole,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E9-19831 Filed 8-18-09; 8:45 am]
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