Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 41936-41938 [E9-19833]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 41936 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices Manpower and Spherion, Janesville, WI, May 22, 2008. TA–W–70,714; Johnson Controls Interior Manufacturing, LLC (McAllenUSA), Automotive Experience, McAllen, TX, May 27, 2008. TA–W–70,873; Group Dekko, Inc., Murray Plant, Leased Workers of Grapevine Staffing and Advance Services, Murray, IA, May 20, 2008. TA–W–70,887; Berryville Graphics, Arvato Division, Leased Workers From Axion Staffing, Berryville, VA, June 2, 2008. TA–W–70,914; Gilmour Manufacturing Company, Division of Robert Bosch Tool, Rugierri Enterprises, etc, Somerset, PA, June 1, 2008. TA–W–70,970, General Dynamics Itonix Corporation, C4 Systems, Spokane Valley, WA, May 18, 2008. TA–W–71,076; ITT Corporation, FMC– Interconnect Solutions, First Choice Staffing, Santa Ana, CA, June 8, 2008. TA–W–71,180; Bracalente Manufacturing Company, Trumbaursville, PA, June 1, 2008. TA–W–71,181; Philips Electronics, Philips Oral Healthcare, Leased Workers from Adecco NA, Snoqualmie, WA, June 10, 2008. TA–W–70,410; Avnet Grapevine Assembly Facility, Leased Workers From Kelly Services, Grapevine, TX, May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,086; EBI Holding, LLC, Health Insurance Verification and Billing Department, dba Biomet Spine, Parsippany, NJ, May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,321; Leggett and Platt, Inc., Leggett Wood Division Office, Wilkes-Barre, PA, May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,496; Tektronix, Inc., Information Technology Division, Data Center Operations Group, Beaverton, OR, May 21, 2008. TA–W–70,662; Berry Floor USA, Inc., Racine, WI, May 27, 2008. TA–W–70,506; Ecolab, Inc., Accounts Receivable Department, Eagan, MN, May 18, 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–70,029; Chick Machine Co., Inc., Butler, PA May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,077; Carrick Turning Works, Inc., High Point, NC, May 18, 2008. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 TA–W–70,209; AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc., Jerry Run Facility, Bridgeport, WV, May 18, 2008. TA–W–70,411; Tarkio Corporation, dba Proco Manufacturing, Beaverton, OR, May 19, 2008. TA–W–70,528; Allegheny Ludlum Corporation, A Division of Allegheny Technologies, Midland, PA, May 22, 2008. TA–W–70,568; Mount Vernon Mills, Brentex Division, Williamston Plant, Williamston, SC, May 22, 2008. TA–W–70,649; Mount Vernon Mills, Curo Plant, Brentex Division, Cuero Plant, Cuero, TX, May 22, 2008. TA–W–70,902; Tech Molded Plastics, LP, Kelly Services, Career Concepts, Select Staffing, Meadville, PA, May 27, 2008. TA–W–70,977; Top Notch, Inc., Fort Payne, AL, June 2, 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. TA–W–70,670; PIHT, LLC,: A Subsidiary of Bluewater Thermal Processing, Saint Marys, PA, May 20, 2008. TA–W–70,742; Hanes Dye and Finishing Co., A Subsidiary of Leggett and Platt, Winston Salem, NC, May 27, 2008. 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. TA–W–70,702; Wheatland Tube Company, Sharon, PA, March 13, 2009. TA–W–71,199; Appleton Papers, Inc., Appleton, WI, November 20, 2007. Negative Determinations for Worker 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. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 15 through June 26, 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 3, 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–19832 Filed 8–18–09; 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 July 20 through July 24, 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 E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices 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. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 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–65,867; Vanguard Supreme, Division of Monarch Knitting PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41937 Machinery Corp., Monroe, NC: April 28, 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. 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) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 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) 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. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 41938 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 19, 2009 / Notices 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. None. 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–65,758; Paul Mueller Company, Osceola, IA The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. None. 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. None. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of July 20 through July 24, 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 3, 2009. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E9–19833 Filed 8–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2009–0018] Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Announcement of special meeting. SUMMARY: The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will hold a special meeting on September 15, 2009, in Washington, DC, to review a draft report from the FACOSH Emerging Issues Workgroup on activities related to Federal agency pandemic-H1N1 influenza preparedness planning for the Federal workforce. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:53 Aug 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 DATES: FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2009. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 159 (Wednesday, August 19, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41936-41938]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19833]


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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 July 20 
through July 24, 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

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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-65,867; Vanguard Supreme, Division of Monarch Knitting Machinery 
Corp., Monroe, NC: April 28, 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.

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) and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 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) 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.


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    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.

None.

    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-65,758; Paul Mueller Company, Osceola, IA

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

None.

    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.

None.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of July 20 through July 24, 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 3, 2009.
Linda G. Poole,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E9-19833 Filed 8-18-09; 8:45 am]
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