Northwest Hardwoods, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers of Manpower, Tacoma, WA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 40636-40637 [2012-16737]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 40636 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 132 / Tuesday, July 10, 2012 / Notices show the lowest risk of pretrial misconduct. Meetings: The cooperative agreement awardee will participate in an initial meeting with NIC staff for a project overview and preliminary planning meeting within 2 weeks of the award. The awardee will meet with NIC staff routinely to discuss the activities noted in the timeline during the course of the cooperative agreement. Meetings will be held no less than quarterly and may be conducted via webinar or in person as agreed upon by NIC and the awardee. Application Requirements: Applications should be concisely written, typed, double-spaced, no more than 30 pages, and reference the project by the ‘‘NIC Opportunity Number’’ and Title in this announcement. The package must include: A cover letter that identifies the audit agency responsible for the applicant’s financial accounts as well as the audit period or fiscal year that the applicant operates under (e.g., July 1 through June 30); a program narrative in response to the statement of work, and a budget narrative explaining projected costs. The following forms must also be included: OMB Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance; OMB Standard Form 424A, Budget Information—Non-Construction Programs; OMB Standard Form 424B, Assurances—Non-Construction Programs (these forms are available at http://www.grants.gov) and DOJ/NIC Certification Regarding Lobbying; Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters; and the DrugFree Workplace Requirements (available at http://www.nicic.gov/Downloads/ general/certif-frm.pdf.). Applications may be submitted in hard copy, or electronically via http:// www.grants.gov. If submitted in hard copy, there needs to be an original and three copies of the full proposal (program and budget narratives, application forms and assurances). The original should have the applicant’s signature in blue ink. Authority: Public Law 93–415. Funds Available: Up to $125,000 is available for this project, subject to available funding, but preference will be given to applicants who provide the most cost efficient solutions in accomplishing the scope of work. Determination will be made based on best value to the government, not necessarily the lowest bid. Funds may be used only for the activities that are directly related to the project. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Community Services Division. Eligibility of Applicants: An eligible applicant is any public or private VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:28 Jul 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 agency, educational institution, organization, individual, or team with expertise in the described areas. Required Expertise: Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the organizational capacity to carry out the deliverables of this project. Appropriate expertise may include extensive experience in correctional and criminal justice policy and practice, and a strong background in criminal justice systemwide change with expertise in the implementation of evidence-based practices in pretrial release without an over reliance on financial release conditions. Review Considerations: Applications received under this announcement will be subject to the NIC Review Process. The criteria for the evaluation of each application will be as follows: Program Narrative: (50%). Are all of the project tasks adequately discussed? Is there a clear statement of how each task will be accomplished, including the staffing, resources, and strategies to be employed? Are there any innovative approaches, techniques, or design aspects proposed that will enhance the project? Organizational Capabilities: (25%). Do the skills, knowledge, and expertise of the applicant(s) and the proposed project staff demonstrate a high level of competency to complete the tasks? Does the applicant have the necessary experience and organizational capacity to complete the goals of the project? Program Management/ Administration: (25%). Does the applicant identify reasonable objectives, milestones, and measures to track progress? If there are consultants and/or partnerships proposed, is there a clear structure to ensure effective utilization and coordination? Is the proposed budget realistic, does it provide sufficient cost detail/narrative, and does it represent good value relative to the anticipated results? Note: NIC will NOT award a cooperative agreement to an applicant who does not have a Dun and Bradstreet Database Universal Number (DUNS) and is not registered in the Central Contractor Registry (CCR). A DUNS number can be received at no cost by calling the dedicated toll-free DUNS number request line at 1–800– 333–0505 (if you are a sole proprietor, dial 1–866–705–5711 and select option 1). Registration in the CCR can be done online at the CCR Web site at http:// www.ccr.gov. A CCR Handbook and worksheet can also be reviewed at the Web site. Number of Awards: One. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NIC Opportunity Number: 12CS10. This number should appear as a reference line in the cover letter, where indicated on Standard Form 424, and outside of the envelope in which the application is sent. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.603. Executive Order 12372: This program is subject to the provisions of Executive Order 12372. E.O. 12372 allows states the option of setting up a system for reviewing applications from within their states for assistance under certain federal programs. Applicants (other than federally recognized Indian tribal governments) should contact their state Single Point of Contact (SPOC), a list of which is available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants/ spoc.html. Morris L. Thigpen, Director, National Institute of Corrections. [FR Doc. 2012–16786 Filed 7–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–36–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–81,314] Northwest Hardwoods, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers of Manpower, Tacoma, WA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated May 9, 2012, a representative of the Washington State Labor Council, Olympia, Washington, requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of Northwest Hardwoods, Inc., Tacoma, Washington (subject firm). The determination was issued on May 4, 2012. The subject firm produces alder lumber. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the findings that there was no shift in production and there were no imports of like or directly competitive articles by the subject firm or customers. The initial investigation also revealed that the subject firm is not a supplier to, or act as a downstream producer for, an eligible firm that employed a worker group eligible to apply for TAA. The representative of the Washington State Labor Council requests that the Department look into further detail whether or not the subject firm is a supplier to a TAA-certified firm E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 132 / Tuesday, July 10, 2012 / Notices (Kimberly Clark; TA–W–81,097). Specifically, the representative stated that the subject firm supplied component parts, chips and hog fuel (bark and unusable contaminated chips), to Kimberly Clark. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record, and will conduct further investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Conclusion The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record, and will conduct further investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. 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. 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 26th day of June, 2012. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of June, 2012. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P [FR Doc. 2012–16737 Filed 7–9–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–16738 Filed 7–9–12; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P [TA–W–80,122] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–81,313] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Wyatt VI, Inc., A Division of Wyatt Field Service Company, Working On-Site at Hovensa Oil Refinery, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated May 18, 2012, a worker requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of Wyatt VI, Inc., a division of Wyatt Field Service Company, working on-site at Hovensa Oil Refinery, Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (subject firm). The determination was issued on April 6, 2012, and the Department’s Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on April 19 (77 FR 23511). The workers’ firm supplies maintenance services for the petrochemical industry. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the findings that the subject firm did not shift the supply of maintenance services to a foreign country, nor did the subject firm or its customers increase reliance on imported maintenance services. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:28 Jul 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 Honeywell International, Scanning and Mobility Division, Formerly Known as Hand Held Products, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower, Skaneatelles Falls, NY; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (‘‘Act’’), 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on May 25, 2011, applicable to workers of Honeywell International, Scanning and Mobility Division, including on-site leased workers from Manpower, Skaneateles Falls, New York. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on June 17, 2011 (Vol. 76 FR 117). At the request of the state workforce office, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in activities related to the production of barcode scanners. The review shows that on May 25, 2011, a certification of eligibility to apply for adjustment assistance was issued for all workers of Honeywell International, Scanning and Mobility Division, formerly known as Hand Held Products, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Manpower, Skaneateles Falls, New York, separated from employment on or after September 23, PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40637 2010 through May 25, 2013. The notice was published in the Federal Register on June 17, 2011 (Vol. 76 FR 117). In order to ensure that the worker group is properly identified, the certification is being amended to include the former name of the legal entity under which the workers’ wages were also being reported. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–80,122 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Honeywell International, Scanning and Mobility Division, formerly known as Hand Held Products, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Manpower, Skaneateles Falls, New York, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after September 23, 2010, through May 25, 2013, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the date of certification through two years from the date of certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Signed in Washington, DC, this 28th day of June, 2012. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2012–16740 Filed 7–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–73,206] Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Containerboard Mill, Including On-Site Leased Workers From KMW Enterprises and General Security Systems Corporation Ontonagon, MI; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (‘‘Act’’), 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on May 6, 2010, applicable to workers of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Containerboard Mill, Ontonagon, Michigan including on-site leased workers from KMW Enterprises and General Security Systems Corporation, Ontonagon, Michigan. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on May 28, 2010 (75 FR 30070). At the request of the company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in the E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-81,314]


Northwest Hardwoods, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers of 
Manpower, Tacoma, WA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding 
Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated May 9, 2012, a representative of the 
Washington State Labor Council, Olympia, Washington, requested 
administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding 
workers' eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) 
applicable to workers and former workers of Northwest Hardwoods, Inc., 
Tacoma, Washington (subject firm). The determination was issued on May 
4, 2012. The subject firm produces alder lumber.
    The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination 
based on the findings that there was no shift in production and there 
were no imports of like or directly competitive articles by the subject 
firm or customers. The initial investigation also revealed that the 
subject firm is not a supplier to, or act as a downstream producer for, 
an eligible firm that employed a worker group eligible to apply for 
TAA.
    The representative of the Washington State Labor Council requests 
that the Department look into further detail whether or not the subject 
firm is a supplier to a TAA-certified firm

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(Kimberly Clark; TA-W-81,097). Specifically, the representative stated 
that the subject firm supplied component parts, chips and hog fuel 
(bark and unusable contaminated chips), to Kimberly Clark.
    The Department has carefully reviewed the request for 
reconsideration and the existing record, and will conduct further 
investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility 
requirements of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended.

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 26th day of June, 2012.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2012-16737 Filed 7-9-12; 8:45 am]
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