Carlyle Plastics and Resins, Formerly Known as Fortis Plastics, A Subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Kelly Services and Shelley Investments D/B/A Salem Business Center, Carlyle, IL; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 54930-54931 [2012-21872]

Download as PDF 54930 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 173 / Thursday, September 6, 2012 / Notices Request—Service, ETA Form 9118, Business Information Request, ETA Form 8562a, Business Customer Survey, ETA form 85622a-1, Business Second Tier Customer Survey, ETA form 8562b, Business Bid Survey, will be used by the Secretary to determine to what extent, if any, increased imports or shifts in either service or production have impacted the petitioning worker group. II. Review Focus The Department is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Current Actions Type of Review: Extension with minor revisions. Title: Investigative Data Collections for the Trade Act of 1974, as amended OMB Number: 1205–0342 Affected Public: Individuals or Households, Businesses, State, Local or Tribal Governments. Form(s): • ETA 9042A, Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance (1205–0342), its Spanish translation ETA 9042a (1205– 0342), and its On-Line version ETA 9042A–1 (1205–0342); • ETA 9043a, Business Data Request—Article (1205–0342); • ETA 9043b, Business Data Request—Service (1205–0342); • ETA 8562a, Business Customer Survey (1205–0342); • ETA 85622a-1, Business Second Tier Customer Survey (1205–0342); • ETA–8562b, Business Bid Survey (1205–0342); and • ETA 9118, Business Information Request (1205–0342). Total Annual Respondents: 6,756. Annual Frequency: Once. Total Annual Responses: 8,355. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:45 Sep 05, 2012 Jkt 226001 Average Time per Response: 2.18 Hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,882. Total Annual Burden Cost for Respondents: $0. Comments submitted in response to this comment request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the ICR; they will also become a matter of public record. Signed in Washington, DC, on this 29th day of August, 2012. Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2012–21867 Filed 9–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–81,263; TA–W–81,263A] Chartis Global Services, Inc., a Subsidiary of Chartis, Inc., Regional Processing Organization, Regional Service Center, Houston, TX; Chartis Global Services, Inc., a Subsidiary of Chartis, Inc., Regional Processing Organization, Regional Service Center, Dallas, TX; 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 February 13, 2012, applicable to workers of Chartis Global Services, Inc., Regional Service Center, a subsidiary of Chartis, Inc., Houston, Texas. The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2012 (77 FR 13352). The subject workers are engaged in activities related to the supply of underwriting services. Specifically, these services include reservation, policy issuance, fulfillment, mid-term servicing and file management. During the course of the investigation of another petition, the Department reviewed the certification applicable to workers and former workers of the subject firm. The review revealed that the Regional Service Center is part of the Regional Processing Organization and that workers and former workers at an affiliated facility in Dallas, Texas operated in conjunction with the Houston, Texas facility and were similarly affected by the workers’ firm’s PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 shift to a foreign country the supply of services like or directly competitive with the insurance writing support services supplied by the Regional Service Center. In order to properly identify the worker group and to capture the entirety of the affected worker group, the Department is amending the certification (TA–W–81,263) to add ‘‘Regional Processing Organization’’ and to add workers at an affiliated location in Dallas, Texas (TA–W–81,263A). The amended notice applicable to TA–W– 81,263 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Chartis Global Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Chartis, Inc., Regional Processing Organization, Regional Service Center, Houston, Texas (TA–W–81,263) and Chartis Global Services., Inc, a subsidiary of Chartis, Inc, Regional Processing Organization, Regional Service Center, Dallas, Texas (TA–W–81,263A), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after February 13, 2010 through February 13, 2014, 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 29th day of June, 2012. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2012–21870 Filed 9–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–81,655] Carlyle Plastics and Resins, Formerly Known as Fortis Plastics, A Subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Kelly Services and Shelley Investments D/B/ A Salem Business Center, Carlyle, IL; 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 July 3, 2012, applicable to workers and former workers of workers of Fortis Plastics, a subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., Carlyle, Illinois. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on Monday, July 23, 2012 (77 FR 43123). E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 173 / Thursday, September 6, 2012 / Notices At the request of a state workforce official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in activities related to the production of custom injection molded plastic parts. New information shows that Fortis Plastics is now called Carlyle Plastics and Resins. In addition, new information shows that the worker group includes on-site workers from Kelly Services, who were sufficiently under the operational control of Fortis Plastics to be considered leased workers. The intent of the Department’s certification is to identify the new subject firm name, as well as to include the on-site leased workers. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–81,655 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Carlyle Plastics and Resins, formerly known as Fortis Plastics, a subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., including on-site leased workers from Kelly Services and Shelley Investments d/b/a Salem Business Center, Carlyle, Illinois, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after May 23, 2011 through July 3, 2014, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on July 3, 2012 through July 3, 2014, 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 23rd day of August, 2012 Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2012–21872 Filed 9–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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 August 20, 2012 through August 24, 2012. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:45 Sep 05, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 affected workers in public agencies and PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54931 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\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 173 (Thursday, September 6, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54930-54931]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21872]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-81,655]


Carlyle Plastics and Resins, Formerly Known as Fortis Plastics, A 
Subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., Including On-Site Leased 
Workers From Kelly Services and Shelley Investments D/B/A Salem 
Business Center, Carlyle, IL; 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 July 3, 2012, applicable to workers and former workers of workers of 
Fortis Plastics, a subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., Carlyle, 
Illinois. The Department's notice of determination was published in the 
Federal Register on Monday, July 23, 2012 (77 FR 43123).

[[Page 54931]]

    At the request of a state workforce official, the Department 
reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers 
are engaged in activities related to the production of custom injection 
molded plastic parts.
    New information shows that Fortis Plastics is now called Carlyle 
Plastics and Resins. In addition, new information shows that the worker 
group includes on-site workers from Kelly Services, who were 
sufficiently under the operational control of Fortis Plastics to be 
considered leased workers.
    The intent of the Department's certification is to identify the new 
subject firm name, as well as to include the on-site leased workers. 
Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly 
reflect this matter.
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-81,655 is hereby issued as 
follows:

    All workers of Carlyle Plastics and Resins, formerly known as 
Fortis Plastics, a subsidiary of Plastics Acquisitions Inc., 
including on-site leased workers from Kelly Services and Shelley 
Investments d/b/a Salem Business Center, Carlyle, Illinois, who 
became totally or partially separated from employment on or after 
May 23, 2011 through July 3, 2014, and all workers in the group 
threatened with total or partial separation from employment on July 
3, 2012 through July 3, 2014, 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 23rd day of August, 2012
 Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2012-21872 Filed 9-5-12; 8:45 am]
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