Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center, Department of Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT: Notice of Affirmative Determination, Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 9940-9941 [2013-03094]

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[FR Doc. 2013–03096 Filed 2–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,137] Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center, Department of Saint Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, CT: Notice of Affirmative Determination, Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated January 16, 2013, the State of Connecticut Department of Labor requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center, Department of Saint Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2013 / Notices (subject firm). The determination was issued on December 11, 2012. The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on January 4, 2013 (78 FR 771). The workers supply medical transcription services. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the findings that there was no shift in the supply of services to a foreign country by the subject firm and no increased imports of services like or directly competitive with those supplied by the subject worker group. The request for reconsideration supplied new information regarding a possible acquisition from a foreign country by the subject firm of services like or directly competitive with the services supplied by the subject worker group. 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 25th day of January, 2013. Del Mi Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–03094 Filed 2–11–13; 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 January 21, 2013 through January 25, 2013. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Feb 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 a certification issued regarding PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9941 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\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 29 (Tuesday, February 12, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-82,137]


Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center, Department of Saint Mary's 
Hospital, Waterbury, CT: Notice of Affirmative Determination, Regarding 
Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated January 16, 2013, the State of Connecticut 
Department of Labor requested administrative reconsideration of the 
negative determination regarding workers' eligibility to apply for 
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former 
workers of Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center, Department of Saint Mary's 
Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut

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(subject firm). The determination was issued on December 11, 2012. The 
Department's Notice of Determination was published in the Federal 
Register on January 4, 2013 (78 FR 771). The workers supply medical 
transcription services.
    The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination 
based on the findings that there was no shift in the supply of services 
to a foreign country by the subject firm and no increased imports of 
services like or directly competitive with those supplied by the 
subject worker group.
    The request for reconsideration supplied new information regarding 
a possible acquisition from a foreign country by the subject firm of 
services like or directly competitive with the services supplied by the 
subject worker group.
    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 25th day of January, 2013.
Del Mi Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2013-03094 Filed 2-11-13; 8:45 am]
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