Johnstown Specialty Castings, Inc., a Subsidiary of WHEMCO, Johnstown, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 15048-15049 [2013-05458]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 15048 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 46 / Friday, March 8, 2013 / Notices Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until May 7, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Chandria Slaughter, Office for Victims of Crime, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531; by facsimile at (202) 305–2440 or by email, to ITVERP@usdoj.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —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 agencies 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 submission of responses). Overview of this information: (1) Type of information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP) Application. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: The Office of Management and Budget Number for the certification form is 1121–0309. The Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice is sponsoring the collection. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:44 Mar 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individual victims, surviving family members or personal representatives. Other: Federal Government. This application will be used to apply for expense reimbursement by U.S. nationals and U.S. Government employees who are victims of acts of international terrorism that occur(red) outside of the United States. The application will be used to collect necessary information on the expenses incurred by the applicant, as associated with his or her victimization, as well as other pertinent information, and will be used by OVC to make an award determination. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 100 respondents will complete the certification in approximately 45 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated total public burden associated with this information collection is 75 hours. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 5, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–05431 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] and former workers of SGL Carbon, LLC, St. Marys, Pennsylvania (subject firm). The determination was issued on December 14, 2012. The Department’s Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on January 4, 2013 (78 FR 771). The workers’ firm is engaged in activities related to the production of graphite parts. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the findings that, with respect to Section 222(a)(2)(A)(i) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, the subject firm has not experienced a decline in the sales or production of graphite parts during the relevant period. The request for reconsideration included information regarding possible increased imports. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record, and will conduct further investigation to clarify the subject worker group and to determine if workers at the subject firm have met 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 February, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–05456 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,156] [TA–W–82,113] SGL Carbon, LLC Including Leased On-Site Worker of Reflex Staffing Services and Manpower, St. Marys, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated January 9, 2013, the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers/Communications Workers of America, Local 502, requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Johnstown Specialty Castings, Inc., a Subsidiary of WHEMCO, Johnstown, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated February 2, 2013, United Steelworkers, Local Union 2632, Unit 16, requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of Johnstown Specialty Castings, Inc., a subsidiary of WHEMCO, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (subject firm). The determination was issued on January 8, 2013. The workers’ E:\FR\FM\08MRN1.SGM 08MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 46 / Friday, March 8, 2013 / Notices firm is engaged in activities related to the production of steel castings, slag pots, steel rolls, steel sleeves, and mill liners. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the findings that, with respect to Section 222(a) of the Act, the investigation revealed that Criterion (1) has not been met because a significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm have not become totally or partially separated, and are not threatened to become totally or partially separated. The request for reconsideration included information regarding possible worker separations in the near future. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record, and will conduct further investigation to determine if workers have met 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 February, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–05458 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–81,932] The Evercare Company Including OnSite Leased Workers From Global Personnel Solutions and Manpower Waynesboro, Georgia; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Signed in Washington, DC, this 22nd day of February, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–05455 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 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 September 14, 2012, applicable to workers and former workers of The Evercare Company, Waynesboro, Georgia (subject firm). The subject worker group included on-site leased workers from Global Personnel Solutions. In response to an inquiry by the State of Georgia, the Department reviewed the 18:44 Mar 07, 2013 All workers of The Evercare Company, including on-site leased workers from Global Personnel Solutions and Manpower, Waynesboro, Georgia, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after August 23, 2011 through September 14, 2014, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on 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. Employment and Training Administration BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 certification for workers of the subject firm. According to information provided by the subject firm and Manpower, Manpower workers on-site at the subject firm supplied staffing services and the separation of Manpower workers is due to the subject firm’s acquisition from a foreign country the production of articles like or directly competitive with the consumer package goods produced by the subject firm. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–81,932 is hereby issued as follows: Jkt 229001 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 February 20, 2013 through February 22, 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 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; PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15049 (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 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; E:\FR\FM\08MRN1.SGM 08MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-82,156]


Johnstown Specialty Castings, Inc., a Subsidiary of WHEMCO, 
Johnstown, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding 
Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated February 2, 2013, United Steelworkers, Local 
Union 2632, Unit 16, requested administrative reconsideration of the 
negative determination regarding workers' eligibility to apply for 
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former 
workers of Johnstown Specialty Castings, Inc., a subsidiary of WHEMCO, 
Johnstown, Pennsylvania (subject firm). The determination was issued on 
January 8, 2013. The workers'

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firm is engaged in activities related to the production of steel 
castings, slag pots, steel rolls, steel sleeves, and mill liners.
    The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination 
based on the findings that, with respect to Section 222(a) of the Act, 
the investigation revealed that Criterion (1) has not been met because 
a significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' firm 
have not become totally or partially separated, and are not threatened 
to become totally or partially separated.
    The request for reconsideration included information regarding 
possible worker separations in the near future. The Department has 
carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing 
record, and will conduct further investigation to determine if workers 
have met 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 February, 2013.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2013-05458 Filed 3-7-13; 8:45 am]
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