Stone Age Interiors, Inc.; d/b/a Colorado Springs Marble and Granite Including On-Site Leased Workers From Express Employment Professionals Colorado Springs, Colorado; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration, 52984 [2013-20813]

Download as PDF 52984 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,440] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Stone Age Interiors, Inc.; d/b/a Colorado Springs Marble and Granite Including On-Site Leased Workers From Express Employment Professionals Colorado Springs, Colorado; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration On June 7, 2013, the Department of Labor (Department) issued a Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration applicable to workers and former workers of Stone Age Interiors, Inc., d/ b/a Colorado Springs Marble and Granite, Colorado Springs, Colorado (hereafter collectively referred to as either ‘‘Stone Age Interiors’’ or ‘‘subject firm’’). The subject firm is engaged in activities related to the production of finished stone fabrication products. The workers are not separately identifiable by product line. The subject worker group includes on-site leased workers from Express Employment Professionals. Based on a careful review of previously-submitted information and additional information obtained during the reconsideration investigation, the Department determines that the petitioning worker group, including onsite leased workers, has met the eligibility criteria set forth in the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Section 222(a)(1) has been met because a significant number or proportion of the workers at Stone Age Interiors have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened with such separation. Section 222(a)(2)(A)(i) has been met because Stone Age Interiors sales and/ or production of finished stone fabrication products have decreased. Section 222(a)(2)(A)(ii) has been met because aggregate imports of articles like or directly competitive with the finished stone fabrication products produced by Stone Age Interiors have increased during the relevant period. Finally, Section 222(a)(2)(A)(iii) has been met because increased imports contributed importantly to the worker group separations and sales/production declines at Stone Age Interiors. Conclusion After careful review of previouslysubmitted facts and the additional facts obtained during the reconsideration investigation, I determine that workers of Stone Age Interiors, Inc., d/b/a VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Colorado Springs Marble and Granite, including on-site leased workers from Express Employment Professionals, Colorado Springs, Colorado, meet the worker group certification criteria under Section 222(a) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a). In accordance with Section 223 of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2273, I make the following certification: All workers of Stone Age Interiors, Inc., d/ b/a Colorado Springs Marble and Granite, including on-site leased workers from Express Employment Professionals, Colorado Springs, Colorado, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after February 9, 2012, through two years from the date of this certification, 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. Signed in Washington, DC, this day of August 13, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-82,440]


Stone Age Interiors, Inc.; d/b/a Colorado Springs Marble and 
Granite Including On-Site Leased Workers From Express Employment 
Professionals Colorado Springs, Colorado; Notice of Revised 
Determination on Reconsideration

    On June 7, 2013, the Department of Labor (Department) issued a 
Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for 
Reconsideration applicable to workers and former workers of Stone Age 
Interiors, Inc., d/b/a Colorado Springs Marble and Granite, Colorado 
Springs, Colorado (hereafter collectively referred to as either ``Stone 
Age Interiors'' or ``subject firm''). The subject firm is engaged in 
activities related to the production of finished stone fabrication 
products. The workers are not separately identifiable by product line.
    The subject worker group includes on-site leased workers from 
Express Employment Professionals.
    Based on a careful review of previously-submitted information and 
additional information obtained during the reconsideration 
investigation, the Department determines that the petitioning worker 
group, including on-site leased workers, has met the eligibility 
criteria set forth in the Trade Act of 1974, as amended.
    Section 222(a)(1) has been met because a significant number or 
proportion of the workers at Stone Age Interiors have become totally or 
partially separated, or are threatened with such separation.
    Section 222(a)(2)(A)(i) has been met because Stone Age Interiors 
sales and/or production of finished stone fabrication products have 
decreased.
    Section 222(a)(2)(A)(ii) has been met because aggregate imports of 
articles like or directly competitive with the finished stone 
fabrication products produced by Stone Age Interiors have increased 
during the relevant period.
    Finally, Section 222(a)(2)(A)(iii) has been met because increased 
imports contributed importantly to the worker group separations and 
sales/production declines at Stone Age Interiors.

Conclusion

    After careful review of previously-submitted facts and the 
additional facts obtained during the reconsideration investigation, I 
determine that workers of Stone Age Interiors, Inc., d/b/a Colorado 
Springs Marble and Granite, including on-site leased workers from 
Express Employment Professionals, Colorado Springs, Colorado, meet the 
worker group certification criteria under Section 222(a) of the Act, 19 
U.S.C. 2272(a). In accordance with Section 223 of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 
2273, I make the following certification:

    All workers of Stone Age Interiors, Inc., d/b/a Colorado Springs 
Marble and Granite, including on-site leased workers from Express 
Employment Professionals, Colorado Springs, Colorado, who became 
totally or partially separated from employment on or after February 
9, 2012, through two years from the date of this certification, 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.


    Signed in Washington, DC, this day of August 13, 2013.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2013-20813 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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