Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 52975-52976 [2013-20816]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices group eligibility of Gamesa Technology Corporation, including on-site leased workers from A & A Wind Pros Inc., ABB Inc., Airway Services Inc., Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services, Apex Alternative Access, Avanti Wind Systems, Inc., Broadwind Services LLC, Electric Power Systems International, Evolution Energy Group LLC, Global Energy Services USA Inc., Ingeteam Inc., Kelly Services, Inc., LM Wind Power Blades (ND Inc., Matrix Service Industrial Contract, Mistras Group Inc., Orion ICS LLC, Power Climber Wind, Rope Partner, Inc., Run Energy LP, SERENA USA, Inc., Spherion ‘‘The Mergis Group,’’ System One, UpWind Solutions Inc., Wind Solutions LLC, and Wind Turbine Solutions LLC, Trevose, Pennsylvania (TA–W–82,288), Gamesa Technology Corporation, Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania (TA–W–82,288A), Gamesa Technology Corporation, including onsite leased workers from Work Link, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania (TA–W– 82,288B), and Gamesa Technology Corporation, Bristol, Pennsylvania (TA– W–82,288C), to apply for adjustment assistance, in accordance with Section 223 of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2273. customers, nor was there a foreign shift or acquisition by the workers’ firm or its customers. The request for reconsideration alleges, among other things, that Belden has been outsourcing to China and Mexico for twenty years, that the subject firm’s ‘‘splice connectors are now almost solely produced in Asia, including . . . TBCF81’’ and ‘‘In 2012, Belden bought PPC . . . PPC sources almost all of its 350 million Drop-line connector components in China.’’ The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record, and has determined that the Department will conduct further investigation to clarify key facts and to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Signed in Washington, DC on this 8th day of August, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Signed at Washington, DC, this 8th day of August, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–20808 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–20805 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,663] [TA–W–82,568; TA–W–82,568A; TA–W– 82,537B] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Belden, Inc. Including On-Site Leased Workers From Adecco Horseheads, New York; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated July 8, 2013, workers requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of the subject firm. The determination was issued on June 14, 2013 and the Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2013 (78 FR 39776). The subject firm produces coaxial cable connectors and related parts. The initial investigation resulted in a negative determination based on the findings that there was no increase in imports by the workers’ firm or its VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 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. Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Homeward Residential, Inc. a Subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC Including OnSite Leased Workers from Staffmark Staffing Including Workers whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages are Reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power Reo Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management Coppell, Texas; Homeward Residential, Inc. a Subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC Including OnSite Leased Workers from Staffmark Staffing Including Workers whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages are Reported Through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power Reo Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management Addison, Texas; Homeward Residential, Inc. a Subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC Including OnSite Leased Workers from Staffmark Staffing Including Workers whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages are Reported Through PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52975 American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power Reo Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management Jacksonville, Florida 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 April 24, 2013, applicable to workers of Homeward Residential, Inc., a subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased workers from Staffmark Staffing, Coppell, Texas (TA–W–82,568), Addison, Texas (TA–W–82,568A) and Jacksonville, Florida (TA–W–82,568B). On June 21, 2013, the Department issued an amended certification to include workers whose unemployment insurance wages were reported under American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that workers separated from employment at the Coppell, Texas, Addison, Texas and/or Jacksonville, Florida locations of Homeward Residential, Inc. had their unemployment insurance (UI) wages paid under the names Power REO Management Services, Inc. and/or Stratus Asset Management. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to include workers of the subject firm whose UI wages are reported through Power REO Management Services, Inc. and/or Stratus Asset Management. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–82,568, TA–W–82,568A and TA–W–82,568B are hereby issued as follows: ‘‘All workers from Homeward Residential, Inc., a subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased workers from Staffmark Staffing, including workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) wages are reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power REO Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management, Coppell, Texas (TA–W– 82,568); Homeward Residential, Inc., a subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased workers from Staffmark Staffing, including workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) wages are reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power REO Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management, Addison, Texas (TA–W– 82,568A), and Homeward Residential, Inc., a subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased workers from Staffmark Staffing, including workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) wages are reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power REO Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management, Jacksonville, Florida (TA–W– E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 52976 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices 82,568B), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after March 15, 2012, through April 24, 2015, 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 at Washington, DC this 14th day of August 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–20816 Filed 8–26–13; 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 August 5, 2013 through August 9, 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; (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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 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; (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 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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); (B) an affirmative determination of market disruption or threat thereof under section 421(b)(1); or (C) an affirmative final determination of material injury or threat thereof under section 705(b)(1)(A) or 735(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(1)(A) and 1673d(b)(1)(A)); (2) the petition is filed during the 1year period beginning on the date on which— (A) a summary of the report submitted to the President by the International Trade Commission under section 202(f)(1) with respect to the affirmative determination described in paragraph (1)(A) is published in the Federal Register under section 202(f)(3); or (B) notice of an affirmative determination described in subparagraph (1) is published in the Federal Register; and (3) the workers have become totally or partially separated from the workers’ firm within— (A) the 1-year period described in paragraph (2); or (B) notwithstanding section 223(b)(1), the 1-year period preceding the 1-year period described in paragraph (2). 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52975-52976]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20816]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-82,568; TA-W-82,568A; TA-W-82,537B]


Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker 
Adjustment Assistance

    Homeward Residential, Inc. a Subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, 
LLC Including On-Site Leased Workers from Staffmark Staffing 
Including Workers whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages are 
Reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power Reo 
Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management Coppell, 
Texas; Homeward Residential, Inc. a Subsidiary of Ocwen Loan 
Servicing, LLC Including On-Site Leased Workers from Staffmark 
Staffing Including Workers whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages 
are Reported Through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power Reo 
Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management Addison, 
Texas; Homeward Residential, Inc. a Subsidiary of Ocwen Loan 
Servicing, LLC Including On-Site Leased Workers from Staffmark 
Staffing Including Workers whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages 
are Reported Through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power Reo 
Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management 
Jacksonville, Florida

    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 April 24, 2013, applicable to workers of Homeward Residential, Inc., 
a subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased 
workers from Staffmark Staffing, Coppell, Texas (TA-W-82,568), Addison, 
Texas (TA-W-82,568A) and Jacksonville, Florida (TA-W-82,568B). On June 
21, 2013, the Department issued an amended certification to include 
workers whose unemployment insurance wages were reported under American 
Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc.
    At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the 
certification for workers of the subject firm.
    New information shows that workers separated from employment at the 
Coppell, Texas, Addison, Texas and/or Jacksonville, Florida locations 
of Homeward Residential, Inc. had their unemployment insurance (UI) 
wages paid under the names Power REO Management Services, Inc. and/or 
Stratus Asset Management.
    Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to 
include workers of the subject firm whose UI wages are reported through 
Power REO Management Services, Inc. and/or Stratus Asset Management.
    The amended notice applicable to TA-W-82,568, TA-W-82,568A and TA-
W-82,568B are hereby issued as follows:

    ``All workers from Homeward Residential, Inc., a subsidiary of 
Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased workers from 
Staffmark Staffing, including workers whose unemployment insurance 
(UI) wages are reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., 
Power REO Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management, 
Coppell, Texas (TA-W-82,568); Homeward Residential, Inc., a 
subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, including on-site leased 
workers from Staffmark Staffing, including workers whose 
unemployment insurance (UI) wages are reported through American 
Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power REO Management Services, Inc., and 
Stratus Asset Management, Addison, Texas (TA-W-82,568A), and 
Homeward Residential, Inc., a subsidiary of Ocwen Loan Servicing, 
LLC, including on-site leased workers from Staffmark Staffing, 
including workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) wages are 
reported through American Mortgage Servicing, Inc., Power REO 
Management Services, Inc., and Stratus Asset Management, 
Jacksonville, Florida (TA-W-

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82,568B), who became totally or partially separated from employment 
on or after March 15, 2012, through April 24, 2015, 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 at Washington, DC this 14th day of August 2013.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2013-20816 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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