AT&T Corporation, a Subsidiary of AT&T Inc., Business Billing Customer Care, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 69878-69879 [2013-27934]

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[FR Doc. 2013–27940 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,455; TA–W–82,455A; TA–W– 82,455B; TA–W–82,455C; TA–W–82,455D] First Advantage Corporation, Including On-Site Leased Workers From Tapfin, Staffworks, Aerotek Professional Services, Randstad, Insight Global, LLC and RemX Specialty Staffing, St. Petersburg, Florida; First Advantage Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina, First Advantage Corporation, Bolingbrook, Illinois; First Advantage Corporation, Dallas, Texas; First Advantage Corporation, Alpharetta, Georgia; 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 May 9, 2013, applicable to workers of First Advantage Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2013 (78 FR 32464). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in talent acquisition services. The company official reports that workers in Charlotte, North Carolina; Bolingbrook, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; and Alpharetta, Georgia have been separated or are threatened with separation due to the same shift of services to a foreign country that has contributed importantly to separations in St. Petersburg, Florida. The worker group includes workers tele-working from their homes reporting to these locations. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–82,455 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of First Advantage Corporation, including on-site leased workers from Tapfin, Staffworks, Aerotek Professional Services, Randstad, Insight Global, LLC, and RemX Specialty Staffing, St. Petersburg, Florida (TA–W–82,455), Charlotte, North Carolina (TA–W–82,455A), Bolingbrook, Illinois (TA–W–82,455B), Dallas, Texas (TA– W–82,455C), and Alpharetta, Georgia (TA– W–82,455D), who became totally or partially PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 separated from employment on or after February 11, 2012 through May 9, 2015, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the date of certification through May 9, 2015 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 5th day of November 2013. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–27935 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,697] AT&T Corporation, a Subsidiary of AT&T Inc., Business Billing Customer Care, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated July 8, 2013, the Communication Workers of America Union, Local 13550, requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of AT&T Corporation, a subsidiary of AT&T Inc., Business Billing Customer Care, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (subject firm). The determination was issued on June 6, 2013. The Department’s Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2013 (78 FR 39776). Workers at the subject firm were engaged in activities related to the supply of billing inquiry and billing dispute resolution services. The negative determination was based on the Department’s findings, with respect to Section 222(a)(2)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the Act), of no increased imports, during the relevant period, of services like or directly competitive with those supplied by the subject workers. With respect to Section 222(a)(2)(B) of the Act, the initial investigation revealed that the subject firm has not shifted the supply of services like or directly competitive with the billing inquiry and billing dispute resolution services supplied by the workers to a foreign country or acquired the supply of like or directly competitive services from a foreign country. Rather, the initial investigation confirmed that the worker separations E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2013 / Notices are attributable to a shift of the services supplied by Business Billing Customer Care to other locations within the United States. With respect to Section 222(b)(2) of the Act, the initial investigation revealed that the subject firm is not a Supplier to, or act as a Downstream Producer to, a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a). Finally, the initial investigation revealed that the group eligibility requirements under Section 222(e) of the Act have not been satisfied because the workers’ firm has not been publicly identified by name by the International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an investigation resulting in an affirmative finding of serious injury, market disruption, or material injury, or threat thereof. The request for reconsideration alleges that the subject firm has shifted billing services, ordering services, and/ or customer support services to Slovakia, Mexico, India, and/or the Philippines. The petitioner also supplied additional information in regard to employment figures at the aforementioned locations. 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 23rd day of October, 2013. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2013–27934 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Employment and Training Administration Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for the Youth CareerConnect Program Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of solicitation for grant applications. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 Nov 20, 2013 Jkt 232001 Funding Opportunity Number: SGA/ DFA PY–13–01. SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds, authorized under Section 414(c) of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA), as amended (codified at 29 U.S.C. 2916a), for the Youth CareerConnect grant program. The program is designed to provide high school students with education and training that combines rigorous academic and technical curricula focused on specific in-demand occupations and industries for which employers are using H–1B visas to hire foreign workers as well as the related activities necessary to support such training to increase participants’ employability in H–1B in-demand industries and occupations. Furthermore, given the large number of H–1B visas in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries, pending high quality proposals, DOL expects a large share of the grants to support education and training in STEM industries. The ultimate goals for the program are to ensure that participants gain academic and occupational skills by completing the program and graduating from high school; move into a positive placement following high school that includes unsubsidized employment, postsecondary education, long-term occupational skills training, or Registered Apprenticeship; obtain an industry-recognized credential in an H–1B industry or occupation for those industries where credential attainment is feasible by program completion, in addition to a high school diploma; and earn post-secondary credit towards a degree or credit-bearing certificate issued by an institution of higher education. As stated under Section 414(c) of ACWIA, grants under this SGA will be awarded to partnerships of public and private sector entities. Approximately $100 million is expected to be available to fund approximately 25 to 40 grants. DOL intends to fund grants ranging from $2 million to $7 million. Grants can be used to fund programs in a single site or to fund multi-site programs. The complete SGA and any subsequent SGA amendments in connection with this solicitation are described in further detail on ETA’s Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/ grants/ or on http://www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69879 review and selection procedures, and other program requirements governing this solicitation. DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is January 27, 2014. Applications must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariam Ferro, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N–4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202–693–3968. Signed November 18, 2013 in Washington, DC by Eric D. Luetkenhaus, Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–28044 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Investment Act: Native American Employment and Training Council Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended, and Section 166(h)(4) of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [29 U.S.C. 2911(h)(4)], notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council), as constituted under WIA. DATES: The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, and continue until 5:00 p.m. that day. The meeting will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, and adjourn at 4:30 p.m. that day. The period from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on December 11, 2013, will be reserved for participation and presentations by members of the public. The meeting will reconvene at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013, and adjourn at 12:00 p.m. that day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Labor, Francis Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Room 5515, Room 1, Washington, DC 20210. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public interested in providing comment can also call 888–396–9185, participant passcode: 8137947 on December 11, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-82,697]


AT&T Corporation, a Subsidiary of AT&T Inc., Business Billing 
Customer Care, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Notice of Affirmative 
Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration

    By application dated July 8, 2013, the Communication Workers of 
America Union, Local 13550, requested administrative reconsideration of 
the negative determination regarding workers' eligibility to apply for 
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former 
workers of AT&T Corporation, a subsidiary of AT&T Inc., Business 
Billing Customer Care, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (subject firm). The 
determination was issued on June 6, 2013. The Department's Notice of 
determination was published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2013 (78 
FR 39776). Workers at the subject firm were engaged in activities 
related to the supply of billing inquiry and billing dispute resolution 
services.
    The negative determination was based on the Department's findings, 
with respect to Section 222(a)(2)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act of 1974, as 
amended (the Act), of no increased imports, during the relevant period, 
of services like or directly competitive with those supplied by the 
subject workers.
    With respect to Section 222(a)(2)(B) of the Act, the initial 
investigation revealed that the subject firm has not shifted the supply 
of services like or directly competitive with the billing inquiry and 
billing dispute resolution services supplied by the workers to a 
foreign country or acquired the supply of like or directly competitive 
services from a foreign country.
    Rather, the initial investigation confirmed that the worker 
separations

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are attributable to a shift of the services supplied by Business 
Billing Customer Care to other locations within the United States.
    With respect to Section 222(b)(2) of the Act, the initial 
investigation revealed that the subject firm is not a Supplier to, or 
act as a Downstream Producer to, a firm that employed a group of 
workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 
222(a) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a).
    Finally, the initial investigation revealed that the group 
eligibility requirements under Section 222(e) of the Act have not been 
satisfied because the workers' firm has not been publicly identified by 
name by the International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic 
industry in an investigation resulting in an affirmative finding of 
serious injury, market disruption, or material injury, or threat 
thereof.
    The request for reconsideration alleges that the subject firm has 
shifted billing services, ordering services, and/or customer support 
services to Slovakia, Mexico, India, and/or the Philippines. The 
petitioner also supplied additional information in regard to employment 
figures at the aforementioned locations.
    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 23rd day of October, 2013.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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