Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 2898-2899 [2014-00739]

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[FR Doc. 2014–00668 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD 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 December 30, 2013 through January 3, 2014. 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:55 Jan 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 (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; (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 PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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); (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— E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 2899 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 11 / Thursday, January 16, 2014 / Notices (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). Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W number Subject firm Location 83,021 Ver-Rest Manufacturing ............................................ West Branch, IA ........................................................ The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production or Impact date August 23, 2012. services) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W number Subject firm Location 83,189 Capgemini America, Inc., Capgemini North America, Deegit, IT Trailblazers, Millenium, etc. Rock-Tenn Company, Wisconsin Business Unit, Milwaukee Plant, Manpower. Cole Hersee Company, Littelfuse, Boston Division, Atrium Staffing. General Dynamics OTS (Aerospace), Inc., General Dynamics Ordinance and Tactical Systems, Inc. Yale Sportswear Corporation .................................... Irving, TX ................................................................... October 30, 2012. Milwaukee, WI ........................................................... October 9, 2012. Boston, MA ................................................................ November 25, 2012. Moses Lake, WA ....................................................... November 27, 2012. Federalsburg, MD ...................................................... December 11, 2012. 83,220 83,243 83,255 83,286 Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Worker Adjustment Assistance After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register and on the Department’s Web site, as required by Section 221 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2271), the Department initiated investigations of these petitions. The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioning groups of Impact date workers are covered by active certifications. Consequently, further investigation in these cases would serve no purpose since the petitioning group of workers cannot be covered by more than one certification at a time. TA–W number Subject firm Location 83,240 Pepperidge Farm, Finance Department, Campbell Soup Company, McIntyre Corp. Accounting, etc. Norwalk, CT ............................................................... I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of December 30, 2013 through January 3, 2014. These determinations are available on the Department’s Web site tradeact/taa/taa_ search_form.cfm under the searchable listing of determinations or by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888–365–6822. Signed at Washington DC, this 9th day of January 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance . ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2014–00739 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:55 Jan 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Impact date determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than January 27, 2014. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than January 27, 2014. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 11 (Thursday, January 16, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2898-2899]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-00739]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


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 
December 30, 2013 through January 3, 2014.
    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 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 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 1-year 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--

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    (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).

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    The following certifications have been issued. The date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determination.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the Trade Act have been 
met.

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 TA-W number     Subject firm          Location           Impact date
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83,021......  Ver-Rest            West Branch, IA...  August 23, 2012.
               Manufacturing.
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    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services) of the Trade Act 
have been met.

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 TA-W number     Subject firm          Location           Impact date
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83,189......  Capgemini America,  Irving, TX........  October 30, 2012.
               Inc., Capgemini
               North America,
               Deegit, IT
               Trailblazers,
               Millenium, etc.
83,220......  Rock-Tenn Company,  Milwaukee, WI.....  October 9, 2012.
               Wisconsin
               Business Unit,
               Milwaukee Plant,
               Manpower.
83,243......  Cole Hersee         Boston, MA........  November 25, 2012.
               Company,
               Littelfuse,
               Boston Division,
               Atrium Staffing.
83,255......  General Dynamics    Moses Lake, WA....  November 27, 2012.
               OTS (Aerospace),
               Inc., General
               Dynamics
               Ordinance and
               Tactical Systems,
               Inc.
83,286......  Yale Sportswear     Federalsburg, MD..  December 11, 2012.
               Corporation.
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Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Worker 
Adjustment Assistance

    After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register 
and on the Department's Web site, as required by Section 221 of the Act 
(19 U.S.C. 2271), the Department initiated investigations of these 
petitions.
    The following determinations terminating investigations were issued 
because the petitioning groups of workers are covered by active 
certifications. Consequently, further investigation in these cases 
would serve no purpose since the petitioning group of workers cannot be 
covered by more than one certification at a time.

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 TA-W number     Subject firm          Location           Impact date
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83,240......  Pepperidge Farm,    Norwalk, CT.......
               Finance
               Department,
               Campbell Soup
               Company, McIntyre
               Corp. Accounting,
               etc.
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    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of December 30, 2013 through January 3, 2014. These 
determinations are available on the Department's Web site tradeact/taa/
taa--search--form.cfm under the searchable listing of determinations or 
by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888-
365-6822.

    Signed at Washington DC, this 9th day of January 2014.
 Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance .
[FR Doc. 2014-00739 Filed 1-15-14; 8:45 am]
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