Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 24017-24018 [2014-09757]

Download as PDF 24017 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 29, 2014 / Notices (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) not withstanding 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 No. Subject firm Location 83,311 ............................................ Worthington Industries, Inc., Steel—Baltimore Division, Adecco and Micametals. Baltimore, MD Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified. The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs(a)(2)(A) Impact date December 18, 2012. (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not been met. TA–W number Subject firm Location 83,366 ................................................. Goodman Conveyor Company, Joy Global, Inc ............................................ Belton, SC I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of April 7, 2014 through April 11, 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 17th day of April 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–09750 Filed 4–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Apr 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 workers (TA–W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA–W) number issued during the period of April 7, 2014 through April 11, 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. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Impact date A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. There has been a shift in production by such workers’ firm or subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and C. One of the following must be satisfied: 1. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States; 2. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or 3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision. Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made for secondarily affected workers of a firm E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 24018 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 29, 2014 / Notices 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) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The workers’ firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to the article that was the basis for such certification; and (3) Either— (A) the workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or (B) A loss or business by the workers’ firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. 1. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers’ firm are 50 years of age or older. 2. Whether the workers in the workers’ firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. 3. The competitive conditions within the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse). sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. 85,104, Fisher and Ludlow, Saegertown, Pennsylvania. February 17, 2013. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:08 Apr 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. 85,056, Virginia Church Furniture, Inc., Pulaski, Virginia. February 6, 2013. 85,080, Tandy Brands Accessories, Inc. Dallas, Texas. February 19, 2013. 85,098, Carthuplas, Inc. Gaffney, South Carolina, February 25, 2013. 85,141, Hyspan Precision Products Inc., North Tulsa, Oklahoma. March 12, 2013. 85,187, CVG Oregon LLC, Tigard, Oregon. March 29, 2013. Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons specified. The Department has determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has not been met. Competition conditions within the workers’ industry are not adverse. 85,104, Fisher and Ludlow, Saegertown, Pennsylvania. February 17, 2013. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified. Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. 85,068, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania 85,075, Duro Textiles, LLC., Fall River, Massachusetts. 85,113, Rocktenn Company, Grand Prairie, Texas. 85,127, Mid Atlantic Manufacturing & Hydraulics, Inc. Rural Retreat, Virginia. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 85,163, Creative Apparel Associates LLC, Fort Kent, Maine. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,067, FLSmidth USA, Inc., Meridian, Indiana. 85,037, Honeywell, Irving, Texas. 85,129, Windstream Corporation, Harrison, Arkansas. 85,158, Cox Communications California LLC., West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. 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 petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. 85,092, Kite International Trading Inc., San Jose, California. 85,147, T. Bruce Sales, Inc., West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. 85,196, Plastic design, Pittsfield, Maine. 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. 85,193, LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, Albany, New York. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of April 7, 2014 through April 11, 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 17th day of April 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–09757 Filed 4–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 29, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24017-24018]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09757]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for 
Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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 (TA-W) number and alternative trade adjustment 
assistance (ATAA) by (TA-W) number issued during the period of April 7, 
2014 through April 11, 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. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied:
    A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become 
totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or 
partially separated;
    B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision 
have decreased absolutely; and
    C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with 
articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed 
importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to 
the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or
    II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied:
    A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become 
totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or 
partially separated;
    B. There has been a shift in production by such workers' firm or 
subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly 
competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or 
subdivision; and
    C. One of the following must be satisfied:
    1. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of 
the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United 
States;
    2. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of 
the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference 
Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin 
Economic Recovery Act; or
    3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of 
articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are 
or were produced by such firm or subdivision.
    Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made for 
secondarily affected workers of a firm

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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) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' 
firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or 
partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially 
separated;
    (2) The workers' firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream 
producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers 
who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade 
adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related 
to the article that was the basis for such certification; and
    (3) Either--
    (A) the workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it 
supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) 
accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the 
workers' firm; or
    (B) A loss or business by the workers' firm with the firm (or 
subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the 
workers' separation or threat of separation.
    In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a 
certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements 
of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.
    1. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers' firm are 
50 years of age or older.
    2. Whether the workers in the workers' firm possess skills that are 
not easily transferable.
    3. The competitive conditions within the workers' industry (i.e., 
conditions within the industry are adverse).

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.

85,104, Fisher and Ludlow, Saegertown, Pennsylvania. February 17, 2013.

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and 
Alternative Trade 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) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) 
of the Trade Act have been met.

85,056, Virginia Church Furniture, Inc., Pulaski, Virginia. February 6, 
2013.
85,080, Tandy Brands Accessories, Inc. Dallas, Texas. February 19, 
2013.
85,098, Carthuplas, Inc. Gaffney, South Carolina, February 25, 2013.
85,141, Hyspan Precision Products Inc., North Tulsa, Oklahoma. March 
12, 2013.
85,187, CVG Oregon LLC, Tigard, Oregon. March 29, 2013.

Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, it has been determined that the 
requirements of 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons 
specified.
    The Department has determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Competition conditions within the workers' industry are 
not adverse.

85,104, Fisher and Ludlow, Saegertown, Pennsylvania. February 17, 2013.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and 
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the 
eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met 
for the reasons specified.
    Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, 
the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA.
    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased 
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign 
country) have not been met.

85,068, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
85,075, Duro Textiles, LLC., Fall River, Massachusetts.
85,113, Rocktenn Company, Grand Prairie, Texas.
85,127, Mid Atlantic Manufacturing & Hydraulics, Inc. Rural Retreat, 
Virginia.
85,163, Creative Apparel Associates LLC, Fort Kent, Maine.

    The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.
85,067, FLSmidth USA, Inc., Meridian, Indiana.
85,037, Honeywell, Irving, Texas.
85,129, Windstream Corporation, Harrison, Arkansas.
85,158, Cox Communications California LLC., West Middlesex, 
Pennsylvania.

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 petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn.

85,092, Kite International Trading Inc., San Jose, California.
85,147, T. Bruce Sales, Inc., West Middlesex, Pennsylvania.
85,196, Plastic design, Pittsfield, Maine.

    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.

85,193, LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, Albany, New York.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of April 7, 2014 through April 11, 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 17th day of April 2014.
Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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