Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 25891-25893 [2014-10259]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 6, 2014 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC this 11th day of April, 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [FR Doc. 2014–10253 Filed 5–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Signed in Washington, DC this 23rd day of April, 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–10254 Filed 5–5–14; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2014–10257 Filed 5–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P [TA–W–83,294] Benteler Automotive, Including On-Site Leased Workers From Lacosta Family Support Services and Manpower, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Employment and Training Administration 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 January 6, 2014, applicable to workers of Benteler Automotive, Grand Rapids, Michigan, including on-site leased workers from Manpower. The Department’s Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on January 10, 2014. At the request of a state workforce official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The company reports that workers leased from Lacosta Family Support Services were employed on-site at the subject firm. The Department has determined that these workers were sufficiently under the control of the subject firm to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers leased from Lacosta Family Support Services working on-site at Benteler Automotive, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–83,294 is hereby issued as follows: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ‘‘All workers of Lacosta Family Support Services reporting to Benteler Automotive, Grand Rapids, Michigan, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 11, 2012, through January 6, 2016, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the 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.’’ VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 May 05, 2014 25891 Jkt 232001 Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–81,760; TA–W–81,760A] EPIC Technologies, LLC; Norwalk, Ohio; EPIC Technologies, LLC; Including On-Site Leased Workers From H.G. Arias & Associates; El Paso, Texas; 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 Trade Adjustment Assistance applicable to workers and former workers of EPIC Technologies, LLC, Norwalk, Ohio. The determination was issued on July 12, 2012. The workers are engaged in activities related to the production of printed circuit boards. During the investigation for EPIC Technologies, El Paso, Texas (TA–W– 85,063), the Department obtained information that the El Paso, Texas facility works in conjunction with the Norwalk, Ohio facility. Specifically, the El Paso, Texas facility provides warehousing, shipping, and receiving services for the Norwalk, Ohio facility. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers of EPIC Technologies, LLC, including on-site leased workers from H.G. Arias & Associates, El Paso, Texas (TA–W– 81,760A). The amended notice applicable to TA–W–81,760 is hereby issued as follows: ‘‘All workers of EPIC Technologies, LLC, including on-site leased workers of H.G. Arias & Associate, El Paso, Texas (TA–W– 81,760A), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 23, 2011 through July 12, 2014, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the 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.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 April 14, 2014 through April 18, 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 E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1 25892 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 6, 2014 / Notices 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 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 83,365 Harvey Industries Die Casting, LLC, Aiken Division, Harvey Industries LLC, Aiken Staffing Associates, Manpower. Aiken, SC ................................ Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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) TA–W No. Subject firm 83,257 Cromaglass Corporation .......................................................... I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of April 14, 2014 through April 18, 2014. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 May 05, 2014 Jkt 232001 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 December 31, 2012. (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not been met. Location Impact date Williamsport, PA. These determinations are available on the Department’s Web site tradeact/taa/taa_ search_form.cfm under the searchable listing PO 00000 Impact date Sfmt 4703 of determinations or by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888– 365–6822. E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 6, 2014 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC this 24th day of April 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–10259 Filed 5–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 14, 2014 through April 18, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 May 05, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25893 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. None. 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. 85,058, Segue Manufacturing Services LLC., Lowell, Massachusetts. January 14, 2014. 85,176, Scott DC Power Products, Alamogordo, New Mexico. March 24, 2013. 85,177, Advanced Motors and Drives, Inc. East Syracuse. New York. March 24, 2013. 85,188, Gentex Optics, Inc. Carbondale, Pennsylvania. March 28, 2013. 85,192, Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc., Pittsfield, Maine. March 31, 2013. 85,212, IMPCO Technologies, Inc., Sterling Heights, Michigan. April 7, 2013. 85,235, Victaulic, Leland, North Carolina. April 15, 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. None. 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. E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 87 (Tuesday, May 6, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25891-25893]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10259]


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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 
April 14, 2014 through April 18, 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

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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--
    (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.

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    TA-W No.          Subject firm          Location       Impact date
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        83,365   Harvey Industries Die  Aiken, SC......  December 31,
                  Casting, LLC, Aiken                     2012.
                  Division, Harvey
                  Industries LLC,
                  Aiken Staffing
                  Associates, Manpower.
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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) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in 
production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not 
been met.

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    TA-W No.          Subject firm          Location       Impact date
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        83,257   Cromaglass             Williamsport,    ...............
                  Corporation.           PA.
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    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of April 14, 2014 through April 18, 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.


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    Signed at Washington, DC this 24th day of April 2014.
Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2014-10259 Filed 5-5-14; 8:45 am]
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