Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 43512-43513 [2014-17535]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 43512 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 143 / Friday, July 25, 2014 / Notices Budget, Officer of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or send to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following three points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s/component’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of the information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information: 1. Type of Information Collection: Personally identifiable information for vetting purposes. 2. Title of the Forms: InfraGard Membership Application and Profile. 3. Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: N/A Sponsor: National Industry Partnership Unit (NIPU) Cyber Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ) 4. Affected Public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Members of the public and private-sector with a nexus to critical infrastructure protection interested in being a member of the FBI’s National InfraGard Program. Brief Abstract: Personal information is collected by the FBI for vetting and background information to obtain membership to the Program and access to its secure portal. InfraGard is a twoway information sharing exchange between the FBI and members of the public and private sector focused on intrusion and vulnerabilities affecting 16 critical infrastructures. Members are provided access to law enforcement sensitive analytical products pertaining to their area of expertise. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Jul 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: InfraGard has approximately 27,000 members and receives approximately 7,200 new applications for membership per year. The average response time for reading and responding to the membership application and profile is estimated to be 30 minutes. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total hour burden for completing the application and profile is 3,600 hours. If additional information is required, contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: July 22, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–17531 Filed 7–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P The Department confirmed that The Apache Railway Company was acquired by Catalyst Paper, Inc. in 2012. Furthermore, The Apache Railway Company was acquired by The Snowflake Community Foundation in 2013. Therefore, workers who were employed by The Apache Railway Company and/or The Snowflake Foundation are part of the worker group that received a certification under this petition. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–83,128 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Catalyst Paper, Inc., formerly known as The Apache Railway Company, currently known as The Snowflake Foundation, Snowflake, Arizona who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after October 1, 2012 through January 10, 2016, 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 in Washington, DC, this 14th day of July 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [FR Doc. 2014–17534 Filed 7–24–14; 8:45 am] Employment and Training Administration BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [TA–W–83,128] Catalyst Paper, Inc.; Formerly Known as the Apache Railway Company; Currently Known as the Snowflake Community Foundation Snowflake, Arizona; 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 (Department) issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on January 10, 2014, applicable to workers of Catalyst Paper (Snowflake) Inc., a subsidiary of Catalyst Paper Holdings Inc., Snowflake, Arizona. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2014 (79 FR 4502). The workers are engaged in the production of uncoated mechanical printing papers and newsprint. The State of Arizona Workforce Office reported that workers of the subject firm, employed under its former name, The Apache Railway Company, were excluded from this certification and requested inclusion of the workers. PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 43513 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 143 / Friday, July 25, 2014 / Notices request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than August 4, 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 August 4, 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 Labor, Room N–5428, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Signed at Washington, DC this 17th day of July 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Appendix 6 TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 7/7/14 AND 7/11/14 Subject firm (petitioners) Location Shine Electronics Company, Inc. (Workers) ............................ Commemorative Brands, Inc. (Company) ............................... Maggy London International (Workers) ................................... MCI Service Parts INC (Workers) ............................................ West Linn Paper Company (State/One-Stop) ......................... 3 Dimensional Graphics Corporation (State/One-Stop) .......... Long Island City, NY ............... Austin, TX ............................... New York, NY ......................... Loudonville, OH ...................... West Linn, OR ........................ Danvers, MA ........................... TA–W 85413 85414 85415 85416 85417 85418 ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... [FR Doc. 2014–17535 Filed 7–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD 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 July 7, 2014 through July 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Jul 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 07/07/14 07/07/14 07/08/14 07/08/14 07/09/14 07/09/14 Date of petition 07/02/14 07/03/14 06/30/14 07/07/14 07/08/14 07/07/14 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 E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 143 (Friday, July 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17535]


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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 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

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request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade 
Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than 
August 4, 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 
August 4, 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 Labor, Room 
N-5428, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 17th day of July 2014.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Appendix

                              6 TAA Petitions Instituted Between 7/7/14 and 7/11/14
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                                                                                      Date of         Date of
           TA-W             Subject firm (petitioners)           Location           institution      petition
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85413....................  Shine Electronics Company,    Long Island City, NY...        07/07/14        07/02/14
                            Inc. (Workers).
85414....................  Commemorative Brands, Inc.    Austin, TX.............        07/07/14        07/03/14
                            (Company).
85415....................  Maggy London International    New York, NY...........        07/08/14        06/30/14
                            (Workers).
85416....................  MCI Service Parts INC         Loudonville, OH........        07/08/14        07/07/14
                            (Workers).
85417....................  West Linn Paper Company       West Linn, OR..........        07/09/14        07/08/14
                            (State/One-Stop).
85418....................  3 Dimensional Graphics        Danvers, MA............        07/09/14        07/07/14
                            Corporation (State/One-
                            Stop).
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