Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 49818-49819 [2014-19952]

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[FR Doc. 2014–19949 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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 August 4, 2014 through August 8, 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:23 Aug 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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. 85,261, Hibu Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. April 18, 2013. 85,261A, Hibu Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. April 18, 2013. 85,261B, Hibu Inc., The Woodlands, Texas. April 18, 2013. 85,261C, Hibu Inc., Spokane Valley, Washington. April 18, 2013. 85,261D, Hibu Inc., Columbus, Ohio. April 18, 2013. 85,261E, Hibu Inc., Effingham, Illinois. April 18, 2013. 85,261F, Hibu Inc., San Diego, California. April 18, 2013. 85,299, Graymark International, Inc., Tustin, California. May 8, 2013. 85,312, Applied Materials, Austin, Texas. May 15, 2013. 85,341, Sanderson Plumbing Products, Inc., Columbus, Mississippi. May 28, 2013. 85,347, St. Jude Medical, Minnetonka, Minnesota. May 29, 2013. 85,357, Flextronics International Inc., Fort Worth, Texas. June 3, 2013. 85,357A, Motorola Mobility LLC., Fort Worth, Texas. June 3, 2013. 85,363, Regal Beloit Corporation, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. June 5, 2013. 85,363, Regal Beloit Corporation, Winchester, Kentucky. June 5, 2013. 85,366, Luminus Devices, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. June 5, 2013. 85,368, FEI Company, Delmont, Pennsylvania. June 9, 2013. E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 163 / Friday, August 22, 2014 / Notices 85,391, Second Shift Manufacturing Group, Sylmar, California. June 23, 2013. 85,407, Quality Ribbon Mills, Inc., Cumberland, Rhode Island, June 24, 2013. 85,414, Commemorative Brands, Inc., Austin, Texas. July 4, 2013. 85,416, Motor Coach Holdings, LLC., Loudonville, Ohio, July 7, 2013. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met. 85,382, Baldor Electric Company, Fort Smith, Arkansas. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. 85,362, Catawissa Wood and Components, Inc., Elysburg, Pennsylvania. 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. 85,396, Fabricast Valve, LLC., Longview, Washington. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,317, Child Care Services, Courtland, Mississippi. 85,394, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation, Rahway, New Jersey. 85,399, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc., Farmington Hills, Michigan. Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Worker Adjustment Assistance After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register and VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:23 Aug 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 on the Department’s Web site, as required by Section 221 of the Act (19 USC 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. 85,281, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. 85,421, YP Holdings LLC., Southfield, Michigan. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 4, 2014 through August 8, 2014. These determinations are available on the Department’s Web site www.doleta.gov/ 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 15th day of August 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–19952 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2014–0021] General Working Conditions in Shipyard Employment; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in its General Working Conditions in Shipyard Employment Standard (29 CFR part 1915, subpart F). DATES: Comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent or received) by October 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, which is the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49819 Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting comments. Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer than 10 pages you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693–1648. Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service: When using this method, you must submit a copy of your comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA–2014–0021, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger, and courier service) are accepted during the Department of Labor’s and Docket Office’s normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and the OSHA docket number (OSHA–2014–0021) for the Information Collection Request (ICR). All comments, including any personal information you provide, are placed in the public docket without change, and may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov. For further information on submitting comments see the ‘‘Public Participation’’ heading in the section of this notice titled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Docket: To read or download comments or other materials in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at the address above. All documents in the docket (including this Federal Register notice) are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index; however, some information (e.g., copyrighted material) is not publically available to read or download from the Web site. All submissions, including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office. You may contact Theda Kenney at the address below to obtain a copy of the ICR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Todd Owen or Theda Kenney, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–2222. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent (i.e., employer) burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the public with an E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1

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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 August 
4, 2014 through August 8, 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 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.
    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.
85,261, Hibu Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. April 18, 2013.
85,261A, Hibu Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. April 18, 2013.
85,261B, Hibu Inc., The Woodlands, Texas. April 18, 2013.
85,261C, Hibu Inc., Spokane Valley, Washington. April 18, 2013.
85,261D, Hibu Inc., Columbus, Ohio. April 18, 2013.
85,261E, Hibu Inc., Effingham, Illinois. April 18, 2013.
85,261F, Hibu Inc., San Diego, California. April 18, 2013.
85,299, Graymark International, Inc., Tustin, California. May 8, 2013.
85,312, Applied Materials, Austin, Texas. May 15, 2013.
85,341, Sanderson Plumbing Products, Inc., Columbus, Mississippi. May 
28, 2013.
85,347, St. Jude Medical, Minnetonka, Minnesota. May 29, 2013.
85,357, Flextronics International Inc., Fort Worth, Texas. June 3, 
2013.
85,357A, Motorola Mobility LLC., Fort Worth, Texas. June 3, 2013.
85,363, Regal Beloit Corporation, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. June 5, 2013.
85,363, Regal Beloit Corporation, Winchester, Kentucky. June 5, 2013.
85,366, Luminus Devices, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. June 5, 2013.
85,368, FEI Company, Delmont, Pennsylvania. June 9, 2013.

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85,391, Second Shift Manufacturing Group, Sylmar, California. June 23, 
2013.
85,407, Quality Ribbon Mills, Inc., Cumberland, Rhode Island, June 24, 
2013.
85,414, Commemorative Brands, Inc., Austin, Texas. July 4, 2013.
85,416, Motor Coach Holdings, LLC., Loudonville, Ohio, July 7, 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.
    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and 
(a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met.
85,382, Baldor Electric Company, Fort Smith, Arkansas.
    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or 
production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in 
production to a foreign country) have not been met.

85,362, Catawissa Wood and Components, Inc., Elysburg, Pennsylvania.

    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.

85,396, Fabricast Valve, LLC., Longview, Washington.

    The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

85,317, Child Care Services, Courtland, Mississippi.
85,394, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation, Rahway, New Jersey.
85,399, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc., Farmington 
Hills, Michigan.

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 USC 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.

85,281, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.
85,421, YP Holdings LLC., Southfield, Michigan.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of August 4, 2014 through August 8, 2014. 
These determinations are available on the Department's Web site 
www.doleta.gov/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 15th day of August 2014.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2014-19952 Filed 8-21-14; 8:45 am]
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