Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 53449-53450 [2014-21349]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 174 / Tuesday, September 9, 2014 / Notices Tulsa, Oklahoma, (TA–W–82,900B). The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2013 (Volume 78, No. 225 FR 69881). At the request of workers and a State Workforce Official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in activities related to the supply of order management services, in circuit testing services, and customer services. The investigation confirmed that worker separations in the Customer Service Division are attributable to an acquisition of services from a foreign country, as were the separations in the other divisions. The worker group includes off-site workers reporting to the certified locations. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–82,900, TA–W–82,900A, TA–W– 82,900B, is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Honeywell International, Inc., Aerospace Order Management Division, Process Solutions, In Circuit Test Engineers, Customer Service Division, including on-site leased workers from, Tapfin-Manpower Group Solutions, three locations in Phoenix, Arizona, (TA–W–82,900), Honeywell International, Inc., Aerospace Order Management Division, Customer Service Division, including on-site leased workers from Tapfin-Manpower Group Solutions, Tempe, Arizona, (TA–W–82,900A), and Honeywell International, Inc., Aerospace Order Management Division, Customer Service Division, including on-site leased workers from Tapfin-Manpower Group Solutions, Tulsa, Oklahoma, (TA–W– 82,900B), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 11, 2012 through November 1, 2015, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the date of certification through November 1, 2015, 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 22nd day of August 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21347 Filed 9–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Sep 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 18, 2014 through August 22, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53449 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. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 53450 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 174 / Tuesday, September 9, 2014 / Notices 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. 85,186, KomTek Technologies, Worchester, Massachusetts. March 28, 2013. 85,214, ConAgra Foods, Inc., Dunkirk, New York. April 3, 2013. 85,214A, ConAgra Foods, Inc., Fredonia, New York. April 3, 2013. 85,364, New Process Steel, El Paso, Texas. June 6, 2013. 85,380, Clayburn, Inc., Grantsville, Maryland. June 17, 2013. 85,415, Maggy London International, Limited, New York, New York. June 30, 2013. 85,417, West Linn Paper Company, West Linn, Oregon. July 8, 2013. 85,426, Precision Contract Manufacturing, Inc., Springfield, Vermont. July 15, 2013. 85,428, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, St. Louis, Missouri. July 16, 2013. 85,449, Nilfisk-Advance, Inc., Springdale, Arkansas. July 28, 2013. 85,455, Coastal Vision, U.S., Inc., Blaine, Washington, July 28, 2013. 85,459, Superior Industries International Arkansas, LLC., Rogers, Arkansas. July 31, 2013. 85,472, Global Gases America, Inc., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. August 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. 85,280, ClearEdge Power LLC., South Windsor, Connecticut. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Sep 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 85,249, Mitel, Inc., Mesa, Arizona. 85,293, Microsemi Corporation, Allentown, Pennsylvania. 85,375, Caterpillar, Inc., Pearisburg, Virginia. 85,420, Swank Inc., Taunton, Massachusetts. 85,463, Moser Baer Technologies, Inc., Fairpoint, New York. 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. 85,430, EveryWare Global, Inc., Monaca, Pennsylvania. 85,437, Microsemi Corporation, Garden Grove, California. 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. 85,270, Honeywell International, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona. 85,471, Motorola Mobility, Fort Worth, Texas. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 18, 2014 through August 22, 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 28th day of August 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21349 Filed 9–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2011–0181] Coke Oven Emissions Standard; 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 OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified by the Coke Oven Emissions Standard (29 CFR 1910.1029). DATES: Comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or received) by November 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, which is the 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–2011–0181, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 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–2011–0181) 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 material in the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 174 (Tuesday, September 9, 2014)]
[Notices]
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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 
18, 2014 through August 22, 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.

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    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.

85,186, KomTek Technologies, Worchester, Massachusetts. March 28, 2013.
85,214, ConAgra Foods, Inc., Dunkirk, New York. April 3, 2013.
85,214A, ConAgra Foods, Inc., Fredonia, New York. April 3, 2013.
85,364, New Process Steel, El Paso, Texas. June 6, 2013.
85,380, Clayburn, Inc., Grantsville, Maryland. June 17, 2013.
85,415, Maggy London International, Limited, New York, New York. June 
30, 2013.
85,417, West Linn Paper Company, West Linn, Oregon. July 8, 2013.
85,426, Precision Contract Manufacturing, Inc., Springfield, Vermont. 
July 15, 2013.
85,428, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, St. Louis, Missouri. July 16, 
2013.
85,449, Nilfisk-Advance, Inc., Springdale, Arkansas. July 28, 2013.
85,455, Coastal Vision, U.S., Inc., Blaine, Washington, July 28, 2013.
85,459, Superior Industries International Arkansas, LLC., Rogers, 
Arkansas. July 31, 2013.
85,472, Global Gases America, Inc., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. August 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.C.) (increased 
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign 
country) have not been met.

85,280, ClearEdge Power LLC., South Windsor, Connecticut.

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

85,249, Mitel, Inc., Mesa, Arizona.
85,293, Microsemi Corporation, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
85,375, Caterpillar, Inc., Pearisburg, Virginia.
85,420, Swank Inc., Taunton, Massachusetts.
85,463, Moser Baer Technologies, Inc., Fairpoint, New York.

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.

85,430, EveryWare Global, Inc., Monaca, Pennsylvania.
85,437, Microsemi Corporation, Garden Grove, California.

    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.

85,270, Honeywell International, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona.
85,471, Motorola Mobility, Fort Worth, Texas.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of August 18, 2014 through August 22, 2014. 
These determinations are available on the Department's Web site 
www.doleta.gov/tradeact/taa/taasearchform.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 28th day of August 2014.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2014-21349 Filed 9-8-14; 8:45 am]
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