Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 54295-54296 [2014-21628]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 176 / Thursday, September 11, 2014 / Notices locations. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers located at AT&T Services, Inc., Information Technology Operations Division, San Ramon, California. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–83,242 is hereby issued as follows: ‘‘All workers of AT&T Services, Inc., Information Technology Operations Division, including on-site leased workers from Accenture LLP, OnX USA LLC (Formerly Agilysys), and IBM Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia (TA–W–83,242), AT&T Services, Inc., Information Technology Operations Division, including on-site leased workers from Accenture LLP, OnX USA LLC (Formerly Agilysys), IBM Corporation, Paragon Computer Professional, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Paragon Solutions and Wavecreste, Inc., (Formerly Genesis Networks Inc.,), Middletown, New Jersey (TA–W–83,242A), AT&T Services, Inc., Information Technology Operations Division, Columbus, Ohio (TA–W–83,242B), and AT&T Services, Inc., Information Technology Operations Division, including on-site leased workers from IBM Corporation, Dallas, Texas (TA–W–83,242C) and AT&T Services, Inc., Information Technology Operations Division, San Ramon, California (TA–W–83,242D), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after November 22, 2012, through February 21, 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.’’ Signed in Washington, DC this 15th day of August, 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21624 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [TA–W–85,357] Flextronics International Inc. Including On-Site Leased Workers from Aerotek, Onin, Protech, CoWorx Staffing Services Also Known as Axcess, VSSI LLC Automation Personnel Services Inc., and Cornerstone Staffing Fort Worth, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Sep 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on August 5, 2014, applicable to workers of Flextronics International Inc., including on-site leased workers from Aerotek, Onin, Protech, and CoWorx Staffing Services also known as Axcess, Fort Worth, Texas (TA–W–85,357) and Motorola Mobility LLC, Mobile Devices, a subsidiary Of Google, Inc., including onsite leased workers from Kelly OCG, TEKsystems, and TATA Consultancy Services, working on-site at Flextronics International Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (TA–W–85,357A). The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on August 22, 2014 (79 FR 49818). In response to a request by the Texas Workforce Commission, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The firm is engaged in production of cell phones. The investigation confirmed that workers from Automation Personnel Services Inc., Cornerstone Staffing, and VSSI LLC worked on-site at the Fort Worth facility and were sufficiently under the operational control of the firm to be considered leased workers. The intent of the Department is to include all workers whose separation or threat of separation is attributable to the shift in production to a foreign country. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–85,357 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Flextronics International Inc., including on-site leased workers from Aerotek, Onin, Protech, CoWorx Staffing Services also known as Axcess, Automation Personnel Services Inc., Cornerstone Staffing, and VSSI LLC, Fort Worth, Texas (TA–W– 85,357) and Motorola Mobility LLC, Mobile Devices, a subsidiary Of Google, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Kelly OCG, TEKsystems, and TATA Consultancy Services, working on-site at Flextronics International Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (TA–W– 85,357A), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after June 3, 2013, through August 5, 2015, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, and are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 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. 2014–21629 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54295 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 August 11, 2014 through August 15, 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 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 E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 54296 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 176 / Thursday, September 11, 2014 / Notices 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) notwithstanding 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)(B) (shift in production or services) of the Trade Act have been met. Subject firm Location 83,194 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES TA–W No. Merck Sharp &amp; Dohme Corporation, Merck & Co. Inc., Research and Development Group, Agile-1, Lancaster. West Point, PA .......................... I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 11, 2014 through August 15, 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Sep 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 Signed at Washington, DC, this 21st day of August 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21628 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 Impact date November 1, 2012. 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 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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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 
August 11, 2014 through August 15, 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 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

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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) notwithstanding 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)(B) (shift in production or services) of the Trade Act 
have been met.

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 TA-W No.        Subject firm            Location         Impact date
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  83,194   Merck Sharp & Dohme  West Point, PA...  November 1, 2012.
            Corporation, Merck &
            Co. Inc., Research and
            Development Group,
            Agile-1, Lancaster.
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    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of August 11, 2014 through August 15, 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 21st day of August 2014.
Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2014-21628 Filed 9-10-14; 8:45 am]
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