Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 54298-54299 [2014-21632]

Download as PDF 54298 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 176 / Thursday, September 11, 2014 / Notices 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. 85,336, Inalfa Roof Systems-Silverbell, Lake Orion, Michigan. 85,434, AT&T, San Ramon, California. 85,452, K2 Mansfield, Courtland, Alabama. 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. Signed at Washington DC this 21st day of August 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21627 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD 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 25, 2014 through August 29, 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Sep 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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. 85,356, U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., Bellville, Texas. June 3, 2013. 85,374, Grass Valley USA, LLC., Grass Valley, California. June 12, 2013. 85,374A, Grass Valley USA, LLC., Nevada City, California. June 12, 2013. 85,385, Microsemi Corporation, Lawrence, Massachusetts. August 31, 2014. 85,385A, Leased Workers from Superior Staffing, Lawrence, Massachusetts., June 18, 2013. 85,392, Cardinal Health 200, LLC., El Paso, Texas. June 23, 2013. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 176 / Thursday, September 11, 2014 / Notices 85,402, Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, LP, Clatskanie, Oregon. June 23, 2013. 85,406, Techalloy, Inc., Dundalk, Maryland. June 30, 2013. 85,465, ProCo Sound Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. August 5, 2013. 85,475, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Forest Park, Georgia. August 8, 2013. 85,475A, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Hebron, Kentucky. August 8, 2013. 85,475B, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee. August 8, 2013. 85,475C, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Roanoke, Virginia. August 8, 2013. 85,475D, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Sheldon, Iowa. August 8, 2013. 85,475E, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Chester, Virginia. August 8, 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD 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. 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. 85,278, Swan Dyeing and Printing Corporation, Fall River, Massachusetts. 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. 85,371, Contacts Metals and Welding, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,442, Harman International Industries, Inc., Novi, Michigan. 85,448, UnitedHealth One, Lawrenceville, Illinois. 85,448A, UnitedHealth One, Indianapolis, Indiana. 85,448B, UnitedHealth One, Green Bay, Wisconsin. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Sep 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 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. 85,358, Being Advanced Memory Corp., Williston, Vermont. 85,484, Medical Management professionals, LLC., Ocala, Florida. 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. 85,490, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., Fort Collins, Collins. 85,501, Hostess Brands, Inc., Schiller Park, Illinois. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 25, 2014 through August 29, 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 4th day of September 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21632 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Wage and Hour Division Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54299 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in a desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can properly be assessed. Currently, the Wage and Hour Division is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: 29 CFR Part 825, The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before November 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235– 0003, by either one of the following methods: Email: WHDPRAComments@ dol.gov; Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the agency name and Control Number identified above for this information collection. Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail in the Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to transmit their comments electronically via email or to submit them by mail early. Comments, including any personal information provided, become a matter of public record. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Ziegler, Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–0406 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of this notice may be obtained in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–0023 (not a toll-free number). 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 176 (Thursday, September 11, 2014)]
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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 
25, 2014 through August 29, 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.

85,356, U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., Bellville, Texas. June 3, 
2013.
85,374, Grass Valley USA, LLC., Grass Valley, California. June 12, 
2013.
85,374A, Grass Valley USA, LLC., Nevada City, California. June 12, 
2013.
85,385, Microsemi Corporation, Lawrence, Massachusetts. August 31, 
2014.
85,385A, Leased Workers from Superior Staffing, Lawrence, 
Massachusetts., June 18, 2013.
85,392, Cardinal Health 200, LLC., El Paso, Texas. June 23, 2013.

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    85,402, Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, LP, Clatskanie, Oregon. 
June 23, 2013.
85,406, Techalloy, Inc., Dundalk, Maryland. June 30, 2013.
85,465, ProCo Sound Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. August 5, 2013.
85,475, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Forest Park, Georgia. August 8, 2013.
85,475A, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Hebron, Kentucky. August 8, 2013.
85,475B, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee. August 8, 2013.
85,475C, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Roanoke, Virginia. August 8, 2013.
85,475D, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Sheldon, Iowa. August 8, 2013.
85,475E, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Chester, Virginia. August 8, 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.

85,278, Swan Dyeing and Printing Corporation, Fall River, 
Massachusetts.
    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.

85,371, Contacts Metals and Welding, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.
85,442, Harman International Industries, Inc., Novi, Michigan.
85,448, UnitedHealth One, Lawrenceville, Illinois.
85,448A, UnitedHealth One, Indianapolis, Indiana.
85,448B, UnitedHealth One, Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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.

85,358, Being Advanced Memory Corp., Williston, Vermont.
85,484, Medical Management professionals, LLC., Ocala, Florida.
    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.

85,490, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., Fort Collins, Collins.
85,501, Hostess Brands, Inc., Schiller Park, Illinois.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of August 25, 2014 through August 29, 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 4th day of September 2014.
Del Min Amy Chen,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2014-21632 Filed 9-10-14; 8:45 am]
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