Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 69132-69133 [2014-27494]

Download as PDF 69132 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 224 / Thursday, November 20, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,165L] rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Interstate Brands Corporation (IBC) a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Hostess Brands, Inc. Including On-Site Leased Workers From Stivers Temporary Personnel, Real Time Staffing Services, Inc. (Doing Business as Select Staffing AKA Koosharem, LLC) and REMX Operating at Locations Throughout the State of Illinois; 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 Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on February 19, 2013, applicable to workers of Interstate Brands Corporation (IBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hostess Brands, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Stivers Temporary Personnel, operating throughout the state of Illinois. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on February 25, 2014 (78 FR 12795). At the request of a state workforce office, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were engaged in activities related to the production of baked goods. The company reports that workers leased from Real Time Staffing Services, Inc. (doing business as Select Staffing aka Koosharem, LLC) and Remx were employed on-site at the Schiller Park, Illinois location of Interstate Brands Corporation (IBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hostess Brands, Inc. The Department has determined that these workers were sufficiently under the control of the subject firm to be considered leased workers. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers leased from Real Time Staffing Services, Inc. (doing business as Select Staffing aka Koosharem, LLC) and Remx working onsite at the Schiller Park, Illinois location of Interstate Brands Corporation (IBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hostess Brands, Inc. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–82,165L is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Interstate Brands Corporation (IBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hostess Brands, Inc., including VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:37 Nov 19, 2014 Jkt 235001 on-site leased workers from Stivers Temporary Personnel, Real Time Staffing Services, Inc. (doing business as Select Staffing aka Koosharem, LLC) and Remx, operating throughout the state of Illinois, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after November 19, 2011 through February 19, 2015, 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 8th day of October, 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–27488 Filed 11–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,571, TA–W–82,571A, TA–W– 82,571B] Lexisnexis/Matthew Bender, a Reed Elsevier, Inc. Subsidiary, Not Including the Customer Service and Fulfillment Departments Albany, NY; Lexisnexis, Customer Support and Fulfillment Departments, Miamisburg, OH; Lexisnexis/Matthew Bender, a Reed Eslevier, Inc. Subsidiary, Customer Support and Fulfillment Department, Albany, NY; 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 Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on May 8, 2013, applicable to workers of LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, a Reed Elsevier, Inc. Subsidiary, not including the Customer Service and Fulfillment Departments Albany, New York. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2013 (78 FR 32464). At the request of State Workforce Office, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in activities related to the supply of online legal research tools and solutions services. The investigation revealed that worker separations in the Customer Service and Fulfillment Departments in Albany, New York are attributable to an acquisition of services from a foreign country. Workers in those departments PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 had been covered under a previous certification (TA–W–81,638A) that expired on June 1, 2014. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–82,571 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, A Reed Elsevier, Inc. Subsidiary, not including the Customer Service and Fulfillment Departments, Albany, New York (TA–W–82,571) and LexisNexis, Customer Support and Fulfillment Departments, Miamisburg, Ohio (TA–W–82,571A) who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after March 18, 2013 through May 8, 2015, 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, and All workers of LexisNexis, Customer Support and Fulfillment Departments, Miamisburg, Ohio (TA–W–82,571A) and LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, a Reed Elsevier, Inc. Subsidiary, Customer Support and Fulfillment Department, Albany, New York (TA–W–82,571B), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after June 2, 2014 through May 8, 2015, 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 8th day of October, 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–27482 Filed 11–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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 E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 224 / Thursday, November 20, 2014 / Notices 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 request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than December 1, 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 December 1, 2014. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment 69133 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 30th day of October 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Appendix 11 TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 10/20/14 AND 10/24/14 Subject firm (petitioners) Location Anchor Danly (State/One-Stop) ............................................ GE Energy/Critical Power (State/One-Stop) ........................ The Store Kraft Manufacturing Company (Company) ......... Air System Components, Inc. (Company) ............................ Silberline Manufacturing Company Incorporated (Union) .... RNYK LLC., J &R Music World (Workers) ........................... Fairchild Semiconductor, Corp. (Company) ......................... GrafTech International Holdings Inc. (Company) ................. CA Inc. (State/One-Stop) ..................................................... Midair USA (State/One-Stop) ............................................... Metglas, Inc. (Company) ...................................................... Kentwood, MI ........................ Galion, OH ............................ Beatrice, NE .......................... Ponca City, OK ..................... Tamaqua, PA ........................ New York, NY ....................... West Jordan, UT ................... Parma, OH ............................ Plano, TX .............................. Rome, NY ............................. Conway, SC .......................... TA–W 85604 85605 85606 85607 85608 85609 85610 85611 85612 85613 85614 ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ [FR Doc. 2014–27494 Filed 11–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD 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 October 20, 2014 through October 24, 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 Sep<11>2014 13:37 Nov 19, 2014 Jkt 235001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 10/20/14 10/20/14 10/20/14 10/21/14 10/21/14 10/21/14 10/21/14 10/22/14 10/22/14 10/23/14 10/23/14 Date of petition 10/03/14 10/17/14 10/17/14 10/20/14 10/20/14 10/20/14 10/20/14 10/21/14 10/21/14 10/21/14 10/22/14 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 E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 224 (Thursday, November 20, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69132-69133]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27494]


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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

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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 request is filed in writing with the Director, 
Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not 
later than December 1, 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 
December 1, 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 30th day of October 2014.
 Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

 Appendix

                            11 TAA Petitions Instituted Between 10/20/14 and 10/24/14
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                                                                                      Date of         Date of
            TA-W             Subject firm  (petitioners)         Location           institution      petition
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85604......................  Anchor Danly (State/One-     Kentwood, MI..........        10/20/14        10/03/14
                              Stop).
85605......................  GE Energy/Critical Power     Galion, OH............        10/20/14        10/17/14
                              (State/One-Stop).
85606......................  The Store Kraft              Beatrice, NE..........        10/20/14        10/17/14
                              Manufacturing Company
                              (Company).
85607......................  Air System Components, Inc.  Ponca City, OK........        10/21/14        10/20/14
                              (Company).
85608......................  Silberline Manufacturing     Tamaqua, PA...........        10/21/14        10/20/14
                              Company Incorporated
                              (Union).
85609......................  RNYK LLC., J &R Music World  New York, NY..........        10/21/14        10/20/14
                              (Workers).
85610......................  Fairchild Semiconductor,     West Jordan, UT.......        10/21/14        10/20/14
                              Corp. (Company).
85611......................  GrafTech International       Parma, OH.............        10/22/14        10/21/14
                              Holdings Inc. (Company).
85612......................  CA Inc. (State/One-Stop)...  Plano, TX.............        10/22/14        10/21/14
85613......................  Midair USA (State/One-Stop)  Rome, NY..............        10/23/14        10/21/14
85614......................  Metglas, Inc. (Company)....  Conway, SC............        10/23/14        10/22/14
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