Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 8695-8696 [2015-03280]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 32 / Wednesday, February 18, 2015 / Notices The amended notice applicable to TA–W–82,884 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Central Credit Services, LLC, formerly known as Integrity Solutions Services, Inc., Decorah, Iowa, who became totally or partially separated from who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 3, 2012, through August 14, 2015, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on 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 at Washington, DC, this 2nd day of February, 2015. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–03276 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–85,547] emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foxconn Assembly LLC/Foxconn Hon Hai Logistics LLC; A Subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., LTD Including Workers Whose Unemployment Insurance (UI) Wages Are Reported Under Foxconn Hon Hai Logistics Texas, LLC, EMS Assembly LLC and Q-Hub Corporation and Including On-Site Leased Workers From Spiretek International, Inc., Effex Management Solutions, LLC Houston, 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 Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on October 10, 2014, applicable to workers and former workers of Foxconn Assembly LLC/ Foxconn Hon Hai Logistics LLC, a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., LTD, including workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) wages are reported under Foxconn Hon Hai Logistics Texas, LLC and EMS Assembly LLC, and including on-site leased workers from Spiretek International, Inc. and Effex Management Solutions, LLC, Houston, Texas. The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2014 (79 FR 64413). The firm is engaged in production of printed circuit boards. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:32 Feb 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 At the request of the State of Texas, the Department reviewed the certification applicable to the subject firm. During the review, the Department confirmed that Foxconn Assembly LLC has operated under the name Q-Hub Corporation and paid workers in the group under this name. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–85,547 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Foxconn Assembly LLC/ Foxconn Hon Hai Logistics LLC, a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., LTD, including workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) wages are reported under Foxconn Hon Hai Logistics Texas, LLC, EMS Assembly LLC and Q-Hub Corporation, and including on-site leased workers from Spiretek International, Inc. and Effex Management Solutions, LLC, Houston, Texas, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after September 22, 2013 through October 10, 2016, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the date of certification through October 10, 2016, 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 2nd day of February, 2015. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–03279 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P 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 January 19, 2015 through January 30, 2015. 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: PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8695 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 E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 8696 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 32 / Wednesday, February 18, 2015 / Notices 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. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. 85,664, Kraft Foods Group Global, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. November 20, 2013. 85,691, Covidien LP, North Haven, Connecticut. December 3, 2013. 85,698, General Motors, Lansing, Michigan. December 5, 2013. 85,710, Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc., Brooklyn, Ohio. December 10, 2013. 85,711, General Electric, Dekalb, Illinois. December 10, 2013. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:32 Feb 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 85,715, Vermont Circuits, Inc., Brattleboro, Vermont. December 11, 2013. 85,728, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Austin, Texas. January 11, 2014. 85,736, Kolektor TKI Inc., Fountain Inn., South Carolina. December 7, 2013. 85,738, XRS Corporation, Burnsville, Minnesota. December 18, 2013. 85,740, Amerida Premium Hardwoods, Greenville, Michigan. December 18, 2013. 85,742, General Motors Lake Orion Assembly, Lake Orion, Michigan. December 19, 2013. 85,748, Littelfuse Inc., Lake Mills, Wisconsin. December 29, 2013. 85,750, Maracom Corporation, Willmar, Minnesota. December 30, 2013. 85,754, Hypertronics Corporation, Hudson, Massachusetts. December 16, 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. 85,589, Original Chili Bowl, Tulsa, Oklahoma. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,702, JP Morgan Chase and Company, Lowell, Massachusetts. 85,747, JP Morgan Chase and Company, Akron, Ohio. 85,749, St. Thomas Medical Group, Nashville, Tennessee. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 85,755, Linatex Corporation of America, St. Croix Falls. 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. 85,768, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, St Louis, Missouri. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of January 19, 2015 through January 30, 2015. These determinations are available on the Department’s Web site www.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 5th day of February 2015. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–03280 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Proposed collection, comment request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 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 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed new collection SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 32 (Wednesday, February 18, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8695-8696]
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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 January 
19, 2015 through January 30, 2015.
    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

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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.

85,664, Kraft Foods Group Global, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. November 
20, 2013.
85,691, Covidien LP, North Haven, Connecticut. December 3, 2013.
85,698, General Motors, Lansing, Michigan. December 5, 2013.
85,710, Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc., Brooklyn, Ohio. December 10, 2013.
85,711, General Electric, Dekalb, Illinois. December 10, 2013.
85,715, Vermont Circuits, Inc., Brattleboro, Vermont. December 11, 
2013.
85,728, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Austin, Texas. January 11, 2014.
85,736, Kolektor TKI Inc., Fountain Inn., South Carolina. December 7, 
2013.
85,738, XRS Corporation, Burnsville, Minnesota. December 18, 2013.
85,740, Amerida Premium Hardwoods, Greenville, Michigan. December 18, 
2013.
85,742, General Motors Lake Orion Assembly, Lake Orion, Michigan. 
December 19, 2013.
85,748, Littelfuse Inc., Lake Mills, Wisconsin. December 29, 2013.
85,750, Maracom Corporation, Willmar, Minnesota. December 30, 2013.
85,754, Hypertronics Corporation, Hudson, Massachusetts. December 16, 
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.

85,589, Original Chili Bowl, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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

85,702, JP Morgan Chase and Company, Lowell, Massachusetts.
85,747, JP Morgan Chase and Company, Akron, Ohio.
85,749, St. Thomas Medical Group, Nashville, Tennessee.

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.

85,755, Linatex Corporation of America, St. Croix Falls.

    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.

85,768, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, St Louis, Missouri.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of January 19, 2015 through January 30, 2015. These 
determinations are available on the Department's Web site www.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 5th day of February 2015.
Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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