Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 19693-19694 [2015-08313]

Download as PDF 19693 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 70 / Monday, April 13, 2015 / Notices 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 26th day of March 2015. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–08317 Filed 4–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–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 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 April 23, 2015. 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 April 23, 2015. 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 18th day of March 2015. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX 14 TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 3/9/15 AND 3/13/15 TA–W 85866 85867 85868 85869 85870 85871 85872 85873 85874 85875 85876 85877 85878 85879 Subject firm (petitioners) ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. Location Panasonic Disc Manufacturing Corporation of America (PDMC) (Company) Day & Zimmermann, Inc. (State/One-Stop) ................................................... Honeywell Safety Products (Company) .......................................................... ProTeam, Inc. (Company) .............................................................................. Maidenform/HanesBrands (Workers) ............................................................. Multiband USA (Workers) ............................................................................... Concurrent Manufacturing Solutions, LLC (Company) .................................. John Deere & Company (EW/TCAO) (Workers) ............................................ Central Missouri Plastics (State/One-Stop) .................................................... Archer Daniels Midland Cocoa (Workers) ...................................................... Sensor Switch (Company) .............................................................................. FTE Automotive USA Inc. (Company) ........................................................... MicroTelecom Systems LLC (State/One-Stop) .............................................. Triumph Composite Systems (Union) ............................................................ Torrance, CA ......... Parsons, KS ........... Cranston, RI .......... Boise, ID ................ Fayetteville, NC ..... Richmond, KY ........ Ozark, MO ............. Waterloo, IA ........... Lee’s Summit, MO Hazelton, PA .......... Wallingford, CT ...... Auburn Hills, MI ..... Uniondale, NY ....... Spokane, WA ......... [FR Doc. 2015–08312 Filed 4–10–15; 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:52 Apr 10, 2015 Jkt 235001 period of March 9, 2015 through March 13, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 03/09/15 03/09/15 03/10/15 03/10/15 03/11/15 03/11/15 03/11/15 03/11/15 03/11/15 03/11/15 03/12/15 03/12/15 03/13/15 03/13/15 Date of petition 03/04/15 03/06/15 03/10/15 03/09/15 03/10/15 03/10/15 03/10/15 03/05/15 03/09/15 03/08/15 03/11/15 03/12/15 03/12/15 03/12/15 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; E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 19694 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 70 / Monday, April 13, 2015 / Notices 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Apr 10, 2015 Jkt 235001 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. 85,650, Herbs America Inc., Grants Pass, Oregon. November 17, 2013 85,697, ATI Specialty Alloys Components, Albany, Oregon. July 4, 2014 85,732, Norandal USA, Inc., Newport, Arkansas. December 17, 2013 85,735, Verge America, New Windsor, New York. December 16, 2013 85,763, Ross Mould LLC, Washington, Pennsylvania. August 24, 2014 85,764, ITW Thielex, Somerset, New Jersey. January 15, 2014 85,776, Raven Industries, Earth City, Missouri. January 20, 2014 85,779, Brayton International, High Point, North Carolina. March 12, 2015 85,796, U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., Lone Star, Texas. January 27, 2014 85,801, CareFusion Resources, LLC, Ontario, California. January 30, 2014 85,807, TE Connectivity, Menlo Park, California. February 2, 2014 85,818, Honeywell International, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois. February 5, 2014 85,827, Plews, Inc., Dixon, Illinois. February 10, 2014 85,837, Sonoco, Wapato, Washington. February 11, 2014 85,722, Triumph Aerostructures, Red Oak, Texas. December 12, 2013 85,739, Nippon Paper Industries USA, Co. Limited, Port Angeles, Washington, December 18, 2013 85,823, Wilco Machine and Fab., Inc., Marlow, Oklahoma. February 9, 2014 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. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,777, Scottsdale Healthcare Hospitals, Scottsdale, Arizona. 85,824, HFW Ventures, LLC, Kenal, Alaska. 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. 85,845, Powerex, Inc., Youngwood, Pennsylvania. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of March 9, 2015 through March 13, 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 20th day of March 2015. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–08313 Filed 4–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–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 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 70 (Monday, April 13, 2015)]
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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 March 9, 
2015 through March 13, 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;

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    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.

85,650, Herbs America Inc., Grants Pass, Oregon. November 17, 2013
85,697, ATI Specialty Alloys Components, Albany, Oregon. July 4, 2014
85,732, Norandal USA, Inc., Newport, Arkansas. December 17, 2013
85,735, Verge America, New Windsor, New York. December 16, 2013
85,763, Ross Mould LLC, Washington, Pennsylvania. August 24, 2014
85,764, ITW Thielex, Somerset, New Jersey. January 15, 2014
85,776, Raven Industries, Earth City, Missouri. January 20, 2014
85,779, Brayton International, High Point, North Carolina. March 12, 
2015
85,796, U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., Lone Star, Texas. January 
27, 2014
85,801, CareFusion Resources, LLC, Ontario, California. January 30, 
2014
85,807, TE Connectivity, Menlo Park, California. February 2, 2014
85,818, Honeywell International, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois. February 
5, 2014
85,827, Plews, Inc., Dixon, Illinois. February 10, 2014
85,837, Sonoco, Wapato, Washington. February 11, 2014
85,722, Triumph Aerostructures, Red Oak, Texas. December 12, 2013
85,739, Nippon Paper Industries USA, Co. Limited, Port Angeles, 
Washington, December 18, 2013
85,823, Wilco Machine and Fab., Inc., Marlow, Oklahoma. February 9, 
2014

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

85,777, Scottsdale Healthcare Hospitals, Scottsdale, Arizona.
85,824, HFW Ventures, LLC, Kenal, Alaska.

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.

85,845, Powerex, Inc., Youngwood, Pennsylvania.

     I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of March 9, 2015 through March 13, 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 20th day of March 2015.
Michael W. Jaffe,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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