Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 42122-42123 [2015-17430]

Download as PDF 42122 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 136 / Thursday, July 16, 2015 / Notices extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by August 11. Signed at Washington, DC. Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–17424 Filed 7–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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 (TAA) for workers by (TA–W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA–W) number issued during the period of June 1, 2015 through June 26, 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Jul 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 85,876, Sensor Switch, Wallingford, Connecticut. March 11, 2014. 85,902, Surgical Specialties of Puerto Rico, Inc., Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. March 25, 2014. 85,916, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, LLC., Saint Louis, Missouri. March 30, 2014. 85,955, Prestolite Electric Incorporated, Plymouth, Michigan. April 21, 2014. 85,962, Murata Power Solutions Inc., Mansfield, Massachusetts. April 24, 2014. 85,967, Haemonetics Corporation, Braintree, Massachusetts. June 6, 2015. 85,967A, Leased Workers from Kelly Services and Co Work Staffing, Braintree, Massachusetts. April 27, 2014. 85,970, Alcoa, Lafayette, Indiana. April 28, 2014. 85,972, Nut Processors Inc., El Paso, Texas. April 29, 2014. 85,979, American Standard, Nevada, Missouri. May 1, 2014. 85,980, Essex Group, Inc., (EGI), Kendallville, Indiana. May 4, 2014. 85,984, Micro Contacts, Inc., Hicksville, New York. April 10, 2015. 85,987, Dresser-Rand Company, Wellsville, New York. May 4, 2014. 85,987A, Dresser-Rand Company, Olean, New York. May 4, 2014. 86,006, Norris Rods, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma. May 8, 2014. E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 136 / Thursday, July 16, 2015 / Notices 86,012, Gildan Apparel USA, Clarence, New York. May 11, 2014. 86,014, Newell Window Furnishings, Inc., Producing Levelor-Kirsch Brands, Ogden, Utah. May 14, 2014. 86,019, Exide Technologies, Manchester, Iowa. May 18, 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. 85,945, International Business Machine (IBM), Hopewell Junction, New York. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,719, Mastercraft Specialties Inc., Red Lion, Pennsylvania. 85,925, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., Fullerton, California. 85,949, Asset Acceptance, LLC., Warren, Michigan. 85,966, Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., San Antonio, Texas. 85,992, Verizon, Cary, North Carolina. 86,003, CompuCom, Bentonville, Arkansas. 86,003, CompuCom, Bentonville, Arkansas. 86,015, Bandai America Inc., Cypress, California. 86,018, Intel Corporation, Rio Rancho. 86,033, Dex Media, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Jul 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 because the petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. 85,973, CenturyLink, Wake Forest, North Carolina. 85,974, CenturyLink, Leesburg, 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. 85,953, Hewlett Packard, Omaha, Nebraska. 85,958, Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems, LLC., Heath, Ohio. 86,054, Sonoco, New Albany, Indiana. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of June 1, 2015 through June 26, 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 7th day of July 2015. Hope D. Kinglock, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–17430 Filed 7–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–85,697] ATI Specialty Alloys and Components Albany Operations, 34th Avenue, a Subsidiary of Alleghany Technologies Incorporated, Including Workers Whose Wages Are Reported Under Oregon Metallurgical and TDY Industries and Including On-Site Leased Workers From Kelly Services, LBCC, Cadd Connections, Evergreen Engineering, Jibe Consulting, and Oregon Industrial Albany, Oregon; Amended Certification 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 (‘‘Act’’), 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on March 11, 2015, applicable to workers of ATI Specialty Alloys and Components, PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42123 Albany Operations, 34th Avenue, including on-site leased workers from Kelly Services, LBCC, Cadd Connections, Evergreen Engineering, Jibe Consulting, and Oregon Industrial, Albany, Oregon. The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on April 13, 2015 (80 FR 19394). At the request of a State Workforce Office, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in in activities related to the production of titanium ingot and mill products. New information shows that workers separated from employment at ATI have their wages reported through a separate federal employer identification number (FEIN) under the name of Oregon Metallurgical and TDY Industries. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of the subject firm who were adversely affected by increased imports of titanium ingot and mill products. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–85,697 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of ATI Specialty Alloys and Components, Albany Operations, 34th Avenue, including on-site leased workers from Kelly Services, LBCC, Cadd Connections, Evergreen Engineering, Jibe Consulting, and Oregon Industrial, Albany, Oregon, including workers whose wages are reported under Oregon Metallurgical and TDY Industries, who became totally or partially from employment on or after July 4, 2014, through March 11, 2017, 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 9th day of June, 2015. Hope D. Kinglock, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2015–17425 Filed 7–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) Correction Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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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 (TAA) for workers by (TA-W) number and alternative trade 
adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA-W) number issued during the period 
of June 1, 2015 through June 26, 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 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 Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a 
certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance 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.

85,876, Sensor Switch, Wallingford, Connecticut. March 11, 2014.
85,902, Surgical Specialties of Puerto Rico, Inc., Aguadilla, Puerto 
Rico. March 25, 2014.
85,916, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, LLC., Saint Louis, Missouri. March 30, 
2014.
85,955, Prestolite Electric Incorporated, Plymouth, Michigan. April 21, 
2014.
85,962, Murata Power Solutions Inc., Mansfield, Massachusetts. April 
24, 2014.
85,967, Haemonetics Corporation, Braintree, Massachusetts. June 6, 
2015.
85,967A, Leased Workers from Kelly Services and Co Work Staffing, 
Braintree, Massachusetts. April 27, 2014.
85,970, Alcoa, Lafayette, Indiana. April 28, 2014.
85,972, Nut Processors Inc., El Paso, Texas. April 29, 2014.
85,979, American Standard, Nevada, Missouri. May 1, 2014.
85,980, Essex Group, Inc., (EGI), Kendallville, Indiana. May 4, 2014.
85,984, Micro Contacts, Inc., Hicksville, New York. April 10, 2015.
85,987, Dresser-Rand Company, Wellsville, New York. May 4, 2014.
85,987A, Dresser-Rand Company, Olean, New York. May 4, 2014.
86,006, Norris Rods, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma. May 8, 2014.

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86,012, Gildan Apparel USA, Clarence, New York. May 11, 2014.
86,014, Newell Window Furnishings, Inc., Producing Levelor-Kirsch 
Brands, Ogden, Utah. May 14, 2014.
86,019, Exide Technologies, Manchester, Iowa. May 18, 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 investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and 
(a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met.

85,945, International Business Machine (IBM), Hopewell Junction, New 
York.

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

85,719, Mastercraft Specialties Inc., Red Lion, Pennsylvania.
85,925, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., Fullerton, California.
85,949, Asset Acceptance, LLC., Warren, Michigan.
85,966, Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., San Antonio, Texas.
85,992, Verizon, Cary, North Carolina.
86,003, CompuCom, Bentonville, Arkansas.
86,003, CompuCom, Bentonville, Arkansas.
86,015, Bandai America Inc., Cypress, California.
86,018, Intel Corporation, Rio Rancho.
86,033, Dex Media, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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.

85,973, CenturyLink, Wake Forest, North Carolina.
85,974, CenturyLink, Leesburg, 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.

85,953, Hewlett Packard, Omaha, Nebraska.
85,958, Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems, LLC., Heath, Ohio.
86,054, Sonoco, New Albany, Indiana.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were 
issued during the period of June 1, 2015 through June 26, 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 7th day of July 2015.
Hope D. Kinglock,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2015-17430 Filed 7-15-15; 8:45 am]
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