Post-Initial Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 21817-21818 [2019-09986]

Download as PDF 21817 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 15, 2019 / Notices 105 TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 3/1/19 AND 3/31/19—Continued Subject firm (petitioners) Location Harsco Rail (Company) ............................................... Lear Corporation (Company) ....................................... Outsource Management Services (State/One-Stop) ... Liberty Mutual Insurance Company (Workers) ........... LSC Communications US, LLC (State/One-Stop) ...... Wells Fargo Vendor Financial Services (Workers) ..... Wells Fargo Vendor Financial (Workers) .................... Ludington, MI ......................................... Morristown, TN ....................................... Costa Mesa, CA ..................................... Allentown, PA ......................................... St. George, UT ....................................... Macon, GA ............................................. Macon, GA ............................................. TA–W 94670 94671 94672 94673 94674 94675 94676 ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ [FR Doc. 2019–09987 Filed 5–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Post-Initial Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Sections 223 and 284 (19 U.S.C. 2273 and 2395) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (‘‘Act’’), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents Notice of Affirmative Determinations Regarding Application for Reconsideration, summaries of Negative Determinations Regarding Applications for Reconsideration, summaries of 03/28/19 03/28/19 03/28/19 03/29/19 03/29/19 03/29/19 03/29/19 The following Applications for Reconsideration have been received and granted. See 29 CFR 90.18(d). The group of workers or other persons showing an interest in the proceedings may provide written submissions to show why the determination under reconsideration should or should not be modified. The submissions must be sent no later than ten days after publication in Federal Register to 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. See 29 CFR 90.18(f). 94,132 ............. REC Solar Grade Silicon LLC ........................................................................................................................ VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:43 May 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 Location (2) The second criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(2) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(2)) may be satisfied by either (A) the Increased Imports Path, or (B) the Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path/Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path, as follows: (A) Increased Imports Path: (i) The sales or production, or both, of such firm, have decreased absolutely; AND (ii and iii below) (ii) (I) imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased; OR (II)(aa) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are directly incorporated, have increased; OR (II)(bb) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using the services supplied by such firm, have increased; OR PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 03/27/19 03/27/19 03/27/19 03/28/19 03/28/19 03/28/19 03/28/19 Affirmative Determinations Regarding Applications for Reconsideration Subject firm Section 222(a)—Workers of a Primary Firm In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)) must be met, as follows: (1) The first criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(1) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(1)) is that a significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm (or ‘‘such firm’’) have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; AND (2(A) or 2(B) below) Date of petition may revise a certification, or modify or affirm a negative determination. TA–W No. Summary of Statutory Requirement (This Notice primarily follows the language of the Trade Act. In some places however, changes such as the inclusion of subheadings, a reorganization of language, or ‘‘and,’’ ‘‘or,’’ or other words are added for clarification.) jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Revised Certifications of Eligibility, summaries of Revised Determinations (after Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration), summaries of Negative Determinations (after Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration), summaries of Revised Determinations (on remand from the Court of International Trade), and summaries of Negative Determinations (on remand from the Court of International Trade) regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of the Act (‘‘TAA’’) for workers by (TA– W) number issued during the period of March 1st 2019 through March 31st 2019. Post-initial determinations are issued after a petition has been certified or denied. A post-initial determination Date of institution Moses Lake, WA. (III) imports of articles directly incorporating one or more component parts produced outside the United States that are like or directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more component parts produced by such firm have increased; AND (iii) the increase in imports described in clause (ii) contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; OR (B) Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path OR Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path: (i)(I) There has been a shift by such workers’ firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or the supply of services like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; OR (II) such workers’ firm has acquired from a foreign country articles or E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1 21818 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 15, 2019 / Notices services that are like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; AND (ii) the shift described in clause (i)(I) or the acquisition of articles or services described in clause (i)(II) contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation. Section 222(b)—Adversely Affected Secondary Workers In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected secondary workers of a firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(b)) must be met, as follows: (1) A 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; AND (2) the workers’ firm is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)), and such supply or production is related to the article or service that was the basis for such certification (as defined in subsection 222(c)(3) and (4) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(c)(3) and (4)); AND (3) either— Section 222(e)—Firms Identified by the International Trade Commission In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected workers in firms identified by the International Trade Commission and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(e) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(e)) must be met, by following criteria (1), (2), and (3) as follows: (1) The workers’ firm is publicly identified by name by the International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an investigation resulting in— (A) an affirmative determination of serious injury or threat thereof under section 202(b)(1) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2252(b)(1)); OR (B) an affirmative determination of market disruption or threat thereof under section 421(b)(1) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2436(b)(1)); OR (C) an affirmative final determination of material injury or threat thereof under section 705(b)(1)(A) or 735(b)(1)(A) of TA–W No. Subject firm Location 93,917 ............ 93,917A .......... General Electric Company ............................. Association of Corporate Counsel America Chicago Chapter, Capgemini, etc. Erie, PA ......... Erie, PA ......... I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of March 1st 2019 through March 31st 2019. These determinations are available on the Department’s website https:// www.doleta.gov/tradeact/petitioners/ taa_search_form.cfm under the searchable listing determinations or by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888–365–6822. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES (A) the workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied to the firm described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; OR (B) a loss of business by the workers’ firm with the firm described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation determined under paragraph (1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:43 May 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 6/24/2018 6/22/2017 [FR Doc. 2019–09986 Filed 5–14–19; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Revised Certifications of Eligibility The following revised certifications of eligibility to apply for TAA have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination, and the reason(s) for the determination. The following revisions have been issued. Impact date Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of April 2019. Hope D. Kinglock, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(1)(A) and 1673d(b)(1)(A)); AND (2) the petition is filed during the 1-year period beginning on the date on which— (A) a summary of the report submitted to the President by the International Trade Commission under section 202(f)(1) of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2252(f)(1)) with respect to the affirmative determination described in paragraph (1)(A) is published in the Federal Register under section 202(f)(3) (19 U.S.C. 2252(f)(3)); OR (B) notice of an affirmative determination described in subparagraph (B) or (C) of paragraph (1) is published in the Federal Register; AND (3) the workers have become totally or partially separated from the workers’ firm within— (A) the 1-year period described in paragraph (2); OR (B) notwithstanding section 223(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2273(b)), the 1-year period preceding the 1-year period described in paragraph (2). Reason(s) Ownership Change of a Successor Firm. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Post-Initial Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for 
Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In accordance with Sections 223 and 284 (19 U.S.C. 2273 and 2395) 
of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (``Act''), as 
amended, the Department of Labor herein presents Notice of Affirmative 
Determinations Regarding Application for Reconsideration, summaries of 
Negative Determinations Regarding Applications for Reconsideration, 
summaries of Revised Certifications of Eligibility, summaries of 
Revised Determinations (after Affirmative Determination Regarding 
Application for Reconsideration), summaries of Negative Determinations 
(after Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for 
Reconsideration), summaries of Revised Determinations (on remand from 
the Court of International Trade), and summaries of Negative 
Determinations (on remand from the Court of International Trade) 
regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance under 
Chapter 2 of the Act (``TAA'') for workers by (TA-W) number issued 
during the period of March 1st 2019 through March 31st 2019. Post-
initial determinations are issued after a petition has been certified 
or denied. A post-initial determination may revise a certification, or 
modify or affirm a negative determination.

Affirmative Determinations Regarding Applications for Reconsideration

    The following Applications for Reconsideration have been received 
and granted. See 29 CFR 90.18(d). The group of workers or other persons 
showing an interest in the proceedings may provide written submissions 
to show why the determination under reconsideration should or should 
not be modified. The submissions must be sent no later than ten days 
after publication in Federal Register to 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. See 29 CFR 90.18(f).

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      TA-W No.             Subject firm                Location
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94,132..............  REC Solar Grade         Moses Lake, WA.
                       Silicon LLC.
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Summary of Statutory Requirement

    (This Notice primarily follows the language of the Trade Act. In 
some places however, changes such as the inclusion of subheadings, a 
reorganization of language, or ``and,'' ``or,'' or other words are 
added for clarification.)

Section 222(a)--Workers of a Primary Firm

    In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of 
a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to 
apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements under Section 222(a) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)) must be met, as follows:
    (1) The first criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(1) of the Act, 
19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(1)) is that a significant number or proportion of the 
workers in such workers' firm (or ``such firm'') have become totally or 
partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially 
separated;

AND (2(A) or 2(B) below)

    (2) The second criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(2) of the 
Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(2)) may be satisfied by either (A) the Increased 
Imports Path, or (B) the Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign 
Country Path/Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country 
Path, as follows:
    (A) Increased Imports Path:
    (i) The sales or production, or both, of such firm, have decreased 
absolutely;

AND (ii and iii below)

    (ii) (I) imports of articles or services like or directly 
competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm 
have increased; OR
    (II)(aa) imports of articles like or directly competitive with 
articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm 
are directly incorporated, have increased; OR
    (II)(bb) imports of articles like or directly competitive with 
articles which are produced directly using the services supplied by 
such firm, have increased; OR
    (III) imports of articles directly incorporating one or more 
component parts produced outside the United States that are like or 
directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more 
component parts produced by such firm have increased;

AND

    (iii) the increase in imports described in clause (ii) contributed 
importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to 
the decline in the sales or production of such firm; OR
    (B) Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path OR 
Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path:
    (i)(I) There has been a shift by such workers' firm to a foreign 
country in the production of articles or the supply of services like or 
directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which 
are supplied by such firm; OR
    (II) such workers' firm has acquired from a foreign country 
articles or

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services that are like or directly competitive with articles which are 
produced or services which are supplied by such firm;

AND

    (ii) the shift described in clause (i)(I) or the acquisition of 
articles or services described in clause (i)(II) contributed 
importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation.

Section 222(b)--Adversely Affected Secondary Workers

    In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely 
affected secondary workers of a firm and a certification issued 
regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility 
requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(b)) must be 
met, as follows:
    (1) A 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;

AND

    (2) the workers' firm is a supplier or downstream producer to a 
firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of 
eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)), and 
such supply or production is related to the article or service that was 
the basis for such certification (as defined in subsection 222(c)(3) 
and (4) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(c)(3) and (4));

AND

    (3) either--
    (A) the workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it 
supplied to the firm described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 
20 percent of the production or sales of the workers' firm; OR
    (B) a loss of business by the workers' firm with the firm described 
in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers' separation or 
threat of separation determined under paragraph (1).

Section 222(e)--Firms Identified by the International Trade Commission

    In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely 
affected workers in firms identified by the International Trade 
Commission and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply 
for TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(e) of the 
Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(e)) must be met, by following criteria (1), (2), 
and (3) as follows:
    (1) The workers' firm is publicly identified by name by the 
International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an 
investigation resulting in--
    (A) an affirmative determination of serious injury or threat 
thereof under section 202(b)(1) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2252(b)(1)); OR
    (B) an affirmative determination of market disruption or threat 
thereof under section 421(b)(1) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2436(b)(1)); OR
    (C) an affirmative final determination of material injury or threat 
thereof under section 705(b)(1)(A) or 735(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 
1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(1)(A) and 1673d(b)(1)(A));

AND

    (2) the petition is filed during the 1-year period beginning on the 
date on which--
    (A) a summary of the report submitted to the President by the 
International Trade Commission under section 202(f)(1) of the Trade Act 
(19 U.S.C. 2252(f)(1)) with respect to the affirmative determination 
described in paragraph (1)(A) is published in the Federal Register 
under section 202(f)(3) (19 U.S.C. 2252(f)(3)); OR
    (B) notice of an affirmative determination described in 
subparagraph (B) or (C) of paragraph (1) is published in the Federal 
Register;

AND

    (3) the workers have become totally or partially separated from the 
workers' firm within--
    (A) the 1-year period described in paragraph (2); OR
    (B) notwithstanding section 223(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2273(b)), 
the 1-year period preceding the 1-year period described in paragraph 
(2).

Revised Certifications of Eligibility

    The following revised certifications of eligibility to apply for 
TAA have been issued. The date following the company name and location 
of each determination references the impact date for all workers of 
such determination, and the reason(s) for the determination.
    The following revisions have been issued.

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       TA-W No.               Subject firm               Location          Impact date          Reason(s)
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93,917................  General Electric Company  Erie, PA.............       6/24/2018  Ownership Change of a
                                                                                          Successor Firm.
93,917A...............  Association of Corporate  Erie, PA.............       6/22/2017  Ownership Change of a
                         Counsel America Chicago                                          Successor Firm.
                         Chapter, Capgemini, etc.
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    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of March 1st 2019 through March 31st 2019. These 
determinations are available on the Department's website https://www.doleta.gov/tradeact/petitioners/taa_search_form.cfm under the 
searchable listing determinations or by calling the Office of Trade 
Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888-365-6822.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of April 2019.
Hope D. Kinglock,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2019-09986 Filed 5-14-19; 8:45 am]
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