Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 50069-50073 [2019-20600]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / Notices MI 48109–1340, telephone (734) 647– 9085, email bsecunda@umich.edu, by October 24, 2019. After that date, if no additional requestors have come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to The Tribes may proceed. The University of Michigan is responsible for notifying The Tribes that this notice has been published. Dated: September 6, 2019. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2019–20617 Filed 9–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–499–500 and 731–TA–1215–1216, 1221–1223 (Review)] Oil Country Tubular Goods From India, Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam; Notice of Commission Determinations To Conduct Full Five-Year Reviews United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty orders on oil country tubular goods from India and Turkey and the antidumping duty orders on oil country tubular goods from India, Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the reviews will be established and announced at a later date. SUMMARY: DATES: September 6, 2019. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Watson (202–205–2684), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). On September 6, 2019, the Commission determined that it should proceed to conduct full reviews pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)). The Commission found that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (84 FR 25570, June 3, 2019) was adequate. The Commission also found that the respondent interested party group responses to its notice of institution concerning the countervailing duty order on imports from Turkey and the antidumping duty order on imports from Ukraine were adequate and, therefore, determined to proceed with full reviews of those orders. The Commission determined that the respondent interested party group responses to its notice of institution concerning the countervailing and antidumping duty orders on imports from India and the antidumping duty orders on imports from Korea, Turkey, and Vietnam were inadequate with respect to those reviews. The Commission determined, however to conduct full reviews of those orders in order to promote administrative efficiency in light of its determination to conduct full reviews of the countervailing duty order on imports from Turkey and the antidumping duty order on imports from Ukraine. A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s website. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: These reviews are being conducted under the authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 18, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–20604 Filed 9–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50069 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (‘‘Act’’), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations 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 August 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019. (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 E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 50070 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / Notices 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 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 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 1year 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). Affirmative Determinations for 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 Path) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,564 ................ R&M Sea Level Marine LLC, R&M Ship Technologies USA, Inc. Hawkins Architectural Products, LLC, Solar Seal Division, Express Employment Professionals. Porcelain Industries, Inc., Express, People Ready, Talent Force, Safe Harbor, Volt. Mueller Copper Tube Products, Inc., Mueller Industries, Inc. Davie, FL ............................... February 25, 2018. Stafford, VA ........................... March 8, 2018. Dickson, TN ........................... March 15, 2018. Wynne, AR ............................. August 15, 2018. 94,613 ................ 94,635 ................ khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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). 95,081 ................ The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (Shift in Production or VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 Services to a Foreign Country Path or Acquisition of Articles or Services from PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Impact date a Foreign Country Path) of the Trade Act have been met. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 50071 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / Notices TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,472 ................ 94,704 ................ MSCI ESG Research LLC, MSCI Inc .................................... Sulzer Pumps (US) Inc., Pumps Equipment Division, Sulzer US Holding, Madden Industrial Craftsmen. Quadco Industrial Services Inc. and Randstad, Sulzer Pumps (US) Inc., Pumps Equipment Division, Sulzer US Holding Inc. Cenveo Publisher Services, Richmond—Content Division, Cenveo Worldwide Limited, Cenveo, Inc. Purewick Corporation, Express Employment Professionals .. AIG Employee Services, Inc., Investments & Corporate ITWater Street, American International Group, etc. AIG Employee Services, Inc., Investments & Corporate IT— Berkeley Heights, etc. Becton, Dickinson and Company, Finance Division, ZForce Kulicke & Soffa, Industries, Intellisource, LLC, John Galt ..... Gray & Company, Seneca Foods Corporation, Aerotek, GLISS General Labor & Industrial. AT&T Digital Retail and Care, Customer Loyalty, AT&T Services, AT&T, Sutherland Global Services. CCPI Inc., Staffmark, Contingent WorkForce ........................ Citibank, Global Consumer Technology Division ................... X-Cel Optical Company, Essilor of America, Inc., Aerotek ... Perry Capital Holding, Appalachian Regional Manufacturing TMG Health, A Cognizant Company, Cognizant Domestic Holdings, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Aerotek, etc. Novo Nordisk Case Processing team, Product Safety, Novo Nordisk Inc. Sargent Manufacturing Company, Assa Abloy, Information Technology Help Desk Support, Tek Systems, etc. Cleveland Hardware & Forging Co., Cleveland Hardware Division, Express Employment. CommScope Technologies, LLC, CommScope Inc., CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Black Diamond Equipment, Synergy Staffing, BBSI Staffing, Elwood Staffing. Frontier Communications, Network Translations Organization Team, Frontier Communications Corporation. Flexsteel Industries, Inc., Penmac, Synergy HR, PeopleLink Kimball Hospitality, Debbie’s Staffing .................................... Affinity Insurance Services, Inc., Aon Services Corp., Tapfin, TCS, and Genpact. Vesuvius USA Corporation, Fused Silica Division, Olsten Staffing Services and Amotec. First Call Resolution, LLC, Ortana, Elwood Staffing, Express Employment, Aerotek Professionals, etc. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Climate Control, Inc., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Crown Services, etc. Experian Services Corp., Alliance Resource Group LP, Apex Systems, Compunnel Software Group, etc. Vesuvius Pittsburgh Research, Flow Control VISO Division, Medix and Apex Life Sciences. Portland, ME .......................... Portland, OR .......................... January 22, 2018. May 7, 2018. Portland, OR .......................... April 4, 2018. Richmond, VA ........................ April 29, 2018. El Cajon, CA .......................... New York, NY ........................ May 10, 2018. May 19, 2018. Berkeley Heights, NJ ............. May 19, 2018. Chelmsford, MA ..................... Santa Ana, CA ....................... Dayton, OR ............................ May 30, 2018. June 5, 2018. June 5, 2018. Houston, TX ........................... June 13, 2018. Blanchester, OH .................... Sioux Falls, SD ...................... Sauk Rapids, MN ................... Jackson, KY ........................... Amarillo, TX ........................... June 21, 2018. June 28, 2018. July 1, 2018. July 2, 2018. July 3, 2018. Plainsboro Township, NJ ....... July 9, 2018. New Haven, CT ..................... July 12, 2018. Cleveland, OH ....................... July 17, 2018. Forest, VA .............................. July 19, 2018. Salt Lake City, UT ................. July 23, 2018. Norwich, NY ........................... July 23, 2018. Harrison, AR .......................... Martinsville, VA ...................... Fort Washington, PA ............. July 25, 2018. July 26, 2018. July 29, 2018. Dillon, SC ............................... July 30, 2018. Roseburg, OR ........................ July 31, 2018. Franklin, IN ............................ August 5, 2018. Costa Mesa, CA .................... August 12, 2018. Pittsburgh, PA ........................ August 21, 2018. 94,704A ............. 94,765 ................ 94,805 ................ 94,824 ................ 94,824A ............. 94,861 ................ 94,879 ................ 94,883 ................ 94,896 ................ 94,927 94,955 94,962 94,964 94,972 ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ 94,976 ................ 94,986 ................ 95,000 ................ 95,005 ................ 95,011 ................ 95,012 ................ 95,018 ................ 95,020 ................ 95,021 ................ 95,029 ................ 95,032 ................ 95,044 ................ 95,064 ................ 95,106 ................ The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,692 ................ AT&T Services, Inc., Corporate Telecommunications Services (CTS). AT&T Services, Inc., Corporate Telecommunications Services (CTS). AT&T Services, Inc., Corporate Telecommunications Services (CTS). General Motors, Warren Transmission Operations ............... Allegis, Jones Lang Lasalle, Eurest Services, and Integrity Fleet Services, General Motors, Warren Transmission Operations. Parker Hannifin Corporation, Hose Product Division ............. San Ramon, CA ..................... April 4, 2018. Oakland, CA .......................... April 4, 2018. Cerritos, CA ........................... April 4, 2018. Warren, MI ............................. Warren, MI ............................. August 17, 2019. May 1, 2018. Kennett, MO ........................... June 13, 2018. 94,692A ............. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Impact date 94,692B ............. 94,775 ................ 94,775A ............. 94,901 ................ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM Impact date 24SEN1 50072 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / Notices The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(e) (firms identified by the TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,945 ................ Arconic Lancaster DBA Alumax Mill Products, Inc., Global Rolled Products Division, Arconic Inc. Lancaster, PA ........................ Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility Impact date Subject firm Location 94,874 ................ Lodging Solutions, Accommodations Plus International, Information Technology Unit. Fidelity Information Services, LLC, Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Melville, NY ............................ The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs (a)(2)(A)(i) (decline in sales or production, or both), or (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country or Impact date Woodbury, MN ....................... acquisition of articles or services from a foreign country), (b)(2) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA or downstream producer to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA), and (e) (International Trade Commission) of section 222 have not been met. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,487 ................ Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT), Eastridge, West Valley. JW Aluminum Company ......................................................... Android Industries-Belvidere, LLC, QPS Employment Group-Rockford, Spherion Staffing Services. Liberty Mutual Group Inc., Mishawaka Customer Response Center. San Jose, CA ......................... 94,608 ................ 94,691 ................ 94,811 ................ The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs(a)(2)(A) (increased imports), (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country or acquisition of articles or Impact date Russellville, AR ...................... Belvidere, IL ........................... Mishawaka, IN ....................... services from a foreign country), (b)(2) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA or downstream producer to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA), and (e) (International Trade Commission) of section 222 have not been met. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 93,577 ................ Tech Mahindra (Americas), Inc., Tech Mahindra Limited, System Database Administrators, AT&T Account. Mellanox Technologies Silicon Photonics Inc. (MTSP), Mellanox Technologies Inc., Aerotek. Grupo Antolin Illinois, Staff On Site Midwest, Inc .................. Syncreon, US, QPS, Cortech ................................................. Verizon Wireless, Call Center ................................................ Premier Aviation Overhaul Center, Ltd., Launch Technical Workforce Solutions, STS Aerostaff, Aviation Personnel. AEC Virginia, LLC, Asheboro Elastics Corporation ............... Payless Shoesource Worldwide, Inc., Payless, Inc., Logistics Department. Xerox Corporation, Global Communications Services Operations, Creative Services. Futurewei Technologies, Inc., Huawei Technologies, Boston Research Center, Workforce Logiq, Experis, etc. Futurewei Technologies, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, Boston Research Center. Mount Clemens, MI ............... 93,993 ................ 94,695 94,705 94,714 94,812 ................ ................ ................ ................ 94,815 ................ 94,825 ................ 94,839 ................ 95,025 ................ 95,025A ............. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 February 5, 2018. total/partial separation or threat of total/ partial separation), or (e) (firms identified by the International Trade Commission), have not been met. criteria for TAA have not been met for the reasons specified. The investigation revealed that the requirements of Trade Act section 222 (a)(1) and (b)(1) (significant worker TA–W No. 94,911 ................ khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES International Trade Commission) of the Trade Act have been met. Impact date Monterey Park, CA ................ Belvidere, IL ........................... Belvidere, IL ........................... Albuquerque, NM ................... Rome, NY .............................. Boykins, VA ........................... Topeka, KS ............................ Webster, NY .......................... Framingham, MA ................... Cambridge, MA ...................... E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 50073 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / Notices Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Trade Adjustment Assistance on the Department’s website, as required by Section 221 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2271), the Department initiated investigations of these petitions. After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register and TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,946 ................ 95,026 ................ 95,037 ................ AT&T Services, Inc. ............................................................... Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence ...................................... El Dorado Paper Bag Manufacturing Company, Inc. ............ St. Louis, MO ......................... North Kingstown, RI ............... El Dorado, AR ........................ The following determinations terminating investigations were issued Impact date in cases where the petition regarding the investigation has been deemed invalid. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 95,125 ................ Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Murray Plant ......................... Murray, KY ............................. The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the worker group on whose Impact date behalf the petition was filed is covered under an existing certification. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 93,659 ................ 94,121 ................ 94,508 ................ 94,646 ................ 94,646A ............. 94,701 ................ Sykes Enterprises Incorporated ............................................. Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated ............................................ Smith & Nephew, KellyOCG .................................................. Smith & Nephew .................................................................... Smith & Nephew .................................................................... Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corp., Retail Consumer Goods Division. Primus Global Services, Inc., Sriven Systems of TX Inc., Teknaux, Cogent Infotech, TMG Health, A Cognizant Company, etc. ConAgra Brands, Inc., Global Business Information Services Insight and Exela Technologies, Ditech Holding Corporation TE Connectivity, Randstad ..................................................... Fargo Assembly of PA, Inc., Electrical Components International Inc., Essential Personnel. AT&T Business-Global Operations & Services, Delivery Excellence-Global Product Ordering, Business VOIP Team, etc. Amherst, NY .......................... Milton Freewater, OR ............ Mansfield, MA ........................ Andover, MA .......................... Austin, TX .............................. Topeka, KS ............................ 94,816 ................ 94,842 94,897 94,971 94,994 ................ ................ ................ ................ 95,017 ................ The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioning group of khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Impact date Jessup, PA ............................. Parsippany, NJ ...................... Rapid City, SD ....................... Menlo Park, CA ..................... David City, NE ....................... Grand Rapids, MI .................. workers is covered by an earlier petition that is the subject of an ongoing investigation for which a determination has not yet been issued. TA–W No. Subject firm Location 94,864 ................ Teck Washington Incorporated .............................................. Metaline Falls, WA ................. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 1, 2019 through August 31, 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 Signed at Washington DC this 9th day of September 2019. Hope D. Kinglock, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2019–20600 Filed 9–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 Impact date 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, Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance

    In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade 
Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (``Act''), as amended, the 
Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations 
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 August 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019. (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

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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 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).

Affirmative Determinations for 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 Path) of the Trade Act have 
been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,564.......................  R&M Sea Level Marine LLC, R&M  Davie, FL...............  February 25, 2018.
                                Ship Technologies USA, Inc.
94,613.......................  Hawkins Architectural          Stafford, VA............  March 8, 2018.
                                Products, LLC, Solar Seal
                                Division, Express Employment
                                Professionals.
94,635.......................  Porcelain Industries, Inc.,    Dickson, TN.............  March 15, 2018.
                                Express, People Ready,
                                Talent Force, Safe Harbor,
                                Volt.
95,081.......................  Mueller Copper Tube Products,  Wynne, AR...............  August 15, 2018.
                                Inc., Mueller Industries,
                                Inc..
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    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(a)(2)(B) (Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign 
Country Path or Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign 
Country Path) of the Trade Act have been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,472.......................  MSCI ESG Research LLC, MSCI    Portland, ME............  January 22, 2018.
                                Inc.
94,704.......................  Sulzer Pumps (US) Inc., Pumps  Portland, OR............  May 7, 2018.
                                Equipment Division, Sulzer
                                US Holding, Madden
                                Industrial Craftsmen.
94,704A......................  Quadco Industrial Services     Portland, OR............  April 4, 2018.
                                Inc. and Randstad, Sulzer
                                Pumps (US) Inc., Pumps
                                Equipment Division, Sulzer
                                US Holding Inc.
94,765.......................  Cenveo Publisher Services,     Richmond, VA............  April 29, 2018.
                                Richmond--Content Division,
                                Cenveo Worldwide Limited,
                                Cenveo, Inc.
94,805.......................  Purewick Corporation, Express  El Cajon, CA............  May 10, 2018.
                                Employment Professionals.
94,824.......................  AIG Employee Services, Inc.,   New York, NY............  May 19, 2018.
                                Investments & Corporate IT-
                                Water Street, American
                                International Group, etc.
94,824A......................  AIG Employee Services, Inc.,   Berkeley Heights, NJ....  May 19, 2018.
                                Investments & Corporate IT--
                                Berkeley Heights, etc.
94,861.......................  Becton, Dickinson and          Chelmsford, MA..........  May 30, 2018.
                                Company, Finance Division,
                                ZForce.
94,879.......................  Kulicke & Soffa, Industries,   Santa Ana, CA...........  June 5, 2018.
                                Intellisource, LLC, John
                                Galt.
94,883.......................  Gray & Company, Seneca Foods   Dayton, OR..............  June 5, 2018.
                                Corporation, Aerotek, GLISS
                                General Labor & Industrial.
94,896.......................  AT&T Digital Retail and Care,  Houston, TX.............  June 13, 2018.
                                Customer Loyalty, AT&T
                                Services, AT&T, Sutherland
                                Global Services.
94,927.......................  CCPI Inc., Staffmark,          Blanchester, OH.........  June 21, 2018.
                                Contingent WorkForce.
94,955.......................  Citibank, Global Consumer      Sioux Falls, SD.........  June 28, 2018.
                                Technology Division.
94,962.......................  X-Cel Optical Company,         Sauk Rapids, MN.........  July 1, 2018.
                                Essilor of America, Inc.,
                                Aerotek.
94,964.......................  Perry Capital Holding,         Jackson, KY.............  July 2, 2018.
                                Appalachian Regional
                                Manufacturing.
94,972.......................  TMG Health, A Cognizant        Amarillo, TX............  July 3, 2018.
                                Company, Cognizant Domestic
                                Holdings, Cognizant
                                Technology Solutions,
                                Aerotek, etc.
94,976.......................  Novo Nordisk Case Processing   Plainsboro Township, NJ.  July 9, 2018.
                                team, Product Safety, Novo
                                Nordisk Inc.
94,986.......................  Sargent Manufacturing          New Haven, CT...........  July 12, 2018.
                                Company, Assa Abloy,
                                Information Technology Help
                                Desk Support, Tek Systems,
                                etc.
95,000.......................  Cleveland Hardware & Forging   Cleveland, OH...........  July 17, 2018.
                                Co., Cleveland Hardware
                                Division, Express Employment.
95,005.......................  CommScope Technologies, LLC,   Forest, VA..............  July 19, 2018.
                                CommScope Inc., CommScope
                                Holding Company, Inc.
95,011.......................  Black Diamond Equipment,       Salt Lake City, UT......  July 23, 2018.
                                Synergy Staffing, BBSI
                                Staffing, Elwood Staffing.
95,012.......................  Frontier Communications,       Norwich, NY.............  July 23, 2018.
                                Network Translations
                                Organization Team, Frontier
                                Communications Corporation.
95,018.......................  Flexsteel Industries, Inc.,    Harrison, AR............  July 25, 2018.
                                Penmac, Synergy HR,
                                PeopleLink.
95,020.......................  Kimball Hospitality, Debbie's  Martinsville, VA........  July 26, 2018.
                                Staffing.
95,021.......................  Affinity Insurance Services,   Fort Washington, PA.....  July 29, 2018.
                                Inc., Aon Services Corp.,
                                Tapfin, TCS, and Genpact.
95,029.......................  Vesuvius USA Corporation,      Dillon, SC..............  July 30, 2018.
                                Fused Silica Division,
                                Olsten Staffing Services and
                                Amotec.
95,032.......................  First Call Resolution, LLC,    Roseburg, OR............  July 31, 2018.
                                Ortana, Elwood Staffing,
                                Express Employment, Aerotek
                                Professionals, etc.
95,044.......................  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries    Franklin, IN............  August 5, 2018.
                                Climate Control, Inc.,
                                Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
                                Thermal Systems, Crown
                                Services, etc.
95,064.......................  Experian Services Corp.,       Costa Mesa, CA..........  August 12, 2018.
                                Alliance Resource Group LP,
                                Apex Systems, Compunnel
                                Software Group, etc.
95,106.......................  Vesuvius Pittsburgh Research,  Pittsburgh, PA..........  August 21, 2018.
                                Flow Control VISO Division,
                                Medix and Apex Life Sciences.
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    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible 
to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,692.......................  AT&T Services, Inc.,           San Ramon, CA...........  April 4, 2018.
                                Corporate Telecommunications
                                Services (CTS).
94,692A......................  AT&T Services, Inc.,           Oakland, CA.............  April 4, 2018.
                                Corporate Telecommunications
                                Services (CTS).
94,692B......................  AT&T Services, Inc.,           Cerritos, CA............  April 4, 2018.
                                Corporate Telecommunications
                                Services (CTS).
94,775.......................  General Motors, Warren         Warren, MI..............  August 17, 2019.
                                Transmission Operations.
94,775A......................  Allegis, Jones Lang Lasalle,   Warren, MI..............  May 1, 2018.
                                Eurest Services, and
                                Integrity Fleet Services,
                                General Motors, Warren
                                Transmission Operations.
94,901.......................  Parker Hannifin Corporation,   Kennett, MO.............  June 13, 2018.
                                Hose Product Division.
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    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
Section 222(e) (firms identified by the International Trade Commission) 
of the Trade Act have been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,945.......................  Arconic Lancaster DBA Alumax   Lancaster, PA...........  February 5, 2018.
                                Mill Products, Inc., Global
                                Rolled Products Division,
                                Arconic Inc.
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Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the 
eligibility criteria for TAA have not been met for the reasons 
specified.
    The investigation revealed that the requirements of Trade Act 
section 222 (a)(1) and (b)(1) (significant worker total/partial 
separation or threat of total/partial separation), or (e) (firms 
identified by the International Trade Commission), have not been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,874.......................  Lodging Solutions,             Melville, NY............  ........................
                                Accommodations Plus
                                International, Information
                                Technology Unit.
94,911.......................  Fidelity Information           Woodbury, MN............  ........................
                                Services, LLC, Fidelity
                                National Information
                                Services, Inc.
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    The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs 
(a)(2)(A)(i) (decline in sales or production, or both), or (a)(2)(B) 
(shift in production or services to a foreign country or acquisition of 
articles or services from a foreign country), (b)(2) (supplier to a 
firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA or 
downstream producer to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to 
apply for TAA), and (e) (International Trade Commission) of section 222 
have not been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,487.......................  Integrated Device Technology   San Jose, CA............  ........................
                                Inc. (IDT), Eastridge, West
                                Valley.
94,608.......................  JW Aluminum Company..........  Russellville, AR........  ........................
94,691.......................  Android Industries-Belvidere,  Belvidere, IL...........  ........................
                                LLC, QPS Employment Group-
                                Rockford, Spherion Staffing
                                Services.
94,811.......................  Liberty Mutual Group Inc.,     Mishawaka, IN...........  ........................
                                Mishawaka Customer Response
                                Center.
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    The investigation revealed that the criteria under 
paragraphs(a)(2)(A) (increased imports), (a)(2)(B) (shift in production 
or services to a foreign country or acquisition of articles or services 
from a foreign country), (b)(2) (supplier to a firm whose workers are 
certified eligible to apply for TAA or downstream producer to a firm 
whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA), and (e) 
(International Trade Commission) of section 222 have not been met.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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93,577.......................  Tech Mahindra (Americas),      Mount Clemens, MI.......  ........................
                                Inc., Tech Mahindra Limited,
                                System Database
                                Administrators, AT&T Account.
93,993.......................  Mellanox Technologies Silicon  Monterey Park, CA.......  ........................
                                Photonics Inc. (MTSP),
                                Mellanox Technologies Inc.,
                                Aerotek.
94,695.......................  Grupo Antolin Illinois, Staff  Belvidere, IL...........  ........................
                                On Site Midwest, Inc.
94,705.......................  Syncreon, US, QPS, Cortech...  Belvidere, IL...........  ........................
94,714.......................  Verizon Wireless, Call Center  Albuquerque, NM.........  ........................
94,812.......................  Premier Aviation Overhaul      Rome, NY................  ........................
                                Center, Ltd., Launch
                                Technical Workforce
                                Solutions, STS Aerostaff,
                                Aviation Personnel.
94,815.......................  AEC Virginia, LLC, Asheboro    Boykins, VA.............  ........................
                                Elastics Corporation.
94,825.......................  Payless Shoesource Worldwide,  Topeka, KS..............  ........................
                                Inc., Payless, Inc.,
                                Logistics Department.
94,839.......................  Xerox Corporation, Global      Webster, NY.............  ........................
                                Communications Services
                                Operations, Creative
                                Services.
95,025.......................  Futurewei Technologies, Inc.,  Framingham, MA..........  ........................
                                Huawei Technologies, Boston
                                Research Center, Workforce
                                Logiq, Experis, etc.
95,025A......................  Futurewei Technologies, Inc.,  Cambridge, MA...........  ........................
                                Huawei Technologies Co.,
                                Ltd, Boston Research Center.
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Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance

    After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register 
and on the Department's website, 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.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,946.......................  AT&T Services, Inc...........  St. Louis, MO...........  ........................
95,026.......................  Hexagon Manufacturing          North Kingstown, RI.....  ........................
                                Intelligence.
95,037.......................  El Dorado Paper Bag            El Dorado, AR...........  ........................
                                Manufacturing Company, Inc..
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    The following determinations terminating investigations were issued 
in cases where the petition regarding the investigation has been deemed 
invalid.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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95,125.......................  Briggs & Stratton              Murray, KY..............  ........................
                                Corporation, Murray Plant.
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    The following determinations terminating investigations were issued 
because the worker group on whose behalf the petition was filed is 
covered under an existing certification.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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93,659.......................  Sykes Enterprises              Amherst, NY.............  ........................
                                Incorporated.
94,121.......................  Sykes Enterprises,             Milton Freewater, OR....  ........................
                                Incorporated.
94,508.......................  Smith & Nephew, KellyOCG.....  Mansfield, MA...........  ........................
94,646.......................  Smith & Nephew...............  Andover, MA.............  ........................
94,646A......................  Smith & Nephew...............  Austin, TX..............  ........................
94,701.......................  Cognizant Technology           Topeka, KS..............  ........................
                                Solutions U.S. Corp., Retail
                                Consumer Goods Division.
94,816.......................  Primus Global Services, Inc.,  Jessup, PA..............  ........................
                                Sriven Systems of TX Inc.,
                                Teknaux, Cogent Infotech,
                                TMG Health, A Cognizant
                                Company, etc.
94,842.......................  ConAgra Brands, Inc., Global   Parsippany, NJ..........  ........................
                                Business Information
                                Services.
94,897.......................  Insight and Exela              Rapid City, SD..........  ........................
                                Technologies, Ditech Holding
                                Corporation.
94,971.......................  TE Connectivity, Randstad....  Menlo Park, CA..........  ........................
94,994.......................  Fargo Assembly of PA, Inc.,    David City, NE..........  ........................
                                Electrical Components
                                International Inc.,
                                Essential Personnel.
95,017.......................  AT&T Business-Global           Grand Rapids, MI........  ........................
                                Operations & Services,
                                Delivery Excellence-Global
                                Product Ordering, Business
                                VOIP Team, etc.
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    The following determinations terminating investigations were issued 
because the petitioning group of workers is covered by an earlier 
petition that is the subject of an ongoing investigation for which a 
determination has not yet been issued.

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           TA-W No.                     Subject firm                  Location                 Impact date
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94,864.......................  Teck Washington Incorporated.  Metaline Falls, WA......  ........................
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    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the period of August 1, 2019 through August 31, 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 9th day of September 2019.
Hope D. Kinglock,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 2019-20600 Filed 9-23-19; 8:45 am]
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