Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 15266-15267 [2021-05838]

Download as PDF 15266 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 53 / Monday, March 22, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Administrator of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing provided such request is filed in writing with the Administrator, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, no later than April 1, 2021. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Administrator, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than April 1, 2021. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Administrator, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–5428, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of February 2021. Hope D. Kinglock, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Appendix 34 TAA PETITIONS INSTITUTED BETWEEN 1/1/21 AND 1/31/21 Subject firm (petitioners) Location Precision Aluminum Inc. (Worker) ......................................... Aptiv (State Official) ............................................................... ILSCO LLC (Company Official) .............................................. Texas PMW (State Official) .................................................... LSC Communications (State Official) .................................... J.B. Smith Manufacturing (State Official) ............................... TPL Transition Services (F.K.A. Globe Fire Sprinkler Corp.) (State Official). SECO/Warwick Corporation (State Official) ........................... Bonney Forge Texas, L.P/WFI International (State Official) The Roanoke Times (State Official) ....................................... Industrial C&S of PR LLC, a legal registered entity in Puerto Rico; it belongs to the firm ABB Ltd (Company Official). Tube Forgings of America, Inc. (State Official) ..................... Ormco Corporation (Worker Official) ..................................... Umbra Cuscinetti, Inc. (State Official) .................................... Star Forge LLC (dba Jorgensen Forge) (State Official) ........ Cardinal Health (Company Official) ....................................... IBEX Global Solutions, Inc. (State Official) ............................ SunPower Manufacturing Oregon LLC (State Official) .......... Medtronics/Minimed Distributing (State Official) .................... Rexnord Flatware (State Official) ........................................... JW Aluminum Company (State Official) ................................ Equipnet, Inc. (State Official) ................................................. AES Corporation (State Official) ............................................ BGF South Hill Multi-Layer Facility (State Official) ................ Dayco Products, LLC (State Official) ..................................... Cartus Corporation (State Official) ......................................... Ormco/Spark (Worker Official) ............................................... Transform SR LLC (State Official) ......................................... Torax Medical (State Official) ................................................. Transform SR LLC (State Official) ......................................... HSBC Banking and Technology Services (State Official) ..... Bed Bath and Beyond (Worker Official) ................................. Pereles Brothers, Inc. (State Official) .................................... Viatris Inc. formerly Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Union Official). Wadsworth, OH ..................... Troy, MI .................................. Cincinnati, OH ........................ Houston, TX ........................... Kendallville, IN ....................... Houston, TX ........................... Standish, MI ........................... 04–Jan–2021 04–Jan–2021 06–Jan–2021 08–Jan–2021 08–Jan–2021 08–Jan–2021 11–Jan–2021 31–Dec–2020. 31–Dec–2020. 05–Jan–2021. 07–Jan–2021. 08–Jan–2021. 08–Jan–2021. 08–Jan–2021. Meadville, PA ......................... Houston, TX ........................... Roanoke, VA .......................... Vieques, PR ........................... 11–Jan–2021 11–Jan–2021 14–Jan–2021 14–Jan–2021 08–Jan–2021. 08–Jan–2021. 12–Jan–2021. 12–Jan–2021. Portland, OR .......................... Pomona, CA .......................... Everett, WA ............................ Tukwila, WA ........................... Fort Mill, SC ........................... New Braunfels, TX ................. Hillsboro, OR ......................... San Antonio, TX .................... Grafton, WI ............................ Williamsport, PA .................... Canton, MA ............................ Peabody, MA ......................... South Hill, VA ........................ Williston, SC .......................... Danbury, CT .......................... Pomona, CA .......................... Round Rock, TX .................... Saint Paul, MN ....................... San Antonio, TX .................... Depew, NY ............................. Ocoee, FL .............................. Milwaukee, WI ....................... Morgantown, WV ................... 15–Jan–2021 15–Jan–2021 19–Jan–2021 19–Jan–2021 21–Jan–2021 21–Jan–2021 22–Jan–2021 25–Jan–2021 26–Jan–2021 26–Jan–2021 26–Jan–2021 26–Jan–2021 26–Jan–2021 27–Jan–2021 27–Jan–2021 27–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 28–Jan–2021 14–Jan–2021. 14–Jan–2021. 14–Jan–2021. 14–Jan–2021. 19–Jan–2021. 08–Jan–2021. 21–Jan–2021. 15–Jan–2021. 25–Jan–2021. 25–Jan–2021. 25–Jan–2021. 25–Jan–2021. 25–Jan–2021. 26–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021. 27–Jan–2021 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES TA–W 96660 96661 96662 96663 96664 96665 96666 ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. 96667 96668 96669 96670 ............. ............. ............. ............. 96671 96672 96673 96674 96675 96676 96677 96678 96679 96680 96681 96682 96683 96684 96685 96686 96687 96688 96689 96690 96691 96692 96693 ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Mar 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM Date of institution 22MRN1 Date of petition. Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 53 / Monday, March 22, 2021 / Notices [FR Doc. 2021–05838 Filed 3–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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 January 1, 2021 through January 31, 2021. (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 DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Mar 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15267 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 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 E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 53 (Monday, March 22, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker 
Adjustment Assistance

    Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 
221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (``the Act'') and are identified in the 
Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the 
Administrator of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment 
and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to 
Section 221(a) of the Act.
    The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether 
the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title 
II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as 
appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial 
separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the 
firm involved.
    The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest 
in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public 
hearing provided such request is filed in writing with the 
Administrator, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address 
shown below, no later than April 1, 2021.
    Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding 
the subject matter of the investigations to the Administrator, Office 
of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later 
than April 1, 2021.
    The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at 
the Office of the Administrator, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, 
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room 
N-5428, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of February 2021.
Hope D. Kinglock,
Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Appendix

                             34 TAA Petitions Instituted Between 1/1/21 and 1/31/21
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                             Subject firm
         TA-W               (petitioners)            Location        Date of  institution   Date of  petition .
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96660................  Precision Aluminum Inc.  Wadsworth, OH.....  04-Jan-2021..........  31-Dec-2020.
                        (Worker).
96661................  Aptiv (State Official).  Troy, MI..........  04-Jan-2021..........  31-Dec-2020.
96662................  ILSCO LLC (Company       Cincinnati, OH....  06-Jan-2021..........  05-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96663................  Texas PMW (State         Houston, TX.......  08-Jan-2021..........  07-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96664................  LSC Communications       Kendallville, IN..  08-Jan-2021..........  08-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96665................  J.B. Smith               Houston, TX.......  08-Jan-2021..........  08-Jan-2021.
                        Manufacturing (State
                        Official).
96666................  TPL Transition Services  Standish, MI......  11-Jan-2021..........  08-Jan-2021.
                        (F.K.A. Globe Fire
                        Sprinkler Corp.)
                        (State Official).
96667................  SECO/Warwick             Meadville, PA.....  11-Jan-2021..........  08-Jan-2021.
                        Corporation (State
                        Official).
96668................  Bonney Forge Texas, L.P/ Houston, TX.......  11-Jan-2021..........  08-Jan-2021.
                        WFI International
                        (State Official).
96669................  The Roanoke Times        Roanoke, VA.......  14-Jan-2021..........  12-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96670................  Industrial C&S of PR     Vieques, PR.......  14-Jan-2021..........  12-Jan-2021.
                        LLC, a legal
                        registered entity in
                        Puerto Rico; it
                        belongs to the firm
                        ABB Ltd (Company
                        Official).
96671................  Tube Forgings of         Portland, OR......  15-Jan-2021..........  14-Jan-2021.
                        America, Inc. (State
                        Official).
96672................  Ormco Corporation        Pomona, CA........  15-Jan-2021..........  14-Jan-2021.
                        (Worker Official).
96673................  Umbra Cuscinetti, Inc.   Everett, WA.......  19-Jan-2021..........  14-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96674................  Star Forge LLC (dba      Tukwila, WA.......  19-Jan-2021..........  14-Jan-2021.
                        Jorgensen Forge)
                        (State Official).
96675................  Cardinal Health          Fort Mill, SC.....  21-Jan-2021..........  19-Jan-2021.
                        (Company Official).
96676................  IBEX Global Solutions,   New Braunfels, TX.  21-Jan-2021..........  08-Jan-2021.
                        Inc. (State Official).
96677................  SunPower Manufacturing   Hillsboro, OR.....  22-Jan-2021..........  21-Jan-2021.
                        Oregon LLC (State
                        Official).
96678................  Medtronics/Minimed       San Antonio, TX...  25-Jan-2021..........  15-Jan-2021.
                        Distributing (State
                        Official).
96679................  Rexnord Flatware (State  Grafton, WI.......  26-Jan-2021..........  25-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96680................  JW Aluminum Company      Williamsport, PA..  26-Jan-2021..........  25-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96681................  Equipnet, Inc. (State    Canton, MA........  26-Jan-2021..........  25-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96682................  AES Corporation (State   Peabody, MA.......  26-Jan-2021..........  25-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96683................  BGF South Hill Multi-    South Hill, VA....  26-Jan-2021..........  25-Jan-2021.
                        Layer Facility (State
                        Official).
96684................  Dayco Products, LLC      Williston, SC.....  27-Jan-2021..........  26-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96685................  Cartus Corporation       Danbury, CT.......  27-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96686................  Ormco/Spark (Worker      Pomona, CA........  27-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96687................  Transform SR LLC (State  Round Rock, TX....  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96688................  Torax Medical (State     Saint Paul, MN....  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96689................  Transform SR LLC (State  San Antonio, TX...  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        Official).
96690................  HSBC Banking and         Depew, NY.........  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        Technology Services
                        (State Official).
96691................  Bed Bath and Beyond      Ocoee, FL.........  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        (Worker Official).
96692................  Pereles Brothers, Inc.   Milwaukee, WI.....  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021.
                        (State Official).
96693................  Viatris Inc. formerly    Morgantown, WV....  28-Jan-2021..........  27-Jan-2021
                        Mylan Pharmaceuticals
                        Inc. (Union Official).
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