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Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance

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Petitions for transitional adjustment assistance under the North American Free Trade Agreement-Transitional Adjustment Assistance Implementation Act (Public Law 103-182), hereinafter called (NAFTA-TAA), have been filed with State Governors under Section 250(b)(1) of Subchapter D, Chapter 2, Title II, of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, are identified in the Appendix to this Notice. Upon notice from a Governor that a NAFTA-TAA petition has been received, the Director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance (OTAA), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor (DOL), announces the filing of the petition and takes action pursuant to paragraphs (c) and (e) of section 250 of the Trade Act.

The purpose of the Governor's actions and the Labor Department's investigations are to determine whether the workers separated from employment on or after December 8, 1993 (date of enactment of Public Law 103-182) are eligible to apply for NAFTA-TAA under Subchapter D of the Trade Act because of increased imports from or the shift in production to Mexico or Canada.

The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing with the Director of OTAA at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, DC provided such request if filed in writing with the Director of OTAA not later than February 14, 2000.

Also, interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the petitions to the Director of OTAA at the address shown below not later than February 14, 2000.

Petitions filed with the Governors are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, OTAA, ETA, DOL, Room C-4318, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 28th day of January, 2000.

Grant D. Beale,

Program Manager,Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Appendix

Subject firmLocationDate received at governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
Tultex Corporation (Co.)Roxboro, NC12/15/1999NAFTA-3,623sweatshirts.
Tultex Corporation (Co.)Longhurst, NC12/15/1999NAFTA-3,623sweatshirts.
Ritvik Holdings (Wkrs)Lakeville, MA12/16/1999NAFTA-3,624plastic toy blocks.
Master Foam (Co.)North Hollywood, CA12/14/1999NAFTA-3,625foam for packaging.
Russell Manufacturing—Movie Star (Co.)Lebanon, VA12/15/1999NAFTA-3,626ladies clothing.
Tultex Corporation (UNITE)South Boston, VA12/15/1999NAFTA-3,627fleece activewear.
Russell Corporation (Co.)Columbia, AL12/15/1999NAFTA-3,628sweatshirts and t-shirts.
Russell Corporation (Co.)Crestview, FL12/16/1999NAFTA-3,629sweatshirts and t-shirts.
Allied Signal (Co.)Ocala, FL12/13/1999NAFTA-3,630heat transfer and fan aerospace hardware.
Rebound Manufacturing (Co.)New London, NC12/13/1999NAFTA-3,631t-shirts.
Belmont Garment Dyers (Wkrs)Reading, PA12/17/1999NAFTA-3,632dyer of garments.
Tultex Corporation (UNITE)Roanoke, VA12/16/1999NAFTA-3,633fleece activewear.
General Electric Capital (Wkrs)Brookfield, WI12/10/1999NAFTA-3,634service collectors.
Whistler Corporation of Massachusetts (Co.)Novi, MI10/01/1999NAFTA-3,635circuit boards.
Cooper Standard Automotive (Wkrs)Gaylord, MI12/21/1999NAFTA-3,636seals for car windows.
Laurel Mold, Inc. (Wrks)Jeannette, PA12/21/1999NAFTA-3,637Glass Molds.
Fox Point Sportswear ( )Merrill, WI12/23/1999NAFTA-3,638Apparel.
Dana Corporation (USWA)Reading, PA12/23/1999NAFTA-3,639light duty pickup truck frames.
Boeing Co. (The) ( )Melbourne, AR12/27/1999NAFTA-3,640Boeing Aircraft Assemblies.
Thomas Bradford Shirt (UNITE)Huntington, TN12/27/1999NAFTA-3,641woven shirts.
Dezurik—General Signal (Wkr)McMinnville, TN12/27/1999NAFTA-3,642eccentric gate and butterfly valves.
Republic Builders Products (Wkrs)McKenzie, TN12/27/1999NAFTA-3,643frames for commercial doors.
Penguin Putnam (Wkrs)Newbern, TN12/28/1999NAFTA-3,644book distribution center.
Yates Industries—Circuit Foil (IUE)Bordentown, NJ12/21/1999NAFTA-3,645electro deposited copper foil.
Seagull Lighting (Wkrs)Philadelphia, PA12/29/1999NAFTA-3,646lighting fixtures.
Jet Sew Technologies (Wkrs)Barneveld, NY12/28/1999NAFTA-3,647industrial sewing machines.
Wardson (Co.)Adamsville, TN01/03/2000NAFTA-3,648sewing thread.
Fogel Neckwear (Wkrs)New York, NY12/28/1999NAFTA-3,649men's and boys' neckwear.
Ball Foster Glass Container (GMPPA)Marion, IN01/03/2000NAFTA-3,650glass containers for beverages.
IPM Service (Co.)Dallas, TX01/07/2000NAFTA-3,651testers.
ABB Automotive (Wkrs)Williamsport, PA01/07/2000NAFTA-3,652cable, harnesses and assemblies.
Goss Graphics Systems (Wkrs)Wyomissing, PA01/05/2000NAFTA-3,653printing presses.
Porta Systems—North Hills Electronics (Co.)Glen Cove, NY01/05/2000NAFTA-3,654transformers.
Broan Nutone (Co.)Coppell, TX01/05/2000NAFTA-3,655rangehood.
Bailey Creation (Wkrs)York, AL12/21/1999NAFTA-3,656baby clothes, children clothes.
Third Generation (Co.)Latta, SC01/04/2000NAFTA-3,657ladies apparel.
Third Generation (Co.)Ware Shoals, SC01/04/2000NAFTA-3,657ladies apparel.
Third Generation (Co.)Honea Path, SC01/04/2000NAFTA-3,657ladies apparel.
Martin Mills (Fruit of the Loom) (Wkrs)St. Martinville, LA01/06/2000NAFTA-3,658t-shirts and briefs.
First Fleet (Wkrs)Murfreesboro, TN01/10/2000NAFTA-3,659trucking service.
Sony Electronics (Co.)Frackville, PA01/11/2000NAFTA-3,660audio speakers.
Fasco Motors Group (Wrks)Eldon, MO01/12/2000NAFTA-3,661Fractional Horsepower Motors.
Gatesville Walls Industries (Comp)Gatesville, TX01/12/2000NAFTA-3,662Insulated Clothing.
Walls Industries, Inc (Comp)Carthage, MO01/12/2000NAFTA-3,663Insulated Clothing.
Snap-On, Inc. (Wrks)Ottawa, IL01/12/2000NAFTA-3,664Electrical Harnesses.
Cooper Lighting ( )Elk Grove Village, IL01/12/2000NAFTA-3,665Lighting Fixtures.
Otis Elevator ( )Bloomington, IN01/11/2000NAFTA-3,666Fixtures.
Winpak Portion Packaging ( )Bristol, PA01/13/2000NAFTA-3,667Single Service Dairy Containers.
Barrick Goldstrike (Wrks)Elko, NV01/13/2000NAFTA-3,668Gold.
Mineral Ridge Resources, Inc. (Comp)Silver Peak, NV01/11/2000NAFTA-3,669Gold Mine.
PacifiCorp (Wrks)Portland, OR01/14/2000NAFTA-3,670Power Electricity.
Southeast Stevedoring Corp (Wrks)Ketchikan, AK01/13/2000NAFTA-3,671Hire Longshoremen.
Miller International, Inc (Comp)Rocky Ford, CO01/18/2000NAFTA-3,672Ladies' Jeans and Vests.
Apparel Specialist (Co.)Green Bay, WI01/21/2000NAFTA-3,673embroidered and screen print on clothes.
Florence Eiseman (Wkrs)Milwaukee, WI01/21/2000NAFTA-3,674girls dresses, coats and baby clothes.
KTI Energy of Martinsville (Co.)Martinsville, VA01/18/2000NAFTA-3,675steam.
BICC General (Wkrs)Williamstown, MA01/13/2000NAFTA-3,676cord sets.
American Timber (Wkrs)Olney, MT01/14/2000NAFTA-3,677stud lumber and byproducts.
John Plant Company (The) (Co.)Ramseur, NC01/14/2000NAFTA-3,678lightweight industrial gloves.
Nordic Group (The) (Wkrs)Hubbard, OR01/18/2000NAFTA-3,679outerwear.
Sause Bros./Southern Oregon Maine (Wkrs)Coos Bay, OR01/14/2000NAFTA-3,680repair maintenance.
Smiley Container—Russell Stover Candies (PACE)Poplar Bluff, MO01/25/2000NAFTA-3,681boxes, bows and ribbons.
Colorado Greenhouse (Co.)Westminster, CO01/19/2000NAFTA-3,682tomatoes.
Nova Bus (Wkrs)Boswell, NM01/19/2000NAFTA-3,683large commercial buses.
Allied Signal—Honeywell (Wkrs)Torrance, CA01/18/2000NAFTA-3,684automotive turbo chargers.
ASC (Wkrs)Rancho Domingez, CA01/19/2000NAFTA-3,685convertible tops.
General Electric (IUE)Tell City, IN08/26/1999NAFTA-3,686industrial motors.
Hewlett Packard (Wkrs)Vancouver, WA01/24/2000NAFTA-3,687inkjet printers for computers
Motor Coils (IUE)Emporium, PA01/24/2000NAFTA-3,688rebuild traction motor.
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