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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 (Pub.L. 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 Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance (DTAA), 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 Pub.L. 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 DTAA at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, DC provided such request is filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than April 21, 2000.

Also, interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the petitions to the Director of DTAA at the address shown below not late than April 21, 2000.

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

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Grant D. Beale,

Program Manager, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
Renewable Energies (Co.)Slatyfork, WV02/14/2000NAFTA-3,731Fuel.
Custom Emblems (Wkrs)Tampa, FL02/21/2000NAFTA-3,732Embroidery & name tags.
Langenberg Hat (Wkrs)New Haven, MO02/18/2000NAFTA-3,733Hat & caps.
FNA Acquisition (Co.)Mooresville, NC02/18/2000NAFTA-3,734Prints & dyed fabrics.
Corporate Expressions Group (Co.)Salisbury, NC02/18/2000NAFTA-3,735Administrative services.
Square D (IBEW)Oshkosh, WI02/18/2000NAFTA-3,736Transformers.
Elliott Corporation (Wkrs)Gillett, WI02/10/2000NAFTA-3,737Welding gloves.
Quaker Oats (UFCW)St. Joseph, MO02/17/2000NAFTA-3,738Ready to eat cereal.
Southside Sportswear (Co.)Florence, SC02/18/2000NAFTA-3,739Sewing of children's shirts & pants.
Preston Trucking (GT)Pittsburg, PA02/14/2000NAFTA-3,740Hauling freight.
McMoRan Exploration (Co.)Pecos, TX02/15/2000NAFTA-3,741Molten elemental sulpur.
Target (Wkrs)Naperville, IL02/18/2000NAFTA-3,742Retail store.
Border Apparel Laundry (UNITE)El Paso, TX02/16/2000NAFTA-3,743Jeans.
Kenro (Co.)Fredonia, WI02/21/2000NAFTA-3,744Fiberglass trays.
Alphabet (UNITE)El Paso, TX02/15/2000NAFTA-3,745Automotive parts.
Brunswick Bicycles (Co.)Onley, IL02/28/2000NAFTA-3,746Bicycles.
Briggs Industries (Wrks)Robinson, IL02/28/2000NAFTA-3,747Plumbing products.
Circular Banding (Co.)Athens, GA02/08/2000NAFTA-3,748Elastic bands.
Emerson Electric (Wkrs)Rogers, AR02/23/2000NAFTA-3,749Laminations framebands shafts.
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VDO North America (Co.)Cheshire, CT02/18/2000NAFTA-3,750Automotive components.
York International (UAW)Waynesboro, PA02/22/2000NAFTA-3,751Oil separators.
Epson Portland (Wkrs)Hillsboro, OR02/22/2000NAFTA-3,752Printers.
GCC Cutting (Wkrs)El Paso, TX01/22/2000NAFTA-3,753Fabric cutting.
Oshkosh B'Gosh (UFCW)Oshkosh, WI02/23/2000NAFTA-3,754Childrens wear & childrens books.
Raco—Hubbell (Wkrs)Southbend, IN02/21/2000NAFTA-3,755Steel electrical box's fittings.
Vermont Castings Majestic Products (Wkrs)Huntington, IN02/24/2000NAFTA-3,756Sales & administrative services.
Conoco (Co.)Oklahoma City, OK02/23/2000NAFTA-3,757Oil and gas.
Rite Industries (Co.)High Point, NC02/28/2000NAFTA-3,758Dyes.
John Clark (Co.)Denver, CO02/23/2000NAFTA-3,759Underground mining equipment.
Burnsville Apparel (Co.)Wadesboro, NC02/24/2000NAFTA-3,760Thermal underwear & turtlenecks.
General Electric (Wkrs)Somersworth, NH02/28/2000NAFTA-3,761Residential meters.
Alliance Labeling & Decorating (Wkrs)Allentown, PA02/28/2000NAFTA-3,762Labeled glass & plastic bottles.
Ithaca Industries (Co.)Glennville, GA02/28/2000NAFTA-3,763Men's & women's under & outer garments.
Ametek (Co.)Bartow, FL02/28/2000NAFTA-3,764Automotive gauge.
Bassett Upholster (Wkrs)Duman, AR02/29/2000NAFTA-3,765Furniture upholster.
Valley Cities Apparel (Wkrs)Sayre, PA02/28/2000NAFTA-3,766Sportswear & sleepwear.
ISA Cutting Room Services (UNITE)El Paso, TX02/29/2000NAFTA-3,767Cut men's & women's pants & slacks.
Donaldson Company (Wkrs)Oelwein, IA01/21/2000NAFTA-3,768Bent bolt clamps & freon filters.
Diana Knitting (The) (Co.)Johnstown, NY02/08/2000NAFTA-3,769Activewear/knitwear.
TI Group Automotive Systems (Co.)Maquoketa, IA02/18/2000NAFTA-3,770Fabricated tubing assemblies.
Bula (Co.)Durango, CO02/29/2000NAFTA-3,771Fleece hats & mittens etc.
Russell—Jerzees Activewear (Co.)Geneva, AL03/01/2000NAFTA-3,772Knit apparel.
Hamrick's (Co.)Jonesville, SC03/01/2000NAFTA-3,773Ladies apparel.
Brandon Manufacturing (Co.)Shreveport, LA03/01/2000NAFTA-3,774Metal parts, stators.
Award Windows (Wkrs)Ferndale, WA03/01/2000NAFTA-3,775Commercial windows.
Pincus Brothers (UNITE)Philadelphia, PA03/02/2000NAFTA-3,776Cut & sew men's suits.
Quaker Oats (Wkrs)Shiremanstown, PA03/03/2000NAFTA-3,777Ready to eat cereals.
Caretek (Co.)Denver, CO03/02/2000NAFTA-3,778Fleece apparel.
Atessa (UNITE)Philadelphia, PA03/02/2000NAFTA-3,779Men's suit coats & pants.
Smithville Sportswear (Co.)Smithville, TN03/06/2000NAFTA-3,780Men's & women's knit apparel.
Rochester Button (Wkrs)South Buston, VA03/03/2000NAFTA-3,781Polyester buttons.
LaCrosse Footwear (Wkrs)LaCrosse, WI03/03/2000NAFTA-3,782Molded outsoles.
Link Door Controls (Co.)Ronkonkoma, NY02/29/2000NAFTA-3,783Motors.
Eastman Kodak (Co.)Rochester, NY02/29/2000NAFTA-3,784Graphics finishing.
Cross Creek Apparel (Co.)Mount Airy, NC03/06/2000NAFTA-3,785Knit shirts & pants.
Royal Bank of Canada (Wkrs)New York, NY02/09/2000NAFTA-3,786Financial services.
Cherrybell (Co.)Tucson, AZ03/06/2000NAFTA-3,787Ladies underwear.
ISO Electronics (Co.)Indianapolis, IN03/10/2000NAFTA-3,788Circuit boards.
McCain Foods (UFCW)Burley, ID03/07/2000NAFTA-3,789French fries.
3-I (Co.)Murrells Inlet, SC03/08/2000NAFTA-3,790Cutting & sewing.
House of Perfection—Williston Mfg. (Co.)Williston, SC03/09/2000NAFTA-3,791Childrenswear.
Great American Knitting Mills (Co.)Bally, PA03/08/2000NAFTA-3,792Gold toe men's socks.
PJC Sportswear (Wkrs)Brooklyn, NY03/07/2000NAFTA-3,793Beachwear, bathing suits.
Meritor Automotive (UAW)Oshkosh, WI03/07/2000NAFTA-3,794Brakes, transmissions.
Rohm and Haas (IUOE)Philadelphia, PA03/07/2000NAFTA-3,795Ion exchange resins & herbicides.
C and L Textiles (Co.)New York, NY03/07/2000NAFTA-3,796Knit fabric & women's garments.
Raytheon Systems (Wkrs)El Segundo, CA01/31/2000NAFTA-3,797Jet aircraft & radar systems.
Kimberly Clark (Co.)Cleburne, TX03/07/2000NAFTA-3,798Disposable protective apparel.
Tyco Electronics (Wkrs)Marion, KY03/06/2000NAFTA-3,799Electrical relays & circuit breakers.
Hartwell Industries (Co.)Hartwell, GA03/10/2000NAFTA-3,800Knit shirts.
May Apparel Group (Co.)Mebane, NC03/10/2000NAFTA-3,801Clothing and apparel.
Levi Strauss (Wkrs)El Paso, TX03/10/2000NAFTA-3,802Jeans.
Rising Eagle (Co.)East Tawas, MI03/10/2000NAFTA-3,803Reloading of single use cameras.
Border Apparel (UNITE)El Paso, TX02/28/2000NAFTA-3,804Jeans—Men and Women.
Avent—Kimberly Clark (Co.)Tucson, AZ03/15/2000NAFTA-3,805Disposable surgical products.
MTF (Wkrs)West Lawn, PA03/17/2000NAFTA-3,806Men's and boy's activewear.
Toshiba Display Devices (IBEW)Horseheads, NY03/20/2000NAFTA-3,807Color picture tubes for TV's.
Woodgrain Millwork (Co.)Lakeview, OR03/20/2000NAFTA-3,808Pine mouldings.
Fedco Automotive (Wkrs)Buffalo, NY03/21/2000NAFTA-3,809Heater cores.
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[FR Doc. 00-8920 Filed 4-10-00; 8:45 am]