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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 investigation 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 May 22, 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 later than May 22, 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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Signed at Washington, DC this 4th day of May 2000.

Grant D. Beale,

Program Manager, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Appendix

Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's OfficePetition numberArticles produced
Swiss-M-Tex (Wkrs)Travelers Rest, SC03/21/2000NAFTA-3,810embroidered textile products.
Stant Manufacturing (IBB)Connersvile, IN03/16/2000NAFTA-3,811plated fuel rails.
Exide Corporation (Co.)Reading, PA03/22/2000NAFTA-3,812auto batteries.
C.P. Lighting (Wkrs)Pottsville, PA03/22/2000NAFTA-3,813finished table & floor lamps.
Chevron Products (UNITE)El Paso, TX03/22/2000NAFTA-3,814gasoline, diesel, propane & butane.
Russell Athletic Division (Co.)Ashland, AL03/22/2000NAFTA-3,815knit apparel.
North American Heaters (Co.)Franklin, TN03/20/2000NAFTA-3,816electrical heating elements.
United States Sales (Wkrs)San Fernando, CA03/20/2000NAFTA-3,817warehouse & distribution center.
Chic by H.I.S.—Sierra Pacific Apparel (Co.)Visalia, CA03/22/2000NAFTA-3,818jeans.
Anchor Lamina America (Wkrs)Cheshire, CT03/06/2000NAFTA-3,819die sets, machined plates etc.
Labeling Systems (Co.)Oakland, NJ03/27/2000NAFTA-3,820labeling machine.
Quebecor World (Co.)Nashville, TN03/27/2000NAFTA-3,821commercial printing of books, magazines.
American Recreation Products (Co.)Mineola, TX03/28/2000NAFTA-3,822sleeping bags.
Alliance Carolina Tool and Mold (Co.)Arden, NC03/27/2000NAFTA-3,823plastic injected molded parts.
Mattel Operations (Co.)Beaverton, OR04/03/2000NAFTA-3,824view master reels.
C and L Textiles (Co.)Cooper City, FL04/03/2000NAFTA-3,825men's & women's clothing.
Talema Electronics (Co.)St. James, MO03/29/2000NAFTA-3826toroidal transformers.
Ross Corporation (Co.)Eugene, OR03/29/2000NAFTA-3,827heavy logging equipment.
Oregon Manufacturing (Co.)Klamath Falls, OR03/29/2000NAFTA-3,828electronics.
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Hexcel Corporation (Wkrs)Kent, WA03/28/2000NAFTA-3,829air line space components.
Willamette Industrial (Wkrs)Dallas, OR03/28/2000NAFTA-3,830plywood.
Midwest Micro (Wkrs)Iron Ridge, WI03/27/2000NAFTA-3,831computer.
Finishing 2000 (UNITE)El Paso, TX04/03/2000NAFTA-3,832jeans.
Berne Apparel (Wkrs)Berne, IN04/03/2000NAFTA-3,833work apparel.
Seagate Technology (Wkrs)Oklahoma City, OK04/05/2000NAFTA-3,834hard drive.
American Industrial Container (UE)Meadville, PA04/07/2000NAFTA-3,835industrial containers.
Sony Professional Products (Wkrs)Boca Raton, FL04/05/2000NAFTA-3,836video screen/airline entertainment.
K and D Clothing (UNITE)Philadelphia, PA04/05/2000NAFTA-3,837men's suits.
Rugged Sportswear (Wkrs)La Grange, NC04/04/2000NAFTA-3,838sweatshirts, sweatpants & sweatshorts.
Ametek Aerospace (IUE)Wilmington, MA02/18/2000NAFTA-3,839cables and thermocouples.
Tally Sportswear (Wkrs)Lancaster, SC04/10/2000NAFTA-3,840t-shirts.
Elsie Undergarment (Wkrs)Hialeah, FL04/07/2000NAFTA-3,841lingerie.
IBM—International Business Machines (Wkrs)Rochester, MN03/03/2000NAFTA-3,842electronic computer products.
Trinity Industries (Wkrs)Lyndora, PA04/10/2000NAFTA-3,843railroad cars.
Thomson Consumer Electronics (IBEW)Indianapolis, IN04/11/2000NAFTA-3,844single sided printed circuit boards.
Howeywell (USWA)Ironton, OH04/12/2000NAFTA-3,845naphthalene.
Willamette (Wkrs)Lebanon, OR04/13/2000NAFTA-3,846lvl presses, convyor systems.
Taylor Precisions Products (Co.)Fletcher, NC04/07/2000NAFTA-3,847precisions measuring products.
Coho Resources (Wkrs)Dallas, TX04/13/2000NAFTA-3,848oil and gas.
A. Schulman (PACE)Orange, TX04/12/2000NAFTA-3,849polyurethane products.
Tecumseh Products (Wkrs)Somerset, KY03/06/2000NAFTA-3,850compressors.
ABC NACO (Co.)Cicero, IL04/10/2000NAFTA-3,851sideframes & bolsters.
Troutman Foundry (Co.)Statesville, NC04/17/2000NAFTA-3,852grey iron castings.
Hatch (CO.)El Paso, TX04/10/2000NAFTA-3,853power & control system integrators.
Chevron Products (Wkrs)Roosevelt, UT03/27/2000NAFTA-3,854lifting & transportation crude oil.
Minard Run Oil (Wkrs)Bradford, PA04/17/2000NAFTA-3,855crude oil & natural gas.
RHI Refractories America (USWA)Womelsdorf, PA04/18/2000NAFTA-3,856magnesia chrome refractories.
Fort James (Co.)Clatskanie, OR04/11/2000NAFTA-3,857groundwood speciality.
Raychem—Tyco Electronics (Co.)Fuquay-Varina, NC04/20/2000NAFTA-3,858telecommunication cable.
ICI Explosives (Co.)Joplin, MO04/25/2000NAFTA-3,859ammonium nitrate.
Pennzoil Quaker State (Co.)Rouseville, PA04/21/2000NAFTA-3,860oil.
Cross Supply (Wkrs)Olney, IL11/15/1999NAFTA-3,861oil.
Elcon Products International (Co.)Fremont, CA04/20/2000NAFTA-3,862electrical assemblies.
Westwood Lighting (Co.)El Paso, TX04/20/2000NAFTA-3,863lamps.
DTM Products—Flextronics In't (Wkrs)Niwot, CO04/19/2000NAFTA-3,864small plastic parts.
Sharp Manufacturing (Wkrs)Memphis, TN04/24/2000NAFTA-3,865television.
Furniture Crafts (Wkrs)Grants Pass, OR04/24/2000NAFTA-3,866office furniture.
Sensus Tech (USWA)Uniontown, PA04/12/2000NAFTA-3,867water meters.
Frontier Foundry (Wkrs)Titusville, PA04/26/2000NAFTA-3,868aluminum steel castings.
Cooper Energy Services (Co.)Grove City, PA04/27/2000NAFTA-3,869pistones.
Fairway Foods of Michigan (Wkrs)Menominee, MI04/25/2000NAFTA-3,870fruits & vegetables.
Mr. Coffee—Sunbeam Products (Co.)Glenwillow, OH04/17/2000NAFTA-3,871coffee & tea makers.
Philips Electronics North America (Co.)Wartburg, TN04/21/2000NAFTA-3,872power supply transformer.
Solectron (Co.)Sunwancee, GA04/25/2000NAFTA-3,873cellular mobile telephones.
Long Handles Shirts (Co.)Monroe, NC04/27/2000NAFTA-3,874men's knit shirts.
Motor Coils (IUE)Braddock, PA05/01/2000NAFTA-3,875traction motors.
Chavez Signs (Wkrs)El Paso, TX05/01/2000NAFTA-3,876plywood.
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Erie Controls (Co.)Milwaukee, WI04/26/2000NAFTA-3,877electrical components.
Kongsberg (Wkrs)Livania, MI03/29/2000NAFTA-3,878seat heaters.
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[FR Doc. 00-11823 Filed 5-10-00; 8:45 am]

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