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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 if filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than September 18, 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 September 18, 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 9th day of August, 2000.

Grant D. Beale,

Program Manager, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
Hart Mountain Millwoks (Wkrs)Lakeview, OR07/05/2000NAFTA-4,009Finger joint blacks.
Personal Products (Co.)Wilmington, IL07/05/2000NAFTA-4,010Sanitary products.
Meritor Automotive (IAMAW)Fairfield, IA05/08/2000NAFTA-4,011Truck joints.
Marino Technologies (Co.)Mt. Holly, NJ07/05/2000NAFTA-4,012Industrial textile bags.
AII Technologies (UNITE)El Paso, TX07/07/2000NAFTA-4,013Computer production.
CRH Catering (Wkrs)Connellsville, PA07/10/2000NAFTA-4,014Glass containers.
Optimum Air (Wkrs)Malta, NY07/06/2000NAFTA-4,015Patented dehumidification systems.
ITT Industries (Co.)Oscoda, MI06/03/2000NAFTA-4,016Fuel & repair fuel lines.
Crown Pacific (Wkrs)Gilchrist, OR07/06/2000NAFTA-4,017Lumber.
Federal Mogul Wiper Products (Wkrs)Michigan City, MI07/11/2000NAFTA-4,018Wiper blades.
Reckitt Benckiser (PACE)Rockwood, MI06/22/2000NAFTA-4,019Soap products.
Thomson Consumer Electronics(Co.)Dunmore, PA07/11/2000NAFTA-4,020Color television picture tubes.
Cooper Industrial (Co.)Elk Grove Village, IL07/11/2000NAFTA-4,021Lighting fixtures.
Pharr Yarns (Wkrs)McAdenville, NC07/14/2000NAFTA-4,022Yarn.
FlexFab Horizons International (IAMAW)Racine, WI07/13/2000NAFTA-4,023Silcone rubber & plastic components.
Portac (UBC)Tacoma, WA07/14/2000NAFTA-4,024Lumber.
Kim Mark Hosiery (Co.)Mount Airy, JC07/14/2000NAFTA-4,025Hosiery products.
Austin Productions (Co.)Holbrook, NY07/18/2000NAFTA-4,026Sculptural & museum reproductions.
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Guess (Wkrs)Los Angeles, CA07/11/2000NAFTA-4,027Jeans, shirts, skirts etc.
Charles Craft (Co.)Wadesboro, NC07/18/2000NAFTA-4,028Cotton yans.
Knowles Electronics (Wkrs)Ltasca, IL07/14/2000NAFTA-4,029Circuits.
C and M (Wkrs)Wauregan, CT07/13/2000NAFTA-4,030Cables, PSC, mold department.
Occidental Chemical (Co.)Niagara Falls, NY07/19/2000NAFTA-4,031Chemicals.
Philips Consumer Electronics (Wkrs)Greeneville, TN07/20/2000NAFTA-4,032Television sets.
Diviersified Enterprises—Habitat (Co.)Montrose, CO07/20/2000NAFTA-4,033Screenprinted shirts & raw products.
Gynecare (Co.)Menlo Park, CA07/17/2000NAFTA-4,034Ballon therapy.
Acorn Window Systems (IBM)Quincy, MI07/03/2000NAFTA-4,035Windows.
Eliance Corporation (Wkrs)Minot, ND07/13/2000NAFTA-4,036Internet services.
Norton Packaging (USWA)Oakland, CA07/20/2000NAFTA-4,037Steel pails.
Dana Engine Controls (Wkrs)Branford, CT07/24/2000NAFTA-4,038Automotive parts.
Abek (Co.)Bristol, CT07/18/2000NAFTA-4,039Precision steel balls.
VF Workwear (Co.)Dickson, TN07/31/2000NAFTA-4,040Shirts.
B.F. Goodrich (Co.)Euless, TX07/31/2000NAFTA-4,041Lending gear.
Joseph Timber (Wkrs)Joseph, OR07/17/2000NAFTA-4,042Lumber.
Scott Logging (Wkrs)Bend, OR07/27/2000NAFTA-4,043Logs.
Tri State Data Products (Wkrs)Feasterville, PA07/31/2000NAFTA-4,044Data products.
ACS Affilated Computer Services (Wkrs)Berea, KY07/25/2000NAFTA-4,045Insurance claims.
Cross Huller (Wkrs)Sterling Heights, MI07/18/2000NAFTA-4,046Machine tools.
AII Technologies (Wkrs)El Paso, TX07/25/2000NAFTA-4,047Computers products.
Pietrafesa Corp. (The) (Wkrs)Liverpool, NY08/02/2000NAFTA-4,048Coats, pants, vests & suits.
AES Interconnects (Wkrs)San Bonito, TX08/02/2000NAFTA-4,049Wire harness.
Prestolite Wire (Co.)Bristol, TN07/22/2000NAFTA-4,050Batter cables.
Boise Cascade (WCIW)Independence, OR08/01/2000NAFTA-4,051Green yeneer.
Chief Tonasket Growers (Wkrs)Tonasket, WA07/31/2000NAFTA-4,052Packing apples.
Ochoco Lumber (Co.)Pineville, OR07/28/2000NAFTA-4,053Lumber.
Victor Equipment (Co.)Abilene, TX08/04/2000NAFTA-4,054Cutting & Welding Equipment.
Melvin Quilting (Co.)Rocky Mountain, NC08/03/2000NAFTA-4,055Decorative pillows.
Arrow Internation (Co.)Woburn, MA08/03/2000NAFTA-4,056Medical devices.
Premair Leathers (Wkrs)Salem, MA08/04/2000NAFTA-4,057Leather split.
Cloverland (Co.)Escanaba, MI07/24/2000NAFTA-4,058Rebuilt automotive engines.
Beaulieu of America (Co.)Anadarko, OK07/06/2000NAFTA-4,059Carpet.
Reliable Exploration (Co.)Billings, MT08/07/2000NAFTA-4,060Oil and gas.
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