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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 P.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 January 21, 2002.

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 January 21, 2002.

Petitions filed with the Governors are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, DTAA, ETA, DOL, Room C-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 2nd day of January, 2002.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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APPENDIX

Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
A.O. Smith Electrical Products (Co.)Scottsville, KY12/11/2001NAFTA-5, 634Stator & coil electric motor.
Sumitomo Electric Wiring (Co.)Morgantown, KY12/11/2001NAFTA-5, 635Electric wiring harnesses.
Bayer Clothing Group (UNITE)Clearfield, PA12/10/2001NAFTA-5, 636Men's tailored suits and sportscoats.
Daisbowa America (Wkrs)Port Angeles, WA12/10/2001NAFTA-5, 637Woods clips.
Scientific Molding (Wkrs)Brownsville, TX12/12/2001NAFTA-5, 638Assembled tools and molding.
Acme Steel (Wkrs)Riverdale, IL12/07/2001NAFTA-5, 639Hot rolled steel.
VF Jeanswear (Co.)Russellville, AL12/12/2001NAFTA-5, 640Jeans.
VDO North America LLC (Co.)Winchester, VA12/18/2001NAFTA-5, 641Fuel systems for cars.
Imperial Home Decor Group (UAW)Adams, MA12/11/2001NAFTA-5, 642Wallpaper.
A.O. Smith Electrical Products (Co.)Lexington, TN12/10/2001NAFTA-5, 643Electric motors.
Bose Corporation (Wkrs)Hillsdale, MI12/14/2001NAFTA-5, 644Automotive loudspeaker.
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Eurotherm Action (Co.)San Diego, CA10/17/2001NAFTA-5, 645Signal conditioners.
Smiley Hats (Co.)Sparks, NV11/09/2001NAFTA-5, 646Hats, mittens, scarfs, blankets.
Active Transportation (IBT)Portland, OR12/13/2001NAFTA-5, 647Heavy duty trucks.
Harper Wyman (Wkrs)Princeton, IL12/14/2001NAFTA-5, 648Engineering services.
IEC Electronics (Wkrs)Newark, NY10/25/2001NAFTA-5, 649Communications equipment.
Holland Binkley (Co.)Dayton, OH12/17/2001NAFTA-5, 650Semi trailer axles.
Bourns (Co.)Logan, UT12/17/2001NAFTA-5, 651Electronic components.
Magnequench International (UAW)Anderson, ID12/13/2001NAFTA-5, 652Permanent magnets & magnetic powders.
Empire Iron Mining Partnership—Tilden (Co.)Cleveland, OH12/12/2001NAFTA-5, 653Steel.
Hayes Lemmerz International (Wkrs)Petersburg, MI11/17/2001NAFTA-5, 654Plastic intake manfolds.
Kennametal (Co.)Pine Bluff, AR12/12/2001NAFTA-5, 655Drill.
Eaton Corporation—Actuator Esensor (Wkrs)Sanford, NC12/17/2001NAFTA-5, 656Right angle thermal expansion valve.
USNR (Wkrs)Woodland, WA12/17/2001NAFTA-5, 657Saw mill equipment and spare parts.
Perceptron (Co.)Lake Oswego, OR12/11/2001NAFTA-5, 658Sensor and robotic equipment.
Liz Claiborne (UNITE)Mt. Pocono, PA12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 659Men's and women's apparel.
Vanity Fair Intimates (Co.)Monroeville, AL12/20/2001NAFTA-5, 660Women's intimate apparel.
Tree Machine Tools (IAMAW)Franklin, WI12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 661Computer controlled machining centers.
Robert Mitchell—Douglas Brothers (Co.)Portland, ME12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 662Stainless steel pipe and fitting.
Exide Technologies (UAW)Shreveport, LA12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 66312 volt automotive batteries.
Neville Chemical (USWA)Pittsburgh, PA12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 664Hydro carbon resins for printing ink.
JBI, LP (Co.)Osseo, WI12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 665Parts washers and ovens.
Dana Corporation—Spicer Mfg. (Wkrs)Pottstown, PA12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 666Slip yokes, flange yokes etc.
Accuride International (Co.)South Bend, IN12/18/2001NAFTA-5, 667Ball bearing linear slides.
Parker Hannifin (Wkrs)Eaton, OH12/17/2001NAFTA-5, 668Tube fittings.
Midcom, Inc. (Co.)Watertown, SD12/18/2001NAFTA-5, 669Transformer for telecommunications.
Greenwood Mills (Co.)Greenwood, SC12/20/2001NAFTA-5, 670Textiles.
Beta Steel (Co.)Portage, IN12/26/2001NAFTA-5, 671Steel, hot rolled coils.
Pacific Scientific Instruments (Wkrs)Crants Pass, OR12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 672Particle counters and software.
Phoenix Gold International (Wkrs)Portland, OR12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 673Circuit board.
Loren Casting (Wkrs)Hollywood, FL12/20/2001NAFTA-5, 674Wax carving and wax stone setting.
STS Apparel (Wkrs)Hialeah, FL12/18/2001NAFTA-5, 675Embroidery for garments.
Nortel Networks (Wkrs)Boca Raton, FL12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 676Optical networking systems.
Swift Spinning Mills (Co.)Columbus, GA12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 677Denim.
Swift Spinning Mills (Co.)Columbus, GA12/19/2001NAFTA-5, 678Spun cotton yarn.
Biokyowa (Co.)Cape Girardeau, MO12/21/2001NAFTA-5, 679Lysine amino acid feed supplement.
F.C. Mayer Packaging (Wkrs)St. Louis, MO12/21/2001NAFTA-5, 680Shoe cartons.
VF Jeanswear (Wkrs)Springfield, MO12/21/2001NAFTA-5, 681Jeans and casual wear.
Parallax Power Components (Co.)Goodland, IN12/20/2001NAFTA-5, 682Transformers.
Multi Products (Wkrs)Erie, PA12/27/2001NAFTA-5, 683Custom plastic injection molds.
Kraft Foods North America (Wkrs)Allentown, PA12/27/2001NAFTA-5, 684Barbecue sauce and salad dressing.
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