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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 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 DTAA at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, D.C. provided such request is filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than July 29, 2002.

Also, interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the Start Printed Page 47405subject matter of the petitions to the Director of DTAA at the address shown below not later than July 29, 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, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC this 12th day of July 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
Keystone Tool and Machine (Wkrs)Carlisle, PA04/28/2002NAFTA-6,137Custom made molds, machines, parts.
Milco Industries (TGWA)Bloomsburg, PA04/24/2002NAFTA-6,138Under garments.
Dispatch Printing (GCIU)Erie, PA04/23/2002NAFTA-6,139Printed foils.
Louisville Ladder Group, LLC (Co.)Louisville, KY04/22/2002NAFTA-6,140Aluminum and fiberglass ladders.
Smiths Group—Portex, Inc. (Co.)Fort Myers, FL04/22/2002NAFTA-6,141Anesthesia circuits.
Watkins Motor Lines (Wkrs)Charlotte, NC04/23/2002NAFTA-6,142Truck Drivers.
3M (PACE)St. Paul, MN04/24/2002NAFTA-6,143Tape.
Monona Wire (Wkrs)Monona, IA04/24/2002NAFTA-6,144Wiring harnesses.
Execumold, Inc. (Wkrs)Erie, PA04/23/2002NAFTA-6,145Plastic injection mold.
Springs Window Fashions (Co.)Montgomery, PA04/23/2002NAFTA-6,146Window blinds.
Electronic Data System—EDS (Co.)Einchester, KY04/24/2002NAFTA-6,147Electronic service.
Stanley Furniture Company (Wkrs)Stanleytown, VA04/24/2002NAFTA-6,148Furniture.
InterMetro Industries (Co.)Carol Stream, IL04/24/2002NAFTA-6,149Distribution center.
Stabilit America (Wkrs)Allentown, PA04/26/2002NAFTA-6,150Fiberglass panels.
Grand Processing (Co.)Brooklyn, NY04/22/2002NAFTA-6,151Fabric and garments.
Telect (Co.)Liberty Lake, WA04/19/2002NAFTA-6,152Fiber patchcordo.
Holiday Products—Rauch Industries (Co.)El Paso, TX04/16/2002NAFTA-6,153Christmas ornaments.
Enterasys Network (Wkrs)Salt Lake City, UT04/27/2002NAFTA-6,154Internet switches and routers.
Tyco Electronics (Wkrs)Jonestown, PA04/29/2002NAFTA-6,155Electrical connectors.
Textron Golf and Turfcare (UAW)Racine, WI04/26/2002NAFTA-6,156Lawn and turf products.
Astechnologies (Wkrs)Monroe, MI04/29/2002NAFTA-6,157Laminated composite boards.
Fruit of the Loom (Co.)Fayette, AL04/29/2002NAFTA-6,158Yarn.
Eag Electronics (Wkrs)Fairview, PA05/06/2002NAFTA-6,159Chasmlines, wire harnesses.
Square D Company (Co.)Lincoln, NE05/06/2002NAFTA-6,160Circuit breakers.
Superior Essex (Wkrs)Elizabethtown, KY05/06/2002NAFTA-6,161Copper telephone wire.
Ponderosa Pulp Products (Wkrs)Oshkosh, WI05/03/2002NAFTA-6,162Deinked pulp.
Sights Denim Systems (Co.)Hendeson, KY05/06/2002NAFTA-6,163Denim garments
Philips (Wkrs)Knoxville, TN04/30/2002NAFTA-6,164Projection television sets.
Regal Originals (Co)New York, NY05/03/2002NAFTA-6,165Dresses.
Perfection—Schwank, Inc. (Co.)Waynesboro, GA05/03/2002NAFTA-6,166Heater production.
Weatherford (Wkrs)Grand Junction, CO05/03/2002NAFTA-6,167Air compressors.
A and M Thermometer—Accuracy Scientific (Co.)Asheville, NC05/01/2002NAFTA-6,168Glass thermometers.
Schlumberger (Wkrs)San Carlos, CA04/04/2002NAFTA-6,169Meters.
Corcom—A tyco Company (Wkrs)El Paso, TX05/02/2002NAFTA-6,170Radio frequently filters and relays.
Northrop Grumman (Co.)Sacramento, CA04/26/2002NAFTA-6,171Electrical wire harnesses.
United States Mfg. (Wkrs)Pasadena, CA04/26/2002NAFTA-6,172Orthotics, prostetics, orthopedics.
AmeriSteel Corp. (Co.)Jackson, TN04/30/2002NAFTA-6,173Zinc oxide.
Transylvania Vocation Services—TVS (Wkrs)Brevard, NC05/03/2002NAFTA-6,174Payroll Services.
Wabash Aluminum Alloys (13057)East Syracuse, NY04/29/2002NAFTA-6,175Aluminum ingot.
Derlan Precision Gear, (Wkrs)Bedford Park, IL03/06/2002NAFTA-6,176Gears, transmissions for helicopters.
U.S. Timber Company (Wkrs)Craigmont, ID04/22/2002NAFTA-6,177Lumber.
Q & Q Sewing (Wkrs)Andrews, SC05/07/2002NAFTA-6,178T-shirts.
Worthintgon Steel (USWA)Malvern, PA05/07/2002NAFTA-6,179Cold-rolled steel.
Sunrise Medical—Jay Mfg. (Co.)Longmont, Co05/13/2002NAFTA-6,180Walkers, canes, crutches.
VF Imagewear (Co.)Mt. Pleasant, TN05/13/2002NAFTA-6,181Uniforms.
Agilent Technologies (Wkrs)Rohnert Park, CA04/24/2002NAFTA-6,182Test and measurement electronic products.
Union of Needletrades, Industrial (UNITE)Union City, GA04/20/2002NAFTA-6,183Union workers.
Mantua Industries (Wkrs)Woodbury Heights, NJ04/16/2002NAFTA-6,184Women's clothes.
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Pillowtex Corp. (UNITE)Columbus, GA05/10/2002NAFTA-6,185Terry bath and hand towels.
Emerson Process Management—Rosemout (Co.)Anaheim, CA05/10/2002NAFTA-6,186Gas analyzers.
Coneywell Int'l (Allied Signal) (Co.)Torrance, CA04/24/2002NAFTA-6,187Turbochargers.
Martin Color (Co.)Laurens, SC05/09/2002NAFTA-6,188Yarn for carpet.
Essilor of America (Co.)St. Petersburg, FL05/08/2002NAFTA-6,189Plastic lenses for eye wear.
Newell Rubbermaid (Co.)Santa Monica, CA04/30/2002NAFTA-6,190Rubber products.
John Deere Commercial Worksite (Wkrs)Loudon, TN05/07/2002NAFTA-6,191Buckets, lower link and upper links.
LNP Engineering Plastics (Co.)Santa Ana, CA05/09/2002NAFTA-6,192Thermoplastic pellets.
Kimble Glass (Wkrs)Vineland, NJ05/09/2002NAFTA-6,193Glass.
Domtar A.W. (Co.)Port Edwards, WI05/08/2002NAFTA-6,194Paper.
Invensys Sensor System (Wkrs)El Paso, TX05/08/2002NAFTA-6,195Potentiometers, switches, resistors.
Bemis Mfg. (Wkrs)Crannon, WI05/07/2002NAFTA-6,196Toilet seats.
PW, Pipe (Wkrs)Hillsboro, OR05/06/2002NAFTA-6,197Water pipe sewer.
General Electronic (IUE)Fort Wayne, IN05/13/2002NAFTA-6,198Frame motors and transformers.
Hahn Equipment Company (UAW)Evansville, IN05/10/2002NAFTA-6,199Commercial Lawn Equipment
Firestrol (Comp)Cary, NC05/16/2002NAFTA-6,200Electrical Controls.
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