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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.Start Printed Page 53024

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 August 26, 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 August 26, 2002.

Petitions filed with 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 7th day of August, 2002.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Appendix

Subject firmLocationDate received at governor's officePetition numberArticles produced
Aerus LLC (Co.)Piney Flats, TN07/10/2002NAFTA-6,352vacuum cleaner power nozzle wands.
American Meter (Co.)Erie, PA06/21/2002NAFTA-6,353diaphram meters.
E and A Technology (Wkrs)El Paso, TX07/10/2002NAFTA-6,354computer chassis.
Donaldson Co., Inc. (Co.)Baldwin, WI07/10/2002NAFTA-6,355metal fabrication.
Breed Technologies, Inc. (Co.)Knoxville, TX07/10/2002NAFTA-6,356automatic seat belt components.
Tecumseh Product (Co.)Grafton, WI07/09/2002NAFTA-6,357compressors.
Dana Corporation (Co.)Columbia City, IN06/14/2002NAFTA-6,358hoses and tubing.
Agrium US Inc. (Co.)Soda Springs, ID06/12/2002NAFTA-6,359phosphate fertilizer.
Neoplan USA Corp. (Wkrs)Brownsville, TX07/09/2002NAFTA-6,360bus manufacturer.
Encana (Co.)Butte, MT07/08/2002NAFTA-6,361oil and gas.
D and L Tool, Inc. (Co.)Meadville, PA06/20/2002NAFTA-6,362molds.
Corning Frequency Control (Co.)Mercersburg, PA06/20/2002NAFTA-6,363crystal blanks.
Computer Sciences Corp. (Co.)Houston, TX07/11/2002NAFTA-6,364mailroom operations.
Oki Data Americas (Co.)Mount Laurel, NJ07/15/2002NAFTA-6,365ribbon and toner cartridges.
Sitel Corp. (Wkrs)Longview, TX07/15/2002NAFTA-6,366call center.
Harvard Industries (UAW)Albion, MI07/08/2002NAFTA-6,367iron casting for automotive.
Penske Truck Leasing (Wkrs)Chesterfield, MO07/12/2002NAFTA-6,368trucking leasing.
Holloway Sportswear (Wkrs)Ville Platte, LA07/15/2002NAFTA-6,369sportswear.
Bee Paper (Wkrs)Wayne, NU07/01/2002NAFTA-6,370paper.
Dura Automotive Systems (Co.)Pikeville, TN07/12/2002NAFTA-6,371power windows.
Jam'ng Five (Wkrs)Medley, FL07/15/2002NAFTA-6,372children wear.
Oxford Automotive (Wkrs)Argos, IN07/12/2002NAFTA-6,373stamped metal auto parts.
IBM Global Services (Wkrs)Jacksonville, FL07/15/2002NAFTA-6,374computer system and support.
VF Imagewear (Co.)Mt. Pleasant, TN07/15/2002NAFTA-6,375uniforms (shirts and pants).
Tellabs Operations (Wkrs)Hawthorne, NY07/12/2002NAFTA-6,376hardware modules.
Cummins (Co.)Montello, WI07/03/2002NAFTA-6,377gas Turbins.
Willamette Industries-Weyerhaeuser (Co.)Albany, OR07/12/2002NAFTA-6,378lumber.
American Technical Ceramics (Wkrs)Jacksonville, FL07/16/2002NAFTA-6,379electronic capacitors.
Klaussner Furniture (Wkrs)Asheboro, NC07/16/2002NAFTA-6,380cloth and leather upholstery furniture.
Mountain High Timber (Co.)LaPine, OR07/17/2002NAFTA-6,381wood chips.
Tom Harmon Logging (Co.)LaPine OR07/17/2002NAFTA-6,382wood chips.
New York Air Brake Corporation (Co.)Akron, OH07/19/2002NAFTA-6,383train line hose.
Southern Transformer Co. (Co.)East Point, GA07/20/2002NAFTA-6,384transformers.
Plantronics (Wkrs)Garden Grove, CA07/10/2002NAFTA-6,385hearing aides.
Nova bus (Wkrs)Niskayuna, NY07/16/2002NAFTA-6386transit buses.
Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff Co. (Wkrs)York, PA07/19/2002NAFTA-6,387dinnerware.
IBM Corp. (Wkrs)Rochester, MN07/19/2002NAFTA-6,388AS/400 computer systems.
Federal-Mogul Corporation (Wkrs)Winchester, VA07/19/2002NAFTA-6,389friction products.
McManus Wyatt Produce (Wkrs)Weslaco, TX07/22/2002NAFTA-6,390produce.
Krone, Inc. (Co.)El Paso, TX07/18/2002NAFTA-6,391wire termination products.
Copeland Corp. (Wkrs)Ava, MO07/16/2002NAFTA-6,392scroll sets.
Ergo Systems, Inc. (Co.)Green Lane, PA07/18/2002NAFTA-6,393computer support equipment.
General Cable (IUE)Sanger, CA07/10/2002NAFTA-6,394datacom wire and cable.
Switching Systems International (Wkrs)Anaheim, CA07/10/2002NAFTA-6,395power supplies.
Aermotor Pumps, Inc. (Co.)Conway, AR07/12/2002NAFTA-6,396sump pumps.
Johnson and Johnson Apparel (UNITE)Bailey, NC07/16/2002NAFTA-6,397children's dresses.
American Uniform Co. (Co.)Blue Ridge, GA07/15/2002NAFTA-6,398shirts, flat goods, and aprons.
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United Plastics Group, Inc. (Wkrs)Brooksville, FL07/16/2002NAFTA-6,399automotive injections.
Komatsu America Corp. (Co.)Peoria, IL06/26/2002NAFTA-6,400ball studs, pins and castings.
Volant Ski (Wkrs)Wheatridge, Co06/10/2002NAFTA-6,401alpine skis.
National Electrical Carbon (Wkrs)Birmingham, AL07/23/2002NAFTA-6,402carbon brushes.
Coper Wiring Devices (Eagle Electric) (Wkrs)Long Island City, NY07/23/2002NAFTA-6,403switches, adapters, etc.
Clark Alabma (Co.)Pell City, AL07/23/2002NAFTA-6,404Industrial material handling equipment.
Saint Gobain Abrasives North America (PACE)Niagara Falls, NY07/23/2002NAFTA-6,405abrasive products.
Don Alleson Athletic (Co.)Toccoa, GA07/24/2002NAFTA-6,406athletic apparel, gym shorts.
Amcoe Speciality Packaging (Co.)Newport News, VA07/08/2002NAFTA-6,407plastic food containers.
Emerson Electric (Co.)Vernon, AL07/25/2002NAFTA-6,408electric heating/residential appliances.
Skyworks Solutions (Co.)Havenhill, MA07/16/2002NAFTA-6,409semiconductor components.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber (The) (USWA)Green, OH07/26/2002NAFTA-6,410air springs.
Carolina Mills (Co.)Gastonia, NC07/25/2002NAFTA-6,411spur synthetic yarns.
U.S. Precision Glass (Co.)Lewisburg, OH07/11/2002NAFTA-6,412glass for furniture.
Kelly Springfield (Wkrs)Fayetteville, NC07/29/2002NAFTA-6,413tires.
Harris Welco—J.W. Harris (Co.)Kings Mountain, NC07/29/2002NAFTA-6,414machinery.
MEL, Inc. (Co.)Winchester, MA07/29/2002NAFTA-6,415dyeing of materials.
Norscan, Inc. (Co.)Conover, NC07/30/2002NAFTA-6,416cable protection devices.
Gate City Printing (Wkrs)Greensboro, NC07/25/2002NAFTA-6,417printed packaging.
Lapcor Plastic—Mirro/Wearever. Co. (Wkrs)Manitowoc, WI07/29/2002NAFTA-6,418cookware sets.
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[FR Doc. 02-20612 Filed 8-13-02; 8:45 am]

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