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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 August 30, 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 not later than August 30, 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 14th day of August, 2002.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
GL and V USA (Co.)Nashua, NH07/29/2002NAFTA-6, 419Baffle filters, disk filters, screens.
Seton Company (Co.)Saxton, PA08/02/2002NAFTA-6, 420Cut-to-pattern leather pieces for autos.
Buck Forkardt Inc. (USWA)Kalamazoo, MI07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 421Chuck pinions, chuck scrolls, cast.
Matsushita Home Appliance Corp. (Wkrs)Danville, KY08/01/2002NAFTA-6, 422Vacuum cleaners.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Wkrs)Gibsonia, PA08/02/2002NAFTA-6, 423Grease.
Potlatch Corporation (Wkrs)Warren, AR08/02/2002NAFTA-6, 424Lumber production.
Fort Darborn Company (Wkrs)Coldwater, MI07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 425Food labels.
Mahoning Mills, Inc. (Wkrs)Kutztown, PA08/02/2002NAFTA-6, 426Under garments.
Samuel Whittar (USWA)Detroit, MI07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 427Strip steel fabrication.
Jet Craft Boats of Oregon (Wkrs)Medford, OR08/01/2002NAFTA-6, 428Aluminum boats.
Valeo Switches and Detection Systems (Co.)Ft. Worth, TX08/02/2002NAFTA-6, 429Switches and detection systems.
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Scranton Lace Company (Wkrs)Scranton, PA08/01/2002NAFTA-6, 430Tablecloths, curtains, napkins, runners.
Celestica (Co.)Mt. Pleasant, IA08/01/2002NAFTA-6, 431Two-way FM radios.
Emess Design Group, LLC (AFGWU)Ellwood City, PA07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 432Lamps, lighting design products.
G and G Sewing Machine Company (Co.)Dunmore, PA07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 433Sewing equipment, parts, customized unit.
International Data (Wkrs)El Paso, TX07/30/2002NAFTA-6, 434Data entry/customer service.
A.O. Smith Electrical Products (Co.)Scottsville, KY07/29/2002NAFTA-6, 435Stator and coil electric motor assemblie.
Buffalo Color Corp. (Wkrs)Buffalo, NY07/30/2002NAFTA-6, 436Indigo dye for denim.
Ohmits Manufacturing (Wkrs)Skokie, IL07/12/2002NAFTA-6, 437Electrical resistors.
Corbin Limited (UNITE)Ashland, KY08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 438Men and women's tailored suits.
Encompass Group, LLC (Co.)Eastman, GA07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 439Healthcare apparel.
ADC Telecommunications (Wkrs)Shakopee, MN06/11/2002NAFTA-6, 440Telecommunications equipment.
Helsapenn (UNITE)Philadelphia, PA08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 441Shoulder pads.


Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
Flextronics Enclosure Systems (Co.)Elk Grove Village, IL08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 442Sheet metal computer parts.
Tellabs, Inc. (Wkrs)Burlington, MA07/31/2002NAFTA-6, 443Telecommunications system for metro appl.
Trinity Industries (Wkrs)Butler, PA07/26/2002NAFTA-6, 444Railroad freight car parts.
Creo (Wkrs)Bedford, MA08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 445Scanning equipment.
Pabst Meat Supply (Wkrs)Invergrove Height, MN08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 446Frozen hamburger patties.
ADC Telecommunications (Wkrs)Shakopee, MN08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 447Telecommunications.
Crown Cork and Seal (IAM)Portland, OR08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 448Metal can ends.
IMI Cornelius (Wkrs)Anoka, MN07/09/2002NAFTA-6, 449Beverage dispensers.
ADC Telecommunications (Wkrs)Eden Prairie, MN08/05/2002NAFTA-6, 450Optical connecting switching equipment.
Celestica Corp. (Co.)Rochester, MN08/12/2002NAFTA-6, 451Printed circuit assemblies.
National Torch Tip (IUE)Pittsburgh, PA08/12/2002NAFTA-6, 452Torch tips.
U.S. Manufacturing (Wkrs)Bad Axe, MI08/12/2002NAFTA-6, 453Manual steering gear.
Peterson Spring (UAW)Three Rivers, MI08/12/2002NAFTA-6, 454Auto parts.
Pella Plastics (Co.)So. Pittsburgh, TN08/02/2002NAFTA-6, 455Plastic molded parts.
C.R. Bard (Co.)Mentor, OH08/06/2002NAFTA-6, 456Medical devices.
Clore Automotive (Co.)Bloomington, MN08/08/2002NAFTA-6, 457Battery chargers.
Versa Tool (Wkrs)Meadville, PA08/12/2002NAFTA-6, 458Injection molds.
Competitive Engineering (Co.)Tucson, AZ08/10/2002NAFTA-6, 459Precisioned machined parts.
Damas, Inc (Wkrs)Long Island City, NY08/01/2002NAFTA-6, 460Knits garments.
Dimension Tech (Wkrs)Ironwood, MI08/06/2002NAFTA-6, 461Acture frame moulding.
Dunbrooke Industries (Co.)El Dorado Spring, MO08/06/2002NAFTA-6, 462Apparel.
Baker Ewter Prize (Wkrs)Alphena, MI08/09/2002NAFTA-6, 463Blocks.
Saturn Electronics and Engineering (Wkrs)Auburn Hills, MI08/08/2002NAFTA-6, 464Electronic boards & modules.
Corning (Co.)Concord, NC08/09/2002NAFTA-6, 465Optical fiber technology.
Welcast Plastics-Harris Welco (Co.)Barberton, OH06/24/2002NAFTA-6, 466Plastic lens.
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[FR Doc. 02-21092 Filed 8-19-02; 8:45 am]