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WestPoint Home, Inc.; Formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc.; Sales and Marketing Office; New York, NY; Including an Employee of WestPoint Home, Inc., Formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office; New York, NY; Located in Charlotte, NC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

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In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273), and Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor issued a Notice of Determination Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on February 21, 2006, applicable to workers of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York. The notice was published in the Federal Register on March 22, 2006 (71 FR 14549).

At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm.

New information shows that a worker separation occurred involving an employee of the Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc. located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ms. Jodie Ayers provided support services for the manufacture of comforters, sheets, pillowcases, towels and blankets produced by WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc.

Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include an employee of the Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York facility of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc. located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The intent of the Department's certification is to include all workers of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly Start Printed Page 19902WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York who were adversely affected by increased company and customer imports.

The amended notice applicable to TA-W-58,623L is hereby issued as follows:

“All workers of WestPoint Home, Inc., formerly WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sales and Marketing Office, New York, New York (TA-W-58,623L), including an employee reporting to this office but working in Charlotte, North Carolina (TA-W-58,623BB), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after January 12, 2005, through February 21, 2008, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.”

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 6th day of April 2006.

Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. E6-5766 Filed 4-17-06; 8:45 am]

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