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Notice of Determinations 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, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance for workers (TA-W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA-W) number issued during the period of June 4 through June 8, 2007.

In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met.

I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied:

A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and

C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or

II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied:

A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

B. There has been a shift in production by such workers' firm or subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and

C. One of the following must be satisfied:

1. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States;

2. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or

3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision.

Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made for secondarily affected workers of a firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be met.

(1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

(2) The workers' firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to the article that was the basis for such certification; and

(3) Either—

(A) The workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers' firm; or

(B) A loss or business by the workers' firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers' separation or threat of separation.

In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.

1. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers' firm are 50 years of age or older.

2. Whether the workers in the workers' firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. Start Printed Page 34482

3. The competitive conditions within the workers' industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse).

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-61,368; Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Post Cereals

Division, Battle Creek, MI: April 12, 2006.

TA-W-61,589; Hi-Craft Engineering Incorporated, Fraser, MI: May 25, 2006.

TA-W-61,415; American & Efird, Inc., d/b/a Robison Anton Textile Co, Bloomsburg, PA: April 23, 2006.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-61,426; Badger Attachments, Div., Paladin Corporation, Wausau, WI: April 30, 2006.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met.

None.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (downstream producer for a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA based on increased imports from or a shift in production to Mexico or Canada) of the Trade Act have been met.

None.

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-61,420; Byer Manufacturing Company (The), Orono, ME: April 23, 2006.

TA-W-61,450; Kentucky Derby Hosiery, Gildan Plant #3, Mt Airy, NC: May 3, 2006.

TA-W-61,462; Tecumseh Products Company, Tecumseh, MI: August 3, 2006.

TA-W-61,529; Schott Lithotec USA Corporation, Poughkeepsie, NY: May 16, 2006.

TA-W-61,591; Truth Hardware-East, East Division, West Hazleton, PA: May 29, 2006.

TA-W-61,303; Distinctive Machine Corporation, Rockford, MI: April 11, 2006.

TA-W-61,349; Revere Copper Products, Inc., New Bedford, MA: April 19, 2006.

TA-W-61,375; Wire Products, Inc., Lavaca, AR: April 23, 2006.

TA-W-61,376; Topy America, Topy Automotive Div., Aluminum Plt, Adecco, Frankfort, KY: April 23, 2006.

TA-W-61,409; Delphi Corporation, Powertrain Operations, Rochester, NY: April 24, 2006.

TA-W-61,411; Syrpis Technologies Marion, LLC, Marion, OH: April 24, 2007.

TA-W-61,454; Leader Manufacturing Company, Inc., St. Louis, MO: May 4, 2006.

TA-W-61,456; Brillcast Inc., Performance Staffing, Grand Rapids, MI: May 4, 2006.

TA-W-61,505; Standard Forged Products, LLC, Axle Forging Div., Sub. of Trinity Industries, Butler, PA: May 14, 2006.

TA-W-61,563; Carrier Access Corporation, Bethel, CT: May 22, 2006.

TA-W-61,640; Carrier Access Corporation, Tulsa, OK: June 5, 2006.

TA-W-61,496; M and K Textiles, Inc., Moultrie, GA: May 10, 2006.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-61,392; Shadowline, Incorporated, Morganton, NC: April 26, 2006.

TA-W-61,407; General Electric Consumer & Industrial, Appliance Controls Div., Adecco, Bridgeport, CT: April 30, 2006.

TA-W-61,440; Numatics, Inc., Highland, MI: May 2, 2006.

TA-W-61,440A; Numatics, Inc., Sandusky, MI: May 2, 2006.

TA-W-61,565; Avon Automotive, Incorporated, Northern Staffing, Manton, MI: May 22, 2006.

TA-W-61,614; Penske Logistics, LLC, Spring Hill, TN: June 1, 2006.

TA-W-61,620; EGS Easy Heat, New Carlisle, TN: June 4, 2006.

TA-W-61,556; Lexington Furniture Industries, Lexington Home Brand Div., Corp. Office, Thomasville, NC: May 17, 2006.

TA-W-61,336; Tecumseh Power Company, New Holstein, WI: May 25, 2007.

TA-W-61,414; Mercury Marine, Brunswick Corporation, Fond du Lac, WI: April 23, 2006.

TA-W-61,464; Saint Gobain Performance Plastics, Mundelein, IL: May 7, 2006.

TA-W-61,492; Woodward Controls, Inc., Niles, IL: May 9, 2006.

TA-W-61,511; Alexander Technologies USA, Inc., Casey Holding Limited, Mason City, IA: May 14, 2006.

TA-W-61,578; Visteon Systems, LLC, Climate Control Division, Connersville, IN: June 27, 2007.

TA-W-61,592; AMF Billiards and Games, Inc., Penmac and Express Personnel Services, Bland, MO: May 29, 2006.

TA-W-61,592A; AMF Billiards and Games, Inc., Penmac and Express Personnel Services, Richmond, VA: May 29, 2006.

TA-W-61,592B; AMF Billiards and Games, Inc., Penmac and Express Personnel Services, Oconomowoc, WI: May 29, 2006.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-61,390; Kyowa America Corporation, Waynesburg, PA: April 27, 2006.

TA-W-61,447; Stretchline USA, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC: April 7, 2006.

TA-W-61,536; Tenneco, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA: May 16, 2006.

TA-W-61,618; Intier Seating Systems, Magna, Inc., Lewisberg Seating Systems Div., Lewisberg, TN: June 1, 2006.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (downstream producer for a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA based on increased imports from or a shift in production to Mexico or Canada) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

None.

Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of Start Printed Page 34483246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons specified.

The Department has determined that criterion (1) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm are 50 years of age or older.

TA-W-61,415; American & Efird, Inc., d/b/a Robison Anton Textile Co, Bloomsburg, PA: April 23, 2006.

The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable.

TA-W-61,368; Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Post Cereals Division, Battle Creek, MI: April 12, 2006.

TA-W-61,589; Hi-Craft Engineering Incorporated, Fraser, MI: May 25, 2006.

TA-W-61,426; Badger Attachments, Div., Paladin Corporation, Wausau, WI: April 30, 2006.

The Department has determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has not been met. Competition conditions within the workers' industry are not adverse.

None.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified.

Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA.

The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met.

TA-W-61,549; Molex, Inc., Fiber Optics Division, Downers Grove, IL.

The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W-61,267; Fox River Paper FR, LLC, Formerly Fox River Paper Company, Housatonic, MA.

TA-W-61,486; Thompson Steel Company, Inc., Franklin Park, IL.

TA-W-61,547; McMurray Fabrics, Inc., Lincolnton, NC.

The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W-60,333; Intel Corporation, Jones Farm Campus, Hillsboro, OR.

TA-W-60,334; Intel Corporation, Cornell Oaks Campus, Beaverton, OR.

TA-W-60,335; Intel Corporation, Ronler Acres Campus, Hillsboro, OR.

TA-W-60,338; Intel Corporation, Elam Young Campus, Hillsboro, OR.

TA-W-60,339; Intel Corporation, Aloha Campus, Aloha, OR.

TA-W-60,340; Intel Corporation, Amber Glen Campus, Beaverton, OR.

TA-W-60,341; Intel Corporation, Evergreen Campus, Hillsboro, OR.

TA-W-60,514; Intel Corporation, Hawthorn Farm Campus, Hillsboro, OR.

TA-W-60,880; Vantage Industries, LLC, Hamilton, IN.

TA-W-61,242; Visteon Corporation Regional Assembly, Interiors Div., Visteon Corp., Manpower, Chicago, IL.

TA-W-61,309; Shiloh Industries, Mansfield Division, Mansfield, OH.

TA-W-61,425; Oak Mine, Inc. (The), Grant Pass, OR.

TA-W-61,397; Hamlin Tool & Machine Co., Inc., Workers Producing Seat Belt Brackets, Rochester, MI.

TA-W-61,405; Jarden Consumer Solutions, d/b/a Sunbeam Products Incorporated, Testing Lab, Milford, MA.

The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

TA-W-61,279; Lexmark International, Inc., U.S. Customer Services, Lexington, KY.

TA-W-61,351; Low Country Cotton Service, LLP, Greenville, SC.

TA-W-61,427; Iron Age Footwear, A Subsidiary of Iron Age Corp., Greensboro, NC.

The investigation revealed that criteria of Section 222(b)(2) has not been met. The workers' firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier to or a downstream producer for a firm whose workers were certified eligible to apply for TAA.

None.

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of June 4 through June 8, 2007. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room C-5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address.

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Dated: June 15, 2007.

Ralph DiBattista,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. E7-12076 Filed 6-21-07; 8:45 am]

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