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Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

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Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (“the Act”) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221(a) of the Act.

The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved.

The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than October 30, 2008.

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than October 30, 2008.

The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room C-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 8th day of October 2008.

Erin Fitzgerald,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Appendix—TAA Petitions Instituted Between 9/29/08 and 10/3/08

TA-WSubject Firm (Petitioners)LocationDate of institutionDate of petition
64124Certified Metal Finishing (Wkrs)Benton Harbor, MI09/29/0809/25/08
64125GE Healthcare Bioscience BioProess Corp. (Comp)Somerset, NJ09/29/0809/26/08
64126Netshape Technologies (Comp)Falls Creek, PA09/29/0809/10/08
64127Hewlett-Packard, Imaging and Printing Group (Comp)Vancouver, WA09/29/0809/26/08
64128Biomet (Wkrs)Parsippany, NJ09/29/0809/25/08
64129Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., Plant #5 (Wkrs)Taylorsville, NC09/29/0809/26/08
64130Sears Holdings (Wkrs)Columbus, OH09/29/0809/24/08
64131A.H. Schreiber Company (Comp)Bristol, TN09/29/0809/26/08
64132JDSU SW Data Com Product (State)Louisville, CO09/30/0809/26/08
64133Cencorp, LLC (Comp)Boulder, CO09/30/0809/29/08
64134Diebold (IUECWA)Hebron, OH09/30/0809/29/08
64135Panasonic Electronic Devices Corporation of America (Comp)Knoxville, TN09/30/0809/29/08
64136Magna Power Train, Inc. (Wkrs)Sterling Heights, MI09/30/0809/08/08
64137Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (State)Portland, OR09/30/0809/22/08
64138Premier Manufacturing Support Services (State)Shreveport, LA09/30/0809/29/08
64139Fitrona Greensboro, Inc. (Comp)Greensboro, NC09/30/0809/29/08
64140Wellman, Inc. (Comp)Johnsonville, SC09/30/0809/22/08
64141Microplane (State)Russellville, AR10/01/0809/30/08
64142St. Lawrence Zinc Company, LLC (Wkrs)Governeur, NY10/01/0809/27/08
64143Universal Manufacturing Corporation (UAW)Zelienople, PA10/01/0809/30/08
64144B & S Hosiery (Comp)Sylvania, AL10/01/0809/29/08
64145Flakeboard America (State)Simsboro, LA10/01/0809/29/08
64146Angelo DiMaria, Inc. (Comp)Providence, RI10/01/0809/30/08
64147Mahle Engine Components USA, Inc. (Comp)Muskegon, MI10/01/0809/30/08
64148Telect Liberty Lake (Comp)Liberty Lake, WA10/01/0809/22/08
64149Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Comp)Pleasant Prairie, WI10/02/0810/01/08
64150Andritz, Inc. (Wkrs)Muncy, PA10/02/0810/01/08
64151Casey Tool and Machine (State)Casey, IL10/02/0809/30/08
64152McClatchy Newspapers/The Sacramento Bee (Wkrs)Sacramento, CA10/02/0809/22/08
64153Thorngate Ltd (UNITE)Cape Girardeau, MO10/02/0809/30/08
64154Hewlett Packard Company (State)Corvallis, OR10/02/0809/30/08
64155Window Fashions, Inc. (Wkrs)Pittsburgh, PA10/02/0810/01/08
64156Boise Cascade (Wkrs)Kettle Falls, WA10/02/0810/01/08
64157Ben Mar Hosiery (State)Fort Payne, AL10/02/0809/30/08
64158Metaldyne (UAW)New Castle, IN10/02/0810/01/08
64159Panasonic Automotive Systems Co of America (Comp)Peachtree City, GA10/02/0809/22/08
64160Boise Cascade, LLC (AFLCIO)St. Helens, OR10/03/0810/02/08
64161Titus Tool Co., Inc. (Comp)Kent, WA10/03/0810/01/08
64162Rock Tenn Company (Comp)Baltimore, MD10/03/0809/22/08
64163Barnes Aerospace (State)Windsor, CT10/03/0810/02/08
64164Veka Innovations dba Vinyl Source (Comp)Youngstown, OH10/03/0809/30/08
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[FR Doc. E8-24859 Filed 10-17-08; 8:45 am]