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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 November 17, 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 November 17, 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 29th day of October 2008.

Erin Fitzgerald,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[TAA petitions instituted between 10/20/08 and 10/24/08]

TA-WSubject firm (Petitioners)LocationDate of institutionDate of petition
64246Borg Warner Morse Tech (Wkrs)Ithaca, NY10/20/0810/14/08
64247Guilford (Comp)Fuquay-Varina, NC10/20/0810/17/08
64248Freudenberg (Comp)Durham, NC10/20/0810/17/08
64249Gates Corporation (Comp)Moncks Corner, SC10/20/0810/17/08
64250Findlay Industries (Wkrs)Chesterfield, MO10/20/0810/17/08
64251Sperian Fall Protection (Wkrs)Franklin, PA10/20/0810/06/08
64252Lear Corporation (Union)Wentzville, MO10/21/0810/20/08
64253Amkor Technology, Inc. (Comp)Morrisville, NC10/21/0810/16/08
64254ITW CIP (State)Waterbury, CT10/21/0810/20/08
64255Hoffman/New Yorker, Inc. (Comp)Dushore, PA10/21/0810/17/08
64256STMicroelectronics (Comp)Phoenix, AZ10/21/0810/17/08
64257Vanguard Furniture Co., Inc. (Wkrs)Conover, NC10/21/0810/01/08
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64258Irwin Research and Development (Wkrs)Yakima, WA10/21/0810/16/08
64259Kim Ro Manufacturing, Inc. (Wkrs)Trezevant, TN10/21/0810/17/08
64260Glatfelter's Ohio Operation (USW)Chillicothe, OH10/21/0810/17/08
64261Reed Elsevier/Lexis Nexis (Wkrs)Miamisburg, OH10/21/0810/16/08
64262Classic Components Corporation (State)Torrence, CA10/22/0809/28/08
64263Celanese Emulsions Corporation (Union)Meredosia, IL10/22/0810/09/08
64264General Motors Corporation—Pittsburgh Metal Center (UAW)West Mifflin, PA10/22/0810/22/08
64265Cooper Crouse-Hinds, Cooper Interconnect (Comp)LaGrange, NC10/22/0810/16/08
64266Environmental Business Services/Katun Corporation (State)Austin, TX10/22/0810/21/08
64267Stevens Linen Associates, Inc. (01571)Dudley, MA10/22/0810/21/08
64268Eagle Ottawa LLC (Comp)Waterloo, IA10/23/0810/22/08
64269SD Summit Design, Inc. (State)Montebello, CA10/23/0810/22/08
64270Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lab Vision Fremont, Mfg. Dept. (Wkrs)Fremont, CA10/23/0810/22/08
64271Knight Colotex (Comp)Lisbon Falls, ME10/23/0810/10/08
64272Nielsen Co. (formerly AC Nielsen Co.) (Wkrs)Fond du Lac, WI10/23/0810/21/08
64273Century Furniture Casegoods (Comp)Hickory, NC10/24/0810/23/08
64274Item-Eyes Apparel (UNITE)New York, NY10/24/0810/23/08
64275Reynolds Foil, Inc. (Comp)Richmond, VA10/24/0810/21/08
64276American Safety Razor (IUE)Verona, VA10/24/0810/01/08
64277Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (State)Athens, GA10/24/0810/23/08
64278Purcell Systems (Wkrs)Spokane Valley, WA10/24/0810/13/08
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[FR Doc. E8-26532 Filed 11-6-08; 8:45 am]