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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 January 9, 2009.

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 January 9, 2009.

The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Division of Trade Start Printed Page 79916Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-5428, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of December 2008.

Linda G. Poole,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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TAA petitions instituted between 12/1/08 and 12/5/08

TA-WSubject firm (petitioners)LocationDate of institutionDate of petition
64558East Coast Hardwood Veneers, Inc. (Comp)Hagerstown, MD12/01/0811/10/08
64559Austintown Products Plant GE (Wkrs)Youngstown, OH12/01/0811/26/08
64560Bel-ORO International (Wkrs)New York, NY12/01/0811/16/08
64561Nilfisk Advance (Wkrs)Plymouth, MN12/01/0811/17/08
64562Bayliner Marine (Wkrs)Roseburg, OR12/01/0811/25/08
64563Colonte Plastics/Plastic Specialities and Technologies (Wkrs)Ridgefield, NJ12/01/0811/18/08
64564Brose (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64565Dakkota Integrated Systems (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64566Chicago Park Plastic (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64567QIS (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64568JCIM (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64569Tower Automotive (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64570ZF Lemforder (UAW)Chicago, IL12/02/0811/07/08
64571Europackaging, LLC (Comp)Salem, NH12/02/0812/01/08
64572Merrill Corp. (State)Everett, MA12/02/0812/01/08
64573Thomasville Furniture Industries (Comp)Appomattox, VA12/02/0811/21/08
64574Alcoa (State)Alcoa, TN12/02/0812/01/08
64575Steelcase, Inc. (Comp)Grand Rapids, MI12/02/0811/20/08
64576Bowles Fluidics Corporation (State)Columbia, MD12/03/0812/02/08
64577Novell, Inc. (Wkrs)Lebanon, NH12/03/0812/02/08
64578RAD Technologies (State)Wilmington, MA12/03/0812/02/08
64579Havi Global Solutions (Comp)Downers Grove, IL12/03/0812/02/08
64580Mohawk (State)Dahlonega, GA12/03/0811/25/08
64581Renfro Corporation (Comp)Whitmire, SC12/03/0812/01/08
64582Gates Mectrol (Comp)Salem, NH12/03/0811/25/08
64583Service Tool and Die, Inc. (Wkrs)Henderson, KY12/03/0812/02/08
64584Master Brand Cabinets (Wkrs)Grants Pass, OR12/03/0811/24/08
64585International Paper (State)Bastrop, LA12/03/0812/01/08
64586Carlson Wagonlit Travel (Wkrs)Houston, TX12/03/0811/25/08
64587Allen Edmonds Shoe Company (Wkrs)Port Washington, WI12/03/0812/03/08
64588Genwove U.S. Ltd (Comp)Indian Trail, NC12/03/0812/01/08
64589American First Forestry (Comp)Usk, WA12/04/0811/26/08
64590Bulova Technologies, LLC (Comp)Lancaster, PA12/04/0812/03/08
64591Gensym (State)Burlington, MA12/04/0812/02/08
64592ORDMM Aircraft Maintenance (United Airlines) (Wkrs)Chicago, IL12/04/0811/04/08
64593Sonoco (Comp)Pittsfield, ME12/04/0812/03/08
64594Bio-Rad Laboratories (Comp)Waltham, MA12/05/0812/03/08
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[FR Doc. E8-30914 Filed 12-29-08; 8:45 am]