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HDM Furniture Industries, Incorporated, HDM Furniture Offices and Design Showroom Operations Subdivision, a Subsidiary of Furniture Brands International, Incorporated, High Point, 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 Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on March 30, 2009, applicable to workers of HDM Furniture Industries, Incorporated, Furniture Offices and Design Showroom Operations Subdivision, High Point, North Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on April 14, 2009 (74 FR 17221).

At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in administrative support activities, including accounting, finance, credit services, costing, production development, purchasing, office management, reception, maintenance, product display and showroom operations management duties, related to the production of wooden and upholstered household furniture.

New information shows that Furniture Brands International, Incorporated is the parent firm of HDM Furniture Industries, Incorporated, HDM Furniture Offices and Design Showroom Operations Subdivision. Workers wages at the subject firm are being reported under the Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax account for Furniture Brands International, Incorporated.

Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter.

The intent of the Department's certification is to include all workers of HDM Furniture Industries, Incorporated, HDM Furniture Offices and Design Showroom Operations Subdivision, a subdivision of Furniture Brands International, Incorporated, High Point, North Carolina who were adversely affected by a shift in the production of wooden and upholstered household furniture to Columbia, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The amended notice applicable to TA-W-65,083 is hereby issued as follows:

All workers of HDM Furniture Industries, Incorporated, HDM Furniture Offices and Design Showroom Operations Subdivision, a subsidiary of Furniture Brands International, Incorporated, High Point, North Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after February 2, 2008 through March 30, 2011, 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 19th day of October 2009.

Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. E9-27006 Filed 11-9-09; 8:45 am]

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