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Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance

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In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 USC 2273) the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance for workers by (TA-W) number issued during the period of June 7, 2010 through June 11, 2010.

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. Under Section 222(a)(2)(A), the following must be satisfied:

(1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

(2) The sales or production, or both, of such firm have decreased absolutely; and

(3) One of the following must be satisfied:

(A) Imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased;

(B) Imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are directly incorporated, have increased;

(C) Imports of articles directly incorporating one or more component parts produced outside the United States that are like or directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more component parts produced by such firm have increased;

(D) Imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using services Start Printed Page 38136supplied by such firm, have increased; and

(4) The increase in imports contributed importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; or

II. Section 222(a)(2)(B) all of the following must be satisfied:

(1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

(2) One of the following must be satisfied:

(A) There has been a shift by the workers' firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or supply of services like or directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers' firm;

(B) There has been an acquisition from a foreign country by the workers' firm of articles/services that are like or directly competitive with those produced/supplied by the workers' firm; and

(3) The shift/acquisition contributed importantly to the workers' separation or threat of separation.

In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected workers in public agencies 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) A significant number or proportion of the workers in the public agency have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

(2) The public agency has acquired from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with services which are supplied by such agency; and

(3) The acquisition of services contributed importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation.

In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected secondary 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(c) of the Act must be met.

(1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

(2) The workers' firm is a Supplier or Downstream Producer to a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act, and such supply or production is related to the article or service that was the basis for such certification; and

(3) Either-

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

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

In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected workers in firms identified by the International Trade Commission and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(f) of the Act must be met.

(1) The workers' firm is publicly identified by name by the International Trade Commission as a member of a domestic industry in an investigation resulting in—

(A) An affirmative determination of serious injury or threat thereof under section 202(b)(1);

(B) An affirmative determination of market disruption or threat thereof under section 421(b)(1); or

(C) An affirmative final determination of material injury or threat thereof under section 705(b)(1)(A) or 735(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(1)(A) and 1673d(b)(1)(A));

(2) The petition is filed during the 1-year period beginning on the date on which—

(A) A summary of the report submitted to the President by the International Trade Commission under section 202(f)(1) with respect to the affirmative determination described in paragraph (1)(A) is published in the Federal Register under section 202(f)(3); or

(B) Notice of an affirmative determination described in subparagraph (1) is published in the Federal Register; and

(3) The workers have become totally or partially separated from the workers' firm within—

(A) The 1-year period described in paragraph (2); or

(B) Notwithstanding section 223(b)(1), the 1-year period preceding the 1-year period described in paragraph (2).

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 numberSubject firmLocationImpact date
72,632Modine Manufacturing Company, Modine Manufacturing Company, Leased Workers of Aerotek etcCamdenton, MOSeptember 28, 2008.
72,663Mid-States Tool and Machine, Inc.Decatur, INOctober 22, 2008.
73,134Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.Brady, TXDecember 18, 2008.
73,538JT Sports, LLC, Leased Workers of Kelly Services and ManpowerNeosho, MOFebruary 12, 2009.
73,538AJT Sports, LLC, Corporate HeadquartersBentonville, ARFebruary 12, 2009.
73,552Lincoln Food Service Products, LLC, The Manitowac Company, SmallwaresFort Wayne, INFebruary 22, 2009.
73,590Flexible Technologies, Incorporated, Hi-Tech/Duravent-GeorgetownGeorgetown, MAFebruary 26, 2009.
73,618Quincy Castings, Inc., Pete Deluke and AssociatesQuincy, OHFebruary 23, 2009.
73,638Tritex, LLC, Leased Workers from WestaffIndependence, VAMarch 1, 2009.
73,640Wacker Chemical Corporation, Leased Workers from HKA Enterprises, IncDuncan, SCMarch 4, 2009.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services) of the Trade Act have been met.Start Printed Page 38137

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,082Yellow Roadway Corporation, A Subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc.Mechanicsburg, PADecember 8, 2008.
73,312AT&T Mobility Services, LLC, Consumer Centers, Sales, Mobility Customer, Quality ObservationAtlanta, GAJanuary 19, 2009.
73,406ET Publishing, Inc., Accounting DepartmentMiami, FLJanuary 27, 2009.
73,520Gildan Activewear, Inc., Leased Workers of Debbie's Staffing and AmeristaffMartinsville, VAFebruary 16, 2009.
73,576BE Aerospace, Inc., Engineering Services GroupWinston Salem, NCFebruary 17, 2009.
73,609Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies, Leased Workers from Adecco Employment ServicesTroy, MIFebruary 22, 2009.
73,664Coloplast Manufacturing US, LLC, Global Operations, Leased Workers from Randstad USA, etcVadnais Heights, MNMarch 8, 2009.
73,682Hartford Financial Services Group, Incorporated, Medical Bill Processing and Production Center SupportAurora, ILMarch 10, 2009.
73,682AHartford Financial Services Group, Incorporated, Medical Bill Processing and Production Center SupportSyracuse, NYMarch 10, 2009.
73,694The Travelers Indemnity Company, Claim Services Department, Business Intelligence and Analytics SubdivisionHartford, CTMarch 8, 2009.
73,762Rain Bird Corporation, Arizona Molding Division, Leased Workers from Lumea Staffing Services, etcTucson, AZMarch 18, 2009.
73,778Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., Security Workers On-Site at DPH HoldingsTanner, ALFebruary 26, 2010.
73,782Metalsa Structural Products, Inc., Metalsa S.A., Dana Corp., Leased Workers of Adecco Employment ServicesStockton, CAMarch 22, 2009.
73,862JC Penney Corporation, Inc., IT Application Support & MaintenancePlano, TXMarch 19, 2009.
73,884Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc., Accounting and Finance Departments, Leased Workers from ATR InternationalSan Jose, CAApril 7, 2009.
73,899Lands' End, Inc., Merchandising and PlanningDodgeville, WIApril 7, 2009.
73,926Dana Holding Corporation, Commercial Vehicle Product GroupGlasgow, KYMay 31, 2010.
73,949Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Central States Provide Host, Leased Workers Jacobsen GroupCape Girardeau, MOApril 13, 2009.
73,949AAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Central States Provide Host, Leased Workers Jacobsen GroupWorthington, OHApril 13, 2009.
73,949BAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Central States Provide Host Services DivisionEau Claire, WIApril 13, 2009.
73,949CAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Bluecard Home Claims Operations DivisionCape Girardeau, MOApril 13, 2009.
73,949DAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Group Claims Operations DivisionCape Girardeau, MOApril 13, 2009.
73,949EAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Group Claims Operations DivisionSpringfield, MOApril 13, 2009.
73,949FAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Group Claims Operations DivisionPlatteville, WIApril 13, 2009.
73,949GAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Group Host Claims Division, Leased Workers Jacobsen GroupCape Girardeau, MOApril 13, 2009.
73,949HAnthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Wellpoint, Enrollment and Billing DivisionCape Girardeau, MOApril 13, 2009.
73,958Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest Division, Leased Workers from Kelly ServicesPleasant Prairie, WIApril 16, 2009.
73,967Hewlett Packard Company, Inkjet Supplies Business, Leased Workers Technical Aid, dba TAC WorldwideBoise, ID
73,968Hospira, Inc., Leased Workers from Kelly ServicesNorth Chicago, ILApril 19, 2009.
73,993Springer Science+Business Media, LLCNorwell, MAApril 22, 2009.
73,993AHealth Net, Inc., Springer Science+Business Media, LLCCambridge, MAApril 22, 2009.
73,997Citicorp Credit Services, Inc., (USA) (“CCSI”), Transaction Services Department, Payment Processing Data EntryUrbandale, IAApril 21, 2009.
74,080General Electric Dothan Motor Plant, GE Energy DivisionDothan, ALMay 10, 2009.
74,108Harris Corporation, Broadcast, Leased Workers Yoh Services, LLC, Synergy Computer SolutionsEnglewood, COMay 17, 2009.
74,109General Electric (GE)Bloomington, ILMay 17, 2009.

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

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
71,966Millat Industries Corporation, Leased Workers from StaffmarkDayton, OHAugust 3, 2008.
73,277Bomag Paving ProductsWarrensburg, MODecember 29, 2008.
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The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(c) (downstream producer for a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,931Toyota Tsusho America, Inc., Logistics Mfg., Leased Workers from Optimum Logistics Solutions & RandstadBedford Park, ILMarch 23, 2009.

Negative Determinations for Worker 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.

The investigation revealed that the criterion under paragraph (a)(1), or (b)(1), or (c)(1)(employment decline or threat of separation) of section 222 has not been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,739World Wide TechnologyGreensboro, NC
73,884AIntegrated Silicon Solution, Inc., Document Control Department, Leased Workers from ATR InternationalSan Jose, CA
73,884BIntegrated Silicon Solution, Inc., Sales Departments, Leased Workers from ATR InternationalSan Jose, CA
73,884CIntegrated Silicon Solution, Inc., Engineering Departments, Leased Workers from ATR InternationalSan Jose, CA
74,030DaveCoEureka, CA

The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country) of section 222 have not been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
71,916Cymer, IncSan Diego, CA
72,032Marshfield Doorsystems, IncMarshfield, WI
72,200Varco Pruden Buildings, Bluescope Buildings North America, BlueScope Steel CorporateKernersville, NC
72,476ITW Shippers Products, Illinois Tool WorksMt. Pleasant, TN
72,612Corrosion Control, Inc., DBA Pikotek, Enpro IndustriesWheat Ridge, CO
73,009Sunoco, Inc., Refinery and Supply Division, DBA Eagle Point RefineryWestville, NJ
73,015Mohawk ESV, Incorporated, Landrum Plant-Commercial FlooringLandrum, SC
73,399National Oilwell Varco, Rig Solutions DivisionOdessa, TX
73,421Champlain Furniture, Les Meubles Poitras (2002) IncMalone, NY
73,636Tele-Response Center, Inc., D.B.A. 121 Direct ResponseWellston, OH

Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Worker Adjustment Assistance

After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register and on the Department's website, as required by Section 221 of the Act (19 USC 2271), the Department initiated investigations of these petitions.

The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,349Freres Lumber Company, Inc.Lyons, OR
73,488Hewlett Packard (HP), Global Product Development, General Motors (GM)Milford, MI
73,511PTC AllianceAlliance, OH
73,631Matsu Ohio, Formerly Known As Midwest Stamping, LLCEdgerton, OH
73,669Lazar Industries, LLCLos Angeles, CA
73,669ALazar Industries, LLCSiler City, NC
73,893Sensata Technologies, Power Controls Division, Formerly Known As Airpax CorporationCambridge, MD
73,920Carestream Health, IncWindsor, CO
73,944Pentair FiltrationSheboygan, WI

The following determinations terminating investigations were issued in cases where these petitions were not filed in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 90.11. Every petition filed by workers must be signed by at least three individuals of the petitioning worker group. Petitioners separated more than one year prior to Start Printed Page 38139the date of the petition cannot be covered under a certification of a petition under Section 223(b), and therefore, may not be part of a petitioning worker group. For one or more of these reasons, these petitions were deemed invalid.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
72,755DW Enterprise of Ashland, Inc.Ashland, OH

The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioning groups of workers are covered by active certifications. Consequently, further investigation in these cases would serve no purpose since the petitioning group of workers cannot be covered by more than one certification at a time.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
72,197Manpower, Inc., Workers Employed on-Site at IBM, Parts Sales Div & Parts Planning DivHarrisburg, PA
73,422AT&T Mobility Services, LLC, Consumer Centers Sales, Mobility Customer, QualitySacramento, CA
73,435AT&T Mobility Services, LLC, Consumer Centers Sales, Mobility Customer, QualityHarrisburg, PA
73,440AT&T Mobility Services, LLC, Consumer Centers Sales, Mobility Customers, QualityOrlando, FL
73,456AT&T Mobility Services, LLC, Consumer Centers Sales, Mobility Customer, QualityPortland, OR
74,061Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors, LLCTroy, MI

The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitions are the subject of ongoing investigations under petitions filed earlier covering the same petitioners.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,864Super Media, LLCChadds Ford, PA
73,865Super Media, LLCMonroeville, PA
73,866Super Media, LLCBethlehem, PA
73,867Super Media, LLCHarrisburg, PA
74,147ABB, Inc.Mount Pleasant, PA

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of June 7, 2010 through June 11, 2010. Copies of these determinations may be requested under the Freedom of Information Act. Requests may be submitted by fax, courier services, or mail to FOIA Disclosure Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance (ETA), and U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 or tofoiarequest@dol.gov. These determinations also are available on the Department's Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/​tradeact under the searchable listing of determinations.

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Dated: June 24, 2010.

Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. 2010-16026 Filed 6-30-10; 8:45 am]

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