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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 U.S.C. 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 November 1, 2010 through November 5, 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 Start Printed Page 70700such 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 supplied 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 No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,933Exide Technologies, SLI Division; Leased Workers Adecco Employment Services and Countrywide, etcReading, PAApril 14, 2009.
74,358PW Hardwood, LLCBrookville, PAJune 23, 2009.
74,630Federal-Mogul CorporationBoyertown, PASeptember 13, 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 70701

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
73,875TechTeam Global, Inc., Leased Workers Human Capital Staffing, LLC, K-Force, Accountstemps, etcSouthfield, MIApril 2, 2009.
74,365Sigue Corporation, Formerly Known As Envios El CID, IncGlendale, CAJune 28, 2009.
74,601Motorola, Inc., Motorola Mobility, Inc.; Mobility Division, etcHorsham, PASeptember 3, 2009.
74,619Sematic USA, Inc., Sematic GroupTwinsburg, OHAugust 16, 2009.
74,649DSTystems, Inc., Leased Workers from Comsys Information Technology Services, Megaforce, etcKansas City, MOSeptember 21, 2009.
74,688PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcTampa, FLSeptember 30, 2009.
74,688APricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcSacramento and San Jose, CASeptember 30, 2009.
74,688BPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcWashington, DCSeptember 30, 2009.
74,688CPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcAtlanta, GASeptember 30, 2009.
74,688DPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcChicago, ILSeptember 30, 2009.
74,688EPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcBoston, MASeptember 30, 2009.
74,688FPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcDetroit, MISeptember 30, 2009.
74,688GPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcFlorham Park and Jersey City, NJSeptember 30, 2009.
74,688HPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcMelville, NYSeptember 30, 2009.
74,688IPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Internal Firm Services, IT Services, Leased Workers Infosys, Comsys, etcDallas, TXSeptember 30, 2009.
74,691Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Shared Services DivisionJacksonville, FLSeptember 29, 2009.
74,734Chrysler Group, LLC, Trenton Engine PlantTrenton, MIDecember 17, 2010.
74,736Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., Regional Distribution CenterLincoln Park, NJOctober 14, 2009.
74,752Morse Automotive Corporation, Warehousing Operations DivisionChicago, ILNovember 5, 2010.

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
74,419Huntington Foam, LLC, Brockway Branch, Leased Workers from ManpowerBrockway, PAJuly 14, 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 criteria under paragraphs (a)(2)(A)(i) (decline in sales or production, or both) 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
74,333Quantumplus Limited Partnership, dba Tabs Direct, Inc., Subsidiary of RAPPIrving, TX

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
73,457Hayes-Lemmerz International, Commercial Highway, IncAkron, OH
73,764Amazon.com, Amazon Mobile Engineering TeamSeattle, WA
74,342International Paper CompanyJonesboro, AR
74,370Boulder Community HospitalBoulder, CO
74,595Connect North America U.S.A., Inc., Black Diamond Financial Corporation, IncPresque Island, ME
74,622Southwest AMT, Inc., Advanced Machine and Tool CorporationMcAllen, TX
74,656Providence Washington Insurance Solutions, LLC, Information TechnologyEast Providence, RI
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74,684World Color (USA), LLC, Quad-Graphics, IncClarksville, TN

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of November 1, 2010 through November 5, 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), 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: November 12, 2010.

Michael W. Jaffe,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. 2010-29093 Filed 11-17-10; 8:45 am]

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