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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 January 31, 2011 through February 4, 2011.

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;Start Printed Page 10397

(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 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
74,157Home Fashions International, LLCTaylorsville, NCMay 22, 2009.
74,7643 Sons ManufacturingHayden, IDOctober 20, 2009.
74,839St. John Knits, Inc.Irvine, CANovember 3, 2009.
74,849ILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across Washington, etcFederal Way, Spokane and Tacoma, WAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849AILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across AlabamaAll Locations Across Alabama, ALOctober 24, 2009.
74,849AAILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across OklahomaAll Locations Across Oklahoma, OKOctober 24, 2009.
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74,849BILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in Phoenix, ArizonaPhoenix, AZOctober 24, 2009.
74,849BBILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across OregonBeaverton and Eugene, OROctober 24, 2009.
74,849CILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across CaliforniaCarlsbad, Fontana, Fresno, Irvine, Long Beach, etc., CAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849CCILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across PennsylvaniaEaston and Murrysville, PAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849DILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across ColoradoHenderson, COOctober 24, 2009.
74,849DDILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across South CarolinaAll Locations Across South Carolina, SCOctober 24, 2009.
74,849EILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across ConnecticutAll Locations Across Connecticut, CTOctober 24, 2009.
74,849EEILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across TexasCarrollton, Houston and Selma, TXOctober 24, 2009.
74,849FILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in Jacksonville and TampaJacksonville and Tampa, FLOctober 24, 2009.
74,849FFILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in SmyrnaSmyrna, TNOctober 24, 2009.
74,849GILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across GeorgiaDacula and Duluth, GAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849GGILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in Salt Lake City, UtahSalt Lake City, UTOctober 24, 2009.
74,849HILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across IllinoisNaperville, ILOctober 24, 2009.
74,849HHILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across VermontAll Locations Across Vermont, VTOctober 24, 2009.
74,849IILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across IndianaAll Locations Across Indiana, INOctober 24, 2009.
74,849IIILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in Richmond, VirginiaRichmond, VAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849JILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across IowaAll Locations Across Iowa, IAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849JJILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across West VirginiaAll Locations Across West Virginia, WVOctober 24, 2009.
74,849KILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across KansasLenexa, KSOctober 24, 2009.
74,849KKILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across WisconsinAll Locations Across Wisconsin, WIOctober 24, 2009.
74,849LILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across LouisianaAll Locations Across Louisiana, LAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849MILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across MarylandBaltimore, MDOctober 24, 2009.
74,849NILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across MassachusettsAll Locations Across Massachusetts, MAOctober 24, 2009.
74,849OILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across MichiganAll Locations Across Michigan, MIOctober 24, 2009.
74,849PILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in Edina and St. PaulEdina and St. Paul, MNOctober 24, 2009.
74,849QILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across MississippiLong Beach, MSOctober 24, 2009.
74,849RILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across MissouriAll Locations Across Missouri, MOOctober 24, 2009.
74,849SILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across MontanaAll Locations Across Montana, MTOctober 24, 2009.
74,849TILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across NebraskaOmaha, NEOctober 24, 2009.
74,849UILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across New HampshireBedford, NHOctober 24, 2009.
74,849VILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across New JerseyMarlton, NJOctober 24, 2009.
74,849WILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across New MexicoAlbuquerque, NMOctober 24, 2009.
74,849XILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across New YorkAll Locations Across New York, NYOctober 24, 2009.
74,849YILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Teleworkers Across North CarolinaCharlotte, NCOctober 24, 2009.
74,849ZILevel By Weyerhaeuser, Residential Sales, Workers on-site in WorthingtonWorthington, OHOctober 24, 2009.
75,112Gam Manufacturing CompanyLancaster, PAJanuary 17, 2010.
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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.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
74,672Dell, Inc., Formerly Perot Systems; Insurance Solutions OperationsLincoln, NESeptember 7, 2009.
74,716Dell, Inc., Dell Financial Services Fraud Prevention OperationsAustin, TXOctober 8, 2009.
74,944Kop-Flex, Inc., Subsidiary of Emerson Power TransmissionHanover, MDNovember 1, 2009.
74,971Seton Company, Johnson Controls, Inc.Saxton, PADecember 6, 2009.
74,989J. M. Smucker Company, The Folgers Coffee CompanySherman, TXDecember 13, 2009.
75,015Optima, Inc., Subsidiary of Washi Beam Company, LtdStratford, CTDecember 17, 2009.
75,022Carole Hochman Design Group, Inc., Charles Komar & Sons, Inc.; Leased Workers from SpherionWilliamsport, PADecember 17, 2009.
75,047JPMorgan Chase and Company, Retail Financial Services, Production Assurance CenterColumbus, OHDecember 27, 2009.
75,056Ericsson Services, Inc., Ericsson, Inc., Service Assurance, Deployment, IS/ITOverland Park, KSDecember 29, 2009.
75,120Steelcase Inc., North America Division, Leased Workers of Manpower, IncGrand Prairie, TXJanuary 18, 2010.
75,120ASteelcase Inc., North America Division, Manpower, Inc.Grand Rapids, MIJanuary 18, 2010.
75,122Imation Corporation, Research and Development and Engineering, Pilot PlantOakdale, MNJanuary 18, 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
74,224DRS Mobile Environmental Systems Company, DRS Technologies, Inc.; Leased Workers Express Employment Professionals, etcCincinnati, OHJune 10, 2009.
75,142Oak Creek Consolidated, Inc.Yorktown, VAJanuary 25, 2010.

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) (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
73,842CCCi Workers, Employed On-Site at Bank of AmericaAddison, TX
74,262Analogic Corporation, OEM Medical Group; Analogic Corporation ConsolidatedPeabody, MA
74,262AAnalogic Corporation, Security Imaging Systems Division; Analogic Corporation ConsolidatedPeabody, MA
74,664Joseph T. Ryerson and Son, Inc.Chicago, IL
74,708Caire, Inc., Biomedical GroupPlainfield, IN
74,749AloricaManhattan, KS
74,923Martinrea Heavy Stamping, Martinrea International DivisionShelbyville, KY

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 Web site, as required by Section 221 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 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
74,843Sundance Spas, Inc.Chino Hills, CA
74,922Hendricks Furniture Group, Classic Moving and StorageConover, NC

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 Start Printed Page 10400no purpose since the petitioning group of workers cannot be covered by more than one certification at a time.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
74,439Bruss North America, Inc.Russell Springs, KY
75,109DATROSE, Working on-site at International Business MachinesEndicott, NY

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of January 31, 2011 through February 4, 2011. 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: February 9, 2011.

Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. 2011-4091 Filed 2-23-11; 8:45 am]

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