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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 February 28, 2011 through March 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;

(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 Start Printed Page 14692produced/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
74,731Curt Bean Lumber Company, IncGlenwood, ARMarch 14, 2010.
74,731ACurt Bean Lumber Company, IncAmity, ARMarch 14, 2010.
74,773Welco, LLC, Leased Workers from All Star StaffingShelton, WAOctober 12, 2009.
74,914Holt Sublimation Printing & Products, IncBurlington, NCNovember 22, 2009.
75,063Whiting Paper Mill, Newpage CorporationStevens Point, WIDecember 31, 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.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
74,882Fasco Industries, Regal Beloit, RBC Horizon, CassvilleCassville, MONovember 16, 2009.
74,997Emergency First Aid Products, IncPlattsburgh, NYDecember 14, 2009.
75,002Brookfield Data Center, Navistar, Anderson International, IBM Global, US Tech Solutions, etcBrookfield, WIDecember 15, 2009.
75,010Hachette Book Group, Information Technology Applications, Global Employment Solutions, etcBoston, MANovember 29, 2009.
75,029CompX Precision Slides, Inc, CompX Durislide; Leased Workers from Gill Staffing, Manpower, Inc., etcByron Center, MIDecember 16, 2009.
75,031Time-O-Matic, Inc., Watchfire Holding, Watchfire Enterprises, Leased Workers Manpower, etcDanville, ILDecember 21, 2009.
75,070St. Johnson Medical Services PC, Episcopal Health Services, IncBethpage, NYJanuary 5, 2010.
75,075Autodesk, Inc., SP&O and GBS DivisionsManchester, NHJanuary 7, 2010.
75,119Acme-McCrary Corporation, 159 North St. and 601 E. Pritchard St., Express Employment ProfessionalsAsheboro, NCJanuary 19, 2010.
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75,119AAcme-McCrary Corporation, 159 North St. and 601 E. Pritchard St., Express Employment ProfessionalsSiler City, NCJanuary 19, 2010.
75,153HSBC Card Services, Inc., Quality Monitoring; Wages Reported under HSBC Technology & Services, IncTigard, ORJanuary 27, 2010.
75,164Rosemount Analytical, Emerson, Leased Workers Supervisor Staffing, Resource & Rainmaker StaffingIrvine, CAJanuary 31, 2010.
75,165Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., EIT/TSS Application Configuration Support (ACS)Hartford, CTJanuary 31, 2010.
75,166Hewlett Packard Company, Imaging & Printing, Graphics Solutions Business, etcMinnetonka, MNDecember 3, 2010.
75,179Stratus Technologies, IncMaynard, MAFebruary 3, 2010.
75,189Roche Carolina, Inc., F. Hoffman-LA Roche, Pharmaceutical, Pharma Technical, Olsten Staffing, etcFlorence, SCFebruary 7, 2010.
75,193TydenBrooks Security Products Group, Telesearch Staffing and Express Employment ProfessionalsNewton, NJFebruary 8, 2010.
75,216Russell Newman, Inc., RNA Holdings, LLC; Leased Workers from Hour Personnel Services, etcDenton, TXFebruary 10, 2010.
75,216ARNA Holdings, LLC, New York Division; SE-RN Holdings, LLCNew York, NYFebruary 10, 2010.
75,241Tyco Electronics, ADC Telecommunications; Leased Workers from Salo, Adecco, Aerotek, etcEden Prairie, MNFebruary 10, 2010.
75,241ATyco Electronics, ADC Telecommunications; Leased Workers from Salo, Adecco, Aerotek, etcShakopee, MNFebruary 10, 2010.
75,242Sensormatic Electronics, LLC, Tyco International, Roth StaffingBoca Raton, FLFebruary 10, 2010.
75,277Steelcase, Inc., Wood PlantCaledonia, MIJune 14, 2011.
75,277AManpower, Working On-Site at Steelcase, Inc.; Wood PlantCaledonia, MIFebruary 1, 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
74,729Kemco, IncTravelers Rest, SCOctober 13, 2009.
75,236Silberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Hometown FacilityTamaqua, PAMarch 10, 2011.
75,236ASilberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Lansford FacilityLansford, PAMarch 10, 2011.
75,236BSilberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Tidewood FacilityTamaqua, PAMarch 10, 2011.
75,236CSilberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Decatur FacilityDecatur, INMarch 10, 2011.

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
74,801Analog DevicesWilmington, MA.
75,071Acuity Brand Lighting, Inc., Acuity Brands, IncNewark, OH
75,099West, Thomson Reuters Business, Thomson Reuters Legal, AdeccoAlbuquerque, NM
75,135Flowserve CorporationAlbuquerque, NM
75,177Digital Networking, LLCDenver, CO

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
75,059Durex Products, Inc., Minerals Division, Weir GroupSt. Croix Falls, WI

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.Start Printed Page 14694

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
74,704SuperValu, Inc., IT and Finance DepartmentHopkins, MN.
74,842Bosch Rexroth Corporation, Robert Bosch CorporationBuchanan, MI.
75,101Burke Grading and Paving, IncDrexel, NC.
75,106The Factory Company International, Inc., Leased Workers from HumanixSpokane, WA.
75,141Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Anthem BCBS/CMSI, IT Development, Wellpoint CompaniesGreen Bay, WI.
75,175Equitrac Corporation, Field Services Technical, Teleworkers, Leased Workers Kelly, OCGPlantation, FL.
75,185ZEPF CenterToledo, OH.
75,226Wells Fargo & Co., Auto Direct DivisionKansas City, MO.
75,281South Central Service, IncBerea, 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
75,173Hire Right, IncIrvine, CA.
75,220Tinder Box Trading CompanyMayfield, KY.
75,233Peak Oilfield ServicesAnchorage, AK.

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
74,907Tektronix TCS and TSSBeaverton, OR.

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of February 28, 2011 through March 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: March 10, 2011.

Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance .

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[FR Doc. 2011-6189 Filed 3-16-11; 8:45 am]

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