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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 June 11, 2012 through June 15, 2012.

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 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
81,536Cannon Equipment Southeast, Cannon Equipment Company, Aerotek, Advantage Staffing and Belcan StaffingChattanooga, TNApril 25, 2011.
81,551Caron International, Inc., National Spinning Co., Inc., Executive Personnel GroupWashington, NCApril 19, 2011.

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
81,385Pfizer Therapeutic Research, Pfizer Worldwide, Warner Lambert, Central Nervous, Global External, etcGroton, CTFebruary 27, 2011
81,502Hanesbrands, Inc.Martinsville, VAMarch 30, 2011
81,560Dex One, National Operation Listing Management and White Pages, Advantage XPO, etcLone Tree, COMay 1, 2011
81,560ADex One, National Operation Listing Management and White Pages, Advantage XPO, etcMorrisville, NCMay 1, 2011
81,560BDex One, National Operation Listing Management and White Pages, Advantage XPO, etcBristol, TNMay 1, 2011
81,562American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Information Systems (ISD), APR Consulting, Delta Computer Consulting, etcTorrance, CAMay 1, 2011
81,567Datex Ohmeda, Inc., GE Medical Systems, dba GE HealthcareMadison, WIAugust 22, 2011
81,568Resource Plastics, Inc., dba Johnson Precision, Leddy Group, CV Staffing Solutions, etcAmherst, NHMay 2, 2011
81,574Atlas Copco Tools & Assembly Systems LLC, Accounting Division, Atlas Copco Ab, Reliance OneAuburn Hills, MIApril 20, 2011
81,612WellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesNorth Haven, CTMay 14, 2011
81,612AWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, Kelly Services, The Act 1 Group, Aerotek, etcNewbury Park, CAMay 14, 2011
81,612BWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesSouth Portland, MEMay 14, 2011
81,612CWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesAlbany, NYMay 14, 2011
81,612DWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesAtlanta, GAMay 14, 2011
81,612EWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesColumbus, GAMay 14, 2011
81,612FWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, (UI) Wellpoint Companies, Aerotek, etcLouisville, KYMay 14, 2011
81,612GWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesSt. Louis, MOMay 14, 2011
81,612HWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, Kelly Services, (UI) Wellpoint Companies, IncMason, OHMay 14, 2011
81,612IWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesRichmond, VAMay 14, 2011
81,612JWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, UI Wages Reported Through Wellpoint CompaniesWaukesha, WIMay 14, 2011
81,612KWellPoint, Inc., Care Management UM Intake, (UI) Wellpoint Companies, Inc., Aerotek, etcIndianapolis, INMay 14, 2011
81,612LKelly Services, Inc., Kelly Services, Working on-Site at Wellpoint, Care Management UM IntakeDenver, COMay 14, 2011
81,612MAerotek, Working on-Site at Wellpoint, Inc., Care Management UM IntakeDenver, COMay 14, 2011
81,637Horton Automatics, Inc., Sanwa Shutter Corporation, Remedy Intelligent StaffingCorpus Christi, TXMay 18, 2011
81,645Partech, Inc., Partechnology Corporation, Adecco and Staff WorksNew Hartford, NYMay 17, 2011
81,652AISS/Sterling Infosystems, Sterling Infosystems, Inc.Independence, OHMay 22, 2011
81,654Seagate US, LLC, Legal Organization—Contracts GroupLongmont, COApril 30, 2011
81,669Ciber, Inc., ITO Division, Datasol and Insight GlobalTampa, FLMay 29, 2011
81,671American Background, Sterling Infosystems, Inc.Winchester, VAMay 22, 2011
81,679INC Research CPU LLC, Kendle International, WVU Medical Corp., Preston Memorial, KellyMorgantown, WVMay 30, 2011
81,691International Colored Gemstone AssociationNew York, NYJune 6, 2011

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
81,522Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC, Kohlberg Company, Account Temps, Keystone Staffing Solutions, etcPittsburgh, PAApril 19, 2011

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(f) (firms identified by the International Trade Commission) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
81,541CBT Technologies, Inc., fka Extrusion Technologies, Inc., Kelly Services and Microtech StaffingRandolph, MAMay 19, 2010
81,588Bowers Manufacturing Company, Onstaff, Employment Group and Advanced EmploymentPortage, MIMay 19, 2010
81,591International Extrusions, Inc., Ascend Staffing, Inc.Garden City, MIMay 19, 2010
81,599Bon L Manufacturing Company, William L Bonnell Company, Olsten Staffing Services and Manpower StaffingKentland, INMay 19, 2010
81,599ABon L Manufacturing Company, William L Bonnell Company, RandstadNewnan, GAMay 19, 2010
81,599BBon L Manufacturing Company, William L Bonnell Company, Randstad and HG StaffingCarthage, TNMay 19, 2010
81,627MI Metals, Inc.Oldsmar, FLMay 19, 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
81,406PCCW Teleservices (U.S.), Inc.Tiffin, OH
81,596World Warehouse & Distribution, Inc.Champlain, NY

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
81,444Acord Leasing, LLCRochester, MI
81,620AT&T, Consumer Mobility Collections and Remittance Call Center DivisionPortland, OR

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of June 11, 2012 through June 15, 2012. These determination are available on the Department's Web site tradeact/taa/taa search form.cfm under the searchable listing of determinations or by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888-365-6822.

Dated: June 20, 2012.

Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

[FR Doc. 2012-16120 Filed 6-29-12; 8:45 am]

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