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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 9, 2015 through December 11, 2015.

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 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(b) 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(e) of the Act must be met.Start Printed Page 1227

(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
85,295Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., BBU, Inc., Earthgrains Baking Companies, IncSioux City, IAMay 7, 2013.
85,516Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., BBU, IncFresno, CASeptember 3, 2013.
85,959Wirerope Works Inc., Manpower, Depasquale Staffing ServicesWilliamsport, PAApril 24, 2014.
86,099Mohawk Industries, Ambassador PersonnelLandrum, SCJune 16, 2014.
90,015StarTek USA, IncGreeley, COJanuary 1, 2014.
90,050TPUSA—FHCS, IncFairmont, WVJanuary 1, 2014.
90,056Parker Hannifin Corporation, Racor Division, Aerotek, Ambassador PersonnelBeaufort, SCNovember 10, 2014.
90,078Feralloy Corporation, St. Louis DivisionGranite City, ILJanuary 1, 2014.
90,131A.P. Green Refractories, Inc., A.P. Green Industries, Inc., Harbison Walker International, Inc., etcOak Hill, OHJanuary 1, 2014.
90,161Boardman LLC, Top Notch, Preferred PersonnelWichita, KSJanuary 1, 2014.
90,281Verso Corporation, Wickliffe Mill, Select Staffing, U.S., Security Associates and ABBCO JanitoWickliffe, KYJanuary 1, 2014.
90,298Roaring Spring Blank Book Company, Roaring Spring Paper ProductsMartinsburg, PAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,327Kyklos Bearing International, LLCSandusky, OHJanuary 1, 2014.
91,008Expera Old Town, LLC, Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC, Red Shield Acquisition, etcOld Town, MESeptember 30, 2014.

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
85,097Dex Media, Super Media Services LLC, Advantage Technical Resourcing (TAC)Middleton, MAFebruary 21, 2013.
85,394Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation, Merck & Co., Inc., Medicinal Chemistry Group, Agile-1, Jones Lang LaSalleRahway, NJJune 24, 2013.
85,586Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, Data Entry DivisionMechanicsburg, PAOctober 9, 2013.
85,601Pitney Bowes Inc., U.S. Mailing Division, North American Order Management DepartmentTroy, NYOctober 7, 2013.
85,656Sprint/United Management Company, Enterprise Testing Services, IBMOverland Park, KSNovember 18, 2013.
85,752Lear Corporation, Corporate Division, Shared Services—Accounts PayableSouthfield, MIJanuary 6, 2014.
85,829Sony Puerto Rico, Inc., Brenda Marrero & Associate Group and Innova Industrial ContractorGuaynabo, PRFebruary 10, 2014.
85,992Verizon, Customer Service Help Desk SupportCary, NCMay 6, 2014.
86,069Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Journey Management Center Operators, Advantage Staffing, ICONMA, LLC, etcKellyville, OKJune 4, 2014.
86,071INVISTA S.A.R.L., ABMAthens, GAJune 5, 2014.
86,075EPIC Technologies, LLC, NEO Technologies SolutionsEl Paso, TXJuly 13, 2014.
90,002Caterpillar Inc., Advanced Components Systems Division, &Building KK, etcEast Peoria, ILJanuary 1, 2014.
90,037Bush Industries, Inc., Mason Drive Facility, Express Employment Professionals, US Security AssocJamestown, NYSeptember 20, 2015.
90,037AKelly Services, Bush Industries, IncJamestown, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
90,037BBush Industries, Inc., Allen Street Facility, Express Employment Professionals, US Security AssocJamestown, NYSeptember 20, 2015.
90,037CKelly Services, Bush Industries, Inc., Allen Street FacilityJamestown, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
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90,039Flik Hospitality Group, North America, Mondelez InternationalWilkes-Barre, PAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,041Powerex IncYoungwood, PAApril 21, 2014.
90,065Capital One US Card Operations, Capital One Services II LLC, Capital One Services, LLC, etcTigard, ORJanuary 1, 2014.
90,075Symantec Corporation, Technical Support, Veritas Software Corporation, Pro Unlimited, Inc., etcSpringfield, ORJanuary 1, 2014.
90,079A & H Sportswear Co., IncNazareth, PAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,083Hewlett Packard Company, Global Procurement Division, ADEA Solutions, etcCorvallis, ORJanuary 1, 2014.
90,084Pacific Interpreters, Language Line Services, Languageline, LLC, SlingShot ConnectionsPortland, ORJanuary 1, 2014.
90,087ClosetMaid, Emerson Electric Company, Volt Workforce Solutions, Select StaffingChino, CAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,089Delphi Connection Systems, LLC, Delphi Automotive, LLCIrvine, CAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,093T-Shirt International, IncCulloden, WVNovember 3, 2014.
90,097Sandvik Mining and Construction USA, LLC, Sandvik, Inc., Work Personnel ServicesBristol, VAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,115Maersk Agency USA, Inc., Finance Division, Talent BridgeCharlotte, NCJanuary 1, 2014.
90,115AMaersk Agency USA, Inc., Finance DivisionThe Woodlands, TXJanuary 1, 2014.
90,115BMaersk Agency USA, Inc., Finance DivisionFlorham Park, NJJanuary 1, 2014.
90,119DFS Corporate Services, LLC, Business Technology Student Loan Production Support Division & DSL, etcPittsford, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
90,141Capital One US Card Operations, Capital One Services II, LLC, Capital One, National AssociationSioux Falls, SDJanuary 1, 2014.
90,145MasterCard International IncorporatedPurchase, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
90,147Exterran Energy Solutions, LP, American Staff Corp., Employee Solutions, etcBroken Arrow, OKJanuary 1, 2014.
90,156Boston Scientific, EP Technologies, Barrett Business ServicesSan Jose, CAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,156ABoston Scientific, Target Therapeutics, Barrett Business ServicesFremont, CAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,166Dresser, Inc., Dresser Masoneilan, General Electric Measurement and Control, etcAvon, MAMay 9, 2015.
90,166AKelly Services, NEED, Op Amp, Softek, Aerotek, and APN Software Solutions, Dresser Masoneilan, General Electric Measurement and Control, etcAvon, MAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,168Transamerica Life Insurance Company, Enterprise Business Services, Computer Sciences Corporation, etcLos Angeles, CAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,170Startek, Inc., Account Temps AgencyGreenwood Village, COJanuary 1, 2014.
90,224Texas Health Care, P.L.L.CFort Worth, TXJanuary 1, 2014.
90,226Toyota Tsusho America, Inc., Pasona, Robert Half, Top Chicago, Delta Search Group, etcFarmington Hills, MIJanuary 1, 2014.
90,234Parker Hannifin Corporation, Medical Systems Division, Kimco StaffingAnaheim, CAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,262NCO Financial Systems, Inc., Expert Global Solutions, EGS Financial Care, IncSt. Joseph, MOJanuary 1, 2014.
90,265Osram Sylvania, Inc., Victory Personnel Services, Inc., Yoh Services, LLCWellsboro, PADecember 14, 2015.
90,279Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, FinanceOverland Park, KSJanuary 1, 2014.
90,299Leon Interiors, Inc., Leon Plastics, Inc. Employment Group, Adecco, Manpower, Aerotek, etcGrand Rapids, MIJanuary 1, 2014.
90,321Metso Minerals Industries, Inc, Metso CorporationYork, PAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,331Kimco Realty CorporationNew Hyde Park, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
91,006Vocollect, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., Cortech, GDKN Corporation, Manpower, etcMonroeville, PASeptember 30, 2014.
91,007Joy Global, IncBrook Park, OHSeptember 30, 2014.
91,009PI. U.S. Holding, Inc., Rheem Sales Company, Inc., Rheem Manufacturing Company, etcFort Smith, AROctober 25, 2015.
91,017American Airlines, Inc., Texas Aero Engine Services, LLCFort Worth, TXOctober 2, 2014.
91,027Indiana Marujun, LLC, Adecco, First CallWinchester, INOctober 2, 2014.
91,030Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Manufacturing Division, ETG, etcNormal, ILOctober 6, 2014.
91,042Airboss Defense Inc., Vermont Division, AirBoss of AmericaMilton, VTOctober 8, 2014.
91,052EnerSys Energy Products, Inc., EnerSys, Corporate CareWarrensburg, MOOctober 13, 2014.
91,055Emerson Tool Company, Finance and Administration DivisionsSt. Louis, MOOctober 15, 2014.
91,056Visual Citi IncLindenhurst, NYOctober 15, 2014.
91,067Ulticom, Inc., Mitel US Holdings, IncMount Laurel, NJOctober 21, 2014.
91,079HBW Leads LLCSalem, OROctober 27, 2014.
91,085YP Advertising & Publishing LLC, Maryland Heights, Missouri Division, Digital Operations Group, etcMaryland Heights, MOOctober 29, 2014.
91,111Parker Hannifin Corporation, Intertech Drive, Gear Pump Division, AerotekYoungstown, OHOctober 30, 2014.
91,172Wheelock Manufacturing IncMorocco, INNovember 23, 2014.
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The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (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
85,040S&S Transportation, IncLincoln, MEJanuary 28, 2013.
90,284Bloomington Normal Seating Company, People LinkNormal, ILJanuary 1, 2014.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (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
90,036Bush Industries of Pennsylvania, Inc., Labor ReadyErie, PASeptember 20, 2015.
90,036AKelly Services, Bush Industries of Pennsylvania, IncErie, PAJanuary 1, 2014.

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
85,706Quality Auto Electric, IncKnoxville, TN
86,036Flowers Bakeries, LLCWaterloo, IA
90,128Market StrategiesClifton Park, NY
90,179Leedon Webbing Co., Inc., ADD TempsCentral Falls, RI
90,282L&M Radiator, IncIndependence, IA

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
85,165Esterline Memtron Input Components, Esterline Technologies, TrilliumFrankenmuth, MI
85,815Peak Oilfield Services CompanyNikiski, AK
86,134Thorpe Plant Services, Inc., ESCIBroken Arrow, OK

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
85,064Southside ManufacturingBlairs, VA
85,075Duro Textiles, LLC, Finishing and Print Plants, Patriarch Partners, LLC, LT Staffing, etcFall River, MA
85,093Specialty Foods Group, Inc., Ron's StaffingChicago, IL
85,114Predator Systems, Inc., Curtiss-Wright Controls, Aerotek Commercial StaffingBoca Raton, FL
85,158Cox Communications California LLC, Retention Group, Zero ChaosRancho Santa Margarita, CA
85,290Rigaku Innovative Technologies, Inc., Rigaku America Holding Company, SAXS SystemsAuburn Hills, MI
85,384Verizon California, IncLong Beach, CA
85,403BAE Systems Aerospace & Defense Group, Inc., Protection Systems Division, The Job ShopMcKee, KY
85,403ABAE Systems Aerospace & Defense Group, Inc., Protection Systems Division, The Job ShopAnnville, KY
85,448UnitedHealth One, UnitedHealth Group, Golden Rule Insurance CompanyLawrenceville, IL
85,448AUnitedHealth One, UnitedHealth Group, Golden Rule Insurance CompanyIndianapolis, IN
85,448BUnitedHealth One, UnitedHealth Group, Golden Rule Insurance CompanyGreen Bay, WI
85,517M&D Industries, IncClarendon, PA
85,543Momentive Performance Materials Quartz, Inc., Quartz and Ceramics, Momentive Performance Materials, IncHebron, OH
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85,649Oshkosh Defense, LLC, Oshkosh Corporation, Accountemps, STS Technical Services, etcOshkosh, WI
85,670Verizon Communications, Livesource Directory Assistance OperatorsErie, PA
85,769Rural Metro AmbulanceSalem, OR
85,775Laredo Petroleum, Inc., Rowland GroupFarmers Branch, TX
85,791MWI Veterinary Supply Co., MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc., Ambassador, Express Pros, Mega Force, etcWarsaw, NC
85,825OxyHeal Health Group, Inc., Traumatic Brain Injury Program (TBI)Camp Lejeune, NC
85,838Bethany Christian Services, Transitional Foster Care, Bethany Christian Services USAHolland, MI
85,925Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., BBU, IncFullerton, CA
85,932Mohican Mills, Inc., Fab Industries Corporation, Tallent ForceLincolnton, NC
85,942Halliburton, Drilling Fluids, Oil Field Technical Services, Oil Consultants LimitedPocasset, OK
85,985Covidien LP, Covidien, PLC, Medical Device DivisionPompano Bay, FL
86,000Cudd Pumping Services, Inc., RPC, Inc., Megalodon Services, IncSeminole, OK
86,013Samson Resources Corporation, Allred Construction, Accounting Principals, Addison Group, etcTulsa, OK
86,021The Shredder Company LLCCanutillo, TX
86,023Team Oil Tools, LP, Tulsa ManufacturingTulsa, OK
86,051Archer Pressure Pumping, LLCUnion City, OK
86,110Allen Logging CompanyForks, WA
86,131WPX Energy Services Company, LLC, WPX Energy, IncTulsa, OK
90,005Genesis Administrative Services LLC, Genesis Healthcare LLCAlbuquerque, NM
90,031CUDD Pressure Control, Inc., Canton District, RPC, IncCanton, PA
90,074IPS Engineering, LLC, Aerotek and the Rowland GroupTulsa, OK
90,237YellowPages.com, LLC, San Francisco Division, Digital Operations Group, YP LLC, etcSan Francisco, CA

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
85,957Tatung Company of America, IncCarson, CA
90,049Muffett and Sons Fencing, LLCZillah, WA
90,053Wheelock ManufacturingMorocco, IN
90,289Hess ServicesHays, KS
91,050ConcentrixGreenville, SC
91,059Gordon Bros. Supply, IncStroud, OK
91,063Unipower, LLCCoral Springs, FL

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 the 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
90,134Brown Brothers Harriman & CoNew York, NY
90,270Milano Design Concept, IncLos Angeles, CA

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
90,094Dex Media, Super Media Services LLC, Advantage Technical Resourcing (Formerly TAC)Middleton, MA
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90,294U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., Tubular Processing Houston Operations, United States Steel CorporationHouston, TX
90,304U.S. Steel Oilwell Services, LLC, Offshore Operations-HoustonHouston, TX
91,039Foxconn Assembly, LLCHouston, TX

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
90,140Century Aluminum of West Virginia, IncRavenswood, WV
91,127Avery DennisonCovina, CA

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of November 9, 2015 through December 11, 2015. These determinations are available on the Department's Web site www.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.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of December 2015.

Jessica R. Webster,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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