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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 August 8, 2016 through August 19, 2016.

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 Start Printed Page 78857are 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.

(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) not withstanding 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
91,199Gibson County Coal LLC, Alliance Resource Partners L.P., Custom StaffingPrinceton, INDecember 4, 2014.
91,454Allegheny Ludlum, LLC, ATI Flat Rolled Products, Latrobe Operations, Allegheny Technologies IncLatrobe, PAFebruary 9, 2015.
91,512Jaya Apparel Group LLC, 24 Seven Staffing Inc., SBH Fashion Inc. and Career Group IncVernon, CAFebruary 24, 2015.
91,517Encore Repair Services, LLC, Encore Repair Holdings, LLC, Select StaffingSimi Valley, CAFebruary 3, 2015.
91,826US Synthetic Corporation, Dover CorporationOrem, UTMay 19, 2015.
91,851TRW Automotive U.S. LLC, Action Electric, Adecco, Butler America, Tradesman InternationalLafayette, INMay 25, 2015.
92,020American Light Bulb Manufacturing IncMullins, SCJuly 15, 2015.

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
90,288Cartus Corporation, Realogy Services Group, LLCMemphis, TNJanuary 1, 2014.
90,317Nokia Solutions and Networks US LLC, Nokia Solutions and Networks Holdings USA, IncArlington Heights, ILJanuary 1, 2014.
91,212Amdocs, Inc., Program and Business Services Division, Rose, Next Gen, etcRichardson, TXDecember 10, 2014.
91,413First Advantage Background Services Corporation, STG-Fairway U.S., LLCSt. Petersburg, FLJanuary 29, 2015.
91,500Orica USA, Accounts Payable/Receivable DepartmentGeorgetown, KYFebruary 22, 2015.
91,548Sensata Technologies, Incorporated, Industrial Sensing Business Division, Sensata Technologies Holding CompanyEverett, WAMarch 3, 2015.
91,700Manitowoc FSG Operations, LLC, Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc., ABR Employment Services, etcManitowoc, WIMay 22, 2016.
91,810National Oilwell Varco LP, Rig Systems, Offshore Division, iSymphony LLCHouston, TXMay 13, 2015.
91,828Waste Management National Services, Inc., Centralized Billing Center, Waste Management Holdings, Inc., Robert HalfPhoenix, AZMay 19, 2015.
91,844MediGain, LLC, Formerly Millennium Practice Management AssociatesUpper Saddle River, NJMay 24, 2015.
91,844AMediGain, LLC, Formerly Millennium Practice Management Associates, RandstadPlano, TXMay 24, 2015.
91,857Antenex, Inc., Intrastructure Antennas Systems Business Unit, Laird Technologies, IncSchaumburg, ILMay 25, 2015.
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91,878TRUMPF Photonics, Inc., Ultra-Precision Machining (UPM) Division, TRUMPF GroupCranbury, NJMay 31, 2015.
91,894Brake Parts Inc., LLC, BPI Holdings International, Inc., Adecco, Select Staffing, and CornerstoneChowchilla, CAJune 8, 2015.
91,933Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Dallas Repair Station, AerotekCoppell, TXJune 17, 2015.
91,971InnoVista Sensors Americas, Inc., InnoVista Sensors Ltd, Custom Sensors and Technologies, IncThousand Oaks, CAJune 28, 2015.
91,980American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., Credit Fraud Risk Controllership Group, American Express CompanyPhoenix, AZJuly 3, 2015.
91,999Fluke Corporation, Pacific Laser Systems Division, AdeccoSan Rafael, CAJuly 7, 2015.
92,003Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ES Applications Delivery Management DivisionPlano, TXJuly 8, 2015.
92,004Atlas Copco Hurricane LLC, Atlas Copco Portable Energy DivisionFranklin, INJuly 11, 2015.
92,007DSI Underground Systems, LLC, Frank Calandra, IncMartinsburg, WVJuly 11, 2015.
92,015Mattel, Inc., Mattel Global Shared Service Solutions (MGSSS), Personnel Resources, etcEast Aurora, NYJuly 13, 2015.
92,021Sanford LP, Newell Brands, Lifestyle Temp AgencyShelbyville, TNJuly 18, 2015.
92,042Shimadzu USA Manufacturing, Inc., Shimadzu America, Inc., Randstad USA, Selec-Temp Employment Services, etcCanby, ORJuly 21, 2015.
92,043SeaChange International, Inc., In-Home DivisionPortland, ORJuly 21, 2015.
92,043ASeaChange International, Inc., In-Home Division, Tech Mahindra, Capstone Consulting, Progressive SolutionsMilpitas, CAJuly 21, 2015.
92,044Northwest Pipe Company, Aerotek Commercial StaffingDenver, COJuly 21, 2015.
92,071Caterpillar High Performance Extrusions Group, Industry Solutions, Components, and Distribution Division, etcOxford, MSJuly 28, 2015.
92,071ACaterpillar High Performance Extrusions Group, Industry Solutions, Components, and Distribution Division, etcMemphis, TNJuly 28, 2015.
92,075SONA BLW Precision Forge, Inc., SONA AUTOCOMP USA LLC, Executive Personnel GroupSelma, NCJuly 29, 2015.

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
92,022Indiana Tool Manufacturing Company, IncPlymouth, INJuly 19, 2015.

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) (employment decline or threat of separation) of section 222 has not been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
91,791Woodard Curran, @WorkMadison, ME

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
90,280SCI Box, LLC, Oasis OutsourcingJoplin, MO
90,322Jaylor Dental Solutions, IncBeacon, NY
91,417AK Coal Resources, Inc., AK Steel CorporationFriedens, PA
91,489TeleTech Services Corporation, TeleTech Holdings, IncSpringfield, MO
91,522Primetals Technologies USA LLC, Primetals Technologies USA Holdings, Inc., COR-Tech, LLC, etcWorchester, MA
91,525Teknetix Inc., Nolans Services, LLCParkersburg, WV
91,533Clean Harbors Environmental ServicesSan Leon, TX
91,545Covanta Maine, LLC, Covanta, ManpowerJonesboro, ME
91,545ACovanta Maine, LLC, Covanta, ManpowerWest Enfield, ME
91,625Preferred Podiatry Management, LLCNorthbrook, IL
91,646Matrox International Corporation, Matrox Electronic Systems LTD, WestaffPlattsburgh, NY
91,877GT Exhaust, Inc., International Acoustics Company LtdLincoln, NE
91,942SM Energy Company, Consultants CorporationTulsa, OK
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91,990Quality Saws and Supplies LLCWest Enfield, ME

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
90,325Amsco, LimitedCranston, RI
92,035Federal Republic of Germany, Aircraft Mechanics DivisionHolloman Air Force Base, NM
92,038Berry PlasticsDunkirk, NY
92,047TechMahindraOverland Park, KS

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
91,574Sensata Technologies, IncEverett, WA
91,704ITT Corporation—Interconnect Solutions, ITT Cannon LLC, ITT CorporationSanta Ana, CA

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 8, 2016 through August 19, 2016. These determinations are available on the Department's Web site https://www.doleta.gov/​tradeact/​taa/​taa_​search_​form.cfm under the searchable listing 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 7th day of October 2016.

Hope D. Kinglock,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. 2016-27001 Filed 11-8-16; 8:45 am]

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