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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 September 5, 2016 through September 16, 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.

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(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
90,178Wingspan Portfolio Advisors, LLCMonroe, LAJanuary 1, 2014.
90,242PSC Metals, Inc., StaffmarkLondon, KYJanuary 1, 2014.
91,080ATI Specialty Alloys and Components, Millersburg Operations, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, etcAlbany, OROctober 23, 2014.
91,424Hydralift AmClyde, Inc., Rig Systems Offshore/Lifting and Handling Division, Randstad, EntegeeSt. Paul, MNFebruary 2, 2015.
91,579Republic Steel, Value-Add DivisionMassillon, OHJuly 18, 2015.
91,634Caterpillar Emissions Solution, Large Power Systems Division, Caterpillar, IncSanta Fe, NMMarch 28, 2015.
92,051Upper Columbia Mill, LLC, 71410 E Columbia Avenue, GTFF Mill Corporation, Collins Management, etcBoardman, ORJuly 25, 2015.
92,051AUpper Columbia Mill, LLC, 77200 Poleline Road, GTFF Mill Corporation, Collins Management, etcBoardman, ORJuly 25, 2015.
92,077Exodus Machines, LLCSuperior, WIAugust 1, 2015.
92,097Terex USA, LLC, Terex Cranes NA Division, Terex CorporationWaverly, IAAugust 8, 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
90,209Primary Financial Services LLC, CBV Collection Services LtdAmherst, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
90,209APrimary Financial Services LLC, CBV Collection Services LtdCheektowaga, NYJanuary 1, 2014.
91,040Verizon Business Network Services, Inc., Client Service Assurance GroupCary, NCOctober 9, 2014.
91,041Nike, Inc., Procure To Pay Operations Group, Finance DepartmentBeaverton, OROctober 8, 2014.
91,462Sprint, Handset Retrieval TeamRio Rancho, NMFebruary 12, 2015.
91,523Eaton Gainesboro, Industrial Sector, Hydraulics Group, Eaton Corporation, etcGainesboro, TNFebruary 22, 2015.
91,642Wells Fargo and Company, Division of Community Banking, Covenant Monitoring UnitDiamond Bar, CAMarch 29, 2015.
91,783Iron Mountain Information Management, LLC, Iron Mountain Incorporated, Customer Service Team, Allegis, etcCerritos, CAMay 5, 2015.
91,795York International Corporation, Industrial Refrigeration Division, Johnson Controls, Inc., AerotekWaynesboro, PAMay 16, 2016.
91,795AMagic Workforce Solutions, York International Corporation, Industrial Refrigeration Division, etcWaynesboro, PAMay 11, 2015.
91,816Nike Foundation, Girl Effect, Nike, Inc., ProunlimitedBeaverton, ORMay 16, 2015.
91,818Johnson Controls, Inc., Finance Shared Service CenterMilwaukee, WIMay 16, 2015.
91,818AJohnson Controls, Inc., Information TechnologyWest Allis, WIMay 16, 2015.
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91,867Agilent Technologies, Inc., Order Fulfillment and Supply Chain GroupDanbury, CTMay 31, 2015.
91,932Continental Casualty Company, Continental Corporation, Special Funds Unit & Claims Operations UnitSyracuse, NYJune 16, 2015.
91,963International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), The US SPO Team, Technical Support Services, etcCamp Hill, PAJune 20, 2015.
91,963AManpower, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), The US SPO Team, etcCamp Hill, PAOctober 18, 2015.
91,964Mark Architectural Lighting, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., Spherion, Aerotek, AjuliaEdison, NJJune 24, 2015.
91,973International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Priority Support Team, Technical Support Services, etcAustin, TXJune 28, 2015.
91,974W.W. Grainger, Inc., Expeditor TeamLake Forest, ILJune 29, 2015.
91,983CDK Global LLC, Hosting Solutions Division, Aerotek/Teksystems US, Apex Systems, Inc., etcAnn Arbor, MIJuly 5, 2015.
92,000Greatbatch, Ltd., Greatbatch, Inc., Superior Group, Volt Management Company, etcPlymouth, MNNovember 8, 2016.
92,006Dionex Corporation, Chromatography Analytical Technologies Division, Thermo Fisher ScientificChelmsford, MAJune 29, 2015.
92,012International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), ZKRA and ZB8A Departments, Technical Support Services, etcSchaumburg, ILJuly 13, 2015.
92,012AInternational Business Machines Corporation (IBM), ZKRA and ZB8A Departments, Technical Support Services, etcSmyrna, GAJuly 13, 2015.
92,031JP Morgan Chase, Hedge Fund Services Division, Robert Half, Manpower, and RandstadBrooklyn, NYJuly 19, 2015.
92,049Leonard's Metal, IncWichita, KSJuly 22, 2015
92,064Groupon, Inc., Customer Service DepartmentChicago, ILJuly 27, 2015
92,067Overland Solutions, Inc., An EXL Company, EXL Service Holdings, IncOverland Park, KSJuly 27, 2015.
92,081International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Sales Management Support, Sales and Distribution DivisionSomers, NYAugust 2, 2015.
92,081AInternational Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Sales Management Support, Sales and Distribution DivisionPhoenix, AZAugust 2, 2015.
92,081BInternational Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Sales Management Support, Sales and Distribution DivisionCincinnati, OHAugust 2, 2015.
92,083The ESAB Group, Inc., Colfax Corporation, ManpowerFlorence, SCSeptember 19, 2016.
92,090Ardagh Metal Packaging, Ardagh Group, S.A., Ajilon and Labor ReadyTerminal Island, CAAugust 4, 2015.
92,091NMC Group, Inc. DBA Nylon Molders Corporation, Esterline Incorporated, Selec Staffing, Integrity Staffing, etcPomona, CAAugust 4, 2015.
92,099Springer Science+Business Media LLC, Illustration DepartmentPhiladephia, PAAugust 9, 2015.
92,103ADP, LLC, Order to Invoice DivisionAugusta, GAAugust 9, 2015.
92,109Malvern Instruments Inc., Spectris Inc.Houston, TXAugust 12, 2015.
92,113GE Power Chattanooga Turbines, fka Alstom Power Turbomachines LLC, General Electric Company, etcChattanooga, TNAugust 16, 2015.
92,115International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Service Delivery Managers, Information Technology Service Management, etcHartford, CTAugust 16, 2015.
92,126IBM, Systems Management Operations (SMO), Business Analytics Service Team, etcBoulder, COAugust 19, 2015.
92,130Bloomington Production Operations, LLC, Haier U.S. Appliance Solutions, GE AppliancesBloomington, INJanuary 24, 2016.
92,131Compressor Controls Corporation, Manpower, Palmer Group, Networks Inc., GNET Group, and IP PathwaysUrbandale, IAAugust 22, 2015.
92,136International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), QXZA Department, 2F Division, Global Technology Services Div (GTS), etcBoulder, COAugust 23, 2015.
92,179Nortech Systems, Inc., Insperity, United Employment, IncAugusta, WISeptember 6, 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
91,608Harsco Metals & Minerals, North America, Koppel Plant, Harsco CorporationKoppel, PAMarch 17, 2015.

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.Start Printed Page 87079

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
92,001Boise Packaging & Newsprint, L.L.C., Packaging Corporation of America, Boise, Inc., Boise Paper Holdings, etcSanta Fe Springs, CAFebruary 22, 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
90,261Verizon, MTS Engineers and Information Technology Quality AssuranceHempstead, NY
90,286Verizon Business Network Services, Inc., Conferencing OperationsDavenport, 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
91,575Swanson Group Manufacturing LLC, Glendale Sawmill, Glendale Plywood/Veneer Divisions, etcGlendale, OR
91,875Manitowoc Cranes, LLC, Manitowoc Company, Inc., Aerotek, FlexStaff, Waterstone, Zyqest, etcManitowoc, 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.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
85,355Chevron Mining, Inc., Chevron Corporation, Stu Blattner, Inc. (SBI)Questa, NM.
91,041ANike, Inc., Corporate Services, Logistics & Services and Program/Process ExcellenceBeaverton, OR.
91,327W.P. & R.S. Mars CompanyHibbing, MN.
91,475SprintBlountville, TN.
91,619Allen Harim Foods, LLC, Allen Harim, Quality Staffing Services, Express Employment, etcCordova, MD.
91,626Strata Mine Services, LLC, Sanders Contracting, LLC, Strata Products Worldwide, LLCCanonsburg, PA.
91,874UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Employer and Individual Division, etcRichardson, TX.
91,893Sez Sew Stitching, IncOsceola Mills, PA.
91,913Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company, Helmerich & Payne, Inc., RAMS GroupTulsa, OK.
91,925Paragon Geophysical Services, IncWichita, KS.
91,940Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., Drilling and Evaluation Division, Sperry Drilling ServicesBakersfield, CA.
91,969Silvanus Products, Inc., Employment Staffing Group, Inc. d/b/a/Talent ForceSt. Genevieve, MO.
92,014Mahar Tool Supply Company, Inc., Kelly ServicesDundee, MI.
92,084Northern Industrial Erectors, IncGrand Rapids, MN.

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
91,572Lehigh Specialty Melting Inc., WHEMCO, IncLatrobe, PA.
92,128FT Eng., IncEscondido, CA.
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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
91,823The News & Observer, The McClatchy CompanyRaleigh, NC.
92,050Centrex Revenue Solutions, LLC, Integra Connect, LLCEllicott City, MD.
92,088MEMC Pasadena, Inc., SunEdison, IncPasadena, TX.
92,112Mattel, Inc., Mattel Global Shared Service Solutions (MGSSS)East Aurora, NY.

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
92,200Celestica, Inc., AdeccoOntario, CA.

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of September 5, 2016 through September 16, 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 18th day of November 2016.

Hope D. Kinglock,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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[FR Doc. 2016-28908 Filed 12-1-16; 8:45 am]

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