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Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

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In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (“Act”), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of the Act (“TAA”) for workers by (TA-W) number issued during the period of November 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019. (This Notice primarily follows the language of the Trade Act. In some places however, changes such as the inclusion of subheadings, a reorganization of language, or “and,” “or,” or other words are added for clarification.)

Section 222(a)—Workers of a Primary Firm

In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)) must be met, as follows:

(1) The first criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(1) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(1)) is that a significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm (or “such firm”) have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

AND (2(A) or 2(B) Below)

(2) The second criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(2) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(2)) may be satisfied by either (A) the Increased Imports Path, or (B) the Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path/Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path, as follows:

(A) Increased Imports Path

(i) the sales or production, or both, of such firm, have decreased absolutely;

AND (ii and iii Below)

(ii)(I) imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased; OR

(II)(aa) 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; OR

(II)(bb) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using the services supplied by such firm, have increased; OR

(III) 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;

AND

(iii) the increase in imports described in clause (ii) contributed importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; OR

(B) Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path OR Acquisition of Articles or Services From a Foreign Country Path

(i)(I) there has been a shift by such workers' firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or the supply of services like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; OR

(II) such workers' firm has acquired from a foreign country articles or services that are like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm;

AND

(ii) the shift described in clause (i)(I) or the acquisition of articles or services described in clause (i)(II) contributed importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation.

Section 222(b)—Adversely Affected Secondary Workers

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 TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(b)) must be met, as follows:

(1) a significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

AND

(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 (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)), and such supply or production is related to the article or service that was the basis for such certification (as defined in subsection 222(c)(3) and (4) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(c)(3) and (4));

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 determined under paragraph (1).

Section 222(e)—Firms Identified by the International Trade Commission

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 TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(e) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(e))must be met, by following criteria (1), (2), and (3) as follows:

(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 Start Printed Page 69770section 202(b)(1) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2252(b)(1)); OR

(B) an affirmative determination of market disruption or threat thereof under section 421(b)(1) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2436(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));

AND

(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) of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2252(f)(1)) with respect to the affirmative determination described in paragraph (1)(A) is published in the Federal Register under section 202(f)(3) (19 U.S.C. 2252(f)(3)); OR

(B) notice of an affirmative determination described in subparagraph (B) or (C)of paragraph (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) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2273(b)), the 1-year period preceding the 1-year period described in paragraph (2).

Affirmative Determinations for Trade 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 Path) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,979Carl Zeiss Vision Inc., Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbHIndependence, MOJuly 10, 2018.
95,048Tucker Powersports, Motorsport Aftermarket Group, PDQ TemporariesFort Worth, TXAugust 5, 2018.
95,305Remington Arms, First Choice StaffingIlion, NYOctober 18, 2018.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path or Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,702Rosenberger North AmericaPlano, TXApril 4, 2018.
94,728Intel Corporation, Information Technology, Hawthorne Farm Campus, etcHillsboro, ORFebruary 3, 2019.
94,728AIntel Corporation, Information Technology, Hawthorne Farm Campus, etcHillsboro, ORApril 11, 2018.
94,728BOn-site Leased Workers from 123 Enterprises, Accenture, etc., Intel Corporation, Information Technology, Hawthorne Farm CampusHillsboro, ORApril 11, 2018.
94,728CIntel Corporation, Information Technology, Ronler Acres Campus, 123 Enterprises, etcHillsboro, ORApril 11, 2018.
94,735Leggett & Platt, Inc., Consumer Products Group, Adjustable Bed Group, Branch 0797, etcNeosho, MOApril 17, 2018.
94,763PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc., Accounting UnitShelton, CTApril 26, 2018.
94,786Silver Star Brands, Crosby RockOshkosh, WIMay 6, 2018.
94,793Lumedx Inc.Bellevue, WAMay 7, 2018.
94,822Vtech Communications, Renhill Staffing Services, Workforce LogiqBeaverton, ORMay 16, 2018.
94,846A123 Systems LLC, Adecco—USARomulus, MIJuly 25, 2019.
94,846AA123 Systems LLC, Adecco—USALivonia, MIJuly 25, 2019.
94,871Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Claims Processor Division, etcEagan, MNJune 4, 2018.
94,881Stratus Video Language Company, Manpower, RandstadDallas, TXJune 5, 2018.
94,890FCT US LLC, Jaci Carroll, Hamilton ConnectionsTorrington, CTJune 12, 2018.
94,919Flexsteel Industries, Staffmark, Employment Solutions, York EmploymentRiverside, CAJune 20, 2018.
94,929Muzak LLC, Mood Media, Customer Service DivisionAustin, TXJune 21, 2018.
94,973DXC Technology Services LLC, DXC Technology CompanyPlano, TXJuly 5, 2018.
94,981Masonite Corporation, Baron HR, Delta Infotech, Employbridge, Target CW, Randstad, etcStockton, CAJuly 10, 2018.
94,984Salter Labs, Aerotek, PridestaffVista, CAJuly 11, 2018.
94,999Synopsys, Inc., Design Group, PRO UnlimitedHillsboro, ORJuly 16, 2018.
94,999ASynopsys, Inc., Verification Group, Vayavya LabsHillsboro, ORJuly 16, 2018.
94,999BSynopsys, Inc., Silicon Engineering Group, PRO Unlimited, Manceps, Inc., TalentBurstHillsboro, ORJuly 16, 2018.
95,006Pro-Mark, LLC, Your Employment SolutionsNorth Salt Lake, UTJuly 19, 2018.
95,013Medtronic Plc, Restorative Therapies Group, Aerotek, Artech Information Systems, ATR, etcGoleta, CAJuly 23, 2018.
95,028State Street Corporation, USIS Client ReportingBoston, MAJuly 30, 2018.
95,031Cenveo Publishing Services, Lancaster Content division, Cenveo Worldwide Limited, Cenveo IncorporatedLancaster, PAJuly 31, 2018.
95,053Filson Manufacturing, CC Filson Co., 1741 1st Avenue SouthSeattle, WAAugust 6, 2018.
95,053AFilson Manufacturing, CC Filson Co., 1555 4th Avenue SouthSeattle, WAAugust 6, 2018.
95,093Norma Kamali Inc.New York, NYAugust 19, 2018.
95,099Optum Technology, United Healthcare Services, IT Service Desk, etcJohnston, RIAugust 20, 2018.
95,154Sigue CorporationSylmar, CASeptember 6, 2018.
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95,171Forever 21, Inc., Human ResourcesLos Angeles, CASeptember 10, 2018.
95,171AForever 21, Inc., PayrollLos Angeles, CASeptember 10, 2018.
95,171BForever 21, Inc., Information TechnologyLos Angeles, CASeptember 10, 2018.
95,173Virtual Business Office Associates, Tax VBO Division, A Division of Recruiting SolutionColumbia, SCSeptember 5, 2018.
95,178Honeywell International Inc., Safety & Productivity Solutions—Technical Support Job Function, PDS TechSmithfield, RISeptember 12, 2018.
95,182Waitr, Inc., Waitr Holdings Inc., Landcadia Holdings, IncLafayette, LASeptember 12, 2018.
95,182AWaitr, Inc., Waitr Holdings Inc., Landcadia Holdings, IncLake Charles, LASeptember 12, 2018.
95,184Del Monte Foods, Inc., Del Monte Foods Holdings Limited, Express Employment ProfessionalsMendota, ILSeptember 12, 2018.
95,203Bose Corporation, Digital Office, Corporate Information Services Department, Randstad, etcStow, MAMarch 29, 2019
95,206Honeywell Safety Products, Safety & Productivity Solutions-Technical Support Job Function, etcFranklin, PASeptember 23, 2018.
95,227Franklin Electric, Co. Inc., The Hughes Agency, Express Employment ServicesLittle Rock, ARSeptember 26, 2018.
95,231Sea World of Florida LLC, Call Center Division, Sea World Parks & Entertainment Inc., AloricaOrlando, FLSeptember 27, 2018.
95,255Cohu Interface Solutions LLC (Cohu), Everett Charles Technologies, Cohu, Chartwell Staffing Services, etcFontana, CAOctober 4, 2018.
95,256Johnson Controls, Inc., Building Technologies & Solutions division, Johnson Controls InternationalIndianapolis, INOctober 4, 2018.
95,270Emerald Mississippi, Emerald Home Furnishing division, Emerald Home FurnishingNew Albany, MSOctober 9, 2018.
95,272Molex, Koch Industries, Oasis Staffing, King Bird FacilityLincoln, NEOctober 9, 2018.
95,272AMolex, Koch Industries, Oasis Staffing, West Bond FacilityLincoln, NEOctober 9, 2018.
95,274Chelton Inc., Cobham Aerospace Connectivity Division, Cobham Plc, Robert HalfLewisville, TXOctober 10, 2018.
95,282Key Safety Systems dba Joyson Safety Systems, Ningbo Joyson Electronic, Randstad US, Express Employment ProfessionalsKnoxville, TNOctober 11, 2018.
95,284Tri-Star Electronics International, Inc., Carlisle Internconnect Technologies (CIT) Division, Amtec, Skillset GroupRiverside, CAOctober 15, 2018.
95,289Hydro Extrusion North America, LLC, Norsk Hydro ASA, ManpowerKalamazoo, MIOctober 16, 2018.
95,290Aprima Medical Software, Inc., Accounts Receivable department, eMDs, IncRichardson, TXOctober 17, 2018.
95,293Conduent Commercial Solutions, LLC, Conduent IncorporatedBoca Raton, FLOctober 17, 2018.
95,297Providence Health & Services—Washington, Providence St. Joseph Health Shared Services, Talent Acquisition, etcMedford, OROctober 17, 2018.
95,297AProvidence Health & Services—Washington, Providence St. Joseph Health Shared Services, Talent Acquisition, etcPortland, OROctober 17, 2018.
95,315IEEE, Editorial Services Department, Publications UnitPiscataway, NJAugust 12, 2019.
95,315AWinston Personnel Services, IEEE, Editorial Services Department, Publications UnitPiscataway, NJOctober 22, 2018.
95,324Citibank, N.A., Finance—Global Consumer—Citi Retail Services, Citicorp LLCGray, TNOctober 24, 2018.
95,346Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. (USA), Global Consumer Technology—NAM Application Development & Maintenance, etcElk Grove Village, ILNovember 1, 2018.
95,352Regal Beloit America, Inc., Regal Beloit Corporation, West Plains DivisionWest Plains, MONovember 4, 2018.
95,353The Terminix International Company, L.P., Memphis Contact CenterMemphis, TNNovember 4, 2018.
95,373Certified Oil Company, Euro GaragesColumbus, OHNovember 14, 2018.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(b) (downstream producer 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
94,948Falcon Transport Co., CP-FTC Holdings LLC, GD Leasing of Indiana LLCLa Vergne, TNJune 26, 2018.
94,957Product Assurance Services, IncSt. Marys, PAJune 28, 2018.

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

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,556Aleris Davenport Casting Mill, Robert Half, Team Staffing Solutions, IncDavenport, IANovember 15, 2017.
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94,557Aleris Davenport Rolling Mill, Robert Half, Team Staffing Solutions, IncDavenport, IANovember 15, 2017.
95,302Interlake Mecalux, Inc., Mecalux, S.A., Superior Staffing, ClearStaff, UniStaff, Accurate PersonnelMelrose Park, ILSeptember 13, 2018.
95,302AInterlake Mecalux, Inc., Mecalux, S.A., Manpower, Express Employment Professionals, StaffQuickPontiac, ILSeptember 13, 2018.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for TAA have not been met for the reasons specified.

The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs (a)(2)(A)(i) (decline in sales or production, or both), or (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country or acquisition of articles or services from a foreign country), (b)(2) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA or downstream producer to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA), and (e) (International Trade Commission) of section 222 have not been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,149GlobalFoundries U.S. Inc., Superior Group, YohMalta, NY.
94,149AGlobalFoundries U.S. Inc.Albany, NY.
94,546The Gunlocke Company, HNI Corporation, Remedy Intelligent StaffingWayland, NY.
94,634Mersen USA, Administrative Duties Division, Mersen USA BN Corporation, Texip, etcNewburyport, MA.

The investigation revealed that the criteria under paragraphs (a)(2)(A) (increased imports), (a)(2)(B) (shift in production or services to a foreign country or acquisition of articles or services from a foreign country), (b)(2) (supplier to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA or downstream producer to a firm whose workers are certified eligible to apply for TAA), and (e) (International Trade Commission) of section 222 have not been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,563Pyramid Consulting, Inc., AT&T Mobility LLCSan Ramon, CA.
94,710Claims Recovery Financial Services LLCAlbion, NY.
94,719Johnson Crushers International, Inc., Astec Industries, IncEugene, OR.
94,813AEP Generation Resources, Inc., Conesville Plant, AEP Energy Supply, Industrial Contractors Skanska, etcConesville, OH.
94,980Erie Coke Corporation, Garner LLC, Spresters Industrial Services, Kirchner LLCErie, PA.
95,002P-D Valmiera Glass USA Corp., VALMIERAS STIKLA SKIEDRA, AS, Trace Staffing SolutionsDublin, GA.
95,160Payless ShoeSource, Inc., North Figueroa Street location, Payless Holdings LLCLos Angeles, CA.
95,160APayless ShoeSource, Inc., Burbank Town Center location, Payless Holdings LLCBurbank, CA.
95,169Corn PlusWinnebago, MN.

Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Trade Adjustment Assistance

After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register and on the Department's website, 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
94,828Eni USA R&M Company, Inc.Cabot, PA.
95,105Tomlinson Industries LLCGarfield Heights, OH.
95,148Verso Luke LLC, NewPage CorporationLuke, MD.

The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the worker group on whose behalf the petition was filed is covered under an existing certification.Start Printed Page 69773

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,580Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies USA, LLC, Clean Mobility DivisionDexter, MO.
94,847A123 Systems LLC, Adecco—USALivonia, MI.
95,163qHub Logistics Corporation, Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology GroupPlainfield, IN.
95,215Ruen Drilling, Teck Washington Incorporated, Pend Oreille OperationsMetaline Falls, WA.
95,230Kyyba Inc., Harman International Industries, Inc., Samsung Electronics, Connected CarNovi, MI.
95,247Workers from Palm Springs, California, Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC, Gannett Technology, Gannett CoPalm Springs, CA.

The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioning group of workers is covered by an earlier petition that is the subject of an ongoing investigation for which a determination has not yet been issued.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
94,716ZinusTracy, CA.
95,244Wholesome Harvest Baking LLC Grupo BimboRichmond, CA.

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of November 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019. These determinations are available on the Department's website https://www.doleta.gov/​tradeact/​petitioners/​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 6th day of December 2019.

Hope D. Kinglock,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance

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[FR Doc. 2019-27327 Filed 12-18-19; 8:45 am]

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