Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 3

16062 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

59 / Wednesday, March 26, 2008 / Notices

Certification of Eligibility to Apply for DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of
Worker Adjustment Assistance and March 2008.
Alternative Trade Adjustment Employment and Training Richard Church,
Assistance on March 5, 2008, applicable Administration Certifying Officer, Division of Trade
to workers of Panasonic Primary Battery Adjustment Assistance.
Corporation of America, Columbus, [TA–W–61,492] [FR Doc. E8–6113 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am]
Georgia. The notice will be published BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P

soon in the Federal Register. Woodward Controls, Inc., Solenoid


Dept. 14520, Including On-Site Leased
At the request of the State agency, the Workers From Adecco; Niles, IL; DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Department reviewed the certification Amended Certification Regarding
for workers of the subject firm. The Eligibility To Apply for Worker Employment and Training
workers are engaged in the production Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Administration
of alkaline batteries—sizes AA, AAA, C, Trade Adjustment Assistance
D, and 9-volt. Notice of Determinations Regarding
In accordance with section 223 of the Eligibility To Apply for Worker
New information shows that worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative
separations have occurred involving Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273), and
section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 Trade Adjustment Assistance
employees of Panasonic Battery
U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the In accordance with section 223 of the
Corporation of America—Headquarters
Department of Labor issued a Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19
Division, employed on-site at the
Certification of Eligibility to Apply for U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor
Columbus, Georgia location of Worker Adjustment Assistance and herein presents summaries of
Panasonic Primary Battery Corporation Alternative Trade Adjustment determinations regarding eligibility to
of America. Workers of the Assistance on June 4, 2007, applicable apply for trade adjustment assistance for
Headquarters Division provided various to workers of Woodward Controls, Inc., workers (TA–W) number and alternative
support function services for the Solenoid Dept. 14520, Niles, Illinois. trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by
Columbus, Georgia location of the The notice was published in the Federal (TA–W) number issued during the
subject firm. Register on June 22, 2007 (72 FR 34482). period of March 10 through March 14,
Based on these findings, the At the request of the State agency, the 2008.
Department is amending this Department reviewed the certification In order for an affirmative
certification to include all workers of for workers of the subject firm. The determination to be made for workers of
Panasonic Battery Corporation of workers are engaged in the production a primary firm and a certification issued
America—Headquarters Division of solenoids. regarding eligibility to apply for worker
working on-site at the Columbus, adjustment assistance, each of the group
New information shows that leased
Georgia location of the subject firm. eligibility requirements of section 222(a)
workers of Adecco were employed on-
of the Act must be met.
The intent of the Department’s site at the Niles, Illinois location of
I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following
certification is to include all workers Woodward Controls, Inc., Solenoid
must be satisfied:
employed at Panasonic Primary Battery Dept. 14520. The Department has A. A significant number or proportion
Corporation of America, Columbus, determined that these workers were of the workers in such workers’ firm, or
Georgia who were adversely affected by sufficiently under the control of the an appropriate subdivision of the firm,
a shift in production of alkaline subject firm to be considered leased have become totally or partially
workers. separated, or are threatened to become
batteries to Thailand.
Based on these findings, the totally or partially separated;
The amended notice applicable to
Department is amending this B. The sales or production, or both, of
TA–W–62,748 is hereby issued as certification to include leased workers such firm or subdivision have decreased
follows: of Adecco working on-site at the Niles, absolutely; and
All workers of Panasonic Primary Battery Illinois location of the subject firm. C. Increased imports of articles like or
Corporation of America, including on-site The intent of the Department’s directly competitive with articles
workers from Panasonic Battery Corporation certification is to include all workers produced by such firm or subdivision
of America—Headquarters Division, employed at Woodward Controls, Inc., have contributed importantly to such
Columbus, Georgia, who became totally or Solenoid Dept. 14520, Niles, Illinois, workers’ separation or threat of
partially separated from employment on or who were adversely affected by a shift separation and to the decline in sales or
after January 25, 2007, through March 5, in production of solenoids to Suzhou, production of such firm or subdivision;
2010, are eligible to apply for adjustment China. or
assistance under section 223 of the Trade Act II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the
of 1974, and are also eligible to apply for The amended notice applicable to
following must be satisfied:
alternative trade adjustment assistance under TA–W–61,492 is hereby issued as A. A significant number or proportion
Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. follows: of the workers in such workers’ firm, or
‘‘All workers of Woodward Controls, Inc., an appropriate subdivision of the firm,
Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of
Solenoid Dept. 14520, including on-site have become totally or partially
March 2008.
leased workers from Adecco, Niles, Illinois, separated, or are threatened to become
Linda G. Poole, who became totally or partially separated totally or partially separated;
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade from employment on or after May 9, 2006, B. There has been a shift in
pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES

Adjustment Assistance. through June 4, 2009, are eligible to apply for


adjustment assistance under section 223 of
production by such workers’ firm or
[FR Doc. E8–6117 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am] subdivision to a foreign country of
the Trade Act of 1974, and are also eligible
BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P to apply for alternative trade adjustment articles like or directly competitive with
assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act articles which are produced by such
of 1974.’’ firm or subdivision; and

VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Mar 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1
Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 26, 2008 / Notices 16063

C. One of the following must be 3. The competitive conditions within Ryan Temps and Champion
satisfied: the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions Staffing, North Baltimore. OH:
1. The country to which the workers’ within the industry are adverse). March 1, 2007.
firm has shifted production of the TA–W–62,939A; Johnson Rubber
Affirmative Determinations for Worker
articles is a party to a free trade Company, Leased Workers From
Adjustment Assistance
agreement with the United States; Ryan Temps and Champion
2. The country to which the workers’ The following certifications have been Staffing, Middlefield, OH: March 1,
firm has shifted production of the issued. The date following the company 2007.
articles to a beneficiary country under name and location of each TA–W–62,940; Two Star Dog, Inc.,
the Andean Trade Preference Act, determination references the impact Berkeley, CA: February 5, 2007.
African Growth and Opportunity Act, or date for all workers of such TA–W–62,942; Hi Specialty America, A
the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery determination. Subsidiary of Hitachi Metals
Act; or The following certifications have been America, LTD, Irwin, PA: February
issued. The requirements of section 19, 2007.
3. There has been or is likely to be an
222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) of the TA–W–62,954; Fiesta Gas Grills, LLC, A
increase in imports of articles that are
Trade Act have been met. Subsidiary of A.W. Minshall
like or directly competitive with articles None.
which are or were produced by such Holdings, Dickson, TN: February
The following certifications have been 22, 2007.
firm or subdivision. issued. The requirements of section
Also, in order for an affirmative TA–W–62,094; Banner Fibreboard
222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Company, Wellsburg, WV: August
determination to be made for Trade Act have been met.
secondarily affected workers of a firm 30, 2006.
None. TA–W–62,057; Curt Bean Lumber
and a certification issued regarding The following certifications have been
eligibility to apply for worker Company, Amity, AR: August 27,
issued. The requirements of section 2006.
adjustment assistance, each of the group 222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers
eligibility requirements of Section TA–W–62,584; General Dynamics OTS,
are certified eligible to apply for TAA) Scranton Operations, Scranton, PA:
222(b) of the Act must be met. of the Trade Act have been met. December 14, 2006.
(1) Significant number or proportion None. TA–W–62,634; Perras Lumber, Inc.,
of the workers in the workers’ firm or The following certifications have been
Groveton, NH: January 3, 2007.
an appropriate subdivision of the firm issued. The requirements of section
TA–W–62,697; Galey and Lord
have become totally or partially 222(b) (downstream producer for a firm
Industries, LLC, Flint Plant,
separated, or are threatened to become whose workers are certified eligible to
Gastonia, NC: January 7, 2007.
totally or partially separated; apply for TAA based on increased
TA–W–62,697A; Galey and Lord
(2) The workers’ firm (or subdivision) imports from or a shift in production to
Industries, LLC, McDowell Plant,
is a supplier or downstream producer to Mexico or Canada) of the Trade Act
Marion, NC: January 7, 2007.
a firm (or subdivision) that employed a have been met.
TA–W–62,697B; Galey and Lord
group of workers who received a None.
Industries, LLC, Society Hill Plant,
certification of eligibility to apply for Affirmative Determinations for Worker Society Hill, SC: January 7, 2007.
trade adjustment assistance benefits and Adjustment Assistance and Alternative TA–W–62,743; Charleston Forge (Plant
such supply or production is related to Trade Adjustment Assistance 1), A Subsidiary of Hearthstone
the article that was the basis for such Enterprises, Inc., Boone, NC:
certification; and The following certifications have been
issued. The date following the company December 2, 2007.
(3) Either— TA–W–62,743A; Charleston Forge (Plant
name and location of each
(A) The workers’ firm is a supplier 5), A Subsidiary of Hearthstone
determination references the impact
and the component parts it supplied for Enterprises, Inc., Boone, NC:
date for all workers of such
the firm (or subdivision) described in December 2, 2007.
determination.
paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 The following certifications have been TA–W–62,743B; Charleston Forge (Plant
percent of the production or sales of the issued. The requirements of section 7), A Subsidiary of Hearthstone
workers’ firm; or 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and Enterprises, Inc., Boone, NC:
(B) A loss or business by the workers’ Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act January 24, 2007.
firm with the firm (or subdivision) have been met. TA–W–62,751; Saco Lowell Parts, LLC,
described in paragraph (2) contributed A Subsidiary of Hercules Engine
TA–W–62,734; Imerys Kaolin, Inc., Dry
importantly to the workers’ separation Components, LLC, Easley, SC:
Branch, GA: December 24, 2007.
or threat of separation. January 11, 2007.
TA–W–62,789; Bollman Hat Company,
In order for the Division of Trade Adamstown, Pa: January 31, 2007. TA–W–62,796; Manosh-Hardwoods LLC,
Adjustment Assistance to issue a TA–W–62,846; Baldwin Piano, Inc., A Sawmill, Morrisville, VT: January
certification of eligibility to apply for Subsidiary of Gibson Guitar Corp., 23, 2007.
Alternative Trade Adjustment Trumann, AR: February 13, 2007. TA–W–62,859; Fraser Papers LTD.,
Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, TA–W–62,913; Berry Plastics Gorham, NH: March 30, 2008.
the group eligibility requirements of Corporation, Formerly Covalence TA–W–62,793; J.H.L. Fashion, Inc., New
Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act Plastics, Flexible Films Division, York, NY: January 31, 2007.
must be met. Leased Workers Optimist, Santa Fe TA–W–62,928; SAS Pittsfield, Inc.,
1. Whether a significant number of Springs, CA: February 15, 2007. Pittsfield, ME: February 15, 2007.
pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES

workers in the workers’ firm are 50 TA–W–62,923; American Fiber and The following certifications have been
years of age or older. Finishing, Inc., Newberry, SC: issued. The requirements of section
2. Whether the workers in the March 29, 2008. 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and
workers’ firm possess skills that are not TA–W–62,939; Johnson Rubber section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act
easily transferable. Company, Leased Workers From have been met.

VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Mar 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1
16064 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 26, 2008 / Notices

TA–W–62,775; AS America, Inc. 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have TA–W–62,872; Littelfuse, LP, Irving, TX.
(American Standard America), been met. TA–W–62,661; Agilent Technologies,
Tiffin, OH: January 30, 2007. None. Measurement Systems Division,
TA–W–62,784; Kemet Electronics Corp., Loveland, CO.
Negative Determinations for Alternative
A Subsidiary of Kement Corp., The workers’ firm does not produce
Trade Adjustment Assistance
Simpsonville Facility, Simpsonville, an article as required for certification
SC: January 25, 2007. In the following cases, it has been under Section 222 of the Trade Act of
TA–W–62,822; Rock-Tenn Converting determined that the requirements of 1974.
Company, Chicopee, MA: February 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for
TA–W–62,631; Pfizer Global
11, 2007. the reasons specified.
The Department has determined that Manufacturing, Unit 4K643,
TA–W–62,829; Minco Manufacturing,
criterion (1) of Section 246 has not been Portage, MI.
LLC, Colorado Springs, CO:
met. The firm does not have a TA–W–62,827; Peak Medical, Inc.,
February 7, 2007.
significant number of workers 50 years Hillsborough, NC.
TA–W–62,879; ZF Sachs, Florence, KY:
of age or older. TA–W–62,847; Columbia University,
February 20, 2007.
None. Faculty Practice Department,
TA–W–62,907; KX Technology LLC, A
The Department has determined that Administration and Operations
Subsidiary of Marmon Water LLC,
criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been Group, New York, NY.
Orange, CT: January 26, 2007.
TA–W–62,937; Fulflex Elastometrics met. Workers at the firm possess skills TA–W–62,885; Wingfoot Commercial
Worldwide, A Subsidiary of The that are easily transferable. Tire Systems, LLC, Corporate Office,
Moore Company, Fulflex of None. Fort Smith, AR.
Tennessee, Greeneville, TN: The Department has determined that TA–W–62,887; TST Overland Express, A
February 28, 2007. criterion (3) of Section 246 has not been Division of Overland Western
TA–W–62,738; Siemens Medical met. Competition conditions within the International, Flint, MI.
Solutions USA, Inc., Ultrasound workers’ industry are not adverse. The investigation revealed that
Division, Division of Siemens Corp., None. criteria of section 222(b)(2) has not been
Mountain View, CA: March 17, met. The workers’ firm (or subdivision)
Negative Determinations for Worker is not a supplier to or a downstream
2008.. Adjustment Assistance and Alternative
TA–W–62,854; U.S. Security Associates, producer for a firm whose workers were
Trade Adjustment Assistance certified eligible to apply for TAA.
Inc., Working On-Site at Briggs and
Stratton Corp., Rolla, MO: January In the following cases, the None.
25, 2007. investigation revealed that the eligibility I hereby certify that the
TA–W–62,865; Isola USA Corporation— criteria for worker adjustment assistance aforementioned determinations were
Fremont, Fremont, CA: February 19, have not been met for the reasons issued during the period of March 10
2007. specified. through March 14, 2008. Copies of these
TA–W–62,932; Keeper Corporation, Because the workers of the firm are determinations are available for
Leased Workers of AAA Staffing, not eligible to apply for TAA, the inspection in Room C–5311, U.S.
North Windham, CT: February 28, workers cannot be certified eligible for Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
2007. ATAA. Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210
TA–W–62,932A; Keeper Corporation, The investigation revealed that during normal business hours or will be
Manchester, CT: February 28, 2007. criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) mailed to persons who write to the
TA–W–62,944; Trius Products, LLC, (employment decline) have not been above address.
Cleves, OH: March 3, 2007. met. Dated: March 20, 2008.
The following certifications have been TA–W–62,727; KAM Plastics, Inc., Linda G. Poole,
issued. The requirements of section Holland, MI.
Certifying Officer, Division Of Trade
222(b) (supplier to a firm whose workers TA–W–62,779; Visteon Corporation,
Adjustment Assistance .
are certified eligible to apply for TAA) Fuel Operations and Vidso
[FR Doc. E8–6112 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am]
and section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Division, Concordia, MO.
BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P
Act have been met. TA–W–62,904; Prime Tanning
Corporation, St. Joseph, MO.
TA–W–62,057A; Curt Bean Lumber
Company, Glenwood, AR: August The investigation revealed that DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
27, 2006. criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or
TA–W–62,648; Trio Manufacturing production, or both, did not decline) Employment and Training
Company, Forsyth, GA: January 8, and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production Administration
2007. to a foreign country) have not been met.
TA–W–62,733; Ravenna Aluminum, TA–W–62,821; Ameridrives [TA–W–62,414]
Inc., Ravenna, OH: January 23, International, LLC, Erie, PA.
2007. Consistent Textile Industries, Dallas,
The investigation revealed that
TA–W–62,957; Lear Operations Corp., NC; Notice of Negative Determination
criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased
Global Seating Systems Division, on Reconsideration
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in
Louisville, KY: February 28, 2007. production to a foreign country) have On November 29, 2007, the
The following certifications have been not been met. Department issued an Affirmative
issued. The requirements of section TA–W–62,718; Fraser Timber Limited, Determination Regarding Application
pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES

222(b) (downstream producer for a firm Ashland, ME. for Reconsideration for the workers and
whose workers are certified eligible to TA–W–62,731; Lufkin Industries, Inc., former workers of Consistent Textiles
apply for TAA based on increased Lufkin, TX. Industries, Dallas, North Carolina (the
imports from or a shift in production to TA–W–62,805; American Standard subject firm). The Department’s Notice
Mexico or Canada) and section Building Systems, Martinsville, VA. of affirmative determination was

VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Mar 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

Centres d'intérêt liés