Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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 (TA-W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA-W) number issued during the period of February 19 through February 22, 2008.

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. Section (a)(2)(A), all of the following must be satisfied:

A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

B. the sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and

C. increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or

II. Section (a)(2)(B), both of the following must be satisfied:

A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

B. there has been a shift in production by such workers' firm or subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and

C. One of the following must be satisfied:

1. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States;

2. the country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or

3. there has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision.

Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made for secondarily affected 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) 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;

(2) the workers' firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to the article that was the basis for such certification; and

(3) either—

(A) the workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers' firm; or

(B) a loss or business by the workers' firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers' separation or threat of separation.

In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.

1. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers' firm are 50 years of age or older.

2. Whether the workers in the workers' firm possess skills that are not easily transferable.

3. The competitive conditions within the workers' industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse).

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.

None

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-62,761; TI Automotive, Plant #27, Marysville, MI: January 28, 2007

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.

None

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 based on increased imports from or a shift in production to Mexico or Canada) of the Trade Act have been met.

None

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

The following certifications have been issued. The date following the companyname 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) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-62,561; B G International, Inc., On-Site Leased Workers From ADP Total Source II, Inc., Newark, NJ: December 10, 2006

TA-W-62,746; Reed and Barton Corporation, Taunton, MA: January 24, 2008

TA-W-62,806; Ametek, Sensors Technologies Business Unit Division, Bartow, FL: August 2, 2007

TA-W-62,834; Diamond Electric Manufacturing, DEMI Plant, Dundee, MI: February 11, 2007

TA-W-62,165; Omni Softgoods, Spring Green, WI: September 13, 2006

TA-W-62,581; ADA Metal Products, Inc., On-Site Contracted Workers From Tandem Staffing Solutions, Inc.,Lincolnwood, IL: December 17, 2006

TA-W-62,636; Norandal USA, Inc., Newport, AR: January 2, 2007

TA-W-62,679; Hydraulic Technologies Inc., Galion, OH: December 27, 2006

TA-W-62,685; Newton Tool, Swedesboro, NJ: January 4, 2007

TA-W-62,753; Aerotek, Delphi Corp., Automotive Holding Group, Plant #6 and Plant #2, Flint, MI: January 28, 2007

TA-W-62,798A; TAC Worldwide Companies, Working On-Site at Delphi Corp., Electronics and Safety Division, Oak Creek, WI: January 16, 2007

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-62,680; Siemens E A, Inc., Distribution Products Division, Bellefontaine, OH: January 11, 2007

TA-W-62,682; Plastech Engineered Products, Inc., Winnsboro, SC: January 14, 2007

TA-W-62,754; Silicon Laboratories, Inc., Austin, TX: January 28, 2007

TA-W-62,766; School Apparel, Inc., Star City, AR: January 29, 2007

TA-W-62,798; TAC Worldwide Companies, Working On-Site at Delphi Corp., Powertrain Division, Oak Creek, WI: January 16, 2007

TA-W-62,852; FCI USA, Inc., Electronics Division, On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower, Mt. Union, PA: September 28, 2007

TA-W-62,715; Formica Corporation, Odenton, MD: December 20, 2007

TA-W-62,716; Lunt Manufacturing Co., Inc., Schaumburg Plant, Schaumburg, IL: January 18, 2007

TA-W-62,716A; Lunt Manufacturing Co., Inc., Hampshire Plant, Hampshire, IL: January 18, 2007

TA-W-62,787; Hasbro, Inc., East Longmeadow, MA: January 30, 2007

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) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

TA-W-62,830; Prestige Fabricators, Inc., Asheboro, NC: February 11, 2007

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 based on increased imports from or a shift in production to Mexico or Canada) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met.

None

Negative Determinations For Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons specified.

The Department has determined that criterion (1) of Section 246 has not been met. The firm does not have a significant number of workers 50 years of age or older.

TA-W-62,761; TI Automotive, Plant #27, Marysville, MI

The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable.

None

The Department has determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has not been met. Competition conditions within the workers' industry are not adverse.

None

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade 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.

Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA.

The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met.

TA-W-62,369; Doral Manufacturing, Inc., A Subsidiary of TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Formerly IVAXPharmaceuticals, Miami, FL.

TA-W-62,369A; TEVA Manufacturing, Inc., Formerly IVAXPharmaceuticals, Inc., Biscayne Blvd. Facility,Miami, FL.

TA-W-62,818; Chillicothe Paper, Inc., A Subsidiary of Newpage Corporation, Chillicothe, OH.

The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W-62,690; L and W Engineering Co., Inc., Holland, MI.

TA-W-62,752; DynAmerica Manufacturing, LLC, Muncie, IN.

TA-W-62,791; Jacquart Fabric Products, Inc., Ironwood, MI.

The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W-62,369B; TEVA Manufacturing, Inc., Formerly IVAXPharmaceuticals, Inc., Golden Glades Facility,Miami, FL.

TA-W-62,576; United States Pipe and Foundry Co., LLC, ASubsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Burlington, NJ.

TA-W-62,643; Tri Source, Inc., Shelton, CT.

The workers' firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

TA-W-62,536; Tower Automotive Operations, Granite City, IL.

TA-W-62,659; Richloom Home Fashions, Richloom FabricsCorporation, Clinton, SC.

TA-W-62,813; General Teamsters Local 386, Modesto, CA.

The investigation revealed that criteria of Section 222(b)(2) has not been met. The workers' firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier to or a downstream producer for a firm whose workers were certified eligible to apply for TAA.

TA-W-62,655; Warp Processing Co., Inc., Exeter, PA.

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of February 19throughFebruary 22, 2008. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room C-5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address.

Dated: February 28, 2008. Ralph DiBattista,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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