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 February 28, 2011 through March 4, 2011.

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 thoseproduced/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 workers in public agencies 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 public agency have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated;

(2) the public agency has acquired from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with services which are supplied by such agency; and

(3) the acquisition of services contributed importantly to such 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(c) 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 are 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(f) 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) notwithstanding 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
74,731 Curt Bean Lumber Company, Inc Glenwood, AR March 14, 2010.
74,731A Curt Bean Lumber Company, Inc Amity, AR March 14, 2010.
74,773 Welco, LLC, Leased Workers from All Star Staffing Shelton, WA October 12, 2009.
74,914 Holt Sublimation Printing & Products, Inc Burlington, NC November 22, 2009.
75,063 Whiting Paper Mill, Newpage Corporation Stevens Point, WI December 31, 2009.

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
74,882 Fasco Industries, Regal Beloit, RBC Horizon, Cassville Cassville, MO November 16, 2009.
74,997 Emergency First Aid Products, Inc Plattsburgh, NY December 14, 2009.
75,002 Brookfield Data Center, Navistar, Anderson International, IBM Global, US Tech Solutions, etc Brookfield, WI December 15, 2009.
75,010 Hachette Book Group, Information Technology Applications, Global Employment Solutions, etc Boston, MA November 29, 2009.
75,029 CompX Precision Slides, Inc, CompX Durislide; Leased Workers from Gill Staffing, Manpower, Inc., etc Byron Center, MI December 16, 2009.
75,031 Time-O-Matic, Inc., Watchfire Holding, Watchfire Enterprises, Leased Workers Manpower, etc Danville, IL December 21, 2009.
75,070 St. Johnson Medical Services PC, Episcopal Health Services, Inc Bethpage, NY January 5, 2010.
75,075 Autodesk, Inc., SP&O and GBS Divisions Manchester, NH January 7, 2010.
75,119 Acme-McCrary Corporation, 159 North St. and 601 E. Pritchard St., Express Employment Professionals Asheboro, NC January 19, 2010.
75,119A Acme-McCrary Corporation, 159 North St. and 601 E. Pritchard St., Express Employment Professionals Siler City, NC January 19, 2010.
75,153 HSBC Card Services, Inc., Quality Monitoring; Wages Reported under HSBC Technology & Services, Inc Tigard, OR January 27, 2010.
75,164 Rosemount Analytical, Emerson, Leased Workers Supervisor Staffing, Resource & Rainmaker Staffing Irvine, CA January 31, 2010.
75,165 Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., EIT/TSS Application Configuration Support (ACS) Hartford, CT January 31, 2010.
75,166 Hewlett Packard Company, Imaging & Printing, Graphics Solutions Business, etc Minnetonka, MN December 3, 2010.
75,179 Stratus Technologies, Inc Maynard, MA February 3, 2010.
75,189 Roche Carolina, Inc., F. Hoffman-LA Roche, Pharmaceutical, Pharma Technical, Olsten Staffing, etc Florence, SC February 7, 2010.
75,193 TydenBrooks Security Products Group, Telesearch Staffing and Express Employment Professionals Newton, NJ February 8, 2010.
75,216 Russell Newman, Inc., RNA Holdings, LLC; Leased Workers from Hour Personnel Services, etc Denton, TX February 10, 2010.
75,216A RNA Holdings, LLC, New York Division; SE-RN Holdings, LLC New York, NY February 10, 2010.
75,241 Tyco Electronics, ADC Telecommunications; Leased Workers from Salo, Adecco, Aerotek, etc Eden Prairie, MN February 10, 2010.
75,241A Tyco Electronics, ADC Telecommunications; Leased Workers from Salo, Adecco, Aerotek, etc Shakopee, MN February 10, 2010.
75,242 Sensormatic Electronics, LLC, Tyco International, Roth Staffing Boca Raton, FL February 10, 2010.
75,277 Steelcase, Inc., Wood Plant Caledonia, MI June 14, 2011.
75,277A Manpower, Working On-Site at Steelcase, Inc.; Wood Plant Caledonia, MI February 1, 2010.

The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(c) (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
74,729 Kemco, Inc Travelers Rest, SC October 13, 2009.
75,236 Silberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Hometown Facility Tamaqua, PA March 10, 2011.
75,236A Silberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Lansford Facility Lansford, PA March 10, 2011.
75,236B Silberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Tidewood Facility Tamaqua, PA March 10, 2011.
75,236C Silberline Manufacturing Company, Inc., Decatur Facility Decatur, IN March 10, 2011.

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), or (c)(1) (employment decline or threat of separation) of section 222 has not been met.

TA-W No.Subject firmLocationImpact date
74,801 Analog Devices Wilmington, MA.
75,071 Acuity Brand Lighting, Inc., Acuity Brands, Inc Newark, OH
75,099 West, Thomson Reuters Business, Thomson Reuters Legal, Adecco Albuquerque, NM
75,135 Flowserve Corporation Albuquerque, NM
75,177 Digital Networking, LLC Denver, CO

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
75,059 Durex Products, Inc., Minerals Division, Weir Group St. Croix Falls, 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
74,704 SuperValu, Inc., IT and Finance Department Hopkins, MN.
74,842 Bosch Rexroth Corporation, Robert Bosch Corporation Buchanan, MI.
75,101 Burke Grading and Paving, Inc Drexel, NC.
75,106 The Factory Company International, Inc., Leased Workers from Humanix Spokane, WA.
75,141 Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Anthem BCBS/CMSI, IT Development, Wellpoint Companies Green Bay, WI.
75,175 Equitrac Corporation, Field Services Technical, Teleworkers, Leased Workers Kelly, OCG Plantation, FL.
75,185 ZEPF Center Toledo, OH.
75,226 Wells Fargo & Co., Auto Direct Division Kansas City, MO.
75,281 South Central Service, Inc Berea, KY.

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
75,173 Hire Right, Inc Irvine, CA.
75,220 Tinder Box Trading Company Mayfield, KY.
75,233 Peak Oilfield Services Anchorage, AK.

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
74,907 Tektronix TCS and TSS Beaverton, OR.

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of February 28, 2011 through March 4, 2011. Copies of these determinations may be requested under the Freedom of Information Act. Requests may be submitted by fax, courier services, or mail to FOIA Disclosure Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 or tofoiarequest@dol.gov. These determinations also are available on the Department's Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/tradeact under the searchable listing of determinations.

Dated: March 10, 2011. Elliott S. Kushner,

Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance .

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