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 January 30, 2012 through February 3, 2012.

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 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
80,456 Woodinville Lumber, Inc Woodinville, WA September 15, 2010.
80,530 The Timken Company, Altavista Bearing Plant, 2M, PIC and Adecco Altavista, VA October 18, 2010.
81,015 Pageland Screen Printers, Inc Pageland, SC February 13, 2010.
81,020 Turner & Seymour Manufacturing Company Torrington, CT February 13, 2010.
81,021 Bayer Cropscience, LP, Leased Workers: Jacobs PSG, Middough Assoc, Adecco, CDI, Becht, etc Institute, WV February 13, 2010.
81,022 Apex Tool Group, Campbell Chain Division; On-site Leased Workers from Adecco York, PA February 13, 2010.
81,060 Rodney Hunt Company Orange, MA February 13, 2010.
81,073 RadiciSpandex Corporation Tuscaloosa, AL February 13, 2010.
81,073A RadiciSpandex Corporation Gastonia, NC February 13, 2010.
81,114 PlumChoice, Inc., Balance Staffing and Insight Global Staffing Scarborough, ME February 13, 2010.
81,167 American Lighting Fixture Corporation, d/b/a Wilshire Manufacturing Taunton, MA February 13, 2010.
81,196 Microfibres, Inc., Rhode Island Operations Division Pawtucket, RI November 5, 2011.
81,197 Hanes Dye & Finishing Company, Butner, Branch 0314, Hanes Co., Leggett & Platt, Hal Muetzel-Express, etc Butner, NC September 12, 2010.
81,200 Wausau Paper, Brokaw Mill (Including On-Site Leased Workers from ABR Employment Services) Brokaw, WI February 13, 2010.
81,212 Sunshine 368, Inc Corona, NY February 13, 2010.
81,214 Peninsula Plywood Group, LLC Port Angeles, WA February 13, 2010.
81,221 J&M Manufacturing El Paso, TX February 13, 2010.
81,233 Clarcor Air Filtration Products Campbellsville, KY October 7, 2011.
81,248 Burke Hosiery Mills, Inc Hickory, NC February 19, 2012.
81,260 Cinram Distribution, LLC, Cinram International Income Fund; Good People Aurora, IL January 20, 2011.

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
80,371 PAETEC, f/k/a Cavalier Telephone; Palm Harbor Division Palm Harbor, FL August 12, 2010.
80,439 Yahoo! Inc Hillsboro, OR September 15, 2010.
80,502 Lexis Nexis, Quality & Metrics Division Miamisburg, OH October 6, 2010.
81,166 AVX Corporation, Myrtle Beach Complex Myrtle Beach, SC January 6, 2012.
81,166A AVX Corporation, Myrtle Beach Complex, IHT and Huff Consulting Conway, SC January 6, 2012.
81,174 Charles Navasky & Co., Inc., d/b/a Don Mart Clothes, Inc Philipsburg, PA February 13, 2010.
81,181 Bosch Security Systems, Inc Morrilton, AR February 13, 2010.
81,195 Boston Scientific Miami, FL February 27, 2012.
81,202 TE Connectivity, Medical Division Customer Service Unit Wilsonville, OR February 13, 2010.
81,209 Aplegen, Inc., Including workers whose wages were reported thru TriNet Goleta, CA February 13, 2010.
81,220 Aetna International, Inc., Aetna Global Benefits, Including on-site leased workers from ProcureStaff Tampa, FL February 13, 2010.
81,230 ExpressPoint Technology Services, Inc., Operations Division, Ajilon Staffing, Aerotek Staffing and Kelly Services Minneapolis, MN February 13, 2010.
81,232 Image Scan, LLC, TE Connectivity East Providence, RI February 13, 2010.
81,235 Danfoss , LLC Arkadelphia, AR September 25, 2011.
81,241 Flextronics America LLC Charlotte, NC July 1, 2011.
81,244 International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation, Systems & Technology, Systems Software Development, Z/OS Applications, etc Poughkeepsie, NY February 13, 2010.
81,246 Peacehealth St. Joseph Medical Centers, Whatcom Region, Transcription Services Division Bellingham, WA February 13, 2010.
81,258 DTC Communications, Inc., Subsidiary of Cobham Survelliance Nashua, NH February 13, 2010.
81,266 Wells Manufacturing, L.P Fond du Lac, WI January 24, 2011.
81,267 Kimball Electronics Tampa, Inc., Kimball Electronics, Inc Tampa, FL January 25, 2011.

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
81,210 Verso Paper Corporation Sartell, MN February 13, 2010.
81,238 Westark Diversified Enterprises, Whirlpool Cost Center Van Buren, AR February 13, 2010.

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
81,134 Bosley, Inc. f.k.a. Bosley Medical Institute Beverly Hills, CA
81,154 Automotive Components Holdings, LLC Sandusky, OH
81,154A Automotive Components Holdings Bellevue, OH

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
81,152 Bristol Compressors International, Inc Bristol, VA

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
80,457 Northpoint Precision, Inc., Northpoint Holding Corporation Manistee, MI
80,459 Roseburg Forest Products, Composite Panels Division Missoula, MT
80,485 RR Donnelley, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Manpower & Kelly Services Bloomsburg, PA
81,096 Quibids Holdings, LLC Oklahoma City, OK
81,124 Asheville Drafting Services, Inc Asheville, NC
81,172 Dominion Energy New England, LLC Salem, MA
81,172A Dominion Energy New England, LLC Somerset, MA
81,205 Lakeshore Visiting Physicians Edmore, MI

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
81,112 MMICMAN Clearwater, FL

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
81,188 Shreveport Ramp Services, LLC Shreveport, LA

I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of January 30, 2012 through February 3, 2012. These determinations are available on the Department's Web site tradeact/taa/taa search form.cfm under the searchable listing of determinations or by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll-free at 888-365-6822.

Dated: February 9, 2012. Michael W. Jaffe,

Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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