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7076 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

28 / Friday, February 10, 2006 / Notices

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR certified for Trade Adjustment B. The sales or production, or both, of
Assistance (TAA) under TA–W–50,065 such firm or subdivision have decreased
Employment and Training (issued December 16, 2002). The absolutely; and
Administration petitioners also allege that those C. Increased imports of articles like or
circumstances which supported the directly competitive with articles
[TA–W–58,095]
previous certification still exist and produced by such firm or subdivision
Premier Quilting Corporation, Oxford, infer that they should be used to have contributed importantly to such
NC; Dismissal of Application for support certification in the immediate workers’ separation or threat of
Reconsideration petition. separation and to the decline in sales or
The Department carefully reviewed production of such firm or subdivision;
Pursuant to 29 CFR 90.18(C) an the petitioner’s request for or
application for administrative reconsideration and has determined that II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the
reconsideration was filed with the the Department will conduct further following must be satisfied:
Director of the Division of Trade A. A significant number or proportion
investigation based on new information
Adjustment Assistance for workers at of the workers in such workers’ firm, or
provided by the petitioner and the
Premier Quilting Corporation, Oxford, an appropriate subdivision of the firm,
company official.
North Carolina. The application did not have become totally or partially
contain new information supporting a Conclusion separated, or are threatened to become
conclusion that the determination was totally or partially separated;
erroneous, and also did not provide a After careful review of the B. There has been a shift in
justification for reconsideration of the application, I conclude that the claim is production by such workers’ firm or
determination that was based on either of sufficient weight to justify subdivision to a foreign county of
mistaken facts or a misinterpretation of reconsideration of the Department of articles like or directly competitive with
facts or of the law. Therefore, dismissal Labor’s prior decision. The application articles which are produced by such
of the application was issued. is, therefore, granted. firm or subdivision; and
TA–W–58,095; Premier Quilting Signed at Washington, DC, this 2nd day of C. One of the following must be
Corporation, Oxford, North February 2006. satisfied:
Elliott S. Kushner, 1. The country to which the workers’
Carolina, (February 2, 2006).
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade firm has shifted production of the
Signed at Washington, DC this 3rd day of articles is a party to a free trade
Adjustment Assistance.
February 2006. agreement with the United States;
[FR Doc. E6–1915 Filed 2–9–06; 8:45 am]
Linda G. Poole, 2. The country to which the workers’
BILLING CODE 4510–30–P
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade firm has shifted production of the
Adjustment Assistance. articles to a beneficiary country under
[FR Doc. E6–1913 Filed 2–9–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR the Andean Trade Preference Act,
BILLING CODE 4510–30–P African Growth and Opportunity Act, or
Employment and Training the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery
Administration Act; or
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 3. There has been or is likely to be an
Notice of Determinations Regarding increase in imports of articles that are
Employment and Training Eligibility To Apply for Worker like or directly competitive with articles
Administration Adjustment Assistance which are or were produced by such
[TA–W–58,485] firm or subdivision.
In accordance with section 223 of the Also, in order for an affirmative
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company; A Trade Act of 1974, as amended, (19 determination to be made and a
Subsidiary of K2 Inc., Licking, U.S.C. 2273), the Department of Labor certification of eligibility to apply for
Missouri; Notice of Affirmative herein presents summaries of worker adjustment assistance as an
Determination Regarding Application determinations regarding eligibility to adversely affected secondary group to be
for Reconsideration apply for trade adjustment assistance for issued, each of the group eligibility
workers (TA–W) number and alternative requirements of section 222(b) of the
By application of January 10, 2006, a trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by Act must be met.
petitioner requested administrative (TA–W) number issued during the (1) Significant number or proportion
reconsideration of the Department of periods of January 2006. of the workers in the workers’ firm or
Labor’s Notice of Negative In order for an affirmative an appropriate subdivision of the firm
Determination Regarding Eligibility to determination to be made and a have become totally or partially
Apply for Worker Adjustment certification of eligibility to apply for separated, or are threatened to become
Assistance, applicable to workers of the directly-impacted (primary) worker totally or partially separated;
subject firm. The Department’s negative adjustment assistance to be issued, each (2) The workers’ firm (or subdivision)
determination was issued on December of the group eligibility requirements of is a supplier or downstream producer to
27, 2005. The Notice of determination section 222(a) of the Act must be met. a firm (or subdivision) that employed a
published in the Federal Register on group of workers who received a
January 17, 2006 (71 FR 2568). I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following certification of eligibility to apply for
The request for reconsideration must be satisfied: trade adjustment assistance benefits and
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alleged that the subject worker group A. A significant number or proportion such supply or production is related to
supports production at an affiliated of the workers in such workers’ firm, or the article that was the basis for such
facility and that production is shifting an appropriate subdivision of the firm, certification; and
from that facility to a foreign facility. have become totally or partially (3) Either—
Rawlings Sporting Goods Co., Inc., separated, or are threatened to become (A) The workers’ firm is a supplier
Licking, Missouri was previously totally or partially separated; and the component parts it supplied for

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