[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 4 (Wednesday, January 7, 2004)]
[Page 939]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-306]



Employment and Training Administration


Alcatel Internetworking (PE), Spokane, Washington; Notice of 
Revised Determination on Reconsideration

    On November 14, 2003, the Department issued an affirmative 
determination regarding application on reconsideration applicable to 
workers and former workers of the subject firm. The notice will soon be 
published in the Federal Register.
    The Department's negative determination notice was signed on August 
29, 2003, and was published in the Federal Register on September 17, 
2003 (68 FR 54497). The initial determination stated that the subject 
worker group did not engage in production but provided engineering and 
technical support services.
    On review of new information provided by the petitioner and the 
company official, it has been determined that the subject worker group 
are engaged in the production of router switches, that a significant 
portion of their functions included testing, repair, and re-packaging, 
and that a significant portion of this production was shifted from the 
subject facility to Canada, impacting workers of the subject firm.


    After careful review of the additional facts obtained on 
reconsideration, I conclude that the shift of production to Canada of 
articles like or directly competitive with those produced at the 
subject form contributed importantly to the declines in sales or 
production and to the total or partial separation of workers at the 
subject firm. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the 
following certification:

    All workers of Alcatel Internetworking (PE), Spokane, 
Washington, who became totally or partially separated from 
employment on or after August 5, 2002, through two years from the 
date of this certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment 
assistance under section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974.

    Signed in Washington, DC this 12th day of December, 2003.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. 04-306 Filed 1-6-04; 8:45 am]