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TAA Decision 63656

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      	DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

	Employment and Training Administration

	TA-W-63,656

REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
IMPLEMENTS DIVISION
IRVINGTON, NEW JERSEY
	
		Certification Regarding Eligibility
To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and 
Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

      In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as 
amended (19 USC 2273), the Department of Labor herein presents the 
results of an investigation regarding certification of eligibility 
to apply for worker adjustment assistance.
      In order to make an affirmative determination and issue a 
certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment 
Assistance, the group eligibility requirements in either paragraph 
(a)(2)(A) or (a)(2)(B) of Section 222 of the Trade Act must be met. 
It is determined in this case that the requirements of (a)(2)(B) of 
Section 222 have been met. 
      The investigation was initiated in response to a petition 
received on July 8, 2008, and filed on behalf of workers of Revlon 
Consumer Products Corporation, Irvington, New Jersey.  The workers 
produced tweezers and emery boards. The workers are not separately 
identifiable by product line.
      The investigation revealed that the declines in employment at 
the subject firm are related to the shift in production of tweezers 
to China and Pakistan.  The firm has increased imports of tweezers.
      In accordance with Section 246 the Trade Act of 1974 (26 USC 
2813), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents the 
results of its investigation regarding certification of eligibility 
to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) for 
older workers.   
      In order for the Department to issue a certification of 
eligibility to apply for ATAA, the group eligibility requirements 
of Section 246 of the Trade Act must be met.  The Department has 
determined in this case that the requirements of Section 246 have 
been met.
      A significant number of workers at the firm are age 50 or over 
and possess skills that are not easily transferable.  Competitive 
conditions within the industry are adverse.
Conclusion
	After careful review of the facts obtained in the 
investigation, I determine that there was a shift in production 
from the workers' firm or subdivision to China and Pakistan of 
articles that are like or directly competitive with those produced 
by the subject firm or subdivision, and there has been or is likely 
to be an increase in imports of like or directly competitive 
articles. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the 
following certification:



"All workers of Revlon Consumer Products Corporation, 
Implements Division, Irvington, New Jersey, who became totally 
or partially separated from employment on or after June 15, 
2007, through two years from the date of certification are 
eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 
of the Trade Act of 1974, and are also eligible to apply for 
alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of 
the Trade Act of 1974."
Signed in Washington, D.C. this 11th day of August 2008


						/s/Linda G. Poole
                                    ______________________________
                                    LINDA G. POOLE
                                    Certifying Officer, Division of 
                                    Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                    


    

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