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TAA Decision 82562

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        DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

TA-W-82,562

GENERAL MOTORS COMPONENTS HOLDINGS, LLC
A SUBSIDIARY OF GENERAL MOTORS
INCLUDING ON-SITE LEASED WORKERS FROM
DEVELOPMENT DIMENSIONS INTERNATIONAL (DDI)
KOKOMO, INDIANA

Certification Regarding Eligibility
To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance

      In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as 
amended ("Act"), 19 U.S.C. § 2273, the Department of Labor 
herein presents the results of an investigation regarding 
certification of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment 
assistance.
      The group eligibility requirements for workers of a firm 
under Section 222(a) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. § 2272(a), are 
satisfied if the following criteria are met:
(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; and

(2)(A)(i) the sales or production, or both, of such firm have 
decreased absolutely; and

(ii)(I) imports of articles or services like or directly 
competitive with articles produced or services supplied by 
such firm have increased; and

(iii) the increase in imports described in clause (ii) 
contributed importantly to such workers' separation or 
threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or 
production of such firm.

  	The investigation was initiated in response to a petition 
filed on March 14, 2013 on behalf of workers of General Motors 
Components Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of General Motors, 
Kokomo, Indiana. The workers' firm is engaged in activities 
related to the production of automotive electronic devices and 
non-automotive integrated circuits.  The subject worker group 
includes on-site leased workers from Development Dimensions 
International (DDI).
	Workers of General Motors Components Holdings, LLC, a 
subsidiary of General Motors, Kokomo, Indiana, were determined 
eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) 
benefits under petition TA-W-73,689, which expired on August 
4, 2012.
      During the course of the investigation, information was 
collected from the workers' firm and the firm's customer. 
      Section 222(a)(1) has been met because 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. 
      Section 222(a)(2)(A)(i) has been met because the sales or 
production of articles produced by General Motors Components 
Holdings have decreased.  
      Section 222(a)(2)(A)(ii) has been met because customer 
imports of articles like or directly competitive with the 
articles produced by General Motors Components Holdings have 
increased.  
      Finally, Section 222(a)(2)(A)(iii) has been met because 
increased company imports contributed importantly to the 
worker group separations and sales/production declines at 
General Motors Components Holdings.
Conclusion
	After careful review of the facts obtained in the 
investigation, I determine that workers of General Motors 
Components Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of General Motors, 
including on-site leased workers from Development Dimensions 
International (DDI), Kokomo, Indiana, who are engaged in 
activities related to the production of automotive electronic 
devices and non-automotive integrated circuits meet the worker 
group certification criteria under Section 222(a) of the Act, 19 
U.S.C. § 2272(a).  In accordance with Section 223 of the Act, 19 
U.S.C. § 2273, I make the following certification:



"All workers of General Motors Components Holdings, LLC, a 
subsidiary of General Motors, including on-site leased 
workers from Development Dimensions International (DDI), 
Kokomo, Indiana, who became totally or partially separated 
from employment on or after August 5, 2012 through two 
years from the date of certification, and all workers in 
the group threatened with total or partial separation from 
employment on the date of certification through two years 
from the date of certification, are eligible to apply for 
adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the 
Trade Act of 1974, as amended."
Signed in Washington, D.C. this 20th day of May, 2013.


						/Michael W. Jaffe
                                    ______________________________
                                    MICHAEL W. JAFFE
                                    Certifying Officer, Office of 
                                    Trade Adjustment Assistance


      

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