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the impact of these programs on human beings and the towns in which they live has not been taken. * In Tazewell, Va., where 1,000 jobs of steelworkers once existed, there are now 34 jobs in a minibolt plant. The horror story of Chicopee, Mass., where an IBEW local in general instruments electronics which had more than 2,000 workers in 1967 had dwindled to 200 in 1972—with adjustment assistance. In 1977, there are 35 workers there. They reprocess returns, they say. The cost in benefits was $4 million. The jobs are gone. - na-Workers want jobs—good jobs. They do not want to pay for the export of jobs and then face the bureaucratic nightmare of the current method of adjustment assistance. American industry has had a similar set of frustrations with adjustment assistance—with one serious difference. American industry has been encouraged by these policies to move abroad. As with the worker cases, adjustment assistance that has been recommended for small business operations, such as mushrooms, has often been frustrating and ridiculous. Congressman James Burke has been critical not only of the experience with adjustment assistance for the nonrubber-footwear industry, but also with the GAO report about the industry. Administrative delays and burdensome requirements followed the same pattern as worker assistance, he said: |-On paper the program couldn't sound better—technical assistance, loans, financial assistance; it's all sealed, and delivered, and expedited to boot, but finding a firm that has benefited by all this Government largess is like trying to find the proverbial “needle in the haystack.” In nonrubber footwear, only 25 firms had applied and 16 had been certified, and only 4 had received any aid at all. That was under the “expedited” assistance from President Ford when Commerce had predicted that 200 firms would apply and at least 150 would be eligible. Now they are talking “super” adjustment assistance—but it sounds like the same shell game. Community assistance has had an even worse experience—a total flop. Only after the United States is fully employed could such a program work. The Congress must ask itself whether it is now time to grant to American industry and workers what is granted in the trade law and other law to American agriculture: that industry receives effective help from Government plus protection from imports where they undercut domestic production. Thus, the quotas on farm products and targeted price supports are properly recognized as necessary parts of Government §. The Trade Act protects these agricultural industries from being undercut. American workers deserve at least the same treatment. That is our formal statement, Mr. Chairman. [Attachments to the statement follow:]

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APPENDIX I
CUMULATIVE SUMMARY OF TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE CASES-APR. 3, 1975–FEB. 28, 1977

Estimated

number of

Status Number workers

1. Petitions certified. 188,929

2. Petitions denied-- 646 242,340

3. Petitions in proces 362 35,859

4. Withdrawals- 29 6,389

5. Terminations- 57 5,963

Total.-- 1,683 479,480 -Revisions 0

1 Workers not estimated for revisions.

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APPENDrx Ia

o TABLE 2.-STATE DISTRIBUTION OF WORKER PETITIONS, APR. 3, 1975-FEB. 28, 1977
o Certified 1 Denied
--- Estimated num- Estimated num-
State rations ber of workers Petitions ber of workers
Alabama--------------------------- 5 1,739 8 1,710
Arizona-- 1 *** ------------------------------------
Arkansas- 10 2,752 6 964
California-------------------------- 17 7,884 20 6,430
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Hawaii. 1 200 1 50
Illinois.--------- 20 5,718 22 16.405
Indiana---------------------------- 18 3,009 27 14,346
Iowa------------------------------ 3 58 2 479
Kansas---------------------------------------------------------------- 2 2,304
Kentucky-------------------------- 6 1,816 7 2,006
Louisiana-------------------------- 5 858 3 180
Maine--------- 5 1,550 4. 321
Maryland------ 10 4,506 16 1,773
Massachusetts-- 36 5,518 51 4,932
Michigan------- 18 31,901 71 83,08
Minnesota-------------------------------------------------------------- 1
Mississippi------- 1 365 2
Missouri--------- 34 11,042 37 6,455
Montana--- 2 1,320 1
Nebraska 2 * ------------------------------------
Nevada---------------------------------------------------------------- 2 720
New Hamps 5 800 7 1,259
New Jersey 37 6,209 33 5,440
New York- 113 15, 808 69 20,310
North Carolina 6 1, 170 2 458
North Dakota----------------------------------------------------------- 1 52
Ohio------------- 32 21,997 65 34,540
Oklahoma-------------------------------------------------------------- 1 45
Oregon---------------------------------------------------------------- 2 435
Pennsylvania----- 103 26,023 116 20,815
Puerto Rico.------ 6 768 5 156
Rhode Island----- 2 599 7 716
South Carolina---- 2 12! ------------------------------------
Tennessee------- 9 1,694 8 1,952
Texas------------ 38 380 9 1,447
Utah----- 1 68 ------------------------------------
Vermont 1. 13 ------------------------------------
Virginia---- 5 8, 131 2 64
Washington 2 175 ------------------------------------
West Virginia----- 2 230 2 1,213
Wisconsin-------- 22 19, 164 18 2.783
Wyoming--------------------------- 1 130 ------------------------------------
Totals----------------------- 599 188,929 646 242,340

1 Includes multi-State certifications.

Source: ILAB. Prepared by Secretariat Staff.

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APPENDIX Ib TABLE 3.-WORKER PETITIONS BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION, APR. 3, 1975-FEB. 28, 1977

Certified

Denied
Estimated

Estimated number of

number of

Petitions workers Petitions workers 02-Agricultural production-livestock.. 10-Metal mining..

foto 10 30

4 14-Mining and quarrying of nonmetallic minerals.

dhe 3 903 20—Food and kindred products..

42 TIFON 351 tutta 5ta 20 21-Tobacco manufacturers..

tida i a630 22—Textile mill products.

11
1,096

19 23—Apparel and other finished products made from OHLI

1,911 fabrics and similar materials.

1930d 38, 873M 141 24—Lumber and wood products, except furniture..

14,860 4

456 0901 Two 75 25—Furniture and fixtures.. 28—Chemicals and allied products.

2o

100

- sie wolf 1,541 -Petroleum refinish and related industries.

32 loto3, 461 30—Rubber and miscellaneous plastic products. 31-Leather and leather products.

bari,10I 1,967 19 12 11,247

113 -..

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17, 2322 h 59 5.834 34–Fabricated metal products, except machinery and

13, 946 transportation equipment

20 35-Machinery, except electrical

32 29,446

19 36-Electrical and electronic machinery equipment and SAINTI.

10, 700 supplies...

52 25, 282

59 34, 870 37—Transportation equipment.. 38—Measuring, analyzing, and controlling instruments

35red 50, 9420 90 84 U 114,920

400 39-Miscellaneous manufacturing industry.

20 42-Local trucking without storage...

...... om SED“: 65

2,393 45—Transportation by air...

On) y 691 47–Transportation services. 53-General merchandise stores. INTE 540

274 89—Miscellaneous services...

CO24 Tod 200 Total...

589 188, 929

646

242, 340

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Source: ILAB/OTAA. Prepared by Secretariat Staft.

APPENDIX II
(From the Congressional Record, Mar. 8, 1977)
COMPANIES AFFEQTED BY TAA AMENDMENT

ALABAMA
Alatex Inc., Brantley.
Alatex Inc., Andalusia.
Alatex Inc., Troy.
Vulcan Rivet and Bolt Co., Birmingham.
The Lamson and Sessions Co., Birmingham.

ARKANSAS
Ed White Junior Shoe Company, Paragould.
Brown Shoe Company, Piggott.
International Shoe Company, Conway.
Hercules Trouser Co., Inc.. Fordyce.

ARIZONA
Motorola Incorporated, Phoenix and Mesa.

CALIFORNIA
Cobblers, Inc., Culver City.
Ratner Clothes Corp., Div. of San Diego, Calif. Divisions, Chula Vista.
Russell, Burdsall and Ward, Inc., Los Angeles.
Ford Motor Company, Los Angeles.
RCA Corporation, Los Angeles.
Ford Motor Company, San Jose.

Rohr Industries, Inc., Riverside.
Ford Motor Company, San Jose,

CONNECTICUT

International Silver Co., Meriden.
Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Wallingford.
Carpenter Technology Corporation, Bridgeport.

GEORGIA
RCA Corporation, Atlanta.
Manhattan Shirt Co., Americus.
Manhattan Shirt Co., Ashburn.
Manhattan Shirt Co., Jesup.
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Brown Shoe Co., Murphysboro. Brown Shoe Co., Sullivan. Ludlow Typograph Co., Chicago. Motorola Inc., Quincy, Hart, Schaffner and Marx, Rock Island. The Lamson and Session Co., Chicago. go Harper, Div. of International Telephone and Telegraph Corp., Morton rowe. U.S. Steel Corp., Waukegan. Indiana

The U.S. Shoe Corp., Crothersville.
Sarkes Tarzain Inc., Bloomington & Jasper (also Brownsville, Tex.)
Warner Gear Company, Muncie.

Jay Garment Company, Portland.
Frederick H. Burnham Glove, Michigan City.
Albert Givens, East Chicago.

Arthur Winer, Inc., Gary.
Allegheny I,udlum Steel Corp., New Castle.
Bethlehem Steel Corp., Laman Bolt Plant, East Chicago.

IoWA

Fairchild Glove Company, Fairfield.
Fairchild Glove Company, Bonapart.

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Thermatomic Carbon Co., Sterlington.
Haspel Bros. Inc., New Orleans.

MAINE
Station Street Corp., Biddleford.

MARYLAND

A. Brash and Sons Inc., Baltimore.
Eastern Stainless Steel Co., Baltimore.

MASSACHUSETTS

Cliftex Corporation, New Bedford.
Dartmouth Clothing Co., New Bedford.
Cape Cod Sportswear Co., Inc., New Bedford.
Lee White Marble, Co., Lee.
Teledyne Vasco Company, Agawam.
Marilinda Sportswear, Inc., Fall River.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, New Bedford.
C. F. Hathaway, Inc., Lowell.
Nyanza, Inc., Ashland.
Deerfield Manufacturing Corporation, New Bedford.

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NEW JERSEY
Hudson Pants Co., Inc., Jersey City.
Hilton Mfg. Co., Linden.
William B. Kessler Inc., Hammonton.
Clifton Clothing Co., Wallington.
Ford Motor Company, Metuchen.
Frank Saltz and Sons Inc., Passaic.
M. Ehrenberg Sons, Inc., Passaic.
Victor Roberts, Inc., Passaic.
Modern Junior, Matewan.

OHIO
The U.S. Shoe Corp., Columbus.
Harris Corporation, Cleveland.
International Harvester Co., Shadyside.
International Harvester Co., Springfield.
General Motors Corp., Lordstown.
Ford Motor Company, Lima.
Ford Motor Company, Walton Hills.
Production Molded Plastic Inc., Alliance.
The Lamson & Sessions Company, Kent.
The Lamson & Sessions Company, Cleveland.
Republic Steel Corporation, Canton.
Republic Steel Corporation, Massilon.
Russell Burdsall & Ward Inc., Menton.
Hercules Trouser Co., Inc., Wellston,
Hercules Trouser Co., Inc., Manchester.
Hercules Trouser Co., Inc., Hillsboro.
Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., Youngstown.
GTE Sylvania, Inc., Ottawa.
Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., Louisville,
Advance Mfg. Corp., Cleveland.
Dana Corporation, Spicer Transmission Division, Toledo.
Republic Steel Corp., Union Drawn Division.
Satralloy, Inc., Steubenville.

PENNSYLVANIA
Teplick Clothers, Inc., Philadelphia.
J. Maimon & Sons Inc., Philadelphia.

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