Business Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meetings and Agenda, 14486-14487 [05-5577]

Download as PDF 14486 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 22, 2005 / Notices 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 at Washington, DC, this 4th day of March 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1245 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–56,134; TA–W–56,134A] Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division, Watertown, SD, Including an Employee of Tyco Electronics, Power Components, (COEV) Division, Watertown, SD, Located in Plano, TX; Amended Notice of 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 (19 U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor issued a Notice of Certification Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on January 19, 2005, applicable to workers of Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division, Watertown, South Dakota. The notice was published in the Federal Register on February 7, 2005 (70 FR 6460). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that a worker separation occurred involving an employee of the Watertown, South Dakota facility of Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division who was located in Plano, Texas. Mr. Dale E. Booso provided sales support services for the production of transformers and other components for networking, power and broadband magnetic products at the Watertown, South Dakota location of the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include an employee of the Watertown South Dakota facility of Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division located in Plano, Texas. Since workers of the Watertown, South Dakota location of the subject firm were certified eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance, VerDate jul<14>2003 15:26 Mar 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 the Department is extending this eligibility to Mr. Dale E. Booso in Plano, Texas. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division, Watertown, South Dakota, who were adversely affected by increased imports. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–56,134 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division, Watertown, South Dakota (TA–W–56,134), including an employee of Tyco Electronics, Power Components (COEV) Division, Watertown, South Dakota, located in Plano, Texas (TA– W–56,134A), who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 2, 2003, through January 19, 2007, 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 at Washington, DC, this 9th day of March 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1239 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Request for Certification of Compliance—Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Program Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Employment and Training Administration is issuing this notice to announce the receipt of the following Form 4279–2, ‘‘Certification of Non-Relocation and Market and Capacity Information Report’’ for the following: Applicant/Location: SteelCorr, LLC/ Lowndes County, Mississippi. Principal Product: Hot Rolled, Pickled and Oiled, Cold Rolled, and Galvanized Steel Coils. Type of Business Activity: Steel. Section 188 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1972, as established under 29 CFR part 75, authorizes the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make or guarantee loans or grants to finance industrial and business activities in rural areas. As a prior condition for approval of any loan, guarantee, or grant requested SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 under the program, the Secretary of Labor must certify to the Secretary of Agriculture that the assistance is not calculated to or likely to result in: (a) A transfer of any employment or business activity from one area to another by the loan applicant’s business operation; or, (b) An increase in the production of goods, materials, services, or facilities in an area where there is not sufficient demand to employ the efficient capacity of existing competitive enterprises unless the financial assistance will not have an adverse impact on existing competitive enterprises in the area. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) within the Department of Labor is responsible for the review and certification process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas M. Dowd, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room S–2307, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: (202) 693–2700 (this is not a toll-free number). All interested parties may submit comments in writing no later than fourteen (14) days after the publication of this Notice. Copies of adverse comments received will be forwarded to the applicant noted above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of March, 2005. Emily Stover DeRocco, Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 05–5730 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Business Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meetings and Agenda The regular Spring meetings of the Business Research Advisory Council and its committees will be held on April 13 and 14, 2005. All of the meetings will be held in the Conference Center of the Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC. The Business Research Advisory Council and its committees advise the Bureau of Labor Statistics with respect to technical matters associated with the Bureau’s program. Membership consists of technical officials from American business and industry. The schedule and agenda for the meetings are as follows: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 22, 2005 / Notices Wednesday, April 13, 2005— Conference Rooms 9 and 10 10–11:30 a.m.—Committee on Occupational Safety and Health 1. 2003 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Results a. December Summary Release b. March Case and Demographics Release 2. 2002 Data on Time of Event and Time Shift Started (released December 2, 2004) 3. Update on the Special Survey on Workplace Violence Prevention Practices 4. Occupational Safety and Health Statistics Strategic Planning (including a discussion of potential updates to OIICS) 5. Years of Potential Life Lost (Another Measure of Workplace Fatalities) 6. Budget Update 7. Other Business 8. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting 1–2:30 p.m.—Committee on Price Indexes 1. Transfer Pricing in the International Price Program 2. Outlet Effects in the Consumer Price Index 3. Review of other program developments 4. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting 3–4:30 p.m.—Committee on Compensation and Working Conditions 1. Upcoming changes in the Employment Cost Index a. Presentation on switch to the North American Industry Classification System and the Standard Occupational Classification system, reweighting and rebasing, and methodological changes b. Discussion of publication plans and continuity concerns 2. Research proposes new measure: Presentation on the Employment Cost Index excluding incentive paid workers 3. Research opportunities: Discussion of possible additional Employment Cost Index series 4. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting Thursday, April 14, 2005—Conference Rooms 9 & 10 8:30–10 a.m.—Committee on Productivity and Foreign Labor Statistics 1. Industry labor productivity updates plan and improvement initiatives 2. Productivity and costs measures for new service industries VerDate jul<14>2003 15:26 Mar 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 3. Employment and compensation data for China 4. Current international technical cooperation activities 5. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.—Council Meeting 1. Council Chair’s remarks 2. Commissioner’s remarks 3. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 council meeting 1:30–3 p.m.—Committee on Employment and Unemployment Statistics 1. House of Representatives resolution on BLS measurement of employment—request for BRAC recommendations for research or options to explore for improving measurement. 2. Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey planned revisions 3. Estimating the impact of natural disasters on monthly employment measures—request for BRAC input on the best approach given measurement limitations 4. Proposed revision to North American Industry Classification System 5. NAICS for 2007 6. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting The meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to attend these meetings as observers should contact Tracy A. Jack, Liaison, Business Research Advisory Council, at 202–691– 5869. Signed at Washington, DC, the 11th day of March, 2005. Kathleen P. Utgoff, Commissioner. [FR Doc. 05–5577 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] 14487 and to make recommendations thereon to the Chairman. The meeting will be held in the Old Post Office Building, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Members will attend in person and by teleconference. The agenda for the session on Thursday, April 7, 2005, consists of a committee meeting of the Preservation and Access committee which will be held from 10 a.m., in Room 507, until adjourned. The session on Friday, April 8, 2005, will convene at 10 a.m., in Room 507, until adjourned. This meeting will not be open to the public pursuant to subsections (c)(4), (c)(6) and (c)(9)(B) of section 552b of Title 5, United States Code because the Council will consider information that may disclose: Trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential; information of a personal nature the disclosure of which will constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy; and information the disclosure of which would significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action. I have made this determination under the authority granted me by the Chairman’s Delegation of Authority dated July 19, 1993. Further information about this meeting can be obtained from Mr. Daniel C. Schneider, Advisory Committee Management Officer, Washington, DC 20506, or call area code (202) 606–8322, TDD (202) 606–8282. Advance notice of any special needs or accommodations is appreciated. Daniel C. Schneider, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–5596 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P BILLING CODE 4510–24–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Council on the Humanities; Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting March 16, 2005. Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended) notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Council on the Humanities will be held in Washington, DC on April 7–8, 2005. The purpose of the meeting is to advise the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities with respect to policies, programs, and procedures for carrying out his functions, and to review applications for financial support from the Endowment PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Federal Register Notice Weeks of March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2005. PLACE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public and closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: DATE: Week of March 21, 2005 There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of March 21, 2005. Week of March 28, 2005—Tentative Monday, March 28, 2005 9:30 a.m. Discussion of Security Issues (closed-Ex. 1 & 9) E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Business Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meetings and Agenda

    The regular Spring meetings of the Business Research Advisory 
Council and its committees will be held on April 13 and 14, 2005. All 
of the meetings will be held in the Conference Center of the Postal 
Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC.
    The Business Research Advisory Council and its committees advise 
the Bureau of Labor Statistics with respect to technical matters 
associated with the Bureau's program. Membership consists of technical 
officials from American business and industry.
    The schedule and agenda for the meetings are as follows:

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Wednesday, April 13, 2005--Conference Rooms 9 and 10

10-11:30 a.m.--Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

1. 2003 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Results
    a. December Summary Release
    b. March Case and Demographics Release
2. 2002 Data on Time of Event and Time Shift Started (released December 
2, 2004)
3. Update on the Special Survey on Workplace Violence Prevention 
Practices
4. Occupational Safety and Health Statistics Strategic Planning 
(including a discussion of potential updates to OIICS)
5. Years of Potential Life Lost (Another Measure of Workplace 
Fatalities)
6. Budget Update
7. Other Business
8. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting

1-2:30 p.m.--Committee on Price Indexes

1. Transfer Pricing in the International Price Program
2. Outlet Effects in the Consumer Price Index
3. Review of other program developments
4. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting

3-4:30 p.m.--Committee on Compensation and Working Conditions

1. Upcoming changes in the Employment Cost Index
    a. Presentation on switch to the North American Industry 
Classification System and the Standard Occupational Classification 
system, reweighting and rebasing, and methodological changes
    b. Discussion of publication plans and continuity concerns
2. Research proposes new measure:
    Presentation on the Employment Cost Index excluding incentive paid 
workers
3. Research opportunities:
    Discussion of possible additional Employment Cost Index series
4. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting

Thursday, April 14, 2005--Conference Rooms 9 & 10

8:30-10 a.m.--Committee on Productivity and Foreign Labor Statistics

1. Industry labor productivity updates plan and improvement initiatives
2. Productivity and costs measures for new service industries
3. Employment and compensation data for China
4. Current international technical cooperation activities
5. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.--Council Meeting

1. Council Chair's remarks
2. Commissioner's remarks
3. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 council meeting

1:30-3 p.m.--Committee on Employment and Unemployment Statistics

1. House of Representatives resolution on BLS measurement of 
employment--request for BRAC recommendations for research or options to 
explore for improving measurement.
2. Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey planned revisions
3. Estimating the impact of natural disasters on monthly employment 
measures--request for BRAC input on the best approach given measurement 
limitations
4. Proposed revision to North American Industry Classification System
5. NAICS for 2007
6. Discussion of agenda items for the Fall 2005 meeting

    The meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to attend 
these meetings as observers should contact Tracy A. Jack, Liaison, 
Business Research Advisory Council, at 202-691-5869.

    Signed at Washington, DC, the 11th day of March, 2005.
Kathleen P. Utgoff,
Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 05-5577 Filed 3-21-05; 8:45 am]
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