Business Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meetings and Agenda, 56495 [05-19250]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 186 / Tuesday, September 27, 2005 / Notices Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974, (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and a Negative Determination Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on June 3, 2005, applicable to workers of the WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sparks Plant, Basic Bedding Division, including onsite leased workers from Express Personnel and Personnel Services, Sparks, Nevada. The notice was published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2005 (70 FR 37117). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of down filled and polyester filled pillows and down filled comforters. Information submitted to the Department shows that on August 8, 2005, American Real Estate Partners purchased WestPoint Stevens, Inc. and is now known as WestPoint Home, Inc. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to reflect the new ownership. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Sparks Plant, Basic Bedding Division who were adversely affected by increased imports. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–56,931 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Now Known as WestPoint Home, Inc., Sparks Plant, Basic Bedding Division, including onsite leased workers from Express Personnel Staffing Agency and Personnel Services, Sparks, Nevada, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after April 11, 2004, through June 3, 2007, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974. and I further determine that all workers of WestPoint Stevens, Inc., Now Known as WestPoint Home, Inc., Sparks Plant, Basic Bedding Division, including on-site leased workers from Express Personnel Staffing Agency and Personnel Services, Sparks, Nevada, are denied eligibility to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of August, 2005. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–5191 Filed 9–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:52 Sep 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 56495 Thursday—October 20 (Conference Rooms 2 & 3) DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Business Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meetings and Agenda 8:30–10 a.m.—Committee on Employment and Unemployment Statistics The regular Fall meetings of the Business Research Advisory Council and its committees will be held on October 19 and 20, 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: 1. Status of BLS proposal for revisions to the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey, including dropping the collection and publication of women workers data 2. Pilot CES supplemental survey on temporary help and leasing. We are looking for feedback on our draft questionnaire and for topic suggestions for other CES supplements. 3. The relationship between firm growth and worker flows: research using Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) microdata 4. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting Wednesday—October 19 (Conference Rooms 2 & 3) 10:30 a.m.—12 p.m.–Council Meeting 10–11:30 a.m.–Committee on Productivity and Foreign Labor Statistics 1. Technical revisions to the major sector productivity and costs measures 2. Update on multifactor productivity releases 3. Industry productivity trends 4. Study of international hours of work data 5. NAICS conversion of international comparisons of hourly compensation costs in manufacturing component industries 6. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting 1–2:30 p.m.—Committee on Price Indexes 1. Treatment of Housing in the CPI 2. Status update on the PPI service sector and non-residential construction initiatives 3. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting 3–4:30 p.m.—Committee on Compensation and Working Conditions 1. New Sample of Areas Selected for the National Compensation Survey (NCS) 2. New NCS product: Interarea pay comparisons 3. Match bias in Employment Cost Index and Employer Cost for Employee Compensation (ECI/ECEC) imputation 4. Update on ECI changes and development 5. Additional items as raised by the members 6. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Council Chairperson’s address 2. Commissioner’s address 1:30—3 p.m.–Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Statistics 1. Results from the 2004 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries 2. Update on special survey of employer Workplace Violence Prevention policies 3. Research on injury, illness, and fatality rates 4. Internet collection—2005 experience and plans for 2006 5. Research into injury, illness, and fatality data for special populations 6. Updates—schedule of next news releases; budget status 7. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 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 21st day of September 2005. Kathleen P. Utgoff, Commissioner. [FR Doc. 05–19250 Filed 9–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board; Members National Archives and Records Administration. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 186 (Tuesday, September 27, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 56495]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-19250]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Business Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meetings and Agenda

    The regular Fall meetings of the Business Research Advisory Council 
and its committees will be held on October 19 and 20, 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:

Wednesday--October 19 (Conference Rooms 2 & 3)

10-11:30 a.m.-Committee on Productivity and Foreign Labor Statistics

1. Technical revisions to the major sector productivity and costs 
measures
2. Update on multifactor productivity releases
3. Industry productivity trends
4. Study of international hours of work data
5. NAICS conversion of international comparisons of hourly compensation 
costs in manufacturing component industries
6. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting

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

1. Treatment of Housing in the CPI
2. Status update on the PPI service sector and non-residential 
construction initiatives
3. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting

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

1. New Sample of Areas Selected for the National Compensation Survey 
(NCS)
2. New NCS product: Interarea pay comparisons
3. Match bias in Employment Cost Index and Employer Cost for Employee 
Compensation (ECI/ECEC) imputation
4. Update on ECI changes and development
5. Additional items as raised by the members
6. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting

Thursday--October 20 (Conference Rooms 2 & 3)

8:30-10 a.m.--Committee on Employment and Unemployment Statistics

1. Status of BLS proposal for revisions to the Current Employment 
Statistics (CES) survey, including dropping the collection and 
publication of women workers data
2. Pilot CES supplemental survey on temporary help and leasing. We are 
looking for feedback on our draft questionnaire and for topic 
suggestions for other CES supplements.
3. The relationship between firm growth and worker flows: research 
using Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) microdata
4. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 meeting

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

1. Council Chairperson's address
2. Commissioner's address

1:30--3 p.m.-Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Statistics

1. Results from the 2004 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
2. Update on special survey of employer Workplace Violence Prevention 
policies
3. Research on injury, illness, and fatality rates
4. Internet collection--2005 experience and plans for 2006
5. Research into injury, illness, and fatality data for special 
populations
6. Updates--schedule of next news releases; budget status
7. Discussion of agenda items for the Spring 2006 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 21st day of September 2005.
Kathleen P. Utgoff,
Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 05-19250 Filed 9-26-05; 8:45 am]
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