Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 34049-34050 [E7-11886]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 20, 2007 / Notices 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 additional facts obtained on reconsideration, I conclude that increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with those produced at Romar Textile, Co., Inc., Wampum, Pennsylvania, contributed importantly to the declines in sales or production and to the total or partial separation of workers at the subject firm. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the following certification: in Texas and Connecticut, do not report to, nor are they employees of Texas Instruments Kilby Fab, Dallas, Texas. Consequently, further investigation in this case would serve no purpose, and the investigation has been terminated. Signed in Washington, DC, this 11th day of June 2007. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer,Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–11839 Filed 6–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. Employment and Training Administration SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Application for Approval of a Representative’s Fee in Black Lung Claim Proceedings Conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor (CM–972). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. [TA-W–61,406] DATES: Texas Instruments Kilby Fab,Dallas, TX; Notice of Termination of Investigation ADDRESSES: Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, an investigation was initiated on May 1, 2007, in response to a petition filed on behalf of workers of Texas Instruments Kilby Fab, Dallas, Texas. The petition has been deemed invalid. The workers filing the petition, residing SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ‘‘All workers of Romar Textile Co., Inc., Wampum, Pennsylvania, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after March 13, 2006 through two years from the date of this certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.’’ Signed in Washington, DC, this 12th day of June 2007. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–11837 Filed 6–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Jun 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before August 20, 2007. Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34049 I. Background Individuals filing with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation (DCMWC) for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA) may elect to be represented or assisted by an attorney or other representative. For those cases that are approved, 30 U.S.C. 901 of the Black Lung Benefits Act and 20 CFR 725.365– 6 established standards for the information and documentation that must be submitted to the Program for review to approve a fee for services. The CM–972 is used to collect the pertinent data to determine if the representative’s services and amounts charged can be paid under the Black Lung Act. This information collection is currently approved for use through November 30, 2007. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks the approval of this information in order to evaluate applications to approve fees for services rendered. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Application for Approval of a Representative’s Fee in a Black Lung Claim Proceedings Conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor. OMB Number: 1215–0171. Agency Number: CM–972. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1 34050 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 20, 2007 / Notices Total Respondents: 285. Total Annual Responses: 285. Average Time per Response: 42 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $0. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 14, 2007. Hazel Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control,Division of Financial Management,Office of Management, Administration and Planning,Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E7–11886 Filed 6–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CK–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Office of Labor-Management Standards; Proposed Collection; Comment Request rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the collection of information requirements implementing Executive Order (EO) 13201—Notice of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Jun 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 addresses section below on or before August 20, 2007. ADDRESSEE: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background President George W. Bush signed Executive Order 13201 (EO 13201) on February 17, 2001 to require nonexempt Government contractors and subcontractors to post notices informing their employees that under Federal law those employees have certain rights related to union membership and use of union dues and fees. The Order also provides the text of contractual provisions that Federal Government contracting departments and agencies must include in every non-exempt Government contract. The contractual provisions require contractors to post a notice, informing employees that they cannot be required to join a union or maintain membership in a union as a condition of employment and that portion of dues or fees not used for collective bargaining, contract administration, and grievance adjustment may be refunded to the employee. The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) administers the complaint and waiver request procedures of Executive Order 13201 pursuant to its implementing regulatory provisions (29 CFR part 470). This information collection is currently approved for use through November 30, 2007. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions The Department of Labor (DOL) seeks extension of approval to collect this information in order to carry out its responsibility to enforce Executive Order 13201. If this information collection is not conducted, Executive Order 13201 could not be enforced through the complaint procedure; contractors would not be able to avail themselves of the process for obtaining a waiver from the posting requirements in appropriate circumstances. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Notice of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees. OMB Number: 1215–0203. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government. Total Respondents: 30. Total Responses: 30. Average Time per Response: 6.1 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 182. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $0. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management andBudget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 14, 2007. Hazel Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E7–11887 Filed 6–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CP–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 118 (Wednesday, June 20, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34049-34050]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-11886]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed collection: Application for Approval 
of a Representative's Fee in Black Lung Claim Proceedings Conducted by 
the U.S. Department of Labor (CM-972).
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section 
of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before August 20, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0418, fax (202) 693-1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please 
use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-
mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    Individuals filing with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of 
Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Coal Mine Workers' 
Compensation (DCMWC) for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act 
(BLBA) may elect to be represented or assisted by an attorney or other 
representative. For those cases that are approved, 30 U.S.C. 901 of the 
Black Lung Benefits Act and 20 CFR 725.365-6 established standards for 
the information and documentation that must be submitted to the Program 
for review to approve a fee for services. The CM-972 is used to collect 
the pertinent data to determine if the representative's services and 
amounts charged can be paid under the Black Lung Act. This information 
collection is currently approved for use through November 30, 2007.

II. Review Focus

    The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments 
which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses.

III. Current Actions

    The Department of Labor seeks the approval of this information in 
order to evaluate applications to approve fees for services rendered.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Title: Application for Approval of a Representative's Fee in a 
Black Lung Claim Proceedings Conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor.
    OMB Number: 1215-0171.
    Agency Number: CM-972.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

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    Total Respondents: 285.
    Total Annual Responses: 285.
    Average Time per Response: 42 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $0.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: June 14, 2007.
Hazel Bell,
Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control,Division 
of Financial Management,Office of Management, Administration and 
Planning,Employment Standards Administration.
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