Proposed Collection, Comment Request, 55612-55613 [2010-22715]

Download as PDF 55612 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 176 / Monday, September 13, 2010 / Notices Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by section 7 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 3704), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), 29 CFR part 1912, 41 CFR part 102–3, and Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 5–2007 (72 FR 31160). Signed at Washington, DC, this 7th day of September, 2010. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. The Department has carefully reviewed the request for reconsideration and the existing record and has determined that the Department will conduct further investigation to determine if the workers meet the eligibility requirements of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Conclusion After careful review of the application, I conclude that the claim is of sufficient weight to justify reconsideration of the U.S. Department of Labor’s prior decision. The application is, therefore, granted. BILLING CODE 4510–26–P Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of August, 2010. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [FR Doc. 2010–22716 Filed 9–10–10; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2010–22695 Filed 9–10–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Employment and Training Administration DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TRG Insurance Solutions, LLC; Beckley, WV; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration mstockstill on DSKB9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES [TA–W–74,063] Bureau of Labor Statistics By application dated August 12, 2010, petitioners requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) applicable to workers and former workers of TRG Insurance Solutions, LLC, Beckley, West Virginia (subject firm). The negative determination was issued on July 14, 2010. The Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2010 (75 FR 45164). Workers are engaged in employment related to the supply of insurance call center services. The negative determination was based on the findings that the subject firm did not, during the period under investigation, shift to/acquire from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with the insurance call center services supplied; that the workers’ separation, or threat of separation, was not related to an increase in imports of like or directly competitive services; and that the workers did not supply a service that was directly used in the production of an article or the supply of service by a firm that employed a worker group that is eligible to apply for TAA based on the aforementioned article or service. In the request for reconsideration, the petitioners provided additional information pertaining to a shift in services abroad. ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Sep 10, 2010 Jkt 220001 Proposed Collection, Comment Request Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ‘‘Telephone Point of Purchase Survey.’’ A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the Addresses section of this notice on or before November 12, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Nora Kincaid, BLS Clearance Officer, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20212. Written comments also may be transmitted by fax to 202–691–5111 (this is not a toll free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nora Kincaid, BLS Clearance Officer, telephone number 202–691–7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The purpose of this survey is to develop and maintain a timely list of retail, wholesale, and service establishments where urban consumers shop for specified items. This information is used as the sampling universe for selecting establishments at which prices of specific items are collected and monitored for use in calculating the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The survey has been ongoing since 1980 and also provides expenditure data that allows items that are priced in the CPI to be properly weighted. II. Current Action Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the Telephone Point of Purchase Survey (TPOPS). Since 1997, the survey has been administered quarterly via a computerassisted-telephone-interview. This survey is flexible and creates the possibility of introducing new products into the CPI in a timely manner. The data collected in this survey are necessary for the continuing construction of a current outlet universe from which locations are selected for the price collection needed for calculating the CPI. Furthermore, the TPOPS provides the weights used in selecting the items that are priced at these establishments. This sample design produces an overall CPI market basket that is more reflective of the prices faced and the establishments visited by urban consumers. For this clearance, the BLS will be implementing a cell phone frame to address a coverage issue associated with landline RDD surveys. The goal of including a cell phone frame is to contact respondents who reside in households with no landline service, but with cellular phone service. The implementation process will begin with a pre-test beginning in the first quarter of 2011 to assess cell phone frame interviewing and to determine the correct amount of sample to pull for each primary sampling unit or geographic area in the CPI. The cell E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 176 / Monday, September 13, 2010 / Notices phone frame will be deployed into production in the third quarter of 2011. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR III. Desired Focus of Comments Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in comments that: • 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. • 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. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: Point of Purchase Survey. OMB Number: 1220–0044. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Total Respondents: 24,469. Frequency: Quarterly. Total Responses: 63,375. Average Time Per Response: 11 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 11,619 hours. 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 also will become a matter of public record. mstockstill on DSKB9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 55613 [TA–W–73.164] [TA–W–72,259] Dupont Teijin Films Including On-Site Leased Workers From Schenkers Logistics, Inc., Florence, SC; Amended 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 issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on September 22, 2009, applicable to workers of DuPont Teijin Films, including on-site leased workers from Schenkers Logistics, Inc., Florence, South Carolina (subject firm). The Department’s notice was published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2009 (74 FR 59255). Workers are engaged in employment related to the production of polyester (PET) film. On our own motion, the Department reviewed the certification applicable to the workers of the subject firm. The Department’s review shows that the subject firm was publicly identified by name by the International Trade Commission in an investigation resulting in a category of determination that is listed in Section 222(f) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(f). That determination was published in the Federal Register on November 6, 2008 and is within one year of the date of the TAA petition. Therefore, the Department is amending the impact date to read November 6, 2007 and the expiration date to read November 6, 2009. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–72,259 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of DuPont Teijin Films, including on-site leased workers of Schenkers Logistics, Inc., Florence, South Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after November 6, 2007, through November 6, 2009, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of September, 2010. Kimberley Hill, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Signed in Washington, DC, this 30th day of August, 2010. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2010–22715 Filed 9–10–10; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2010–22720 Filed 9–10–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Sep 10, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 General Motors Corporation, Renaissance Center, Including On-Site Leased Workers From Accretive Solutions, Detroit, Inc., Acro Service Corporation, Aerotek, Inc., Ajilon Consulting, Altair Engineering, Inc., Aquent LLC, Global Technology Associates, Ltd, JDM Systems Consultants, Inc., Kelly Service, Inc., Populus Group, Teksystems, and Compuware Corporation, Detroit, MI; Amended 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 issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on April 23, 2010, applicable to workers of General Motors Corporation, Renaissance Center, including on-site leased workers from Accretive Solutions, Detroit, Inc., Acro Service Corporation, Aerotek, Inc., Ajilon Consulting, Altair Engineering, Inc., Aquent LLC, Global Technology Associates, Ltd., JDM Systems Consultants, Inc., Kelly Service, Inc., Populus Group, TEKsystems, Detroit, Michigan. The notice was published in the Federal Register on May 20, 2010 (75 FR 28299). At the request of the State agency, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers support production of automobiles. New information shows that workers leased from Compuware Corporation were employed on-site at the Detroit, Michigan location of General Motors Corporation, Renaissance Center. The Department has determined that on-site workers from Compuware Corporation were sufficiently under the control of the subject firm to be covered by this certification. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include workers from Compuware Corporation working onsite at the Detroit, Michigan location of General Motors Corporation, Renaissance Center. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–73,164 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of General Motors Corporation, Renaissance Center, including on-site leased workers from Accretive Solutions, Detroit, Inc., Acro Service Corporation, Aerotek, Inc., E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 176 (Monday, September 13, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55612-55613]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-22715]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


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 pre-clearance 
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. The 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the 
proposed revision of the ``Telephone Point of Purchase Survey.'' A copy 
of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by 
contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this 
notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
Addresses section of this notice on or before November 12, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Nora Kincaid, BLS Clearance Officer, 
Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20212. Written comments 
also may be transmitted by fax to 202-691-5111 (this is not a toll free 
number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nora Kincaid, BLS Clearance Officer, 
telephone number 202-691-7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See 
ADDRESSES section).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The purpose of this survey is to develop and maintain a timely list 
of retail, wholesale, and service establishments where urban consumers 
shop for specified items. This information is used as the sampling 
universe for selecting establishments at which prices of specific items 
are collected and monitored for use in calculating the Consumer Price 
Index (CPI). The survey has been ongoing since 1980 and also provides 
expenditure data that allows items that are priced in the CPI to be 
properly weighted.

II. Current Action

    Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the 
Telephone Point of Purchase Survey (TPOPS).
    Since 1997, the survey has been administered quarterly via a 
computer-assisted-telephone-interview. This survey is flexible and 
creates the possibility of introducing new products into the CPI in a 
timely manner. The data collected in this survey are necessary for the 
continuing construction of a current outlet universe from which 
locations are selected for the price collection needed for calculating 
the CPI. Furthermore, the TPOPS provides the weights used in selecting 
the items that are priced at these establishments. This sample design 
produces an overall CPI market basket that is more reflective of the 
prices faced and the establishments visited by urban consumers.
    For this clearance, the BLS will be implementing a cell phone frame 
to address a coverage issue associated with landline RDD surveys. The 
goal of including a cell phone frame is to contact respondents who 
reside in households with no landline service, but with cellular phone 
service. The implementation process will begin with a pre-test 
beginning in the first quarter of 2011 to assess cell phone frame 
interviewing and to determine the correct amount of sample to pull for 
each primary sampling unit or geographic area in the CPI. The cell

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phone frame will be deployed into production in the third quarter of 
2011.

III. Desired Focus of Comments

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in 
comments that:
     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.
     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.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Title: Point of Purchase Survey.
    OMB Number: 1220-0044.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Respondents: 24,469.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Total Responses: 63,375.
    Average Time Per Response: 11 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 11,619 hours.
    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 also will become a 
matter of public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of September, 2010.
Kimberley Hill,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2010-22715 Filed 9-10-10; 8:45 am]
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