International Labor Comparisons, 38075-38076 [2013-15119]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 25, 2013 / Notices Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 18, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR in Delaware was 7.1%, exceeding the 7.0% threshold necessary to trigger ‘‘on’’ Tier 3 of EUC08. The week beginning April 7, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Delaware who had exhausted Tier 2, and are otherwise eligible, could establish Tier 3 eligibility. • Illinois’ trigger value met the 9.0% trigger threshold and has triggered ‘‘on’’ Tier 4 of EUC08. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 29, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR in Illinois met the 9.0% trigger threshold to trigger ‘‘on’’ Tier 4 of EUC08. The week beginning April 14, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Illinois who had exhausted Tier 3, and were otherwise eligible, could establish Tier 4 eligibility. • Louisiana’s trigger value has fallen below the 6.0% trigger threshold and has triggered ‘‘off’’ Tier 2 of EUC08. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 18, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR in Louisiana was 5.8%, falling below the 6.0% trigger threshold to remain ‘‘on’’ Tier 2 of EUC08. The week ending April 13, 2013, was the last week in which EUC08 claimants in Louisiana could exhaust Tier 1, and establish Tier 2 eligibility. Under the phase-out provisions, claimants could receive any remaining entitlement they had in Tier 2 after April 13, 2013. • Michigan’s trigger value has fallen below the 9.0% trigger threshold and has triggered ‘‘off’’ Tier 4 of EUC08. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 18, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR for Michigan was 8.9%, falling below the 9.0% trigger threshold to remain ‘‘on’’ Tier 4 of EUC08. The week ending April 13, 2013, was the last week in which EUC08 claimants in Michigan could exhaust Tier 3, and establish Tier 4 eligibility. Under the phase-out provisions, claimants could receive any remaining entitlement they had in Tier 4 after April 13, 2013. • Mississippi’s trigger value exceeds the 9.0% trigger threshold and has triggered ‘‘on’’ Tier 4 of EUC08. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 29, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR in Mississippi was 9.3%, exceeding the 9.0% trigger threshold to trigger ‘‘on’’ Tier 4 of EUC08. The week beginning April 14, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Mississippi who had exhausted Tier 3, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Jun 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 and are otherwise eligible, could establish Tier 4 eligibility. • Ohio’s trigger value met the 7.0% trigger threshold and has triggered ‘‘on’’ Tier 3 of EUC08. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on April 19, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in Ohio had met 7.0% trigger threshold to trigger ‘‘on’’ in Tier 3 of EUC08. The week beginning May 5, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Ohio who had exhausted Tier 2, and were otherwise eligible, could establish Tier 3 eligibility. • The Virgin Islands’ estimated trigger rate fell below the 6.0% threshold and has triggered ‘‘off’’ both Tier 2 and Tier 3 of EUC08. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 8, 2013, the estimated three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR in the Virgin Islands fell below the 6.0% trigger threshold rate to remain ‘‘on’’ both Tier 2 and Tier 3 of EUC08. That triggered the Virgin Islands off both Tier 2 and Tier 3 of EUC08. The week ending March, 30 2013, was the last week in which EUC08 claimants in the Virgin Islands could exhaust Tier 1 and establish Tier 2 eligibility, or exhaust Tier 2 and establish Tier 3 eligibility. • Wisconsin’s trigger value met the 7.0% threshold and has triggered ‘‘on’’ Tier 3 of EUC08, however mandatory 13 week ‘‘off’’ period delayed effective date. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on April 19, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted TUR for Wisconsin has met the 7.0% trigger rate threshold to trigger ‘‘on’’ Tier 3 of EUC08. However, Wisconsin was in a 13 week mandatory ‘‘off’’ period that started February 9, 2013, and did not conclude until May 11, 2013. As a result, Wisconsin remained in an ‘‘off’’ period for Tier 3 of EUC08 through May 11, 2013, and triggered ‘‘on’’ Tier 3 of EUC08 effective May 12, 2013. The week beginning May 12, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Wisconsin who have exhausted Tier 2, and are otherwise eligible, can establish Tier 3 eligibility. Information for Claimants The duration of benefits payable in the EUC08 program, and the terms and conditions under which they are payable, are governed by Public Laws 110–252, 110–449, 111–5, 111–92, 111– 118, 111–144, 111–157, 111–205, 111– 312, 112–96, and 112–240, and the operating instructions issued to the states by the Department. The duration PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38075 of benefits payable in the EB program, and the terms and conditions on which they are payable, are governed by the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, as amended, and the operating instructions issued to the states by the Department. In the case of a state beginning or concluding a payable period in EB or EUC08, the State Workforce Agency (SWA) will furnish a written notice of any change in potential entitlement to each individual who could establish, or had established, eligibility for benefits (20 CFR 615.13 (c)(1) and (c)(4)). Persons who believe they may be entitled to benefits in the EB or EUC08 programs, or who wish to inquire about their rights under these programs, should contact their SWA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tony Sznoluch, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Frances Perkins Bldg. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 122 (Tuesday, June 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38075-38076]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-15119]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


International Labor Comparisons

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program adjusted 
foreign data to a common framework of concepts, definitions, and 
classifications to facilitate data comparisons between the United 
States and other countries. ILC data were used to assess United States 
economic performance relative to other countries, as well as to 
evaluate the competitive position of the United States in international 
markets.
    On March 1, 2013, President Obama ordered into effect the across-
the-board spending cuts (commonly referred to as sequestration) 
required by the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, as 
amended. In order to achieve these budget cuts and protect core 
programs, The Bureau of Labor Statistics is eliminating the 
International Labor Comparisons program. Subject to BLS

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policies and procedures, the underlying data and the methodology used 
to produce the data will be available upon request.

ADDRESSES: Send inquiries to John Ruser, Office of Productivity and 
Technology, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 2120, 2 Massachusetts 
Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20212 or by email to: ruser.john@bls.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Ruser, Office of Productivity and 
Technology, Bureau of Labor Statistics, telephone number 202-691-6304 
(this is not a toll free number), or by email at ruser.john@bls.gov.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 19th day of June 2013.
Eric Molina,
Acting Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor 
Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2013-15119 Filed 6-24-13; 8:45 am]
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