Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 77169-77170 [2013-30291]

Download as PDF 77169 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than December 30, 2013. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than December 30, 2013. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–5428, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Signed at Washington, DC, this 6th day of December 2013. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX [13 TAA petitions instituted between 11/25/13 and 11/29/13] Subject firm (petitioners) Location Fenton Gift Shops, Inc. (Company) .............................................. Pepperidge Farm Campbell Soup Company (State/One-Stop) .... Caterpillar, Inc. (Workers) ............................................................. AT&T Services, Inc. (Workers) ...................................................... Littelfuse/Cole Hersee Co. (Company) ......................................... Inalfa Roof Systems Inc. (Union) .................................................. IBM Corporation (State/One-Stop) ................................................ Computershare (Workers) ............................................................. AVX Corporation (Union) ............................................................... Castle China, LLC (Company) ...................................................... P&H Mining Equipment, Inc. (Workers) ........................................ Claymont Steel, A division of Evraz Inc. NA (Workers) ................ AT&T (Workers) ............................................................................. Williamstown, WV ...................... Norwalk, CT ............................... Milwaukee, WI ........................... Dallas, TX .................................. Boston, MA ................................ Holly, MI .................................... Rochester, MN .......................... Edison, NJ ................................. Conway & Myrtle Beach, SC ..... New Castle, PA ......................... West Milwaukee, WI .................. Claymont, DE ............................ Dallas, TX .................................. TA–W 83239 83240 83241 83242 83243 83244 83245 83246 83247 83248 83249 83250 83251 ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... [FR Doc. 2013–30328 Filed 12–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. 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 emcdonald on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Dec 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Certification of Funeral Expenses (LS–265). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before February 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0701, fax (202) 693–1449, Email ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, (OWCP) administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 11/25/13 11/25/13 11/25/13 11/25/13 11/26/13 11/26/13 11/26/13 11/27/13 11/27/13 11/27/13 11/27/13 11/27/13 11/29/13 Date of petition 11/22/13 11/22/13 11/20/13 11/22/13 11/25/13 11/25/13 11/25/13 11/26/13 11/20/13 03/13/13 11/25/13 11/19/13 11/27/13 Compensation Act. The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The Act provides that reasonable funeral expenses not to exceed $3,000 shall be paid in all compensable death cases. The LS–265 has been provided for use in submitting the funeral expenses for payment. This information collection is currently approved for use through April 30, 2014. 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, E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 77170 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2013 / Notices 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 extension of approval of this information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to certify the amount of funeral expenses incurred in the case. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Certification of Funeral Expenses. OMB Number: 1240–0040. Agency Number: LS–265. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 75. Total Annual Responses: 75. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 18.75. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $36.75. 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: December 12, 2013. Yoon Ferguson, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–30291 Filed 12–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR emcdonald on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Dec 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement (CA–1032). 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 February 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0701, fax (202) 693–1449, Email Ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION I. Background The collection of this information is necessary under provisions of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) which states: (1) Compensation must be adjusted to reflect a claimant’s earnings while in receipt of benefits (5 U.S.C. 8106); (2) compensation is payable at the augmented rate of 75 percent only if the claimant has one or more dependents as defined by the FECA (5 U.S.C. 8110); (3) compensation may not be paid concurrently with certain benefits from other Federal Agencies, such as the Office of Personnel Management, Social Security, and the Veterans Administration (5 U.S.C. 8116); (4) compensation must be adjusted to reflect any settlement from a third party responsible for the injury for which the claimant is being paid compensation (5 U.S.C. 8132); (5) an individual convicted of any violation related to fraud in the application for, or receipt of, any compensation benefit, forfeits (as of the date of such conviction) any entitlement to such PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 benefits, for any injury occurring on or before the date of conviction (5. U.S.C. 8148 (a)); (6) no Federal compensation benefit can be paid to any individual for any period during which such individual is incarcerated for any felony offense (5 U.S.C. 8148 (b)(1)). The information collected through Form CA–1032 is used to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct. This information collection is currently approved for use through April 30, 2014. 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 extension of approval to collect this information collection in order to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement. OMB Number: 1240–0016. Agency Number: CA–1032. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Total Respondents: 44,800. Total Annual Responses: 44,800. Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 14,933. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $21,504. E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 245 (Friday, December 20, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30291]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


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 Office of Workers' Compensation (OWCP) is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed collection: Certification of Funeral 
Expenses (LS-265). A copy of the proposed information collection 
request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the 
address section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before February 18, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0701, fax (202) 693-1449, Email ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please 
use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, (OWCP) administers 
the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The Act provides 
benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable 
waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by 
an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The 
Act provides that reasonable funeral expenses not to exceed $3,000 
shall be paid in all compensable death cases. The LS-265 has been 
provided for use in submitting the funeral expenses for payment. This 
information collection is currently approved for use through April 30, 
2014.

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,

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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 extension of approval of this 
information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to 
certify the amount of funeral expenses incurred in the case.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Certification of Funeral Expenses.
    OMB Number: 1240-0040.
    Agency Number: LS-265.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Total Respondents: 75.
    Total Annual Responses: 75.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 18.75.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $36.75.
    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: December 12, 2013.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2013-30291 Filed 12-19-13; 8:45 am]
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