177th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting, 42121-42122 [2015-17424]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 136 / Thursday, July 16, 2015 / Notices Tariff Schedule subheading subject to this request. The USTR noted that his office had previously notified the Commission that these five cotton articles were being considered for designation as eligible articles under the GSP program for leastdeveloped beneficiary developing countries only, and that the Commission had provided its advice in May 2012 (in its report on investigation No. 332–529) as to the probable economic effect of the elimination of U.S. import duties on those articles for least-developed beneficiary developing countries under the GSP program. Time for reporting, possible classification of report. As requested by USTR, the Commission will provide its advice by August 28, 2015. The USTR indicated that those sections of the Commission’s report and related working papers that contain the Commission’s advice will be classified as ‘‘confidential,’’ and that USTR considers the Commission’s report to be an inter-agency memorandum that will contain pre-decisional advice and be subject to the deliberative process privilege. Written Submissions: Interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m., July 30, 2015. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 and the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures require that interested parties file documents electronically on or before the filing deadline and submit eight (8) true paper copies by 12:00 p.m. eastern time on the next business day. In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, interested parties must file, at the same time as the eight paper copies, at least four (4) additional true paper copies in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Jul 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 version, and that the confidential business information is clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available for inspection by interested parties. The Commission may include in the report it sends to the President and the USTR some or all of the confidential business information it receives in this investigation. The USTR has asked that the Commission make available a public version of its report shortly after it sends its report to the President and the USTR, with any classified or privileged information deleted. Any confidential business information received in this investigation and used in the preparation of the report will not be published in the public version of the report in such a manner as would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Summaries of Written Submissions: The Commission intends to publish summaries of the positions of interested persons. Persons wishing to have a summary of their position included in the report should include a summary with their written submission. The summary may not exceed 500 words, should be in MSWord format or a format that can be easily converted to MSWord, and should not include any confidential business information. The summary will be published as provided if it meets these requirements and is germane to the subject matter of the investigation. The Commission will identify the name of the organization furnishing the summary and will include a link to the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) where the full written submission can be found. By order of the Commission. Issued: July 13, 2015. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2015–17418 Filed 7–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration 177th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 177th meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42121 as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held on August 18–20, 2015. The three-day meeting will take place at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel at 415 New Jersey Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will run from 9 a.m. to approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 18–19, with a one hour break for lunch each day, and from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 12 p.m. on May 29. The purpose of the open meeting is for Advisory Council members to hear testimony from invited witnesses and to receive an update from the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). The EBSA update is scheduled for the morning of May 29 (subject to change). The Advisory Council will study the following issues: (1) Model Notices and Disclosures for Pension Risk Transfers and (2) Model Notices and Plan Sponsor Education on Lifetime Plan Participation. Descriptions of these issues are available on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site, at www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/erisa_ advisory_council.html. Witnesses may testify on one or both issues on either August 18 or19. The third day of the meeting will be devoted to drafting reports on both issues. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 40 copies on or before August 11, 2015 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in word processing or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@ dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of the email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory Council and received on or before August 11 will be included in the record of the meeting and made available through the EBSA Public Disclosure Room, along with witness statements. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. Written statements submitted by invited witnesses will be posted on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site, without change, and can be retrieved by most Internet search engines. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 693–8668. Oral presentations will be limited to 10 minutes, time permitting, but an E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 42122 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 136 / Thursday, July 16, 2015 / Notices extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by August 11. Signed at Washington, DC. Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–17424 Filed 7–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for workers by (TA–W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA–W) number issued during the period of June 1, 2015 through June 26, 2015. In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met. I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. the sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and C. increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Jul 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 B. there has been a shift in production by such workers’ firm or subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and C. One of the following must be satisfied: 1. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States; 2. the country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or 3. there has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision. Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made for secondarily affected workers of a firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be met. (1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) the workers’ firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to the article that was the basis for such certification; and (3) either— (A) The workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or (B) a loss or business by the workers’ firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. In order for the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers’ firm are 50 years of age or older. 2. Whether the workers in the workers’ firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. 3. The competitive conditions within the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse). Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. None. Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued. The date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of Section 222(a)(2)(A) (increased imports) and Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act have been met. 85,876, Sensor Switch, Wallingford, Connecticut. March 11, 2014. 85,902, Surgical Specialties of Puerto Rico, Inc., Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. March 25, 2014. 85,916, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, LLC., Saint Louis, Missouri. March 30, 2014. 85,955, Prestolite Electric Incorporated, Plymouth, Michigan. April 21, 2014. 85,962, Murata Power Solutions Inc., Mansfield, Massachusetts. April 24, 2014. 85,967, Haemonetics Corporation, Braintree, Massachusetts. June 6, 2015. 85,967A, Leased Workers from Kelly Services and Co Work Staffing, Braintree, Massachusetts. April 27, 2014. 85,970, Alcoa, Lafayette, Indiana. April 28, 2014. 85,972, Nut Processors Inc., El Paso, Texas. April 29, 2014. 85,979, American Standard, Nevada, Missouri. May 1, 2014. 85,980, Essex Group, Inc., (EGI), Kendallville, Indiana. May 4, 2014. 85,984, Micro Contacts, Inc., Hicksville, New York. April 10, 2015. 85,987, Dresser-Rand Company, Wellsville, New York. May 4, 2014. 85,987A, Dresser-Rand Company, Olean, New York. May 4, 2014. 86,006, Norris Rods, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma. May 8, 2014. E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 136 (Thursday, July 16, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42121-42122]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-17424]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


177th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and 
Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee 
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 
177th meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension 
Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held 
on August 18-20, 2015.
    The three-day meeting will take place at the Liaison Capitol Hill 
Hotel at 415 New Jersey Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will 
run from 9 a.m. to approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 18-19, with a one 
hour break for lunch each day, and from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 12 
p.m. on May 29. The purpose of the open meeting is for Advisory Council 
members to hear testimony from invited witnesses and to receive an 
update from the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). The 
EBSA update is scheduled for the morning of May 29 (subject to change).
    The Advisory Council will study the following issues: (1) Model 
Notices and Disclosures for Pension Risk Transfers and (2) Model 
Notices and Plan Sponsor Education on Lifetime Plan Participation. 
Descriptions of these issues are available on the Advisory Council page 
of the EBSA Web site, at www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/erisa_advisory_council.html. Witnesses may testify on one or both 
issues on either August 18 or19. The third day of the meeting will be 
devoted to drafting reports on both issues.
    Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written 
statement may do so by submitting 40 copies on or before August 11, 
2015 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Suite N-5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email 
attachments in word processing or pdf format transmitted to 
good.larry@dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in 
the body of the email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory 
Council and received on or before August 11 will be included in the 
record of the meeting and made available through the EBSA Public 
Disclosure Room, along with witness statements. Do not include any 
personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other 
contact information) or confidential business information that you do 
not want publicly disclosed. Written statements submitted by invited 
witnesses will be posted on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web 
site, without change, and can be retrieved by most Internet search 
engines.
    Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address 
the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive 
Secretary or telephone (202) 693-8668. Oral presentations will be 
limited to 10 minutes, time permitting, but an

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extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with 
disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the 
Executive Secretary by August 11.

    Signed at Washington, DC.
Phyllis C. Borzi,
Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-17424 Filed 7-15-15; 8:45 am]
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