Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC), 39713-39714 [2016-14336]

Download as PDF 39713 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices The United States initiated this civil action on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency against Owyhee Construction, Inc. (‘‘Owyhee’’) and the Riverside Water and Sewer District (‘‘RWSD’’) (collectively ‘‘Settling Defendants’’) pursuant to Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, to recover response costs incurred by the United States in connection with the release and threatened release of hazardous substances at the Orofino Asbestos Superfund Site in Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho (the ‘‘Site’’). Under the terms of the proposed Consent Decree, the Settling Defendants will be responsible for making a lump sum payment of $475,000 and Owyhee will make payments totaling $48,000 to be paid quarterly in installments over two years as reimbursement for the past response costs incurred by the United States during the removal actions. The Consent Decree contains a covenant not to sue for past and certain future costs and response work at the Site under Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Owyhee Construction, Inc. et al. D.J. Ref. No. 90– 11–3–10860. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ......... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES By mail ........... During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the proposed Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $5.50 (25 cents per page VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Jun 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–14321 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC) Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 308 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) (Pub. L. 113–128), which amends section 15 of the WagnerPeyser Act of 1933 (29 U.S.C. 491–2), notice is hereby given that the WIAC will hold its inaugural meeting on July 13 and 14, 2016. The meeting will take place at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Training and Conference Center in Washington, DC. The WIAC is being established in accordance with provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App.) and will act in accordance with the applicable provisions of FACA and its implementing regulation at 41 CFR 102– 3. Portions of this meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14, 2016, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public during the following times: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Thursday, July 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Public statements and requests to address the Advisory Council must be postmarked by June 29, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the BLS Janet Norwood Training and Conference Center, Rooms 7 and 8, in the Postal Square Building at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE., Washington, DC 20212. Mail public statements and requests to address the advisory council to Mr. Steven Rietzke, Division of National Programs, Tools, and Technical Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room C–4510, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210 or transmit by email to Rietzke.Steven@dol.gov. See SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for additional guidelines. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Rietzke, Chief, Division of National Programs, Tools, and Technical Assistance Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room C–4510, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202–693–3912. Mr. Rietzke is the Designated Federal Officer for the WIAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The WIAC is an important component of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The WIAC is a Federal Advisory Committee of workforce and labor market information experts representing a broad range of national, State, and local data and information users and producers. The purpose of the WIAC is to provide recommendations to the Secretary of Labor, working jointly through the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training and the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, to address: (1) The evaluation and improvement of the nationwide workforce and labor market information system and statewide systems that comprise the nationwide system; and (2) how the Department and the States will cooperate in the management of those systems. These systems include programs to produce employmentrelated statistics and State and local workforce and labor market information. The Department of Labor anticipates the WIAC will accomplish its objectives by: (1) Studying workforce and labor market information issues; (2) seeking and sharing information on innovative approaches, new technologies, and data to inform employment, skills training, and workforce and economic development decision making and policy; and (3) advising the Secretary on how the workforce and labor market information system can best support workforce development, planning, and program development. Additional information is available at www.doleta.gov/wioa/wiac/. Purpose: The purpose of this meeting is to welcome the Council members, provide background briefings on Council activities and issues confronting the nationwide and statewide workforce and labor market information systems, and facilitate development of the Council’s activities to accomplish the objectives established in its Charter. Agenda: Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on July 13, 2016, the meeting will be open to the public and the Committee will discuss a number of items related to the E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 39714 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices administrative functioning of the Committee, including a review of the WIAC charter and objectives, and issues related to Committee operations. After the lunch break, brief remarks from Federal Committee members and other relevant Federal officials will be made. The discussion will focus on current initiatives, challenges, and opportunities related to nationwide and statewide workforce and labor market information systems. The meeting will resume at 9:00 a.m. on July 14, 2016. The second day will continue the previous day’s conversation through facilitated discussions among Committee members, including but not limited to focusing on key areas for further examination and the need for subcommittees. Time for public comment or statements for the record will be made available on each day; please see the final agenda on the Web site for exact times. The full agenda for the meeting, and changes or updates to the meeting, will be posted on the WIAC’s Web page, www.doleta.gov/wioa/wiac/. Attending the meeting: BLS is located in the Postal Square Building, the building that also houses the U.S. Postal Museum, at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE., Washington, DC. You must have a picture ID to be admitted to the BLS offices at Postal Square Building, and you must enter through the Visitors’ Entrance. The BLS Visitors’ Entrance is on First Street NE., mid-block, across from Union Station. Public statements: Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit written statements may do so by mailing them to the person and address indicated in the ADDRESSES section by the date indicated in the DATES section or transmitting them as email attachments in PDF format to the email address indicated in the ADDRESSES section with the subject line ‘‘July WIAC Meeting Public Statements’’ by the date indicated in the DATES section. Submitters may include their name and contact information in a cover letter for mailed statements or in the body of the email for statements transmitted electronically. Relevant statements received before the date indicated in the DATES section will be included in the record of the meeting. No deletions, modifications, or redactions will be made to statements received, as they are public records. Please do not include personally identifiable information (PII) in your public statement. Requests to address the Advisory Council: Members of the public or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Council should forward their requests to the contact indicated in VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Jun 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, or contact the same by phone, by the date indicated in the DATES section. Oral presentations will be limited to 10 minutes, time permitting, and shall proceed at the discretion of the Council chair. Individuals with disabilities, or others, who need special accommodations, should indicate their needs along with their request. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–14336 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] Signed June 9, 2016, in Washington, DC, by Eric D. Luetkenhaus, Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration. BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [FR Doc. 2016–14286 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] Employment and Training Administration BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Notice of Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for America’s Promise Grants Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement. AGENCY: Funding Opportunity Number: FOA– ETA–16–12. SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds authorized under the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA), as amended (codified at 29 U.S.C. 3224a) for America’s Promise Job-driven Grant Program. Under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DOL will award grants through a competitive process to organizations to create or expand regional partnerships between employers, economic development, workforce development, community colleges, training programs, K–12 education systems, and communitybased organizations that make a commitment to provide a pipeline of workers to fill existing job openings. DOL expects to fund approximately 20– 40 grants, with individual grant amounts ranging from $1 million to $6 million. The grant period for performance for this FOA is 48 months, including all necessary implementation and start-up activities. The complete FOA and any subsequent FOA amendments in connection with this funding opportunity are described in further detail on ETA’s Web site at https:// www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm or on http://www.grants.gov/. The Web PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures, and other program requirements governing this funding opportunity. DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is August 25, 2016. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariam Ferro, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N–4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202–693–3968. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary of Labor Notice of Extension of Request for Public Comment Regarding Revising the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor Pursuant to Executive Order 13126 Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Department of Labor. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: This notice reopens and extends the period for comments on the Notice of Initial Determination published in the Federal Register on December 2, 2014, proposing to add carpets from India to the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor (the EO List) (77 FR 59418). The EO List is required by Executive Order 13126 (Prohibition of Acquisition of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor), and is developed in accordance with the ‘‘Procedural Guidelines for the Maintenance of the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor Under 48 CFR Subpart 22.15 and E.O. 13126.’’ The EO List identifies products, by their country of origin, that the Department of Labor, in consultation and cooperation with the Departments of State and Homeland Security (collectively, the Departments), has a reasonable basis to believe might have been mined, produced or manufactured by forced or indentured child labor. In addition to proposing to add a one new item, carpets from India, to the EO List, the initial determination invited comments from the public. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 117 (Friday, June 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39713-39714]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-14336]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC)

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 308 of the Workforce Innovation and 
Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) (Pub. L. 113-128), which amends section 
15 of the Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933 (29 U.S.C. 491-2), notice is hereby 
given that the WIAC will hold its inaugural meeting on July 13 and 14, 
2016. The meeting will take place at the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
(BLS) Training and Conference Center in Washington, DC. The WIAC is 
being established in accordance with provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App.) and will act in 
accordance with the applicable provisions of FACA and its implementing 
regulation at 41 CFR 102-3. Portions of this meeting will be open to 
the public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, 
July 14, 2016, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be open 
to the public during the following times: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 
10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Thursday, July 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 
p.m. Public statements and requests to address the Advisory Council 
must be postmarked by June 29, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the BLS Janet Norwood Training 
and Conference Center, Rooms 7 and 8, in the Postal Square Building at 
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE., Washington, DC 20212. Mail public statements 
and requests to address the advisory council to Mr. Steven Rietzke, 
Division of National Programs, Tools, and Technical Assistance, 
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room 
C-4510, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210 or transmit by 
email to Rietzke.Steven@dol.gov. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for 
additional guidelines.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Rietzke, Chief, Division of 
National Programs, Tools, and Technical Assistance Employment and 
Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room C-4510, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202-693-3912. 
Mr. Rietzke is the Designated Federal Officer for the WIAC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The WIAC is an important component of the Workforce 
Innovation and Opportunity Act. The WIAC is a Federal Advisory 
Committee of workforce and labor market information experts 
representing a broad range of national, State, and local data and 
information users and producers. The purpose of the WIAC is to provide 
recommendations to the Secretary of Labor, working jointly through the 
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training and the Commissioner of 
Labor Statistics, to address: (1) The evaluation and improvement of the 
nationwide workforce and labor market information system and statewide 
systems that comprise the nationwide system; and (2) how the Department 
and the States will cooperate in the management of those systems. These 
systems include programs to produce employment-related statistics and 
State and local workforce and labor market information.
    The Department of Labor anticipates the WIAC will accomplish its 
objectives by: (1) Studying workforce and labor market information 
issues; (2) seeking and sharing information on innovative approaches, 
new technologies, and data to inform employment, skills training, and 
workforce and economic development decision making and policy; and (3) 
advising the Secretary on how the workforce and labor market 
information system can best support workforce development, planning, 
and program development. Additional information is available at 
www.doleta.gov/wioa/wiac/.
    Purpose: The purpose of this meeting is to welcome the Council 
members, provide background briefings on Council activities and issues 
confronting the nationwide and statewide workforce and labor market 
information systems, and facilitate development of the Council's 
activities to accomplish the objectives established in its Charter.
    Agenda: Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on July 13, 2016, the meeting will 
be open to the public and the Committee will discuss a number of items 
related to the

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administrative functioning of the Committee, including a review of the 
WIAC charter and objectives, and issues related to Committee 
operations. After the lunch break, brief remarks from Federal Committee 
members and other relevant Federal officials will be made. The 
discussion will focus on current initiatives, challenges, and 
opportunities related to nationwide and statewide workforce and labor 
market information systems.
    The meeting will resume at 9:00 a.m. on July 14, 2016. The second 
day will continue the previous day's conversation through facilitated 
discussions among Committee members, including but not limited to 
focusing on key areas for further examination and the need for 
subcommittees. Time for public comment or statements for the record 
will be made available on each day; please see the final agenda on the 
Web site for exact times.
    The full agenda for the meeting, and changes or updates to the 
meeting, will be posted on the WIAC's Web page, www.doleta.gov/wioa/wiac/.
    Attending the meeting: BLS is located in the Postal Square 
Building, the building that also houses the U.S. Postal Museum, at 2 
Massachusetts Ave. NE., Washington, DC. You must have a picture ID to 
be admitted to the BLS offices at Postal Square Building, and you must 
enter through the Visitors' Entrance. The BLS Visitors' Entrance is on 
First Street NE., mid-block, across from Union Station.
    Public statements: Organizations or members of the public wishing 
to submit written statements may do so by mailing them to the person 
and address indicated in the ADDRESSES section by the date indicated in 
the DATES section or transmitting them as email attachments in PDF 
format to the email address indicated in the ADDRESSES section with the 
subject line ``July WIAC Meeting Public Statements'' by the date 
indicated in the DATES section. Submitters may include their name and 
contact information in a cover letter for mailed statements or in the 
body of the email for statements transmitted electronically. Relevant 
statements received before the date indicated in the DATES section will 
be included in the record of the meeting. No deletions, modifications, 
or redactions will be made to statements received, as they are public 
records. Please do not include personally identifiable information 
(PII) in your public statement.
    Requests to address the Advisory Council: Members of the public or 
representatives of organizations wishing to address the Council should 
forward their requests to the contact indicated in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section, or contact the same by phone, by the date 
indicated in the DATES section. Oral presentations will be limited to 
10 minutes, time permitting, and shall proceed at the discretion of the 
Council chair. Individuals with disabilities, or others, who need 
special accommodations, should indicate their needs along with their 
request.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-14336 Filed 6-16-16; 8:45 am]
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