Workforce Information Advisory Council, 70195-70196 [2020-24399]

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[FR Doc. 2020–24430 Filed 11–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Information Advisory Council Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of three virtual meetings in December 2020. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC or Advisory Council) will meet for three days, virtually. Information for public attendance at the virtual meetings will be posted at www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/ meetings several days prior to each meeting date. The meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The meetings will take place December 3, 2020, December 10, 2020, and December 17, 2020. Each meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EST and conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m. EST. Public statements and requests for special accommodations or to address the Advisory Council must be received three days prior to the meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Information for public attendance at the virtual meetings will be posted at www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/ khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Nov 03, 2020 Jkt 253001 wioa/wiac/meetings several days prior to each meeting date. If problems arise accessing the meetings, please contact Donald Haughton, Unit Chief in the Division of National Programs, Tools, and Technical Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, at 202–693–2784. 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 WIAC Designated Federal Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: These meetings are being held pursuant to Sec. 308 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) (Pub. L. 113–128), which amends Sec. 15 of the WagnerPeyser Act of 1933 (29 U.S.C. 491–2). The WIAC is an important component of the WIOA. 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 WIAC was 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. The purpose of the WIAC is to provide recommendations to the Secretary of Labor (Secretary), 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 (WLMI) 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 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70195 program development. Additional information is available at www.dol.gov/ agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/meetings. Purpose: The WIAC is currently in the process of identifying and reviewing issues and aspects of the WLMI system and statewide systems that comprise the nationwide system and how the Department and the States will cooperate in the management of those systems. As part of this process, the Advisory Council meets to gather information and to engage in deliberative and planning activities to facilitate the development and provision of its recommendations to the Secretary in a timely manner. Agenda: The tentative agenda for each meeting is as follows: (1) Comments on minutes from previous meeting, (2) continue review and discussion of WIAC recommendations from 2018, (3) continue discussion on identification of new recommendations, (4) presentations from WLMI subject matter experts for information gathering purposes, and (5) comment period for the general public. A detailed, finalized agenda will be available at www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/ wioa/wiac/meetings shortly before the meetings commence. The Advisory Council will open the floor for public comment at approximately 2:30 p.m. EST on each meeting date and last for approximately 10 minutes. However, that time may change at the WIAC chair’s discretion. Attending the meetings: Members of the public who require reasonable accommodations to attend any of the meetings may submit requests for accommodations via email to the email address indicated in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section with the subject line ‘‘December 2020 WIAC Meeting Accommodations’’ by the date indicated in the DATES section. Please include a specific description of the accommodations requested and phone number or email address where you may be contacted if additional information is needed to meet your request. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section with the subject line ‘‘December 2020 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 E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 70196 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 214 / Wednesday, November 4, 2020 / Notices 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 each meeting. No deletions, modifications, or redactions will be made to statements received, as they are public records. Please do not include personally identifiable information in your public statement. Requests to Address the Advisory Council: Members of the public or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Advisory 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 Advisory Council chair. Individuals with disabilities, or others who need special accommodations, should indicate their needs along with their request. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–24399 Filed 11–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice is a summary of four petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below. DATES: All comments on the petitions must be received by MSHA’s Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances on or before December 4, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments, identified by ‘‘docket number’’ on the subject line, by any of the following methods: 1. Electronic Mail: zzMSHAcomments@dol.gov. Include the docket number of the petition in the subject line of the message. 2. Facsimile: 202–693–9441. 3. Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Nov 03, 2020 Jkt 253001 alternative method that will provide no less a degree of safety than that provided by the standard. The petitioner states that: (a) The petitioner is submitting a petition to use No. 2 AWG, 900-foot extended trailing cables for roof bolters to allow for access to the end of 600-foot room panels without having to move power. (b) 30 CFR 75.333 allows temporary ventilation controls in mining rooms that are 600 feet in length. The petitioner is applying to use extended trailing cables to mine to the end of the 600-foot room, set for 2–3 shifts, without needing to move power. Coal seams at this mine average 42 inches to 48 inches, not having to move the power source limits the handling of cables. This will be safer and reduce physical injuries to miners such as muscle strain, shoulder, and back injuries. Additionally, this will limit the exposure of miners to electrical hazards. (c) The petition applies to trailing cables, supplying 480 AC volt, three phase, alternating the roof bolting I. Background machine; the extended length trailing Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine cable will be No. 2 AWG, three Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine conductor round cable and are not to Act) allows the mine operator or exceed 900 feet in length, with a 90 representative of miners to file a degree C insulation of either Type G– petition to modify the application of any GC, Type G, Type G+GC. mandatory safety standard to a coal or (d) The components for short circuit other mine if the Secretary of Labor protection will have interruption ratings determines that: that are in accordance with the 1. An alternative method of achieving maximum calculated fault currents the result of such standard exists which available. Circuit breakers (including will at all times guarantee no less than both in service and replacement) the same measure of protection afforded protecting No. 2 AWG extended trailing the miners of such mine by such cables will have instantaneous trip units standard; or calibrated to trip at 649 amps. The 2. The application of such standard to breaker provider, Global Mine Service, such mine will result in a diminution of has verified breaker settings, which are safety to the miners in such mine. sealed and the settings cannot be In addition, the regulations at 30 CFR altered. Permanent legible labels will be 44.10 and 44.11 establish the attached to the circuit breaker, requirements for filing petitions for identifying it as able to protect the modification. trailing cables and maintained in such condition. The labels will let miners II. Petitions for Modification know that they should not change or Docket Number: M–2020–017–C. alter sealed short circuit settings. Petitioner: LCT Energy, LP, 938 Mt. (e) The lowered trip setting for circuit Airy Drive, Suite 200, Johnstown, PA breakers, 649 amps for 900 feet of #2 15904. AWG cables, requested in this petitioner Mine: Rustic Ridge No. 1 Mine, MSHA will be safer than the cable allowed in I.D. No. 36–10089, located in Table 8 and 9 of Part 18, which is for Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. 800 amps for 700 feet of #2 AWG cable. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.503 (f) Daily inspections, labeling of (Permissible electric face equipment; circuit breakers, training before and maintenance) and 18.35(a)(5)(i) after implementation, will allow for (Portable (trailing) cables and cords). safety equal to 30 CFR 75.503, as Modification Request: The petitioner’s required. alternative approach to 30 CFR 75.503 The petitioner proposes the following: (a) The trailing cables will be visually will allow for No. 2 AWG, 900-foot examined each production day by a extended trailing cables on roof bolters. person designated by the petitioner, to The petitioner requests a modification ensure that they are in safe operating of the existing standard to permit an Virginia 22202–5452, Attention: Roslyn B. Fontaine, Deputy Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. Persons delivering documents are required to check in at the receptionist’s desk in Suite 4E401. Individuals may inspect copies of the petition and comments during normal business hours at the address listed above. MSHA will consider only comments postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service or proof of delivery from another delivery service such as UPS or Federal Express on or before the deadline for comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aromie Noe, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances at 202–693– 9557 (voice), Noe.Song-Ae.A@dol.gov (email), or 202–693–9441 (facsimile). [These are not toll-free numbers.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 214 (Wednesday, November 4, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70195-70196]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Workforce Information Advisory Council

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of three virtual meetings in December 2020.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Workforce Information Advisory 
Council (WIAC or Advisory Council) will meet for three days, virtually. 
Information for public attendance at the virtual meetings will be 
posted at www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/meetings several days 
prior to each meeting date. The meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The meetings will take place December 3, 2020, December 10, 
2020, and December 17, 2020. Each meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EST 
and conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m. EST. Public statements and 
requests for special accommodations or to address the Advisory Council 
must be received three days prior to the meeting dates.

ADDRESSES: Information for public attendance at the virtual meetings 
will be posted at www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/meetings several 
days prior to each meeting date. If problems arise accessing the 
meetings, please contact Donald Haughton, Unit Chief in the Division of 
National Programs, Tools, and Technical Assistance, Employment and 
Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, at 202-693-2784.

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 WIAC Designated Federal Officer.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: These meetings are being held pursuant to Sec. 308 of 
the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) (Pub. L. 
113-128), which amends Sec. 15 of the Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933 (29 
U.S.C. 491-2). The WIAC is an important component of the WIOA. 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 WIAC was 
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. The purpose of the WIAC is to provide 
recommendations to the Secretary of Labor (Secretary), 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 
(WLMI) 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.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/meetings.
    Purpose: The WIAC is currently in the process of identifying and 
reviewing issues and aspects of the WLMI system and statewide systems 
that comprise the nationwide system and how the Department and the 
States will cooperate in the management of those systems. As part of 
this process, the Advisory Council meets to gather information and to 
engage in deliberative and planning activities to facilitate the 
development and provision of its recommendations to the Secretary in a 
timely manner.
    Agenda: The tentative agenda for each meeting is as follows: (1) 
Comments on minutes from previous meeting, (2) continue review and 
discussion of WIAC recommendations from 2018, (3) continue discussion 
on identification of new recommendations, (4) presentations from WLMI 
subject matter experts for information gathering purposes, and (5) 
comment period for the general public. A detailed, finalized agenda 
will be available at www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/meetings 
shortly before the meetings commence.
    The Advisory Council will open the floor for public comment at 
approximately 2:30 p.m. EST on each meeting date and last for 
approximately 10 minutes. However, that time may change at the WIAC 
chair's discretion.
    Attending the meetings: Members of the public who require 
reasonable accommodations to attend any of the meetings may submit 
requests for accommodations via email to the email address indicated in 
the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section with the subject line 
``December 2020 WIAC Meeting Accommodations'' by the date indicated in 
the DATES section. Please include a specific description of the 
accommodations requested and phone number or email address where you 
may be contacted if additional information is needed to meet your 
request.
    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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 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 FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section with the subject line ``December 
2020 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

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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 
each meeting. No deletions, modifications, or redactions will be made 
to statements received, as they are public records. Please do not 
include personally identifiable information in your public statement.
    Requests to Address the Advisory Council: Members of the public or 
representatives of organizations wishing to address the Advisory 
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 Advisory Council chair. Individuals with 
disabilities, or others who need special accommodations, should 
indicate their needs along with their request.

John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-24399 Filed 11-3-20; 8:45 am]
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