Department of Labor January 16, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-00739
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-00738
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-00680
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-00679
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
Document Number: 2014-00677
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
NACOSH will meet February 12, 2014, in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the committee meeting, a NACOSH Work Group will meet February 11, 2014.
Announcement Regarding a Change in Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claimants in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Rhode Island, the Virgin Islands and Washington in the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08) Program
Document Number: 2014-00668
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) produces trigger notices indicating which states qualify for EUC08 benefits, and provides the beginning and ending dates of payable periods for each qualifying state. The trigger notices covering state eligibility for this program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claims arch.asp. The following changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding states' EUC08 trigger status: Colorado triggers ``off'' Tier 3 of EUC08 effective 12/14/ 2013. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on November 22, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in Colorado was 6.9%, falling below the 7.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to remain ``on'' Tier 3 of EUC08. The week ending December 14, 2013, will be the last week in which EUC08 claimants in Colorado who have exhausted Tier 2, and are otherwise eligible, can establish Tier 3 eligibility. Florida triggers ``off'' Tier 3 of EUC08 effective 12/14/ 2013. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on November 22, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in Florida was 6.8%, falling below the 7.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to remain ``on'' Tier 3 of EUC08. The week ending December 14, 2013, will be the last week in which EUC08 claimants in Florida who have exhausted Tier 2, and are otherwise eligible, can establish Tier 3 eligibility. Michigan triggers ``on'' Tier 4 of EUC08 effective 12/8/ 2013. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on November 22, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in Michigan was 9.0%, meeting the 9.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to trigger ``on'' Tier 4 of EUC08. The week beginning December 8, 2013, will be the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Michigan who have exhausted Tier 3, and are otherwise eligible, can establish Tier 4 eligibility. Rhode Island triggers ``on'' Tier 4 of EUC08 effective 12/ 8/2013. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on November 22, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in Rhode Island was 9.1%, exceeding the 9.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to trigger ``on'' Tier 4 of EUC08. The week beginning December 8, 2013, will be the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Rhode Island who have exhausted Tier 3, and are otherwise eligible, can establish Tier 4 eligibility. Washington triggers ``on'' to Tier 3 of EUC08 effective 12/8/2013. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on November 22, 2013, the three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in Washington was 7.0%, meeting the 7.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to trigger ``on'' Tier 3 of EUC08. The week beginning December 8, 2013, will be the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Washington who have exhausted Tier 2, and are otherwise eligible, can establish Tier 3 eligibility. The Virgin Islands triggers ``on'' to Tier 4 of EUC08 effective 11/10/2013. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on October 22, 2013, the estimated three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate in the Virgin Islands was 9.8%, exceeding the 9.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to trigger ``on'' in Tier 4 of EUC08. The week beginning November 10, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in the Virgin Islands who had exhausted Tier 3 and were otherwise eligible, could establish Tier 4 eligibility.