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Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-27001
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-27000
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program: Certifications for 2016 Under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act
Document Number: 2016-26691
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Secretary of Labor signed the annual certifications under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. 3301 et seq., thereby enabling employers who make contributions to state unemployment funds to obtain certain credits against their liability for the federal unemployment tax. By letter, the certifications were transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury. The letter and certifications are printed below.
Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC)
Document Number: 2016-26047
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
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 meet on November 16 and 17, 2016. The meeting will take place at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Janet Norwood Training and Conference Center in Washington, DC. 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 meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; OMB Approvals; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-Related Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2016-25585
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval and effective date for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-related Information Collection Requests (ICRs) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520).
Agency Information Collection Activities; OMB Approval; Weekly Claims and Extended Benefits Data and Weekly Initial and Continued Weeks Claimed
Document Number: 2016-25400
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The notice announces Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval and effective date for the unemployment insurance (UI), Extended Benefits-related Information Collection Request (ICR) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520).
Native American Employment and Training Council
Document Number: 2016-24295
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, and of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council), as constituted under WIOA.
Labor Surplus Area Classification Under Executive Orders 12073 and 10582
Document Number: 2016-23462
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-29
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The purpose of this notice is to announce the annual list of labor surplus areas for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-23033
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-23032
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-23031
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-23028
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; ETA Quick Turnaround Surveys
Document Number: 2016-21916
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed. This information collection is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comments Request for the Benefits Timeliness and Quality (BTQ) Review System
Document Number: 2016-21319
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Benefits Timeliness and Quality Review System.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report
Document Number: 2016-21318
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program Data Exchange Standardization
Document Number: 2016-21110
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment And Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program Data Exchange Standardization.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program; Implementing the Total Unemployment Rate as an Extended Benefits Indicator and Amending for Technical Corrections; Final Rule
Document Number: 2016-18382
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (Department) issues this final rule to implement statutory amendments to the Extended Benefits (EB) program, which pays extra weeks of unemployment compensation during periods of high unemployment in a State. Specifically, this final rule codifies a methodology for computing the Total Unemployment Rate (TUR) indicator which is an optional indicator used to measure unemployment in a State. Also, the final rule makes technical corrections to the current regulations and corrects minor mistakes.
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-20050
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-20047
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, and the One-Stop System Joint Provisions; Final Rule
Document Number: 2016-15977
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-19
Agency: Department of Education, Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Departments of Education (ED) and Labor (DOL) (or, collectively, Departments) issue this Joint Final Rule to implement jointly administered activities authorized by title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) signed into law on July 22, 2014 (hereafter ``Joint WIOA Final Rule''). Through these regulations, the Departments implement workforce education and employment system reforms and strengthen the nation's public workforce development system to provide increased economic opportunity and make the United States more competitive in the 21st century evolving labor market. This Joint WIOA Final Rule provides guidance for State and local workforce development systems that increase the skill and credential attainment, employment, retention, and earnings of participants, especially those with significant barriers to employment, thereby improving the quality of the workforce, reducing dependency on public benefits, increasing economic opportunity, and enhancing the productivity and competitiveness of the nation.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
Document Number: 2016-15975
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-19
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL or the Department) issues this Final Rule to implement titles I and III of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Through these regulations, the Department reforms and modernizes our nation's workforce development system. This rule provides the framework for changes for statewide and local workforce development systems to increase the employment, retention, earnings, and occupational skill attainment of U.S. workers, particularly those individuals with barriers to employment, so they can move into good jobs and careers and provide businesses with the skilled workforce needed to make the United States more competitive in the 21st Century global economy.
Notice of a Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA)
Document Number: 2016-19615
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-17
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to Section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2 Sec. 10), notice is hereby given to announce an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 and Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The ACA is a discretionary committee established by the Secretary of Labor, in accordance with FACA, as amended in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and its implementing regulations (41 CFR 101-6 and 102-3). All meetings of the ACA are open to the public.
Job Corps: Draft Finding of No Significant Impact Sacramento Job Corps Center, 3100 Meadowview Rd., Sacramento, CA 95832 for Sacramento Regional Transit District Power Line Easement Alignment Alteration
Document Number: 2016-19111
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR part 1500-08) implementing procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Department of Labor, ETA, in accordance with 29 CFR 11.11(d), gives notice that the alignment alteration of a proposed easement and transmission line on the Sacramento Job Corps Center, will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Workforce Information Grants to States (WIGS)
Document Number: 2016-19399
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Workforce Information Grants to States (WIGS).'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Native American Employment and Training Council
Document Number: 2016-19112
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-463), as amended, and Section 166(i)(4) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) [29 U.S.C. 3221(i)(4))], notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council), as constituted under WIOA.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; ETA 5130, Benefit Appeals Report; Extension With Revision (OMB Control No. 1205-0172). This Report Has Removed All Occurrences of Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program, Which Expired on January 1, 2014
Document Number: 2016-18659
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration, is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Benefits Appeals Report.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-18411
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-18409
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Foxconn Assembly, LLC, Houston, Texas: Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration
Document Number: 2016-18406
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
Document Number: 2016-18405
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program; Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 Provision on Establishing Appropriate Occupations for Drug Testing of Unemployment Compensation Applicants
Document Number: 2016-17738
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this final rule to establish, for State Unemployment Compensation (UC) program purposes, occupations that regularly conduct drug testing. These regulations implement the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (the Act) amendments to the Social Security Act (SSA), permitting States to enact legislation that would allow State UC agencies to conduct drug testing on UC applicants for whom suitable work (as defined under the State law) is available only in an occupation that regularly conducts drug testing (as determined under regulations issued by the Secretary of Labor (Secretary)). States may deny UC to an applicant who tests positive for drug use under these circumstances. The Secretary is required under the SSA to issue regulations determining those occupations that regularly conduct drug testing.
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Catch-Up Adjustments; Correction
Document Number: 2016-17552
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is correcting an interim final rule published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2016 (81 FR 43430). The interim final rule adjusts the amounts of civil penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. That document inadvertently provided an incorrect authority citation when revising the general authority section for 20 CFR part 655. This document corrects the interim final rule by revising the appropriate authority section.