Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Financial Reporting Requirements for the National Emergency Grants (NEG) Program, Under Title I of the Act
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that 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 on respondents can be properly assessed. ETA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension to the financial reporting requirements for the WIA National Emergency Grants Program.
Request for Certification of Compliance-Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Program
The Employment and Training Administration is issuing this notice to announce the receipt of a ``Certification of Non-Relocation and Market and Capacity Information Report'' (Form 4279-2) for the following: Applicant/Location: Shelby County Cookers, LLC, Harlan, Iowa. Principal Product: The loan, guarantee, or grant applicant has plans to complete the construction and upgrade of a meat processing plant for fully cooked bacon. The NAICS industry code for this enterprise is 311512 (meat processed from carcasses).
Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA); Community-Based Job Training Grants
The Employment and Training Administration published a document in the Federal Register on May 3, 2005, 70 FR 22905, concerning the availability of grant funds for eligible community colleges under the Community-Based Job Training Grants (CBJTG): SGA/DFA PY-04-10. This notice is to alert prospective applicants that a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page has been posted on the Department of Labor's Web site at: http://www.doleta.gov/business/FAQCommunity- BasedJobTrainingGrants.cfm. This page is to help answer frequently asked questions that the Grants office has received throughout the CBJTG solicitation. Please check this site periodically for any updates to the FAQ's.
Workforce Investment Act-Limited English Proficiency and Hispanic Worker Initiative
The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA), announces the availability of approximately $5 million in demonstration grant funds to test unique and innovative training strategies for services to individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) (those who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English \1\ ) and Hispanic Americans, specifically, those who lack basic and occupational skills needed by high-growth occupations. This demonstration program is targeted to incumbent workers, new job entrants or youth who lack the language, basic skills, and occupational skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century workplace. This demonstration program emphasizes the use of innovative contextualized learning strategies which simultaneously provide language and occupational skills training that open career opportunities and pathways for LEP and Hispanic Americans.