Clarification of Certain Procedures for Processing H-2A Labor Certification Applications
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is providing additional clarification to the procedures by which State Workforce Agencies and ETA National Processing Centers (NPC) process employer applications for H-2A temporary agricultural labor certification issued in the Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 11-07 on November 6, 2007. These additional clarifications have been made under TEGL No. 11-07, Change 1, which is published below in order to inform the public. The clarifications and requirements stated in the TEGL take effect immediately.
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: Prima Bella Produce, Inc/Brawley, California. Principal Product/Purpose: The loan, guarantee, or grant application is to make tenant improvements to an existing facility and to purchase new and used packing line equipment. The NAICS industry code for this enterprise is: 115114 Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning).
Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA)
Pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463; 5 U.S.C. APP. 1), notice is hereby given of an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA). Time and Date: The meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2007, and continue until approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will reconvene at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2007, and adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. Place: Stanford Court, 905 California Street, Nob Hill, San Francisco, California 94108. The agenda is subject to change due to time constraints and priority items which may come before the Committee between the time of this publication and the scheduled date of the ACA meeting.
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program: Certifications for 2007 Under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act
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.
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program (UC); Interstate Arrangement for Combining Employment and Wages
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is proposing to amend its regulations governing combined-wage claims (CWC) filed under the Federal-State UC program. Most significantly, the Department proposes to amend the definition of ``paying State.'' The Department also invites comments on all issues relating to the CWC arrangement and its governing regulations.