Employment and Training Administration April 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Southern Furniture, Inc., Conover, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-7730
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-11
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Employment Standards Administration; Labor Condition Application Requirements for Employers Seeking To Use Nonimmigrants on E-3 Visas in Specialty Occupations; Filing Procedures
Document Number: E8-7563
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-11
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department or DOL) is publishing this Final Rule to amend its regulations regarding the temporary employment of nonimmigrant foreign professionals in order to implement procedural requirements applicable to the E-3 visa category. This visa classification was established by Title V of the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Division B) in the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005, and applies to certain Australian nationals coming to the United States solely to perform services in specialty occupations. This Final Rule clarifies the procedures that employers must follow in obtaining a DOL- certified labor condition application before seeking an E-3 visa for a foreign worker.
Employment and Training Administration Program Year (PY) 2008 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Allotments and Additional Funds From WIA Section 173(e) for Adult/Dislocated Worker Activities for Eligible States; PY 2008 Wagner-Peyser Act Final Allotments; PY 2008 Workforce Information Grants and FY 2008 Work Opportunity Tax Credit Allotments
Document Number: E8-7125
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor published a notice in the Federal Register on March 28, 2008, concerning the announcement of the WIA Allotments to States. The notice did not contain attachments. This correction notice contains the attachments.
Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: E8-6963
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
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. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection for the following reports: Representative Payee Report (CM-623), Representative Payee Report, Short Form (CM-623S), and Physician's/Medical Officer's Statement (CM-787). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice.
Proposed Information Collection Request for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) State Quality Service Plan (SQSP); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-6890
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
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 a provision of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 at 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. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the State Quality Service Plan (SQSP). Guidelines for completion and submittal of the SQSP are contained in ETA Handbook 336, 18th Edition. Fiscal year-specific information such as DOL's strategic goals and program areas that warrant special attention will be provided in an advisory that will initiate the planning process each year. The requirements of the reporting and data collection process itself remain unchanged from year to year. Copies of the SQSP Handbook may be obtained by contacting the addressee below. The Handbook is also available electronically at http://www.workforcesecurity.doleta.gov. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice or by accessing: http://www.doleta.gov/OMBCN/ OMBControlNumber.cfm.