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

Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations
Document Number: E8-24917
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-29
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL or Department) is issuing this final rule to update regulations that implement the National Apprenticeship Act of 1937. 29 U.S.C. 50. DOL issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on December 13, 2007, outlining proposed updates to labor standards, policies and procedures for the registration, cancellation and deregistration of apprenticeship programs, apprenticeship agreements, and administration of the National Apprenticeship System. 72 FR 71020, Dec. 13, 2007.
Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA)
Document Number: E8-25475
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-27
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration published a document in the Federal Register on October 3, 2008, announcing the availability of funds and solicitation for grant applications (SGA) to fund Demonstration Projects. This notice is an amendment to the SGA and it amends the ``Eligibility Information'' and ``Applications Review Process'' sections.
Wellman, Inc.; Johnsonville, SC; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-25459
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-27
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation (UC) Program; Interstate Arrangement for Combining Employment and Wages; Final Rule
Document Number: E8-25097
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this final rule to amend its regulations governing combined-wage claims filed under the Federal-State Unemployment Compensation (UC) program. Most significantly, this final rule amends the definition of ``paying State.''
Hewlett Packard, ISB Marketing; Corvallis, OR; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-24857
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA); Community-Based Job Training Grants
Document Number: E8-24867
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, Employment and Training Administration
The Employment and Training Administration published a document in the Federal Register on October 10, 2008, announcing the availability of funds and solicitation for grant applications (SGA) for Community-Based Job Training Grants to be awarded through a competitive process. This notice is the first amendment to the SGA and it amends the date for the Virtual Prospective Applicant conference that will be posted on ETA's Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/business/Community- BasedJob TrainingGrants.cfm. Supplemental Information Correction: The Virtual Prospective Applicant Conference has been changed from Friday, October 24, 2008 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time to Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Premier Manufacturing Support Services, Shreveport, LA; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-24866
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Northern Technologies, Spokane Valley, WA; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-24864
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Sea Gull Lighting Products, Riverside, NJ; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration
Document Number: E8-24862
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA) for Community-Based Job Training Grants
Document Number: E8-24107
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-10
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $125 million in grant funds for Community-Based Job Training Grants. Community-Based Job Training Grants will be awarded through a competitive process to support workforce training for high-growth/high- demand industries through the national system of community and technical colleges. Funds will be awarded to individual community and technical colleges, community college districts, state community college systems, and One-Stop Career Centers to support or engage in a combination of capacity building and training activities for the purpose of building the capacity of community colleges to train individuals for careers in high-growth/high-demand industries in the local and/or regional economies. This Solicitation contains an exception for rural areas and other communities that are educationally underserved due to their lack of access to community or technical colleges. In awarding Community-Based Job Training Grants, every effort will be made to fairly distribute grants across rural and urban areas and across the different geographic regions of the United States. It is anticipated that individual awards will range from $500,000 to $2 million. This Solicitation provides background information and describes the application submission requirements, outlines the process that eligible entities must use to apply for funds covered by this Solicitation, and details how grantees will be selected.
Rahmann Belting and Industrial Rubber, Gastonia, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-23848
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-08
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA) for YouthBuild Grants
Document Number: E8-23684
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL or Department), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announces the availability of approximately $47 million in grant funds for YouthBuild Grants. YouthBuild Grants will be awarded through a competitive process. Grant funds will be used to provide disadvantaged youth with: The education and employment skills necessary to achieve economic self- sufficiency in occupations in high demand and postsecondary education and training opportunities; opportunities for meaningful work and service to their communities; and opportunities to develop employment and leadership skills and a commitment to community development among youth in low-income communities. As part of their programming, YouthBuild grantees will tap the energies and talents of disadvantaged youth to increase the supply of permanent affordable housing for homeless individuals and low-income families and to help youth develop the leadership, learning, and high-demand occupational skills needed to succeed in today's global economy. DOL hopes to serve approximately 2,900 youth participants during the first year of the grant, with projects operating in approximately 90-100 communities across the country. Under this announcement, DOL will be awarding grants to organizations to oversee the provision of education and employment services to disadvantaged youth in their communities. Each applicant should indicate the proposed number of participants to be served based on an average annual cost of between $15,000$18,000. This solicitation provides background information and describes the application submission requirements, outlines the process that eligible entities must use to apply for funds covered by this solicitation, and outlines the evaluation criteria used as a basis for selecting grantees.
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Alaska
Document Number: E8-23637
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB Program for Alaska. The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EB status: Based on data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on September 19, 2008, Alaska triggered ``off'' EB. Alaska's 3-month total unemployment rate for June, July and August fell to 109% of the prior year and 106% of the second prior year for the same period. This causes Alaska to be triggered ``off'' an EB period. After the week ending October 11, 2008, workers who exhaust their regular UI benefits will no longer be eligible to collect up to an additional 13 weeks of UI benefits under this program.
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for North Carolina
Document Number: E8-23636
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB Program for North Carolina. The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EB status: Based on data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on September 19, 2008, North Carolina's 3-month seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate rose to the 6.5 percent threshold and exceeded 110 percent of the corresponding rate in the prior year. This causes North Carolina to be triggered ``on'' to an EB period beginning October 5, 2008.
Labor Surplus Area Classification Under Executive Orders 12073 and 10582
Document Number: E8-23567
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
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) 2009.
Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA) To Fund Demonstration Projects
Document Number: E8-23319
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announces the availability of approximately $5 million to fund demonstration grants that target the employment and training needs of young parents. The Young Parents Demonstration program is to provide educational and occupational skills training leading to family economic self-sufficiency to both mothers and fathers, and expectant mothers ages 16 to 24. Projects funded will be encouraged to serve young parents in high-risk categories, including those who are court-involved, in the child welfare or foster care system, homeless, or victims of child abuse. This solicitation provides background information and describes the application submission requirements, outlines the process that eligible entities must use to apply for funds covered by this solicitation, and details how grantees will be selected.
Phoenix Leather, Inc., Brockton, MA; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-23303
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Onsite International Inc., El Paso, TX; Notice of Negative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration
Document Number: E8-23301
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Hillerich and Bradsby Company, Ontario, CA; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-23295
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Peoploungers, Inc., Mantachie, MS; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-23294
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor