Employment and Training Administration 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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YouthBuild Program
Document Number: 2012-2373
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-02-15
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 the YouthBuild Transfer Act of 2006 (Transfer Act), which establishes the YouthBuild program in the Department under subtitle D of Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) as amended. The final rule clarifies the requirements of the Transfer Act for YouthBuild program providers and participants. The final rule sets the standards under which YouthBuild program providers can carry out the goals of the program, which are to assist at-risk youth in obtaining a High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and acquiring occupational skills training that leads to employment through the construction/rehabilitation of housing for low-income or homeless individuals and families in the community.
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2012-3323
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-14
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2012-3322
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-14
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of a Change in Status of the Payable Periods in the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08) Program for Alaska
Document Number: 2012-3253
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces a change in status of the payable periods in the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08) program for Alaska. Public law 112-78 extended provisions in Public Law 111-92 which amended prior laws to create a Third and Fourth Tier of benefits within the EUC08 program for qualified unemployed workers claiming benefits in high unemployment states. The Department of Labor produces a trigger notice indicating which states qualify for EUC08 benefits within Tiers Three and Four and provides the beginning and ending dates of payable periods for each qualifying state. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EUC08 program can be found at: http:// ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claimsarch.asp. The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EUC08 status: Alaska's 13-week insured unemployment rate for the week ending January 7, 2012, rose to meet the 6% threshold to trigger ``on'' to Tier 4 of the EUC08 program. The payable period for Alaska in Tier Four of EUC08 began January 22, 2012. As a result, the current maximum potential entitlement for claimants in Alaska in the EUC08 program will increase from 47 weeks to 53 weeks.
Notice Requesting Public Comment on Two Proposed Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program Performance Measures To Meet Requirements in the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 (IPERA)
Document Number: 2012-3252
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department) is seeking public comment on two proposed UI Performs Core Measures for UI Integrity: (1) UI Improper Payments; and (2) UI Overpayment Recovery.
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Alaska
Document Number: 2012-3251
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-13
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 changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EB status: Alaska's 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for the week ending January 7, 2012 rose to meet the 6% threshold to trigger ``on'' to the EB program. Alaska's payable period in the Extended Benefits program began January 22, 2012. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EB program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claims_arch.asp.
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2012-2886
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-08
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) for the Impact Evaluation of the YouthBuild Program; New Collection
Document Number: 2012-2850
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-08
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Senior Community Service Employment Program; Final Rule, Additional Indicator on Volunteer Work
Document Number: 2012-1324
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-31
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) issues this final rule to implement an additional indicator for volunteer work in the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Specifically, this rule amends our regulations regarding Performance Accountability for title V of the Older Americans Act (OAA) and corresponding definitions. These regulations provide administrative and programmatic guidance and requirements for the implementation of the SCSEP.
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2012-1327
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Guam Military Base Realignment Contractor Recruitment Standards
Document Number: 2012-1295
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor's (Department) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is issuing this notice to announce the recruitment standards that construction contractors are required to follow when recruiting United States (U.S.) workers for Guam military base realignment projects funded through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2010.
Proposed Information Collection of the Tax Performance System Handbook ETA 407; Extension Without Change
Document Number: 2012-1224
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. 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 and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the Tax Performance System (TPS). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the employee listed below in the contact section of this notice or by accessing: http://www.doleta.gov/ OMBCN/OMBControlNumber.cfm.
Notice of an Open Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA)
Document Number: 2012-927
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-19
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463; as amended 5 U.S.C., App. 2), notice is hereby given to announce an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) being held on February 2-3, 2012, in Washington, DC. The ACA, an advisory board to the Secretary of Labor, is a discretionary Committee established by the Secretary of Labor, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C., App. 2, and its implementing regulations (41 CFR parts 101-6 and 102-3). All meetings of the ACA are open to the public. Time and Date: The meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 2, 2012, and continue until approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will reconvene on Friday, February 3, 2012, at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time and adjourn at approximately 12 noon. Address: The meeting location is the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Information Collection: Guam Military Base Realignment Contractor Recruitment Standards, Extension Without Revisions
Document Number: 2012-805
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-18
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), 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 (PRA 95) [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, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the extension of data collection on its Guam Military Base Realignment Contractors Recruitment Standards, which expire April 30, 2012. This information collection follows an emergency review that was conducted in accordance with the PRA 95 and 5 CFR 1320.13. The submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emergency review was approved on October 19, 2011. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained either by: (1) Accessing the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewDocument?refnbr= 201108-1205-007, or (2) by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this notice.
Proposed Collection of Information for the Job Corps Process Study; New Collection
Document Number: 2012-795
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-18
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), 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, ETA is soliciting comments on a new information collection for the Job Corps Process Study (Process Study). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this notice.
Comment Request for Information Collection for a Three-Year Extension of the Labor Exchange Reporting System (LERS), Extension With Revisions
Document Number: 2012-790
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-18
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), 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 and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning LERS, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control No. 1205-0240), which facilitates performance reporting for the Wagner-Peyser Act funded public employment service activities through the ETA 9002 reports and for the Jobs for Veterans' State grants' activities through the Veterans' Employment and Training Services (VETS) 200 reports. The current expiration date is March 31, 2012. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this notice.
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Delaware and Minnesota
Document Number: 2012-591
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB program for Delaware and Minnesota. The following changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding State EB status: Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on December 20, 2011, the estimated three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate for Minnesota fell to 6.4%, and their third year look-back fell to 108%. These two factors trigger Minnesota ``off'' the EB program with the week ending December 24, 2011, and the end of the payable period in Minnesota in the EB program will be January 14, 2012. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on December 20, 2011, the estimated three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate for Delaware fell to 7.9%, below the rate required to remain in a high unemployment period (HUP). Claimants will remain eligible for up to 20 weeks of benefits in Delaware through January 14, 2012, but starting January 15, 2012, the maximum potential entitlement in the EB program in Delaware will decrease from 20 weeks to 13 weeks.
Notice of a Change in Status of the Payable Periods in the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08) Program for Iowa and Oklahoma
Document Number: 2012-590
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Announcement regarding Notice of a Change in Status of the payable period in the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08) program for Iowa and Oklahoma. Public law 112-78 extended provisions in Public Law 111-92 which amended prior laws to create a Third and Fourth Tier of benefits within the EUC08 program for qualified unemployed workers claiming benefits in high unemployment states. The Department of Labor produces a trigger notice indicating which states qualify for EUC08 benefits within Tiers Three and Four and provides the beginning and ending dates of payable periods for each qualifying state. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EUC08 program can be found at: http:// ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claimsarch.asp. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on December 20, 2011, the estimated three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate for Iowa fell to 5.9%, below the threshold to remain ``on'' in Tier 3 of the EUC08 program. As a result, the current maximum potential duration for claimants in Iowa in the EUC08 program will decrease from 47 weeks to 34 weeks. The week ending January 14, 2012 will be the last week in which EUC claimants in Iowa can exhaust Tier 2, and establish Tier 3 eligibility. Under the phase- out provisions, claimants can receive any remaining entitlement they have in Tier 3 after January 14, 2012. Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on December 20, 2011, the estimated three month average, seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate for Oklahoma rose to 6.0%, meeting the criteria to trigger ``on'' to Tier 3 in the EUC08 program. Claimants who have exhausted Tier 2 in the EUC08 program may be eligible for up to 13 additional weeks of benefits. The payable period for Oklahoma in Tier 3 of the EUC08 program begins January 8, 2012.
Notice of Funding Opportunity and Solicitation for Grant Application (SGA) for Reintegration of Ex-Offenders (RExO) Adult Generation 5
Document Number: 2012-524
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Through this notice, the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announces the availability of approximately $20.6 million to serve adult ex-offenders returning to their communities. ETA expects to award approximately 17 grants of up to $1,212,000 each for 27-months, which includes up to three months for a planning phase and a minimum of 24 months of operation. Any non- profit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) status may apply for these grants to provide pre-release and post-release services to ex-offenders returning to high-poverty, high-crime communities. These services will include job training leading to credentials for in-demand industries, employment preparation, mentoring and assistance connecting to supportive services such as housing, substance abuse programs, and mental health treatment. Applicants must describe their community's need for reentry services and the degree to which reentry is an issue in their communities; describe their program's design to provide services to adult ex-offenders that will result in employment for in- demand industries; and provide evidence of partnerships with the criminal justice system, local One-Stop Career Centers and other workforce investments programs, the local public housing authority and other providers of housing services, and of mental health and substance abuse treatment service. The complete SGA and any subsequent SGA amendments, in connection with this solicitation is described in further detail on ETA's Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/grants/ or on http://www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures and other program requirements governing this solicitation.
Request for Certification of Compliance-Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Program
Document Number: 2012-448
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-12
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
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: Northern Beef Packers Limited Partners. Principal Product/Purpose: The loan, guarantee, or grant application is to finance building construction and to purchase equipment for a beef production and packaging facility, which will be located in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The NAICS industry code for this enterprise is: 311611 (beef produced in slaughtering plants).