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13012 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

48 / Tuesday, March 11, 2008 / Notices

• Minimize the burden of the For additional information, see related of Regulations and Interpretations,
collection of information on those who notice published at 72 FR 71162 on Employee Benefits Security
are to respond, including through the December 14, 2007. Administration, Attn: 408(b)(2) Hearing,
use of appropriate automated, Rooms N–5655, U.S. Department of
Darrin A. King,
electronic, mechanical, or other Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
technological collection techniques or Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
Washington, DC 20210. All requests and
other forms of information technology, [FR Doc. E8–4703 Filed 3–10–08; 8:45 am]
outlines submitted to the Department
e.g., permitting electronic submission of BILLING CODE 4510–26–P
will be available to the public, without
responses. charge, online at
Agency: Occupational Safety and ebsa and at the Public Disclosure Room,
Health Administration. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
N–1513, Employee Benefits Security
Type of Review: Extension without
Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of
change of a previously approved
Administration Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
Title of Collection: Underground Washington, DC 20210.
Hearing on Reasonable Contracts or
Construction Standard (29 CFR Arrangements Under Section Note: Persons who requested the
1926.800). 408(b)(2)—Fee Disclosure opportunity to testify at the March 20, 2008
OMB Control Number: 1218–0067. hearing will be rescheduled for this hearing,
Agency Form Number: None. AGENCY: Employee Benefits Security unless the Department hears otherwise from
Affected Public: Private Sector— Administration, U.S. Department of the requestor. A new request to testify is not
Business or other for-profit. Labor. required by such persons.
Estimated Number of Respondents: ACTION: Notice of change to public
323. hearing date. The Department will prepare an
Estimated Total Annual Burden agenda indicating the order of
Hours: 57,949. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that presentation of oral comments and
Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: the U.S. Department of Labor (the testimony. In the absence of special
$117,000. Department) is changing the date for the circumstances, each presenter will be
Description: The Department’s previously scheduled public hearing on allotted ten (10) minutes in which to
regulations at 29 CFR 1926.800 require the proposed regulation under section complete his or her presentation.
underground construction employers 408(b)(2) of the Employee Retirement
are required to certify hoist inspections; Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) Any individuals with disabilities who
post various warning signs; and keep a and the related proposed class may need special accommodations
record of air quality test results to exemption. The notice that originally should notify Fil Williams on or before
identify decreasing oxygen levels or scheduled the public hearing for March March 20, 2008.
potentially hazardous concentrations of 20, 2008, and March 21 (if necessary) Information about the agenda will be
air contaminants and to take corrective was published in the Federal Register posted on on
action prior to attaining hazardous on February 27, 2008, at 73 FR 10405. or after March 20, 2008, or may be
conditions. For additional information, DATES: The hearing will now be held on obtained by contacting Fil Williams,
see related notice published at 72 FR March 31, 2008, and April 1 (if Office of Regulations and
71161 on December 14, 2007. necessary), beginning at 9 a.m., EST. Interpretations, Employee Benefits
Agency: Occupational Safety and ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at Security Administration, U.S.
Health Administration. the U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– Department of Labor, telephone (202)
Type of Review: Extension without 4215 A–C, 200 Constitution Avenue, 693–8510 (this is not a toll-free
change of a previously approved NW., Washington, DC 20210.
collection. number).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fil Those individuals who make oral
Title of Collection: Construction
Standards on Posting Emergency Williams, Office of Regulations and comments and testimonies at the
Telephone Numbers and Floor Load Interpretations, Employee Benefits hearing should be prepared to answer
Limits. Security Administration, (202) 693–
questions regarding their information
OMB Control Number: 1218–0093. 8510. This is not a toll-free number.
and/or comments. The hearing will be
Agency Form Numbers: None. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Persons
Affected Public: Private Sector— interested in presenting testimony and
Business or other for-profits. answering questions at this public Notice of Re-Scheduled Public Hearing
Estimated Number of Respondents: hearing must submit, by 3:30 p.m., EST,
801,837. March 20, 2008, the following Notice is hereby given that the public
Estimated Total Annual Burden information: (1) A written request to be hearing on the Department’s proposed
Hours: 197,819. heard; and (2) An outline of the topics regulation under section 408(b)(2) of
Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: to be discussed, indicating the time ERISA, and related proposed class
$0. allocated to each topic. To facilitate the exemption, has been re-scheduled for
Description: The Department’s receipt and processing of responses, March 31, 2008, and April 1, if
regulations at 29 CFR part 1926.50(f) EBSA encourages interested persons to necessary. The hearing will be held
require employers to post emergency submit their requests and outlines beginning at 9 a.m. in Room S–4215 A–
telephone numbers at the worksite if the electronically by e-mail to e- C of the U.S. Department of Labor,
911 emergency telephone service is not Persons submitting Francis Perkins Building, 200
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available. 29 CFR part 250(a)(2) requires requests and outlines electronically are Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington
that employers must post the maximum encouraged not to submit paper copies. DC, 20210.
safe load limits of floors located in Persons submitting requests and
storage areas inside buildings or other outlines on paper should send or deliver
structures unless the floors are on grade. their requests and outlines to the Office

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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 11, 2008 / Notices 13013

Signed at Washington, DC, this 5th day of Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of Strategic Goal 4 in the Department’s
March, 2008. March 2008. fiscal year (FY) 2006—2011 strategic
Bradford P. Campbell, Elliott S. Kushner, plan—Strengthened Economic
Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Protections —focuses on improving the
Security Administration, U.S. Department of Adjustment Assistance. operational performance and
Labor. [FR Doc. E8–4667 Filed 3–10–08; 8:45 am] effectiveness of the federal/state UI
[FR Doc. E8–4658 Filed 3–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P program. Performance Goal 4A supports
this goal with performance measures to
‘‘Make timely and accurate benefit
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR payments to unemployed workers,
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR facilitate the reemployment of
Continuing Information Collection unemployment insurance beneficiaries,
Employment and Training Request for the Unemployment and set up unemployment tax accounts
Administration Insurance (UI) Facilitation of Claimant promptly for new employers.’’
Reemployment; Comment Request ETA collects the data to measure the
facilitation of reemployment of UI
AGENCY: Employment and Training benefit recipients through the ETA 9047
Administration. report. OMB approved the Department’s
Precision Magnetics Division of Arnold
ACTION: Notice. request to begin collecting UI
Magnetics Technologies; Wayne, NJ;
Notice of Affirmative Determination reemployment data through the ETA
SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort 9047 report on July 26, 2005. ETA
Regarding Application for to reduce paperwork and respondent
Reconsideration issued reporting instructions in
burden, the Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Program
(Department) conducts a preclearance Letter (UIPL) No. 1–06 (October 6,
By application dated February 20, consultation program to provide the
2008, a worker requested administrative 2005), and State Workforce Agencies
general public and Federal agencies began reporting data to ETA in March
reconsideration of the negative with an opportunity to comment on
determination regarding workers’ 2006.
proposed and/or continuing collections Using the reemployment data
eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment of information in accordance with the
Assistance (TAA) and Alternative Trade submitted by the states through the ETA
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 9047 report, ETA calculated a baseline
Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This
applicable to workers and former for the UI GPRA reemployment rate
program helps to ensure that the measure. In Training and Employment
workers of the subject firm. The requested data can be provided in the
determination was issued on February Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 24–05
desired format, reporting burden (time Change 1, ETA announced that the
4, 2008. The Notice of determination and financial resources) is minimized,
was published in the Federal Register baseline reemployment rate was 62.4%,
collection instruments are clearly and set the FY 2007 GPRA Facilitate
on February 22, 2008 (73 FR 9836). understood, and the impact of collection Reemployment goal at 65%. The TEGL
The determination was based on the requirements on respondents can be also advised states that the development
Department’s findings that, during the properly assessed. of a UI Performs measure ‘‘with a
relevant period, the subject firm did not A copy of the proposed information criterion by which to assess individual
shift production of magnetic collection request (ICR) can be obtained states’’ success in facilitating UI
components and assemblies to a foreign by contacting the office listed below in reemployment’’ was in progress.
country and did not import magnetic the addressee section of this notice or by
components and assemblies. The Data Collection
determination also stated that the OMBCN/OMBControlNumber.cfm. Each calendar quarter, states report on
workers’ separations are attributable to DATES: Submit comments to the office
the ETA 9047 report separate counts for
a domestic shift of production. listed in the addressee section below on individuals receiving their first UI
The request for reconsideration or before May 12, 2008. payments who are exempt from work
alleges that the subject workers do not search/employment service registration
ADDRESSES: Submit comments to (‘‘exempt’’), in most cases because they
produce magnetic components and Andrew W. Spisak, Office of Workforce
assemblies but produce magnets, are job-attached with definite recall
Security, Employment and Training dates, and those who must conduct
magnet production shifted to China, the Administration, U. S. Department of
subject firm is likely to import magnets work search or register with the
Labor, Room S–4522, 200 Constitution employment service (‘‘nonexempt’’).
following the shift abroad, and the Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210;
subject firm’s customers have increased States also report on the ETA 9047
telephone: 202–693–3196 (this is not a report the number of those first payment
their magnet imports. toll-free number); fax: 202–693–3975; e- recipients for whom intrastate or out-of-
The Department has carefully mail: state employers reported wages in the
reviewed the request for reconsideration SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: subsequent quarter. States obtain these
and has determined that the Department I. Background: Required by Congress counts by running computer
will conduct further investigation. under the Government Performance and crossmatches of the Social Security
Conclusion Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), the Numbers (SSNs) of the claimants who
Department’s Strategic Plan is an received a first UI payment with the UI
After careful review of the integral part of the budget process. wage records for the subsequent
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application, I conclude that the claim is Among the purposes of the GPRA are to calendar quarter. ETA issued
of sufficient weight to justify improve Federal program effectiveness instructions on obtaining out-of-state
reconsideration of the U.S. Department and public accountability by focusing reemployment data through matching
of Labor’s prior decision. The on program results, service quality, and the SSNs of UI first payment recipients
application is, therefore, granted. customer satisfaction. with UI wage records in the National

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