TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT
NOTICE

NO.

4-04

DATE:

October 1, 2004

 
TO : STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
 
FROM : CHERYL ATKINSON
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security
 
SUBJECT : Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Unemployment Insurance Benefits Timeliness and Quality (BTQ) Nonmonetary Determination Evaluation Training Seminars

  1. Purpose. To announce the schedule for FY 2005 BTQ Nonmonetary Determination Evaluation Training Seminars.

  2. References. ET Handbook No. 301, Fourth Edition, Revised January 1998.

  3. Background. To maintain a cadre of state staff trained in the quarterly nonmonetary adjudication quality review process, four training seminars are held annually at various locations across the country. This training prepares nonmonetary determination adjudicators to participate in the quarterly tripartite quality reviews and Benefits Accuracy Measurement/Denials Accuracy Measurement staff to accurately investigate and assess the quality of nonmonetary determinations.

  4. FY 2005 BTQ Nonmonetary Determination Evaluation Traininq Seminars. The following sessions, each for approximately 25 participants, are planned as follows:

    Date Location
    November 29 - December 3, 2004 Memphis, Tennessee
    March 7 -1 1, 2005 Buena Park, California
    June, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana
    September, 2005 Washington, DC

  5. State Nominees. Nominations for each session will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. State workforce agencies (SWAs) may nominate potential participants for any session. Therefore, nominations should indicate the applicable session.

    Although this training is designed to prepare nonmonetary determination adjudicators to participate in the quarterly tripartite reviews, it is also useful for other nonmonetary determination adjudicators and Benefits Accuracy Measurement/Denials Accuracy Measurement investigative staff.

  6. Logistics. Travel arrangements and costs for attendees are the responsibility of the nominee's employing agency. Specific information regarding the locations and hotels is attached. Persons with disabilities who wish to attend should send requests for accommodation to the appropriate regional office (RO).

  7. Action Required. State Administrators are requested to notify appropriate SWA staff of the upcoming BTQ Nonmonetary Determination Quality Review Seminars and provide RO staff with the name(s) of each SWA nominee and session requested.

  8. Inquiries. Inquiries should be directed to the appropriate RO.

  9. Attachments


EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Washington, DC 20210