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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUPR

ISSUE DATE

February 21, 1997

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

February 28, 1998

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 17-97

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

GRACE A. KILBANE
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

:

UI Performs Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM)

 

  1. Purpose. To transmit for comment the ANPRM which begins the process of establishing the UI Performs system in regulation.

  2. References. UIPL 41-95 (August 24, 1995), "Draft Narrative Describing the System for Enhancing Unemployment Insurance (UI) Performance: The 'UI Performs' System."

  3. Background. On Thursday, January 16, 1997, the Department published in Volume 62 of the Federal Register at 2544-2546, an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the UI Performs system. This ANPRM requests comments on the Department's proposal to develop a streamlined regulation covering the "UI Performs" system for promoting continuous improvement in UI operational performance. Comments are due by March 17, 1997. To facilitate State comment, this directive transmits a copy of the ANPRM.

  4. Action Required. SESA administrators are requested to comment on the attached ANPRM in accordance with the instructions it contains. Comments are due in the National Office by March 17, 1997. SESAs are encouraged to share their comments with their Regional Office.

  5. Inquiries and Comments. Direct questions to your Regional Office.

  6. Attachment. ANPRM, "Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program; Unemployment Insurance Performance System", Federal Register, Volume 62, No. 11, January 16, 1997, pp. 2544-2546.