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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUDPR

ISSUE DATE

February 2, 1999

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

February 28, 2000

DIRECTIVE: UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 02-99, Change 1

TO: ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

FROM: GRACE A. KILBANE
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

SUBJECT: Logistics Information for Benefit Timeliness and Quality (BTQ) Nonmonetary Determination Quality Review Training Seminars.

1.Purpose. To announce two additional training seminars and provide information on remaining FY 1999 training seminars including hotel and other logistics information for training participants.

2.References. ET Handbook No. 301, Revised January 1998, and Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 2-99.

3.FY 1999 BTQ Nonmonetary Determination Evauluation Training Seminars. Five remaining sessions of approximately 25 participants each are scheduled as follows:

Date

Location

Deadline

February 8-12, 1999 Bloomington, Minnesota (No slots available)
March 29-April 2, 1999 New Orleans, Louisiana (No slots available)
April 5-9, 1999 New Orleans, Louisiana March 1, 1999
June 21-25, 1999 Washington, D.C. May 10, 1999
September 20-24, 1999 Buena Park, California August 10, 1999

4.Logistics Information. The attached sheets provide information on location, hours, hotel arrangements, and ground transportation for the upcoming training seminars. A separate sheet is provided for each seminar except for the seminars in New Orleans. Both sessions in New Orleans will be held at the same hotel and the arrangements are the same for both sessions. The deadline for making reservations is shown on each sheet.

5.State Nominees. Nominations for each session will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Nominations should indicate the session being requested. The deadlines shown above are for notification to the Regional Office (RO).

6.Action Required. State Administrators are requested to furnish the names of nominees to the appropriate RO and to ensure that nominees are aware of the lodging arrangements for the training seminars.

7.Inquiries. Direct any questions to the appropriate RO.

 

 

 

NONMONETARY DETERMINATION QUALITY REVIEW SEMINAR

MARCH 29-APRIL 2, 1999

APRIL 5-9, 1999

 

HOTEL/SEMINAR LOCATION:

    Doubletree Hotel
    300 Canal Street
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

SEMINAR HOURS

    Begins:1:00 PM-March 29, 1999
    Concludes:12:00 noon-April 2, 1999

    Begins:1:00 PM-April 5, 1999
    Concludes:12:00 noon-April 9, 1999

A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel under the group name "U. S. Department of Labor, BTQ Training." The rate is $88 per night. Each individual is responsible for contacting the hotel at 1-800-222-TREE to make his/her own reservations. Please reference the group name when making reservations to ensure the correct rate is quoted. Reservations must be made no later than February 26, 1999. After this date, any changes or cancellations must be made directly with the hotel by calling 1-504-581-1300.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION:

Taxi service is available as well as Airport Shuttle. The Airport Shuttle Ticket desk is across from the baggage carrousel.

 

 

,NONMONETARY DETERMINATION QUALITY REVIEW SEMINAR

JUNE 21-25, 1999

HOTEL/SEMINAR LOCATION

    One Washington Circle Hotel
    One Washington Circle, N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20037

SEMINAR HOURS

    Begins:1:00 PM-June 21, 1999
    Concludes:12:00 noon-June 25, 1999

A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel under the group name "U. S. Department of Labor, BTQ Training." The rate is $115 plus 14.5% tax per night for a single or $130 plus 14.5% tax each night for a double. Each individual is responsible for contacting the hotel at 1-800-424-9671 or 202-872-1680 to make his/her own reservations. Please reference the group name when making reservations to ensure the correct rate is quoted. Reservations must be made no later than May 22, 1999.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION:

The hotel is located directly across the circle from the Foggy Bottom-GWU metro station on the blue line. The blue line is available from National Airport without a change of trains. Super Shuttle and taxi cabs are also available from all of the three local airports (National, Dulles, Baltimore-Washington).

 

 

NONMONETARY DETERMINATION QUALITY REVIEW SEMINAR

SEPTEMBER 20-24, 1999

HOTEL/SEMINAR LOCATION:

    Embassy Suites
    7762 Beach Boulevard
    Buena Park, California 90620

SEMINAR HOURS

    Begins:1:00 PM-September 20, 1999
    Concludes:12:00 noon-September 24, 1999

A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel under the group name "U. S. Department of Labor, BTQ Training." The rate is $79 per night for a single or $94 per night for a double. Each individual is responsible for contacting the hotel at 714-739-5600 to make his/her own reservations. Please reference the group name when making reservations to ensure the correct rate is quoted. Reservations must be made no later than August 20, 1999.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION:

AirportBus or Super Shuttle provide transportation from local airports. The AirportBus fare from LAX is approximately $22 round-trip; the fare from Orange County John Wayne Airport is approximately $16. The Super Shuttle fare from LAX is approximately $17; the fare from Orange County John Wayne Airport is approximately $16.