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Privacy Act Systems - DOL/ETA-20

DOL/ETA-20

SYSTEM NAME:

Federal Bonding Program, Bondee Certification Files.

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:

None.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Any at-risk job applicant is eligible for bonding services, including: ex-offender, recovering substance abusers (alcohol or drugs), welfare recipients and other persons having poor financial credit, economically disadvantaged youth and adults who lack a work history, individuals dishonorably discharged from the military, and anyone who cannot secure employment without bonding, and State Employment Service applicants who are eligible.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Personal (name, SSN, employer name), employment data (DOT and SIC codes), employer data (address, city, State, ZIP code), amount of bond (expressed in $500 units), cost of bond (expressed in units), effective date of bond, and termination date of bond.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA)(29 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.); Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)(29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.).

PURPOSE(S):

The purpose of these records is to provide information to the DOL project officer on the activities of the contracted project -- the Federal Bonding Program. These records are used solely for statistical information and not used in any way for making any determination about an identifiable individual.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

None, except for those universal routine uses listed in the General Prefatory Statement to this document.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:

None.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

STORAGE:

Files are stored electronically and/or paper.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Files retrieved by assigned bond number.

SAFEGUARDS:

Access by authorized personnel only. Computer security safeguards are used for electronically stored data and locked locations for paper files.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

States and regions dispose of data 3 years and older; The Punch Card Processing Co. keeps master DOS of all bondees prior to 1980.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries should be mailed to the System Manager.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

A request for access should be mailed to the System Manager.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

A petition for amendment should be mailed to the System Manager.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information contained in this system is obtained from State Job Service files, applicants for the bond and bonded employee's employer.

SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT:

None.