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Privacy Act Systems - DOL/ETA-25

SYSTEM NAME:

    DOL/ETA Evaluation Research Projects of the Unemployment Compensation System.

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:

    None.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

    Either in ETA or at an individual contractor's worksite.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

    Any employer or employee covered under a State unemployment compensation law.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

    The system contains Claimant (Employee) records, Employer contribution records, and Employee wage records.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

    Social Security Act, Sections 303(a)(l), 303(a)(6), and 906, (42 U.S.C. 503(a)(l), 503(a)(6), 902, ll06); 5 U.S.C. 8506(b).

PURPOSE(S):

    These records are used for researching and evaluating the unemployment compensation and other programs for which ETA is responsible and are not used for any purpose other than that specified under agreement with the State from which the records were obtained. These records are not used in any way for making any determination affecting an identifiable individual's entitlement to unemployment compensation.

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

    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:

    Records are maintained on magnetic tape and disks by ETA and various contractors.

RETRIEVABILITY:

    Records may be retrieved by individual identifiers; specifically, by name, social security account number, or employer identification number.

SAFEGUARDS:

    Records are maintained on secure computer systems and can only be retrieved with the proper access code.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

    Records are retained by ETA or its contractor until the end of each project. At the conclusion of each project, the records obtained from the State are returned to the State from which they were obtained, or maintained by ETA without potentially identifying information.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

    Administrator, Office of Workforce Security (OWS), Employment and Training Administration, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

    Address inquiries to the Administrator, Office of Workforce Security, Employment and Training Administration, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

    Individuals wishing access to a record should contact the office indicated in the notification procedure section. Individuals requesting access to records must comply with the Privacy Act regulations on verification of identity and access to records.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

    Individuals wishing to request amendment to records should contact the office indicated in the notification procedures section.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

    State records.

SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT:

    None.