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27280 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

90 / Wednesday, May 10, 2006 / Notices

under specified circumstances. notification pursuant to section 6(a) of DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


Specifically, 8 new standard have been the Act. The Department of Justice
initiated and 9 existing standards are published a notice in the Federal Office of Disability Employment Policy
being revised. More detail regarding Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the [SGA 06–01]
these changes can be found at http:// Act on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5486).
standards.ieee.org/standardswire/sba/ The last notification was filed with Disability Case Study Research
03–16–06.html. the Department on January 23, 2006. A Consortium on Employer
On September 17, 2004, IEEE filed its notice was published in the Federal Organizational Practices in Employing
original notification pursuant to section Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the People With Disabilities
6(a) of the Act. The Department of Act on February 13, 2006 (71 FR 7578).
Justice published a notice in the Federal AGENCY: Office of Disability
Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Dorothy B. Fountain, Employment Policy, DOL.
Act on November 3, 2004 (69 FR 64105). Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust ACTION: Solicitation for cooperative
The last notification was filed with Division. agreement.
the Department on December 16, 2005. [FR Doc. 06–4338 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] Announcement Type: New notice of
A notice was published in the Federal BILLING CODE 4410–11–M Availability of Funds and Solicitation
Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the
for Grant Applications (SGA) for
Act on January 18, 2006 (71 FR 2960).
Disability Case Study Research
Dorothy B. Fountain, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Consortium on Employer Organizational
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Practices in Employing People with
Division. Antitrust Division Disabilities.
[FR Doc. 06–4336 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] Funding Opportunity Number: SGA
Notice Pursuant to the National
BILLING CODE 4410–11–M 06–01.
Cooperative Research and Production Catalogue of Federal Domestic
Act of 1993–SwRI Biodiesel Fuel/Water Assistance (CFDA) Number: 17.720.
Separation Cooperative R&D Program
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Executive Summary
Antitrust Division Notice is hereby given that, on The U.S. Department of Labor (‘‘DOL’’
February 7, 2006, pursuant to section or ‘‘Department’’), Office of Disability
Notice Pursuant to the National 6(a) of the National Cooperative Employment Policy (‘‘ODEP’’),
Cooperative Research and Production Research and Production Act of 1993, announces the availability of up to
Act of 1993—Network Centric 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), SwRI $500,000 to fund one cooperative
Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. Biodiesel Fuel/Water Separation agreement for an 18-month period of
Cooperative R&D Program (‘‘SwRI’’) has performance. The goal of the
Notice is hereby given that, on April filed written notifications
10, 2006, pursuant to section 6(a) of the cooperative agreement is for a Research
simultaneously with the Attorney Consortium to develop a standard
National Cooperative Research and General and the Federal Trade
Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 design methodology and conduct case
Commission disclosing changes in its study research to identify ways in
et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Network Centric membership status. The notifications
Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. which an organization’s structures,
were filed for the purpose of extending values, policies and day-to-day
has filed written notifications the Act’s provisions limiting the
simultaneously with the Attorney practices, facilitate the employment of
recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual people with disabilities. These case
General and the Federal Trade damages under specified circumstances.
Commission disclosing changes in its studies will validate and document
Specifically, Belcan Engineering Group, effective policies and strategies within
membership. The notifications were Cincinnati, OH; and International Truck
filed for the purpose of extending the corporations that have had success in
and Engine Corporation, Melrose Park, recruiting, hiring, retaining and
Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of IL have been added as parties to this
antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages promoting people with disabilities.
venture. Researchers have identified a specific
under specified circumstances.
Specifically, Deloitte & Touche, LLP, No other changes have been made in need for further study in this area,
Washington, DC; Interoperability either the membership or planned stating that more ‘‘data needs to be
Clearinghouse, Alexandria, VA; and activity of the group research project. collected in actual workplace settings to
DataPath, Inc., Duluth, GA have been Membership in this group research make accurate assessments of the
added as parties to this venture. Also, project remains open, and SwRI intends impact of corporate culture on
Superlative Technologies, Inc. (d/b/a to file additional written notification employees with disabilities’’ (Schur,
SuperTEK), McLean, VA has withdrawn disclosing all changes in membership. Kruse, & Blanck, 2005, p. 15) and that
as a party to this venture. On December 6, 2005, SwRI filed its [i]t also would be valuable to compile
No other changes have been made in original notification pursuant to section detailed case studies of companies that have
either the membership or planned 6(a) of the Act. The Department of made concerted efforts to increase the hiring,
retention and promotion of employees with
activity of the group research project. Justice published a notice in the Federal disabilities. This would allow comparisons to
Membership in this group research Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the be made of policies in different corporate
project remains open, and Network Act on December 22, 2005 (70 FR settings, help identify ‘‘what works’’ in
Centric Operations Industry 76080). companies that have been successful in
Consortium, Inc. intends to file employing individuals with disabilities, and
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additional written notification Dorothy B. Fountain, facilitate the development of ‘‘best practices’’
disclosing all changes in membership. Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust that serve as models for other employers.
On November 19, 2004, Network Division. (Schur, Kruse, & Blanck, 2005, p. 15)
Centric Operations Industry [FR Doc. 06–4334 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] The purpose of this Research
Consortium, Inc. filed its original BILLING CODE 4410–11–M Consortium is to conduct this much

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