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Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2017-14910
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-17
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). This information collection, ``Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request'' (OMB Control No. 3076-0006) will be used to collect information to determine applicant suitability, to monitor grant project status and for grant program evaluation.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2017-09669
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-12
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce the paperwork burden of grant applicants and awardees in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM- 6), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Project Performance (LM-8), and Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (LM-9). This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and is requesting a reinstatement without change to the collection. This collection was assigned the control number 3076-0006.
Notice of Public Availability of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service FY2015 Service Contract Analysis and Inventory
Document Number: 2016-12757
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-01
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, Public Law 111-117 requires civilian agencies to prepare an annual inventory of their service contracts and to analyze the inventory to determine if the mix of Federal employees and contractors is effective or if rebalancing may be required. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is publishing this notice to instruct the public of the availability of its FY 2015 Service Contract Analysis and Inventory. The Inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2015. These documents are available on the FMCS Web site at https:// www.fmcs.gov/resources/documents-and-data/. Please see section under Reports for Service Contract information.
Notice of Public Availability of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service FY2014 Service Contract Analysis and Inventory
Document Number: 2015-30859
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-08
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, Public Law 111-117, requires civilian agencies to prepare an annual inventory of their service contracts and to analyze the inventory to determine if the mix of Federal employees and contractors is effective or if rebalancing may be required. In accordance with Section 743, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is publishing this notice to instruct the public of the availability of its FY 2014 Service Contract Analysis and Inventory. The Inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2014. These documents are available on the FMCS Web site at https://www.fmcs.gov/resources/documents-and-data/. Please see section under Reports for Service Contract information.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2015-26513
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-20
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). The information collection request is the Notice to Mediation Agencies (Agency Form F-7), OMB control number 3076-0004. No comments were received pursuant to FMCS's prior 60-day notice in the Federal Register on August 5, 2015. This information collection request was previously approved by OMB. OMB is interested in comments on specific aspects of the collection. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluates the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the proposed collection information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology. Burden: FMCS receives approximately 14,400 responses to the form Notice to Mediation Agencies (OMB No. 3076-004). Affected Entities: Private sector employers and labor unions involved in interstate commerce that file notices for mediation services to the FMCS and state, local and territorial agencies.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2015-09831
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-28
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden of arbitrators and parties that request arbitration services in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection requests. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R- 19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R-22), and Request for Arbitration Panel (Agency Form R-43). These information collection requests were previously approved by the Office of Management Budget (OMB), and we are requesting a reinstatement without change to the collections. These information collection requests were assigned the OMB control numbers 3076-0001, 3076-0002, and 3076-0003.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2014-11816
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). This information collection, ``Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request'' (OMB Control No. 3076-0006) will be used to collect information to determine applicant suitability, to monitor grant project status and for grant program evaluation. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (iv) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic and fax submission of responses.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2014-03231
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce the paperwork burden of grant applicants and awardees in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM- 6), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Project Performance (LM-8), and Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (LM-9). This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and is requesting a reinstatement without change to the collection. This collection was assigned the control number 3076-0006.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: 2012-26585
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-06
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) rules relating to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The final rule revisions include a new response time for FOIA requests, procedures for requesting expedited processing, the availability of certain public information on FMCS's web site, and express inclusion of electronic records and automated searches along with paper records and manual searches. In addition, FMCS's final rule updates its fee schedule. FMCS is also updating the names and addresses of the various offices within the agency responsible for FOIA related activities.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2012-22629
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-14
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). The information collection request is the Notice to Mediation Agencies (Agency Form F-7), OMB control number 3076-0004. No comments were received pursuant to FMCS's prior 60-day notice in the Federal Register on June 26, 2012. However, we would like to make a correction to that notice. The collection is actually being submitted to OMB as a reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection. The changes include modest streamlining and improvements for clarity. OMB is interested in comments on specific aspects of the collection. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluates the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the proposed collection information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology. Burden: FMCS receives approximately 21,000 responses to the form Notice to Mediation Agencies (OMB No. 3076-004). Affected Entities: Private sector employers and labor unions involved in interstate commerce that file notices for mediation services to the FMCS and state, local and territorial agencies.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-15532
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-26
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) invites comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the renewal of the Notice to Mediation Agencies Form (FMCS Form F-7; OMB control number 3076-0004). The request will seek a three-year extension. There are no changes being submitted with this request. FMCS is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collection as described below.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2011-18306
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-20
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection requests (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R-19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R-22), and Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43). These information collection requests were assigned the OMB control numbers 3076-0001, 3076-0002, and 3076-0003. These information collections will be used to collect information to determine applicant suitability for the arbitration roster, to monitor the work of arbitrators, and to collect information that facilitates the processing of arbitration requests. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluates the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology. Burden: FMCS receives approximately 150 responses per year to the Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (OMB No. 3076-001); 3,000 responses per year to the Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (OMB No. 3076-0003); and 16,000 responses per year to the Request for Arbitration Panel form (OMB No. 3076-0002). Affected Entities: Individuals who apply for admission to the FMCS Roster of Arbitrators; arbitrators who render decisions under FMCS arbitration policies and procedures; and employers, labor unions, and their representatives who request arbitration services.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2011-11727
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden of arbitrators and parties that request arbitration services in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection requests. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R- 19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R-22), and Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43). These information collection requests were previously approved by the Office of Management Budget (OMB), and we are requesting a reinstatement without change to the collections. These information collection requests were assigned the OMB control numbers 3076-0001, 3076-0002, and 3076-0003.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2011-7674
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-01
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). This information collection, ``Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request'' (OMB Control No. 3076-0006) will be used to collect information to determine applicant suitability, to monitor grant project status and for grant program evaluation. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary forthe proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whetherthe information will have practical utility; (ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of theproposed collection of information; (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (iv) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic and fax submission of responses. Approximately 40 respondents will complete the grant kit annually. The estimated burden per respondent is 4.5 hours. The estimated total annual burden is 180 hours. Affected Entities: Potential applicants and/or grantees who received our grant application kit. Also applicants who have received a grant from FMCS.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2011-1464
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-25
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce the paperwork burden of grant applicants and awardees in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM- 6), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Project Performance (LM-8), and Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (LM-9). This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and is requesting a reinstatement without change to the collection. This collection was assigned the control number 3076-0006.
Arbitration Services
Document Number: 2010-13120
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-02
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) rules pertaining to arbitration services. It revises
Arbitration Services; Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18579
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) agency form F-7 is being revised. Following publication of this Notice and any responsive comments, FMCS will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review of this Notice to Mediation Agencies (Agency Form F-7) form. The request will seek OMB approval of a modified Form F-7 and new expiration date of approximately October 1, 2012. FMCS is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collection as described below.
Proposed Agency Informational Collection Activities
Document Number: E9-10679
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-07
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) published a 30-day notice in the Federal Register [on March 23, 2009, (Volume 74, Number 54) Pages 12131-12132] for public comment on seven information collection requests contained among the (FMCS) Labor Management Cooperation Program which was up for renewal of currently approved collection by Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FMCS submitted to the Office of Management Budget a request for review of these seven forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM-6), Project Performance (LM-8), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (agency form LM-9), and Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3). The request seeks OMB approval for an emergency extension with an expiration date of March 12, 2012, for forms SF-424, SF-270 (LM-6), (LM-8), SF-269a, (LM-7), (LM-9) and (LM-3).
Labor-Management Cooperation Program Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: E9-10263
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-05
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing the final Fiscal Year 2009 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This Solicitation contains a change in the deadline for accepting applications.
Proposed Agency Informational Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-6184
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-23
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that seven information collection requests contained among the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), Labor Management Corporation Program have come up for renewal. FMCS will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review of these seven forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM-6), Project Performance (LM-8), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (agency form LM-9), and Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3). The request seeks OMB approval for a three-year extension with an expiration date of March 12, 2012, for forms SF-424, SF-270 (LM-6), (LM-8), SF-269a, (LM-7), (LM-9) and (LM-3). FMCS is soliciting comments on aspects of the collection as described below.
Labor Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: E9-6042
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-20
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing a draft Fiscal Year 2009 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the deadline for accepting applications.
Arbitration Services
Document Number: E8-17674
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) proposes to amend its rules relating to arbitrators' inactive status, removal, appointment, referral and obligation to provide FMCS with information. The proposed rules also address the appointment of arbitrators where a party has failed to pay fees in previous cases. In addition, the proposed rules raise the annual listing fee for arbitrators on the FMCS Roster. The changes will promote more efficient and effective procedures involving arbitrator retention and arbitration services. The increased cost of listing arbitrator biographical data more accurately reflects FMCS' costs of maintaining and administering this information.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: E7-21629
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-05
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) proposes to amend its rules under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) primarily to effectuate various provisions under the 1996 Electronic FOIA Amendments. Previously, FMCS had issued a proposed rule on November 3, 1999 (64 FR 59697). FMCS received no comments when the proposed rule was published in 1999. FMCS is withdrawing that proposed rule and issuing a new revised proposed rule. The proposed revisions include a new response time for FOIA requests, procedures for requesting expedited processing, the availability of certain public information on FMCS's Web site, and express inclusion of electronic records and automated searches along with paper records and manual searches. In addition, FMCS's proposed amendments would update its fee schedule. FMCS is also updating the names and addresses of the various offices within the agency responsible for FOIA related activities.
Labor Management Cooperation Program; Information Collection Request
Document Number: E7-20071
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-11
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s). The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM-6), Project Performance (LM-8), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (agency form LM-9), and Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3). The request seeks Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a three-year expiration date of Forms SF-424, SF-270 (LM-6), (LM-8), SF-269a (LM-7), (LM-9) and (LM- 3) until October 2010. FMCS is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collection as described below.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-19968
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-11
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that four information collection requests contained among the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) agency forms have come up for renewal. Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCS is submitting to OMB requests for review of these four FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R-19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R- 22), Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43) and Notice to Mediation Agencies (Agency Form F-7). These requests seek reinstatement of Forms R-19, R-22, and F-7, which expired January 31, 2006, and Form R-43, which expired February 28, 2006, with new expiration dates of three years from the date of OMB approval. No comments were received pursuant to FMCS' prior 60 day notice published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2006. FMCS also is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collections as described below.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: E7-14818
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-08-03
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) proposes to amend its rules under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) primarily to effectuate various provisions under the 1996 Electronic FOIA Amendments. Previously, FMCS had issued a proposed rule on November 3, 1999. 64 FR 59697, Nov. 3, 1999. FMCS received no comments when the proposed rule was published in 1999. FMCS is now withdrawing that proposed rule and issuing a new revised proposed rule. The proposed revisions include a new response time for FOIA requests, procedures for requesting expedited processing, the availability of certain public information on FMCS's Web site, and express inclusion of electronic records and automated searches along with paper records and manual searches. In addition, FMCS's proposed amendments would update its fee schedule. FMCS is also updating the names and addresses of the various offices within the agency responsible for FOIA related activities.
Labor Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: E7-8996
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing a final Fiscal Year 2007 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the deadline for accepting applications. Comments: There were no comments received on the draft Fiscal Year 2007 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-8260
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-01
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that four information collection requests contained among the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) agency forms have come up for renewal. Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCS has submitted to OMB requests for review of these four FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R-19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R- 22), Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43) and Notice to Mediation Agencies (Agency Form F-7). These requests seek reinstatement of Forms R-19, R-22, and F-7, which expired January 31, 2006, and Form R-43, which expired February 28, 2006, with new expiration dates of three years from the date of OMB approval. FMCS also is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collections as described below.
Labor Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: 07-1554
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing a draft Fiscal Year 2007 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the deadline for accepting applications.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-20207
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that four information collection requests contained among the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) agency forms have come up for renewal. FMCS will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review of these four FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R- 19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R-22), Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43) and Notice to Mediation Agencies (Agency Form F-7). The request will seek OMB approval for a three-year extension with an expiration date of January 31, 2010, for Forms R-19, R-22, R-43 and F-7. FMCS is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collections as described below.
Labor Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: E6-19082
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-13
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) regrets to inform the public that there are no appropriated funds available for the Labor Management Cooperation Program for Fiscal Year 2007. However, there is limited amount of funds still remaining for FY2006. We will continue to accept grant proposals and will award grants subject to funds availability.
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E6-10945
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-12
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that six information collection requests contained in the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) agency forms are coming up for renewal. FMCS submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review of six FMCS forms: SF424 Application for Federal Assistance, SF270 (LM-6)Request for Advance or Reimbursement, (LM-8)Project Performance, SF269a (LM-7) Financial Status Report, (LM-9)FMCS Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire, and (LM-3)Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire. The request seeks OMB approval for a three-year expiration date of Forms SF424, SF270 (LM-6), (LM-8), SF269a (LM-7), (LM-9) and (LM-3) until March 2009. FMCS is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collection as described below.
Labor Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: 06-5831
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-29
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing a final Fiscal Year 2006 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the length of grants and the deadline for accepting applications. FMCS reserves the right under special conditions to award supplemental (continuation) grants and will accept applications beginning August 1, 2006 and continue to do so until July 31, 2007 or until all Fiscal Year 2006 grant funds are obligated.
Labor Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-524)
Document Number: E6-7034
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-09
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing a draft Fiscal Year 2006 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program for comment. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor- Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the length of grants and the deadline for accepting applications. FMCS reserves the right under special conditions to award supplemental (continuation) grants and will accept applications beginning August 1, 2006 and continue to do so until July 31, 2007 or until all Fiscal Year 2006 grant funds are obligated.
Proposed Changes to Arbitration Policies, Functions, and Procedures
Document Number: 05-24458
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is amending 29 CFR part 1404, Arbitration Services. The amendments are intended to set forth the criteria and procedures for listing on the arbitration roster, removal from the arbitration roster, and expedited arbitration processing. Other changes include how parties may request arbitration lists or panels and fees associated with the arbitrators. The purpose of these changes is to facilitate the management and administration of the arbitration roster.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Submitted for OMB Review and Comment
Document Number: 05-21450
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-27
Agency: Department of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance, a proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed online customer survey will evaluate the impact of FMCS's relationship-development and training programs (RDTs), the impact of the training program on the relationship between labor and management, and the impact of the training on the workplace.
Proposed Changes to Arbitration Policies, Functions, and Procedures
Document Number: 05-17648
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-07
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This document extends the comment period for the proposed rule published on July 7, 2005 at 70 FR page 39209. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is proposing to revise 29 CFR part 1404, Arbitration Services. The revisions are intended to set forth the criteria and procedures for listing on the arbitration roster, removal from the arbitration roster, and expedited arbitration processing. Other changes include how parties may request arbitration lists or panels and fees associated with the arbitrators. The purpose of these changes is to facilitate the management and administration of the arbitration roster.
Proposed Changes to Arbitration Policies, Functions, and Procedures
Document Number: 05-14347
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
This document corrects Sec. 1404.5(b) and to add revisions to Sec. 1404.5(d)(7) in a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of July 7, 2005 (70 FR 39209), regarding Arbitration Policies, Functions and Procedures. The corrections clarify the Proof of Qualification needed to be on the Roster in Sec. 1404.5(b) and adds the non-payment of the annual listing fee in Sec. 1404.5(d)(7).
Proposed Changes to Arbitration Policies, Functions, and Procedures
Document Number: 05-13362
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-07
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is proposing to amend 29 CFR part 1404, Arbitration Services. The amendments are intended to set forth the criteria and procedures for listing on the arbitration roster, removal from the arbitration roster, and expedited arbitration processing. Other changes include how parties may request arbitration lists or panels and fees associated with the arbitrators. The purpose of these changes is to facilitate the management and administration of the arbitration roster. FMCS is soliciting comments on the proposed changes described below.
Labor Management Cooperation Program; Correction on Application Submission Deadline
Document Number: 05-10622
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) published a document in the Federal Register on April 13, 2005, concerning the Application Solicitation for the Labor Management Cooperation Program. The document contained an inadvertent omission of the date upon which applications would be accepted and also changes the term ``Director, Labor-Management Grants Program'' to the ``Director or their designee''.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-8915
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Ch. 35) (PRA), the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) requests comments on a proposed request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve an FMCS online customer survey. This survey is to evaluate the impact of FMCS' relationship-development and training programs (RDTs), the impact of the training program on the relationship between labor and management, and the impact of the training on the workplace. The survey will be voluntary and will be administered online, to randomly selected private sector employers and their corresponding unions. The survey asks 10 questions about FMCS-provided RDT programs. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), FMCS invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. The FMCS will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting approval of this collection of information from the Office of Management and Budget.
Labor-Management Cooperation Program; Application Solicitation
Document Number: 05-7397
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-13
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing the final Fiscal Year 2005 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program to inform the public. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the application process in an effort to maximize participation under current budget constraints. In the past, applicants were required to submit applications by a fixed date. In Fiscal Year 2005, the date for application submission will be open, contingent upon fund availability. Applications will be accepted for consideration after May 15, 2005 and all funds will be awarded by September 30, 2006. Comments: No comments have been received in response to the Federal Register notice advising that application solicitations may be submitted any time after May 15, 2005 and will be considered for funding pending funds availability.
Labor-Management Cooperation Program; Application Solicitation
Document Number: 05-4292
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-07
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is publishing the Draft Fiscal Year 2005 Program Guidelines/Application Solicitation for the Labor-Management Cooperation Program to inform the public. The program is supported by Federal funds authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978, subject to annual appropriations. This solicitation contains a change in the application process in an effort to maximize participation under current budget constraints. In the past, applicants were required to submit applications by a fixed date. In Fiscal Year 2005, the date for application submission will be open, contingent upon fund availability. Applications will be accepted for consideration after May 15, 2005 and all funds will be awarded by September 30, 2006.