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Proposed Revision of Annual Information Return/Reports; Proposed Rule
Document Number: 2016-22989
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-23
Agency: Department of Labor
The purpose of this Notice is to announce an extension of the comment period on the Notice of Proposed Revision of Annual Information Return/Reports published in the Federal Register on July 21, 2016, by the Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and the separate but related Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published in the Federal Register on July 21, 2016, by the Department of Labor.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2016-22712
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Advisory Board will meet October 17-19, 2016, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Comments, requests to speak, submissions of materials for the record, and requests for special accommodations: You must submit (postmark, send, transmit) comments, requests to address the Advisory Board, speaker presentations, and requests for special accommodations for the meetings by October 7, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts
Document Number: 2016-22687
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Model Employer Children's Health Insurance Program Notice
Document Number: 2016-22559
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Model Employer Children's Health Insurance Program Notice,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, Notice of Rate Change in Effect as of January 1, 2017
Document Number: 2016-22515
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (the Department) is issuing this notice to announce the applicable minimum wage rate to be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with Federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658, beginning January 1, 2017. Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors (the Executive Order or the Order), was signed by President Barack Obama on February 12, 2014, and raised the hourly minimum wage paid by contractors to workers performing work on covered Federal contracts to: $10.10 per hour, beginning January 1, 2015; and beginning January 1, 2016, and annually thereafter, an amount determined by the Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) in accordance with the methodology set forth in the Order. See 79 FR 9851. The Secretary's determination of the Executive Order minimum wage rate also affects the minimum hourly cash wage that must be paid to tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts. See 79 FR 9851-52. The Secretary is required to provide notice to the public of the new minimum wage rate at least 90 days before such rate is to take effect. See 79 FR 9851. The applicable minimum wage under Executive Order 13658 is currently $10.15 per hour, in effect since January 1, 2016. See 80 FR 55646. The applicable minimum cash wage that generally must be paid to tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts is currently $5.85 per hour, in effect since January 1, 2016. Id. Pursuant to Executive Order 13658 and its implementing regulations at 29 CFR part 10, notice is hereby given that beginning January 1, 2017, the Executive Order minimum wage rate that generally must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts will increase to $10.20 per hour. Notice is also hereby given that, beginning January 1, 2017, the required minimum cash wage that generally must be paid to tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts will increase to $6.80 per hour.
Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations Eligibility Data Form: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and Veteran's Preference (USERRA/VP)
Document Number: 2016-22484
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service
The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a proposed collection of information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. In this notice, VETS is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection request for the VETS USERRA/VP Form 1010.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Income and Eligibility Verification System Confidentiality
Document Number: 2016-22475
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Income and Eligibility Verification System Confidentiality,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Intent To Renew the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-22309
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Securing Financial Obligations Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its Extensions
Document Number: 2016-22308
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Securing Financial Obligations Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its Extensions,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Disability Employment Initiative Evaluation
Document Number: 2016-22307
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Disability Employment Initiative Evaluation,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Youthful Offender Grants Management Information System
Document Number: 2016-22168
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Youthful Offender Grants Management Information System,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Seaman's Protection Act, as Amended
Document Number: 2016-21758
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-09-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document provides the final text of regulations governing the employee protection (whistleblower) provisions of the Seaman's Protection Act (SPA or the Act), as amended by section 611 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010. On February 6, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA or the Agency) published an interim final rule (IFR) for SPA whistleblower complaints in the Federal Register, requested public comment on the IFR, and the Agency has considered the comments. This final rule finalizes the procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under SPA, including procedures and time frames for employee complaints to OSHA, investigations by OSHA, appeals of OSHA determinations to an administrative law judge (ALJ) for a hearing de novo, hearings by ALJs, review of ALJ decisions by the Administrative Review Board (ARB) on behalf of the Secretary of Labor (Secretary), and judicial review of the Secretary's final decision. In addition, this final rule provides the Secretary's interpretation of the term ``seaman'' and addresses other interpretive issues raised by SPA.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2016-22085
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, this notice proposes to add a new recognized testing standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2016-22084
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; ETA Quick Turnaround Surveys
Document Number: 2016-21916
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This program helps to ensure requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements can be properly assessed. This information collection is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2016-21886
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records Standard (29 CFR 1910.1020).
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2016-21793
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Special Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Document Number: 2016-21723
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Special Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Linking Employment Activities Pre-Release Evaluation
Document Number: 2016-21622
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Linking Employment Activities Pre-Release Evaluation'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Fall Protection in Shipyard Employment
Document Number: 2016-21369
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is considering revising and updating its safety standards that address access and egress (including stairways and ladders), fall and falling object protection, and scaffolds in shipbuilding, ship repair, shipbreaking, and other shipyard related employment (collectively referred to as ``shipyard employment'' in this document). The Agency has not updated these standards since adopting them in 1971. To assist with this determination, OSHA requests comment, information and data on a number of issues, including: The workplace hazards these standards address, particularly fall hazards; the current practices employers in shipyard employment use to protect workers from those hazards; any advances in technology since OSHA adopted the standards in subpart E; and the revisions and updates to subpart E that stakeholders recommend. OSHA will use the information received in response to this RFI to determine what action, if any, it may take.
Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2016-21398
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard (29 CFR 1910.180).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Authorization Request Forms/Certification/Letter of Medical Necessity
Document Number: 2016-21451
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Authorization Request Forms/ Certification/Letter of Medical Necessity,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comments Request for the Benefits Timeliness and Quality (BTQ) Review System
Document Number: 2016-21319
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Benefits Timeliness and Quality Review System.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report
Document Number: 2016-21318
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Report on Occupational Employment and Wages
Document Number: 2016-21303
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Report on Occupational Employment and Wages,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program Data Exchange Standardization
Document Number: 2016-21110
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment And Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program Data Exchange Standardization.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
183rd Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Teleconference Meeting
Document Number: 2016-21015
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica; Correction
Document Number: 2016-20442
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA published a final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica on March 25, 2016 which became effective on June 23, 2016. This document corrects typographical errors in the final rule by revising these sections.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Certificate of Electrical Training and Applications for Mine Safety and Health Administration Approved Tests and State Tests Administered as Part of a Mine Safety and Health Administration Approved Program
Document Number: 2016-20940
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Certificate of Electrical Training and Applications for Mine Safety and Health Administration Approved Tests and State Tests Administered as Part of a Mine Safety and Health Administration Approved Program,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Savings Arrangements Established by States for Non-Governmental Employees
Document Number: 2016-20639
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-30
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document describes circumstances in which state payroll deduction savings programs with automatic enrollment would not give rise to the establishment of employee pension benefit plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA). This document provides guidance for states in designing such programs so as to reduce the risk of ERISA preemption of the relevant state laws. This document also provides guidance to private-sector employers that may be covered by such state laws. This rule affects individuals and employers subject to such state laws.
Savings Arrangements Established by State Political Subdivisions for Non-Governmental Employees
Document Number: 2016-20638
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-30
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
In this document, the Department proposes to amend a regulation that describes how states may design and operate payroll deduction savings programs, using automatic enrollment, for private- sector employees without causing the states or private-sector employers to establish employee pension benefit plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). The proposed amendments would expand the current regulation beyond states to cover programs of qualified state political subdivisions that otherwise comply with the current regulation. This rule would affect individuals and employers subject to such programs.
Intent To Renew the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-20640
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium
Document Number: 2016-20510
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-26
Agency: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on August 31, 2016, for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Proposed Renewal of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-20469
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre- clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the following information collections: ``38 U.S.C. 4212, Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, as Amended'' (OMB Control No. 1250-0004) and ``29 U.S.C. 793, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended'' (OMB Control No. 1250-0005). The current OMB approval for these information collections expires on January 31, 2017. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice or by accessing it at www.regulations.gov.
Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act: Maximum and Minimum Compensation Rates
Document Number: 2016-20467
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is proposing rules to implement the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act's maximum and minimum compensation provisions. Some of these provisions, which cap the amounts of compensation and death benefits payable to entitled claimants and provide a floor below which compensation may not fall, have become the topic of litigation. The proposed rules would clarify how the Department interprets and applies these provisions. In addition, the proposed rules would implement the Act's annual compensation-adjustment mechanism for permanent total disability compensation and death benefits.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices (SEM); Meeting
Document Number: 2016-20419
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on Evidentiary Requirements for Part B Lung Disease; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-20418
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on Evidentiary Requirements for Part B Lung Disease of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on Medical Advice, Weighing Medical Evidence; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-20416
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on Medical Advice regarding Weighing Medical Evidence of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
Senior Executive Service; Appointment of Members to the Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2016-20415
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust
Document Number: 2016-20396
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
In response to requests from the public, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period on the Agency's request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. This extension gives stakeholders additional time to evaluate the comments and testimony received thus far and submit information to the Agency.
Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
Document Number: 2016-20395
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
In response to stakeholder requests, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period for Agency's proposed rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. The document also clarifies and seeks additional comments on selected proposed provisions.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
Document Number: 2016-20358
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will meet Thursday, September 8, 2016, in Washington, DC.
Guidance for Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”
Document Number: 2016-19678
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (the Department) is publishing final guidance (the Guidance) to assist the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (the FAR Council) and Federal contracting agencies in the implementation of Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces. Executive Order 13673 (the Order) contains new requirements designed to increase efficiency and cost savings in the Federal contracting process. By law, Federal agencies already must contract only with ``responsible'' sources. Among other directives, the Order provides explicit new instructions for Federal contracting officers to consider a contractor's compliance with certain Federal and State labor laws as a part of the determination of contractor ``responsibility'' that contracting officers presently must undertake before awarding a Federal contract. In addition, the Order directs the FAR Council to propose the rules and regulations necessary to carry out the Order and the Department to develop guidance to help implement the new requirements. In this final Guidance, the Department provides detailed definitions for various terms used in the Order and the FAR rule to categorize and classify labor law violations, and the Department provides a summary of the processes through which contracting agencies will assess a contractor's overall record of labor law compliance and carry out their other duties under the Order.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for Compensation by a Dependent Information Reports
Document Number: 2016-20262
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Claim for Compensation by a Dependent Information Reports,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Weekly Claims and Extended Benefits Data and Weekly Initial and Continued Weeks Claimed
Document Number: 2016-18418
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Weekly Claims and Extended Benefits Data and Weekly Initial and Continued Weeks Claimed,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program; Implementing the Total Unemployment Rate as an Extended Benefits Indicator and Amending for Technical Corrections; Final Rule
Document Number: 2016-18382
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (Department) issues this final rule to implement statutory amendments to the Extended Benefits (EB) program, which pays extra weeks of unemployment compensation during periods of high unemployment in a State. Specifically, this final rule codifies a methodology for computing the Total Unemployment Rate (TUR) indicator which is an optional indicator used to measure unemployment in a State. Also, the final rule makes technical corrections to the current regulations and corrects minor mistakes.
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-20050
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-20047
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor