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Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO): Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17516
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-18
Agency: Department of Labor
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a
Grain Handling Facilities; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-17505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to
HIRE Vets Medallion Program
Document Number: 2017-17249
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service
VETS is publishing this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
Proposed Information Collection Request; HIRE Vets Medallion Program
Document Number: 2017-17248
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service
VETS is publishing elsewhere in this issue of the Federal
Standard on the Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-16835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Mechanical Power Presses Standard for General Industry.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2017-16783
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Native American Employment and Training Council
Document Number: 2017-16726
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-09
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council), as constituted under WIOA.
Fire Brigades Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-16711
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is soliciting public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Fire Brigades Standard.
Material Hoists, Personnel Hoists, and Elevators Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-16710
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is soliciting public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Material Hoists, Personnel Hoists, and Elevators.
Ionizing Radiation Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork)
Document Number: 2017-16708
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the collections of information specified in the Ionizing Radiation Standard.
Information Collection Activities, Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-16692
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, 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. 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``The Consumer Expenditure Surveys: The Quarterly Interview and the Diary.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: 2017-16300
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 (PRA95). 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. Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Rehabilitation Plan and Award (OWCP-16). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for Continuance of Compensation
Document Number: 2017-16423
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-04
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 Continuance of Compensation,'' 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.
187th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans
Document Number: 2017-16361
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-03
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
Proposed Revision to Existing Approved Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-16320
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 (PRA95). 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. Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Claim for Compensation (CA-7); Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment (CA-16); Duty Status Report (CA-17); Attending Physician's Report (CA- 20); Request for the Services of an Attendant (CA-1090); Referral to a Medical Specialist (CA-1305); OWCP Requirements for Audiological Examination (CA-1087); Referral for a Complete Audiologic and Otologic Examination (CA-1331); Outline for Audiologic Examination (CA-1332); Work Capacity Evaluation, Psychiatric/Psychological Conditions (OWCP- 5a); Work Capacity Evaluation, Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Conditions (OWCP-5b); and Work Capacity Evaluation, Musculoskeletal Conditions (OWCP-5c). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice.
Proposed Exemptions From Certain Prohibited Transaction Restrictions
Document Number: 2017-16295
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-03
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains notices of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of proposed exemptions from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). If granted, these proposed exemptions allow designated parties to engage in transactions that would otherwise be prohibited provided the conditions stated there in are met. This notice includes the following proposed exemptions: D- 11869, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; and D-11916, Russell Investment Management, LLC (RIM), Russell Investments Capital, LLC (RICap), and their Affiliates.
Comment Request for Information Collection for Form ETA-9035, Labor Condition Application for Nonimmigrant Workers (OMB Control Number 1205-0310), Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2017-16293
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL or Department), as part of its effort to streamline information collection, clarify statutory and regulatory requirements, and provide greater transparency and oversight in the H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 nonimmigrant visa application processes, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the 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. This program helps 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. Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the extension of the approval for the information collection, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 1205-0310, containing Form ETA-9035Labor Condition Application for Nonimmigrant Workers; Form ETA-9035ELabor Condition Application for Nonimmigrants Workers (electronic version); Form ETA-9035CPGeneral Instructions for the 9035 & 9035E; Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Form WH-4Nonimmigrant Worker Information Form; and other H-1B related information collection and retention requirements, which expire May 31, 2018. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice. The Form ETA-9035/9035E must be used by employers seeking to employ a foreign worker in a specialty occupation or as a fashion model of distinguished merit and ability under the H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 nonimmigrant visa classifications. The Form ETA-9035/9035E must be certified by the DOL before the Department of Homeland Security's United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) may approve a petition authorizing admission of a foreign worker under the visa classification. The Form WH-4 is used to request that DOL's Wage and Hour Division initiate an investigation related to alleged violations of H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 program requirements.
Job Corps Center Proposed for Closure: Comments Requested
Document Number: 2017-16281
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-02
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (the Department or DOL) issues this notice to propose the closure of the Homestead Job Corps Center (Homestead) in Homestead, Florida, based on an evaluation of the center. This notice seeks public comment on the proposal to close Homestead.
Jardon and Howard Technologies, Incorporated; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-15876
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (``OSHA'' or ``the Agency'') announces the application of Jardon and Howard Technologies, Incorporated (``JHT'' or ``the applicant'') for a permanent variance from several provisions in OSHA's standards that regulate commercial diving operations. Additionally, the applicant requests an interim order based on the conditions specified in the variance application. JHT's variance request is based on the conditions that were specified in the alternate standards that OSHA granted to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) on September 5, 2014. OSHA announces its preliminary finding to grant the permanent variance, and also announces that it is granting the applicant's request for an interim order. OSHA invites the public to submit comments on whether to grant the applicant a permanent variance based on the conditions specified in the notice.
Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-16169
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, 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 (PRA95). 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of ``Cognitive and Psychological Research.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Information Collection Activities, Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-16168
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, 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. 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Nominations for the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion; Correction
Document Number: 2017-16062
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor published a document in the Federal Register of July 25, 2017 (82 FR 34553), concerning requests for nominations for the task force on apprenticeship expansion. The document contained an incorrect email address in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard
Document Number: 2017-16030
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard
Document Number: 2017-16029
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Rigging Equipment for Material Handling
Document Number: 2017-16028
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Rigging Equipment for Material Handling,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Process for Expedited Approval of an Exemption for Prohibited Transaction, Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 1996-62
Document Number: 2017-16027
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Process for Expedited Approval of an Exemption for Prohibited Transaction, Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 1996-62,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling Standard
Document Number: 2017-16026
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling Standard,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standard for Construction and General Industry and Electrical Protective Equipment for Construction and General Industry
Document Number: 2017-16025
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standard for Construction and General Industry and Electrical Protective Equipment for Construction and General Industry,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Requirements for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Institute Education Centers Program and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Outreach Training Program
Document Number: 2017-16024
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Requirements for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Institute Education Centers Program and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Outreach Training Program,'' 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; Hydrostatic Testing Provision of the Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard
Document Number: 2017-16023
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Hydrostatic Testing Provision of the Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Notice of Reinstatement, Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, LLP
Document Number: 2017-15878
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
This notice advises that, Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, LLP has been reinstated as an eligible bidder on Federal contracts and subcontracts. For further information, contact Debra Carr, Director, Division of Policy and Program Development, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room C3325, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693-0104 (voice) or (202) 693- 1337 (TTY) (these are not toll-free numbers).
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Application for Reduction in Scope of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-15877
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc. (TUVRNA), for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, TUVRNA requests the removal of a test standard from its scope of recognition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Joint Quarterly Narrative Progress Report
Document Number: 2017-15777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
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, ``Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Joint Quarterly Narrative Progress Report,'' 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.
Workforce Information Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-15681
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department) announces the renewal of the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC) charter.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Manlifts Standard
Document Number: 2017-15675
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Manlifts Standard,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2017-15674
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2017-15673
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Certification and Qualification To Examine, Test, Operate Hoists and Perform Other Duties
Document Number: 2017-15672
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, 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 collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to assure 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. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Certification and Qualification to Examine, Test, Operate Hoists and Perform Other Duties.
Request for Information; Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees
Document Number: 2017-15666
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department) is seeking information from the public regarding the regulations located at 29 CFR part 541, which define and delimit exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime requirements for certain executive, administrative, professional, outside sales and computer employees. The Department is publishing this Request for Information (RFI) to gather information to aid in formulating a proposal to revise the part 541 regulations.
Nominations for the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion
Document Number: 2017-15682
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-25
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Secretary of Labor invites interested persons to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion (hereinafter ``the Task Force'' or ``the panel''), a non-discretionary federal advisory committee authorized pursuant to section 8 of Executive Order 13801, entitled ``Expanding Apprenticeships in America'' (hereinafter ``the Executive Order''), which was issued on June 15, 2017 (82 FR 28229) and which directed the Secretary of Labor to establish and chair such a panel in the Department of Labor.
Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-15323
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, 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 (PRA95). 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the Annual Refiling Survey (ARS). A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Comment Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Evaluation of the Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program (EFSLMP)
Document Number: 2017-15315
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-21
Agency: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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). 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 is properly assessed. Currently, the Department of Labor is soliciting comments concerning the extension of data collection for the Evaluation of the EFSLMP. A copy of the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the addressee section of this notice.
Exercise of Time-Limited Authority To Increase the Fiscal Year 2017 Numerical Limitation for the H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Worker Program
Document Number: 2017-15208
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor
The Secretary of Homeland Security (``Secretary''), in consultation with the Secretary of Labor, has decided to increase the numerical limitation on H-2B nonimmigrant visas to authorize the issuance of up to an additional 15,000 through the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. This is a one-time increase based on a time-limited statutory authority and does not affect the H-2B program in future fiscal years. The Departments are promulgating regulations to implement this determination.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report VETS-4212
Document Number: 2017-15036
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-18
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 Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report VETS-4212.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2017
Document Number: 2017-15034
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces availability of approximately $10.5 million for Susan Harwood Training Program grants. The funding opportunity announcement is available for Targeted Topic Training grants. Funding Opportunity Number SHTG-FY-17-01 will cover the two types of Targeted Topic Training grants: (1) Targeted Topic Training and (2) Training and Educational Materials Development grants.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Evaluation of Strategies Used in America's Promise Job Driven Grant Program Evaluation
Document Number: 2017-14607
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-12
Agency: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 (PRA95)]. 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 is properly assessed. Currently, the Department of Labor is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data about the Evaluation of Strategies Used in America's Promise Job Driven Grant Program Evaluation. A copy of the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-14359
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, 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 (PRA95). 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ``Leave Supplement to the American Time Use Survey.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-14358
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, 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 (PRA95). 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed new collection of the ``Quick Business Survey Operations Test.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collections: Davis-Bacon Certified Payroll
Document Number: 2017-14301
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-07
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 (PRA95). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in a 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. Currently, the Wage and Hour Division is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Davis-Bacon Certified Payroll. A copy of the proposed information request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice.
Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) for General Industry; Approval of Collections of Information
Document Number: 2017-14122
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This technical amendment revises an OSHA regulation to reflect the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the collections of information contained in the general industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) standards.