Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements, 54299-54300 [2014-21699]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 176 / Thursday, September 11, 2014 / Notices 85,402, Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, LP, Clatskanie, Oregon. June 23, 2013. 85,406, Techalloy, Inc., Dundalk, Maryland. June 30, 2013. 85,465, ProCo Sound Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. August 5, 2013. 85,475, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Forest Park, Georgia. August 8, 2013. 85,475A, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Hebron, Kentucky. August 8, 2013. 85,475B, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee. August 8, 2013. 85,475C, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Roanoke, Virginia. August 8, 2013. 85,475D, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Sheldon, Iowa. August 8, 2013. 85,475E, Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc., Chester, Virginia. August 8, 2013. Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) have not been met for the reasons specified. None. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified. Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met. 85,278, Swan Dyeing and Printing Corporation, Fall River, Massachusetts. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. 85,371, Contacts Metals and Welding, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. 85,442, Harman International Industries, Inc., Novi, Michigan. 85,448, UnitedHealth One, Lawrenceville, Illinois. 85,448A, UnitedHealth One, Indianapolis, Indiana. 85,448B, UnitedHealth One, Green Bay, Wisconsin. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Sep 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 Determinations Terminating Investigations of Petitions for Worker Adjustment Assistance After notice of the petitions was published in the Federal Register and on the Department’s Web site, as required by Section 221 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2271), the Department initiated investigations of these petitions. The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. 85,358, Being Advanced Memory Corp., Williston, Vermont. 85,484, Medical Management professionals, LLC., Ocala, Florida. The following determinations terminating investigations were issued because the petitioning groups of workers are covered by active certifications. Consequently, further investigation in these cases would serve no purpose since the petitioning group of workers cannot be covered by more than one certification at a time. 85,490, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., Fort Collins, Collins. 85,501, Hostess Brands, Inc., Schiller Park, Illinois. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 25, 2014 through August 29, 2014. These determinations are available on the Department’s Web site www.doleta.gov/ tradeact/taa/taa_search_form.cfm under the searchable listing of determinations or by calling the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance toll free at 888–365–6822. Signed at Washington DC this 4th day of September 2014. Del Min Amy Chen, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–21632 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Wage and Hour Division Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54299 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). 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 properly be 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: 29 CFR Part 825, The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before November 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235– 0003, by either one of the following methods: Email: WHDPRAComments@ dol.gov; Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the agency name and Control Number identified above for this information collection. Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail in the Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to transmit their comments electronically via email or to submit them by mail early. Comments, including any personal information provided, become a matter of public record. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Ziegler, Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–0406 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of this notice may be obtained in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–0023 (not a toll-free number). TTY/TTD callers may dial tollfree (877) 889–5627 to obtain information or request materials in alternative formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 54300 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 176 / Thursday, September 11, 2014 / Notices I. Background: The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601, requires private sector employers who employ 50 or more employees, all public and private elementary schools, and all public agencies to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave during any 12-month period to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons for birth of a son or daughter and to care for the newborn child; for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care; to care for the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent with a serious health condition; because of a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the employee’s job; and to address qualifying exigencies arising out of the deployment of the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent to covered active duty in the military), and up to 26 weeks of unpaid, job protected leave during a single 12month period to care for a covered servicemember with a serious injury or illness who is the spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin to the employee. The Wage Hour Division (WHD) created optional use forms: WHD Publication 1420, WH–380–E. WH–380– F, WH–381, WH–382, WH–384, WH– 385, and WH–385–V to assist employers and employees in meeting their FMLA third-party notification obligations. WHD Publication 1420 allows employers to satisfy the general notice requirement. See § 825.300(a). Form WH–380–E allows an employee requesting FMLA leave for his or her own serious health condition to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, appropriate certification (including a second or third opinion and recertification) to support the need for leave for the employee’s own serious health condition. See § 825.305(a). Form WH–380–F allows an employee requesting FMLA-leave for a family member’s serious health condition to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, appropriate certification (including a second or third opinion and recertification) to support the need for leave for the family member’s serious health condition. See § 825.305(a). Form WH–381 allows an employer to satisfy the regulatory requirement to provide employees taking FMLA leave with written notice detailing specific expectations and obligations of the employee and explaining any consequences of a failure to meet these obligations. See § 825.300(b) and (c). Form WH–382 allows an employer to VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Sep 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 meet its obligation to designate leave as FMLA-qualifying. See § 825.301(a). Form WH–384 allows an employee requesting FMLA leave based on a qualifying exigency to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, appropriate certification to support leave for a qualifying exigency. See § 825.309. Form WH–385 allows an employee requesting FMLA leave based on an active duty covered servicemember’s serious injury or illness to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, a medical certification from an authorized health care provider. See § 825.310. Form WH 385 V allows an employee requesting leave based on a veteran’s serious injury or illness to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, a medical certification from an authorized health care provider. See § 825.310. II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • 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; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions: The DOL seeks an approval for the extension of this information collection requirement that requires private sector employers of 50 or more employees and public agencies to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave during any 12month period to ‘‘eligible’’ employees for certain family and medical reasons (i.e., for birth of a son or daughter, and to care for the newborn child; for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care; to care for the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent with a serious health condition; and because of a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the employee’s job) and up PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to 26 workweeks of unpaid, job protected leave during a single 12month period to an eligible employee who is the spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin of a covered servicemember for the employee to provide care for the covered servicemember with a serious injury or illness. 29 U.S.C. 2601, et seq. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Wage and Hour Division. Title: 29 CFR part 825, The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. OMB Number: 1235–0003. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Federal Government; and State, Local, or Tribal Government. Total Respondents: 91.1 million Total Annual Responses: 89,305,469 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 19,027,093 Estimated Time per Response: Various. Frequency: Various. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Costs (operation/ maintenance): $163,467,915. Dated: September 4, 2014. Mary Ziegler, Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation. [FR Doc. 2014–21699 Filed 9–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Sunshine Act Meeting The Legal Services Corporation’s Communications SubCommittee will meet telephonically on September 19, 2014. The meeting will commence at 4:30 p.m., ET, and will continue until the conclusion of the Committee’s agenda. LOCATION: John N. Erlenborn Conference Room, Legal Services Corporation Headquarters, 3333 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20007. PUBLIC OBSERVATION: Members of the public who are unable to attend in person but wish to listen to the public proceedings may do so by following the telephone call-in directions provided below. CALL-IN DIRECTIONS FOR OPEN SESSIONS: • Call toll-free number: 1–866–451– 4981; • When prompted, enter the following numeric pass code: 5907707348 • When connected to the call, please immediately ‘‘MUTE’’ your telephone. Members of the public are asked to keep their telephones muted to eliminate background noises. To avoid DATE AND TIME: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 176 (Thursday, September 11, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-21699]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Wage and Hour Division


Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements

AGENCY: Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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), 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). 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 properly be 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: 29 CFR Part 825, The Family and Medical 
Leave Act of 1993. 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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section below on or before November 10, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235-
0003, by either one of the following methods: Email: 
WHDPRAComments@dol.gov; Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Division of 
Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Room S-3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit one copy of your 
comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the 
agency name and Control Number identified above for this information 
collection. Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail 
in the Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to 
transmit their comments electronically via email or to submit them by 
mail early. Comments, including any personal information provided, 
become a matter of public record. They will also be summarized and/or 
included in the request for OMB approval of the information collection 
request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Ziegler, Director, Division of 
Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Room S-3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-0406 (this is not a toll-
free number). Copies of this notice may be obtained in alternative 
formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc), upon request, by 
calling (202) 693-0023 (not a toll-free number). TTY/TTD callers may 
dial toll-free (877) 889-5627 to obtain information or request 
materials in alternative formats.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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    I. Background: The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 
U.S.C. 2601, requires private sector employers who employ 50 or more 
employees, all public and private elementary schools, and all public 
agencies to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave 
during any 12-month period to eligible employees for certain family and 
medical reasons for birth of a son or daughter and to care for the 
newborn child; for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for 
adoption or foster care; to care for the employee's spouse, son, 
daughter, or parent with a serious health condition; because of a 
serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the 
functions of the employee's job; and to address qualifying exigencies 
arising out of the deployment of the employee's spouse, son, daughter, 
or parent to covered active duty in the military), and up to 26 weeks 
of unpaid, job protected leave during a single 12-month period to care 
for a covered servicemember with a serious injury or illness who is the 
spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin to the employee.
    The Wage Hour Division (WHD) created optional use forms: WHD 
Publication 1420, WH-380-E. WH-380-F, WH-381, WH-382, WH-384, WH-385, 
and WH-385-V to assist employers and employees in meeting their FMLA 
third-party notification obligations. WHD Publication 1420 allows 
employers to satisfy the general notice requirement. See Sec.  
825.300(a). Form WH-380-E allows an employee requesting FMLA leave for 
his or her own serious health condition to satisfy the statutory 
requirement to furnish, upon the employer's request, appropriate 
certification (including a second or third opinion and recertification) 
to support the need for leave for the employee's own serious health 
condition. See Sec.  825.305(a). Form WH-380-F allows an employee 
requesting FMLA-leave for a family member's serious health condition to 
satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer's 
request, appropriate certification (including a second or third opinion 
and recertification) to support the need for leave for the family 
member's serious health condition. See Sec.  825.305(a). Form WH-381 
allows an employer to satisfy the regulatory requirement to provide 
employees taking FMLA leave with written notice detailing specific 
expectations and obligations of the employee and explaining any 
consequences of a failure to meet these obligations. See Sec.  
825.300(b) and (c). Form WH-382 allows an employer to meet its 
obligation to designate leave as FMLA-qualifying. See Sec.  825.301(a). 
Form WH-384 allows an employee requesting FMLA leave based on a 
qualifying exigency to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, 
upon the employer's request, appropriate certification to support leave 
for a qualifying exigency. See Sec.  825.309. Form WH-385 allows an 
employee requesting FMLA leave based on an active duty covered 
servicemember's serious injury or illness to satisfy the statutory 
requirement to furnish, upon the employer's request, a medical 
certification from an authorized health care provider. See Sec.  
825.310. Form WH 385 V allows an employee requesting leave based on a 
veteran's serious injury or illness to satisfy the statutory 
requirement to furnish, upon the employer's request, a medical 
certification from an authorized health care provider. See Sec.  
825.310.
    II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly 
interested in comments which:
     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;
     Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses.
    III. Current Actions: The DOL seeks an approval for the extension 
of this information collection requirement that requires private sector 
employers of 50 or more employees and public agencies to provide up to 
12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave during any 12-month period to 
``eligible'' employees for certain family and medical reasons (i.e., 
for birth of a son or daughter, and to care for the newborn child; for 
placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster 
care; to care for the employee's spouse, son, daughter, or parent with 
a serious health condition; and because of a serious health condition 
that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the 
employee's job) and up to 26 workweeks of unpaid, job protected leave 
during a single 12-month period to an eligible employee who is the 
spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin of a covered 
servicemember for the employee to provide care for the covered 
servicemember with a serious injury or illness. 29 U.S.C. 2601, et seq.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Wage and Hour Division.
    Title: 29 CFR part 825, The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
    OMB Number: 1235-0003.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Federal Government; 
and State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Total Respondents: 91.1 million Total Annual Responses: 89,305,469
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 19,027,093
    Estimated Time per Response: Various.
    Frequency: Various.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Costs (operation/maintenance): $163,467,915.

    Dated: September 4, 2014.
Mary Ziegler,
Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation.
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