Guidance for Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”, 46605 [2015-19171]

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Title of Collection: Application for a Farm Labor Contractor or Farm Labor Contractor Employee Certificate of Registration. OMB Control Number: 1235–0016. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits, farms, and not-for- profit institutions. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,026. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 23,196. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 9,334 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $447,354. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 04, 2015 Jkt 235001 Dated: July 30, 2015. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–19170 Filed 8–4–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary ZRIN–1290–ZA02 Guidance for Executive Order 13673, ‘‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces’’ Department of Labor. Proposed guidance; extension of comment period. AGENCY: ACTION: On May 28, 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) published proposed guidance to assist federal agencies and the contracting community in implementing Executive Order 13673, ‘‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces,’’ which is designed to improve contractor compliance with labor laws and increase efficiency and cost savings in Federal contracting. On July 14, 2015, DOL published an extension of the comment period by 15 days from July 27, 2015, to August 11, 2015. The deadline for submitting comments is being further extended by an additional 15 days from August 11, 2015, to August 26, 2015, to provide additional time for interested parties to provide comments on the DOL guidance. The Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which on May 28, 2015, jointly published a proposed rule implementing Executive Order 13673, and on July 14, 2015, extended the comment period for their proposed rule by 15 days to August 11, 2015, are similarly extending the comment period for their proposed rule by an additional 15 days to August 26, 2015. If you have already commented on the proposed guidance you do not need to resubmit your comment. Should you choose to do so, you can submit additional or supplemental comments. DOL will consider all comments received from the date of publication of the proposed guidance through the close of the extended comment period. DATES: The comment period for the Proposed Guidance published on May 28, 2015, scheduled to close on August 11, 2015, is extended until August 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ZRIN–1290–ZA02, by either of the following methods: Electronic comments: Comments may be sent via http://www.regulations.gov, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 46605 a Federal E-Government Web site that allows the public to find, review, and submit comments on documents that agencies have published in the Federal Register and that are open for comment. Simply type in ‘‘guidance on fair pay and safe workplaces’’ (in quotes) in the Comment or Submission search box, click Go, and follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: Address written submissions to Tiffany Jones, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–2312, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit only one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions must include the agency name and ZRIN, identified above, for this document. Please be advised that comments received will become a matter of public record and will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Comments that are mailed must be received by the date indicated for consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen E. Franks, Director, Office of Regulatory and Programmatic Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– 2312, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–5959. Copies of the proposed guidance may be obtained in alternative formats (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–5959. TTY/TDD callers may dial toll-free [1–877–889–5627] to obtain information or request materials in alternative formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 28, 2015, DOL published proposed guidance in the Federal Register at 80 FR 30573. DOL was originally to receive comments on this guidance on or before July 27, 2015. On July 14, 2015, DOL published an extension of the comment period by 15 days from July 27, 2015, to August 11, 2015. DOL has determined that it is appropriate to provide an additional 15day period for comment on the guidance, after considering requests to extend the comment period further. To allow the public sufficient time to review and comment on the proposed guidance, DOL is extending the comment period until August 26, 2015. Signed in Washington, DC, this 30th day of July 2015. Mary Beth Maxwell, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2015–19171 Filed 8–4–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–HX–P E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 150 (Wednesday, August 5, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 46605]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19171]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary

ZRIN-1290-ZA02


Guidance for Executive Order 13673, ``Fair Pay and Safe 
Workplaces''

AGENCY: Department of Labor.

ACTION: Proposed guidance; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On May 28, 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) published 
proposed guidance to assist federal agencies and the contracting 
community in implementing Executive Order 13673, ``Fair Pay and Safe 
Workplaces,'' which is designed to improve contractor compliance with 
labor laws and increase efficiency and cost savings in Federal 
contracting. On July 14, 2015, DOL published an extension of the 
comment period by 15 days from July 27, 2015, to August 11, 2015. The 
deadline for submitting comments is being further extended by an 
additional 15 days from August 11, 2015, to August 26, 2015, to provide 
additional time for interested parties to provide comments on the DOL 
guidance. The Department of Defense (DOD), General Services 
Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration 
(NASA), which on May 28, 2015, jointly published a proposed rule 
implementing Executive Order 13673, and on July 14, 2015, extended the 
comment period for their proposed rule by 15 days to August 11, 2015, 
are similarly extending the comment period for their proposed rule by 
an additional 15 days to August 26, 2015.
    If you have already commented on the proposed guidance you do not 
need to resubmit your comment. Should you choose to do so, you can 
submit additional or supplemental comments. DOL will consider all 
comments received from the date of publication of the proposed guidance 
through the close of the extended comment period.

DATES: The comment period for the Proposed Guidance published on May 
28, 2015, scheduled to close on August 11, 2015, is extended until 
August 26, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ZRIN-1290-ZA02, by 
either of the following methods:
    Electronic comments: Comments may be sent via http://www.regulations.gov, a Federal E-Government Web site that allows the 
public to find, review, and submit comments on documents that agencies 
have published in the Federal Register and that are open for comment. 
Simply type in ``guidance on fair pay and safe workplaces'' (in quotes) 
in the Comment or Submission search box, click Go, and follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Mail: Address written submissions to Tiffany Jones, U.S. Department 
of Labor, Room S-2312, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20210.
    Instructions: Please submit only one copy of your comments by only 
one method. All submissions must include the agency name and ZRIN, 
identified above, for this document. Please be advised that comments 
received will become a matter of public record and will be posted 
without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided. Comments that are mailed must be received by the 
date indicated for consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen E. Franks, Director, Office 
of Regulatory and Programmatic Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Room 
S-2312, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: 
(202) 693-5959. Copies of the proposed guidance may be obtained in 
alternative formats (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc), upon 
request, by calling (202) 693-5959. TTY/TDD callers may dial toll-free 
[1-877-889-5627] to obtain information or request materials in 
alternative formats.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 28, 2015, DOL published proposed 
guidance in the Federal Register at 80 FR 30573. DOL was originally to 
receive comments on this guidance on or before July 27, 2015. On July 
14, 2015, DOL published an extension of the comment period by 15 days 
from July 27, 2015, to August 11, 2015.
    DOL has determined that it is appropriate to provide an additional 
15-day period for comment on the guidance, after considering requests 
to extend the comment period further.
    To allow the public sufficient time to review and comment on the 
proposed guidance, DOL is extending the comment period until August 26, 
2015.

    Signed in Washington, DC, this 30th day of July 2015.
Mary Beth Maxwell,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary 
for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2015-19171 Filed 8-4-15; 8:45 am]
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