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Jardon and Howard Technologies, Incorporated; Grant of a Permanent Variance
Document Number: 2019-09988
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA grants a permanent variance to Jardon and Howard Technologies, Incorporated from several provisions of OSHA standards that regulate commercial diving operations in Subpart T of OSHA's general industry standards.
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2019-09987
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Post-Initial Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2019-09986
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2019-09985
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
QAI Laboratories, Ltd. Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2019-09984
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of QAI Laboratories, Ltd., for expansion of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Bay Area Compliance Laboratories Corp.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2019-09983
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Bay Area Compliance Laboratories Corp., for expansion of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Regular Rate Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Document Number: 2019-09842
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
This document extends the period for submitting written comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Regular Rate Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.'' The comment period now ends on June 12, 2019. The Department of Labor (Department) is taking this action to provide interested parties additional time to submit comments in response to requests for extension.
Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Document Number: 2019-09841
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
This document extends the period for submitting written comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.'' The comment period now ends on June 25, 2019. The Department of Labor (Department) is taking this action to provide interested parties additional time to submit comments in response to requests for extension.
Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV
Document Number: 2019-07902
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In response to the President's Executive Order 13563, ``Improving Regulations and Regulatory Review,'' and consistent with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' OSHA is removing or revising outdated, duplicative, unnecessary, and inconsistent requirements in its safety and health standards. The current review, the fourth in this ongoing effort, the Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV (SIP-IV), reduces regulatory burden while maintaining or enhancing worker safety and health, and improving privacy protections.
Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-09640
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
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. 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: Claim for ReimbursementAssisted Reemployment (CA-2231). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach
Document Number: 2019-09562
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service
In accordance with the U.S. Code, and the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and its implementing regulations issued by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the Secretary of Labor is renewing the charter for the Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO).
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2019-09536
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
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.
Exercise of Time-Limited Authority To Increase the Fiscal Year 2019 Numerical Limitation for the H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Worker Program
Document Number: 2019-09500
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security, 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, but not more than, an additional 30,000 visas through the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The Departments have determined that employers who attest that they are likely to suffer irreparable harm may request these supplemental visas only for workers who were issued an H-2B visa or otherwise granted H-2B status in FY 2016, 2017, or 2018. This increase is 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.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2019-09219
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Due to one recent vacancy, the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). The nominee shall serve as a member from the medical or the scientific community, under the Board's statute and Charter.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2019
Document Number: 2019-09091
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces availability of approximately $10.5 million for Susan Harwood Training Grant Program grants. Three separate funding opportunity announcements are available for Targeted Topic Training grants, Training and Educational Materials Development grants, and new Capacity Building grants (Funding Opportunity Number SHTG-FY- 19-03 will cover two types of Capacity Building grants: (1) Capacity Building Pilot and (2) Capacity Building Developomental grants).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Fire Protection (Underground Coal Mines)
Document Number: 2019-09090
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
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 Fire Protection (Underground Coal Mines).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mines; Certified Person; Reports of Inspection (Pertains to Surface Coal Mines)
Document Number: 2019-09087
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
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 Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mines; Certified Person; Reports of Inspection (Pertains to Surface Coal Mines).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Pattern of Violations
Document Number: 2019-09086
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
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 Pattern of Violations.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Gamma Radiation Surveys
Document Number: 2019-09085
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
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 Gamma Radiation Surveys.
Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Respirable Coal Mine Dust Sampling
Document Number: 2019-09084
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
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 Respirable Coal Mine Dust Sampling.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Mine Rescue Teams; Arrangements for Emergency Medical Assistance; and Arrangements for Transportation of Injured Persons
Document Number: 2019-09083
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
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 Mine Rescue Teams; Arrangements for Emergency Medical Assistance; and Arrangements for Transportation of Injured Persons.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Activity and Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Outcomes
Document Number: 2019-09082
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Activity and Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Outcomes.'' 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).
Vacancy Posting for a Member of the Benefits Review Board
Document Number: 2019-08900
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-02
Agency: Department of Labor
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Notice of Membership and Meeting
Document Number: 2019-08892
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On December 14, 2018, the Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) announced the renewal of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH). The MACOSH charter will expire after two years on December 14, 2020. On April 11, 2019, the Secretary selected 15 members and a Special Agency Liaison to serve on the Committee. The Committee is a representative balance of the maritime industry representation (e.g., shipyard employment, longshoring, marine terminal, and commercial fishing industries), geographic location, and in the views and interests represented by the members.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Employee Retirement Income Security Act Summary Annual Report Requirement
Document Number: 2019-08891
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-02
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, ``Employee Retirement Income Security Act Summary Annual Report Requirement,'' 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; Functional Affirmative Action Programs Agreement Approval Process
Document Number: 2019-08890
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Functional Affirmative Action Programs Agreement Approval Process'' 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. The DOL notes an earlier version of this Notice appeared in the Federal Register on April 16, 2019 (84 FR 15638); this document replaces the earlier publication in its entirety.
Curtis-Strauss LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2019-08433
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Curtis-Strauss LLC (CSL), as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments (RESEA) Program Implementation Study, New Collection
Document Number: 2019-08354
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-25
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 Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments (RESEA) Program Implementation Study. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; National Dislocated Workers Emergency Grant Application and Reporting Procedures
Document Number: 2019-08125
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-23
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``National Dislocated Workers Emergency Grant Application and Reporting Procedures.'' 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements; Records To Be Kept by Employers-Fair Labor Standards Act
Document Number: 2019-08073
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-23
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 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 Wage and Hour Division is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Records to be kept by EmployersFair Labor Standards Act. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Quick Survey Business Questions Test
Document Number: 2019-08001
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
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) reinstatement with change titled, ``Quick Survey Business Questions Test,'' 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.
CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2019-07997
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc. (CSA), as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the addition of one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2019-07934
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Program Year (PY) 2019 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Allotments; PY 2019 Wagner-Peyser Act Final Allotments and PY 2019 Workforce Information Grants
Document Number: 2019-07729
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces allotments for PY 2019 for WIOA Title I Youth, Adult and Dislocated Worker Activities programs; final allotments for Employment Service (ES) activities under the Wagner- Peyser Act for PY 2019 and the allotments of Workforce Information Grants to States for PY 2019. WIOA allotments for states and the state final allotments for the Wagner-Peyser Act are based on formulas defined in their respective statutes. WIOA requires allotments for the Outlying Areas to be competitively awarded rather than based on a formula determined by the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) as occurred under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). However, for PY 2019, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 waives the competition requirement, and the Secretary is using the discretionary formula rationale and methodology for allocating PY 2019 funds for the Outlying Areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the United States Virgin Islands) that was published in the Federal Register on February 17, 2000. WIOA specifically included the Republic of Palau as an Outlying Area, except during any period for which the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Education determine that a Compact of Free Association is in effect and contains provisions for training and education assistance prohibiting the assistance provided under WIOA; no such determinations prohibiting assistance have been made. The formula that the Department of Labor (Department) used for PY 2019 is the same formula used in PY 2018 and is described in the section on Youth Activities program allotments. The Department invites comments only on the formula used to allot funds to the Outlying Areas.
SGS North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2019-07728
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for SGS North America, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the addition of fourteen test standards to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2019-07726
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Agreement Approval Process for Use of Functional Affirmative Action Programs.
Document Number: 2019-07494
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Agreement Approval Process for Use of Functional Affirmative Action Programs,'' 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; Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary Required Under the Affordable Care Act
Document Number: 2019-07378
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
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, ``Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary Required Under the Affordable Care Act,'' 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.
Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Slings
Document Number: 2019-07286
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is issuing technical amendments for minor corrections to the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Slings standards.
Supply and Service Program; Proposed Renewal of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07251
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
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). The 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 Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew the information collection that implements OFCCP's supply and service program jurisdiction. 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.
Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2019-07040
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA proposes to: (1) Add new test standards to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards; (2) delete or replace several test standards from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards; and (3) update the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2019-07039
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to: (1) Add a new test standard to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards; (2) delete or replace several test standards from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards; and (3) update the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2019-07038
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., for expansion of the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network [RETAIN] Demonstration Project and Evaluation
Document Number: 2019-07037
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network [RETAIN] Demonstration Project and 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.
Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Document Number: 2019-06500
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
This proposed rulemaking is intended to update and clarify the Department of Labor's (Department) interpretation of joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA or Act), which has not been significantly revised in over 60 years. The proposed changes are designed to promote certainty for employers and employees, reduce litigation, promote greater uniformity among court decisions, and encourage innovation in the economy.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2019-06895
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Advisory Board will meet April 24-25, 2019, in Augusta, Georgia, near the Savannah River Site. 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 April 17, 2019.
Construction Compliance Check Letters; New Information Collection Requirements; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-06894
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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). The 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 Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to implement the Construction Compliance Check Letters. 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.
Notice of Availability, Request for Comments
Document Number: 2019-06667
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on the proposed renewal of the information collection requests (ICRs) contained in the documents described below. A copy of the ICRs may be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. ICRs also are available at reginfo.gov (http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) State Survey
Document Number: 2019-06660
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``TAA State Survey.'' 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).