Department of Labor June 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Conveyor Belt Combustion Toxicity and Smoke Density
Document Number: E8-13633
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
MSHA is requesting information from the public on smoke density and combustion toxicity tests that may be used to evaluate the fire hazard of conveyor belting and similar materials used in underground coal mines.
Safety Standards Regarding the Recommendations of the Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining
Document Number: E8-13631
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This proposal addresses the recommendations of the Technical Study Panel (Panel) on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining. Section 11 of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 required that this Panel be established. MSHA proposes new standards for: Conveyor belt flammability; qualifying Atmospheric Monitoring System operators; levels of methane and respirable dust in belt entries; airlocks between air courses; minimum and maximum air velocities; approval for the use of air from the belt entry to ventilate working sections; monitoring and remotely closing point-feed regulators; smoke sensors; standardized tactile signals on lifelines; replacing point-type heat sensors with carbon monoxide sensors; and belt conveyor and belt entry maintenance. Consistent with the MINER Act, the proposal includes MSHA's response to the Panel's report.
Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Office of Trade and Labor Affairs; Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement; Notice of Determination Regarding Review of Submission #2008-01
Document Number: E8-13676
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
The Office of Trade and Labor Affairs (OTLA) gives notice that on June 12, 2008, Submission 2008-01 was accepted for review pursuant to Article 16.4.3 of Chapter Sixteen (the Labor Chapter) of the Central AmericaDominican RepublicUnited States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR). The submission was filed with the OTLA on April 23, 2008 by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and a group of six Guatemalan trade unions. The submission alleges the Government of Guatemala has violated Articles 16.1.1, 16.2.1(a), and 16.3.1 of the Labor Chapter of the CAFTA-DR with respect to five separate cases. In these cases, the submission alleges that the Government of Guatemala failed to enforce its laws with regard to the right of association and the right to organize and bargain collectively. The submission alleges acts of violence against trade unionists, including two instances of murder. In addition, there are further allegations of failure to enforce laws relating to non-payment of severance and social security benefits. These allegations were supported by specific factual descriptions which, if substantiated, could demonstrate that the Government of Guatemala's actions were inconsistent with its commitments under the Labor Chapter. The objectives of the review of the submission will be to gather information to assist the OTLA to better understand and publicly report on the issues raised by the submission.
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13653
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13648
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13556
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: E8-13555
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: 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) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements, Construction. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice.
Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: E8-13565
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is proposing requirements for refuge alternatives in underground coal mines and the training of miners in their use. The proposed rule also includes requirements for testing and approval of refuge alternatives. The proposal would implement section 13 of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006. Consistent with the MINER Act, it includes MSHA's response to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Report on Refuge Alternatives.
Proposed Information Collection Request of the ETA 581, Contribution Operations Report; Extension Without Change
Document Number: E8-13438
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Employment and Training 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 collection of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 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 or by accessing: http://www.doleta.gov/OMBCN/ OMBControlNumber.cfm.
Capelsie, Inc., Troy, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-13408
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Contact Systems, Inc. Danbury, CT; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-13407
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Edwards Vacuum, Inc., Wilmington, MA; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration
Document Number: E8-13404
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Intel Corporation Fab 23 Colorado Springs, CO; Notice of Negative Determination on Remand
Document Number: E8-13402
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Port of Port Angeles, Port Angeles, WA; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-13399
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Workforce Investment Act; Lower Living Standard Income Level; Correction
Document Number: E8-12986
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration published a document in the Federal Register on April 25, 2008, concerning the 2008 Lower Living Standard Income Levels. The following are corrections to Tables 4 and 5.
Levi Strauss & Co, San Antonio Finishing Plant, San Antonio, TX; Levi Strauss & Co, San Benito Manufacturing Plant, San Benito, TX; Notice of Determination Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance; Correction
Document Number: E8-12974
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration published a document in the Federal Register on July 22, 2002, titled Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance. The Department is issuing a restructured paragraph for clarification purposes.
MTD Southwest, Inc., Tempe, AZ; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-12967
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Alaska
Document Number: E8-12831
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces a change in the benefit period eligibility under the EB Program for Alaska. The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EB status: May 18, 2008, Alaska triggered ``on'' EB. Alaska's 3-month total unemployment rate rose above the 6.5 percent threshold and equaled 110 percent of the corresponding rate in the prior year. This causes the state to be triggered ``on'' to an EB period beginning June 1, 2008.
Publication of Unemployment Insurance Program Letters (UIPLs): UIPL 09-08-Immediate Deposit and Withdrawal Standards-Intercept of Refunds of Erroneous Employer Contributions; and UIPL 14-08-Treatment of Fees Collected by State Child Support Agencies
Document Number: E8-12810
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration interprets Federal law requirements pertaining to unemployment compensation (UC). These interpretations are issued in Unemployment Insurance Program Letters (UIPLs) to the State Workforce Agencies. The UIPLs described below are published in the Federal Register in order to inform the public.
Petitions for Modification
Document Number: E8-12597
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This is a correction to a notice of petitions for modification of existing safety standards that was published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2008 (73 FR 31149). In the notice we inadvertently listed the company name as TJS Mining Company, Inc., for petition for modification, docket number M-2008-024-C. The correct company name is the Penn View Mining Company, Inc., TJS 6 Mine, MSHA Mine I.D. 36-09464.
Household Utilities, Inc., Kiel, WI; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration
Document Number: E8-12391
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-12342
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Proposed Extension of the Approval Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: E8-12336
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: 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) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Certificate of Medical Necessity (CM-893). 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 Revision of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: E8-12335
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: 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) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Agreement and Undertaking (OWCP-1). 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 Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: E8-12334
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: 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) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Payment of Compensation Without Award (LS-206). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Kimball Office, Jasper, IN; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-12333
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Baer Bronze of Georgia, Rome, GA; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-12332
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Office Furniture Group Shared Services Jasper, IN; Notice of Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-12325
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-03
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-12142
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor