Department of Labor May 29, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Comment Request for Information Collection; Extension With Minor Revisions
Document Number: 2013-12700
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-29
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 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 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. 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 collection of data about supporting the Workforce Investment Act's National Emergency Grant Program: Application and Reporting Procedures (OMB Control No. 1205-0439, expires July 31, 2013).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice of Issuance of Insurance Policy
Document Number: 2013-12667
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-29
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, ``Notice of Issuance of Insurance Policy,'' Form CM-921, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Revising the Exemption for Digger Derricks
Document Number: 2013-12665
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA published a direct final rule and a companion notice of proposed rulemaking on November 9, 2012, to broaden the exemption for digger derricks in its construction standard for cranes and derricks. OSHA received a significant adverse comment on the direct final rule during the comment period, and as a result, OSHA withdrew the direct final rule on February 7, 2013. After considering this comment, OSHA is issuing this final rule based on the notice of proposed rulemaking.