Department of Labor February 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-03000
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-12
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-02999
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-12
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Longitudinal Study of Unemployment Insurance Recipients
Document Number: 2014-02821
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``National Longitudinal Study of Unemployment Insurance Recipients,'' 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.).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Benefits Timeliness and Quality Review System
Document Number: 2014-02790
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Benefits Timeliness and Quality Review System,'' 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), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard
Document Number: 2014-02763
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard,'' 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), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Workforce Information Grant Plan and Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2014-02734
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Workforce Information Grant Plan and Annual Performance Report,'' 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: Operator Certification
Document Number: 2014-02579
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On August 9, 2010, OSHA issued a final standard establishing requirements for cranes and derricks used in construction work. The standard requires employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by November 10, 2014. Until that date, employers also have added duties under the standard to ensure that crane operators are trained and competent to operate the crane safely. The Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for operator certification by three years to November 10, 2017, and to extend the existing employer duties for the same period.
Grain Handling Facilities; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-02666
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Standard on Grain Handling Facilities (29 CFR 1910.272).
Notice of a Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA)
Document Number: 2014-02663
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to Section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2 Sec. 10), notice is hereby given to announce a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) on March 3-5, 2014. The ACA is a discretionary committee established by the Secretary of Labor, in accordance with FACA, as amended in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and its implementing regulations (41 CFR 101-6 and 102-3). All meetings of the ACA are open to the public.
Comment Request for Information Collection for the ETA 227, Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities, Extension Without Revision
Document Number: 2014-02435
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-05
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 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 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, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data about the ETA 227, Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities. The Unemployment Insurance (UI) program paid approximately $46 billion in benefits in FY 2013. Collecting data through ETA 227 allows us to measure the effectiveness of the benefit payment control programs in the State Workforce Agencies (SWA). The current expiration date is August 31, 2014.
Announcement Regarding a Change In Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claimants In Alaska in the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08) Program
Document Number: 2014-02430
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-05
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) produces trigger notices indicating which states qualify for EUC08 benefits, and provides the beginning and ending dates of payable periods for each qualifying state. The trigger notices covering state eligibility for this program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claims arch.asp. The following changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding states EUC08 trigger status: Alaska triggers ``on'' to Tier 3 of EUC08 effective 12/8/ 2013. Alaska's 13-week insured unemployment rate for the week ending November 23, 2013, was 4.06%, exceeding the 4.0% trigger rate threshold necessary to trigger ``on'' Tier 3 of EUC08. The week beginning December 8, 2013, was the first week in which EUC08 claimants in Alaska who had exhausted Tier 2, and were otherwise eligible, could establish Tier 3 eligibility.
Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: 2014-02426
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance 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 (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 Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Complaint Form CC-4, Complaint of Employment Discrimination by Federal Government Contractors and Subcontractors. 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.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
Document Number: 2014-02262
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On April 12, 2013, the Acting Secretary of Labor announced, the reestablishment of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH). On January 16, 2014, he selected 15 members and a Special Agency Liaison to serve on the Committee. The Committee is diverse and balanced, both in terms of segments of the maritime industry represented (e.g., shipyard employment, longshoring, and marine terminal industries), and in the views and interests represented by the members. The MACOSH charter was signed on May 6, 2013, and will expire after two years on May 6, 2015.
Proposed Information Collection; Representative of Miners, Notification of Legal Identity, and Notification of Commencement of Operations and Closing of Mines
Document Number: 2014-02073
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-03
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, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). 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 Representative of Miners, Notification of Legal Identity, and Notification of Commencement of Operations and Closing of Mines.