Department of Labor February 21, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of a Public Meeting of the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion
Document Number: 2018-03535
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and its implementing regulations, notice is hereby given to announce the third public meeting of the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The Task Force is a FACA committee established by Presidential Executive Order that is charged with identifying strategies and proposals to promote and expand apprenticeships, especially in sectors where apprenticeship programs are insufficient. The Task Force is solely advisory in nature, and will consider reports, comments, research, evidence, and existing practices as appropriate to develop recommendations for inclusion in its final report to the President. To achieve its mission, the Task Force will convene two additional meetings between April and May 2018; one meeting will convene virtually and one meeting will convene in person.
MET Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2018-03529
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of MET Laboratories, Inc. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add a new test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance
Document Number: 2018-03208
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This rule contains proposals amending the definition of short- term, limited-duration insurance for purposes of its exclusion from the definition of individual health insurance coverage. This action is being taken to lengthen the maximum period of short-term, limited- duration insurance, which will provide more affordable consumer choice for health coverage.