Employment and Training Administration September 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Data Collections From Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program Accreditors
Document Number: 2018-20436
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), is soliciting comments concerning proposed authority to conduct the voluntary information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Accrediting Entity Information.'' 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; Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees Handbook No. 391
Document Number: 2018-20027
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-14
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 ``Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees Handbook No. 391.'' 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).
Labor Surplus Area Classification
Document Number: 2018-19905
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The purpose of this notice is to announce the annual list of labor surplus areas for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Request for Comments; H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Labor Certification Program Forms (OMB Control Number 1205-0509)
Document Number: 2018-19459
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its effort to streamline information collection, clarify statutory and regulatory requirements, and provide greater transparency and oversight of the H- 2B labor certification program, 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. 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. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), ETA, within DOL, is providing the public notice and opportunity to comment on proposed revisions to the H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program information collection. The information collection for each existing form was approved on December 31, 2015 and expires December 31, 2018. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.