Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2011-18306
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-20
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection requests (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R-19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R-22), and Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43). These information collection requests were assigned the OMB control numbers 3076-0001, 3076-0002, and 3076-0003. These information collections will be used to collect information to determine applicant suitability for the arbitration roster, to monitor the work of arbitrators, and to collect information that facilitates the processing of arbitration requests. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluates the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology. Burden: FMCS receives approximately 150 responses per year to the Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (OMB No. 3076-001); 3,000 responses per year to the Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (OMB No. 3076-0003); and 16,000 responses per year to the Request for Arbitration Panel form (OMB No. 3076-0002). Affected Entities: Individuals who apply for admission to the FMCS Roster of Arbitrators; arbitrators who render decisions under FMCS arbitration policies and procedures; and employers, labor unions, and their representatives who request arbitration services.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2011-11727
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden of arbitrators and parties that request arbitration services in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection requests. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Arbitrator's Report and Fee Statement (Agency Form R- 19), Arbitrator's Personal Data Questionnaire (Agency Form R-22), and Request for Arbitration Services (Agency Form R-43). These information collection requests were previously approved by the Office of Management Budget (OMB), and we are requesting a reinstatement without change to the collections. These information collection requests were assigned the OMB control numbers 3076-0001, 3076-0002, and 3076-0003.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2011-7674
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-01
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). This information collection, ``Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request'' (OMB Control No. 3076-0006) will be used to collect information to determine applicant suitability, to monitor grant project status and for grant program evaluation. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary forthe proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whetherthe information will have practical utility; (ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of theproposed collection of information; (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (iv) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated electronic collection technologies or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic and fax submission of responses. Approximately 40 respondents will complete the grant kit annually. The estimated burden per respondent is 4.5 hours. The estimated total annual burden is 180 hours. Affected Entities: Potential applicants and/or grantees who received our grant application kit. Also applicants who have received a grant from FMCS.
Labor-Management Cooperation Grant Program Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2011-1464
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-25
Agency: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce the paperwork burden of grant applicants and awardees in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. The information collection requests are FMCS forms: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Accounting System and Financial Capability Questionnaire (LM-3), Request for Advance or Reimbursement SF-270 (LM- 6), Financial Status Report SF-269a (LM-7), Project Performance (LM-8), and Grants Program Grantee Evaluation Questionnaire (LM-9). This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and is requesting a reinstatement without change to the collection. This collection was assigned the control number 3076-0006.