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Featured 2011 Q & A Sessions Regulatory Agenda

Q&A Sessions

DOL hosted a series of live Q&A sessions with our leadership to answer your questions about our regulatory agenda. View the replays of each of the Web chats:


Featured 2010 Q & A Sessions Regulatory Agenda

Q&A Sessions

DOL hosted a series of live Q&A sessions with our leadership to answer your questions about our regulatory agenda. View the replays of each of the Web chats:

Featured Items from 2010


QDIA Target Date Fund Disclosure (EBSA)

EBSA plans to enhance retirement security by proposing an amendment to its qualified default investment alternative (QDIA) regulation to ensure that comprehensive information about the benefits and risks of investing in target date funds is disclosed to participants in the required QDIA notice.

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Cranes & Derricks in Construction (OSHA)

A cross-section of the industry recognized that improvements in the safety requirements are needed and asked OSHA to update the cranes/derricks requirements of Subpart N. A number of stakeholders specifically asked that we use negotiated rulemaking for this project.

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Featured Items from the December 2009 Regulatory Agenda

Lifetime Income Options for Retirement Plans

EBSA plans to enhance retirement security by reducing the chances that workers will run out of funds during their retirement years, supporting the Secretary's good jobs for everyone policy.

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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Reducing Coal Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust

MSHA plans to reduce miners' exposure to respirable coal mine dust which causes "Black Lung," to protect coal miners, and promote the Secretary's good jobs for everyone policy.

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Labor Certification for Temporary Non-Agricultural Employment of H-2B Workers

Review of the H-2B regulations will assist in supporting the Secretary's goal to increase workers' incomes and narrow wage and income inequalities by protecting the wages and working conditions of both American workers and foreign nationals working temporarily in the United States; supporting the Secretary's "good jobs for everyone" policy.

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The Evaluation of Recruitment and Placement Results under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended (VEVRAA) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)

OFCCP will support the successful transition of servicemen and women into the civilian workforce, especially disabled veterans and those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan

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The Evaluation of Recruitment and Placement Results under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, (Section 503) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM)

The OFCCP is breaking down barriers to fair and diverse workplaces so that every worker's contribution is respected.

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Interpretation of the "Advice" Exemption of Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.

Information helps workers make a more informed choice regarding their collective bargaining rights and acts to level the labor-management relations playing field, giving workers their voice in the workplace.

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Request for Information: Airborne Infectious Diseases

Protecting workers from airborne infectious diseases supports the Secretary's vision of "good jobs for everyone," by securing safe and healthy workplaces for workers.

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Amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Recordkeeping Regulations

This regulatory initiative will support the Secretary's outcome goals of securing minimum wages and overtime particularly in high-risk industries and helping middle-class families remain in the middle class.

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