The Department of Labor provides this guidance search tool as a single, searchable location where users may search for guidance issued by any of the Department’s agencies, including significant guidance documents under Executive Order 12866. Individual guidance documents are maintained on the various agency websites, and if you know what agency you are looking for, you may also find guidance by navigating directly to that agency’s website. The Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register, which are not maintained by the Department, also include some of the Department’s interpretations of law and similar material.
OMB’s Final Bulletin for Agency Good Guidance Practices establishes policies and procedures for the development, issuance, and use of significant guidance documents by Executive Branch departments, including requiring that agencies enable the public to request that significant guidance documents be created, reconsidered, modified or rescinded. To petition for a significant guidance document to be created, modified, reconsidered, or rescinded, email the Department of Labor. Petitions should identify the specific guidance document by name and include your reason(s) for the request.
On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued the “Executive Order on Revocation of Certain Executive Orders Concerning Federal Regulation.” In response, the Department issued a final rule January 27, 2021 to rescind its August 28, 2020 rule on guidance documents.
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This letter provides guidance on siblings using FMLA leave, as in loco parentis, and the need to provide parental care for a son or daughter 18 years or older.
This fact sheet in Spanish explains COVID-19-related activities that protect employees under Section 11(c) of the OSH Act.
This fact sheet explains COVID-19-related activities that protect employees under Section 11(c) of the OSH Act.
The Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 26-21 transmits the subject computation for State Workforce Agency usage in computing minimum weekly DUA amounts for all major disasters declared from October 1 – December 31, 2021, (first quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022).
The Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 22-21, Change 1 advises states that the deadline for submitting an SF-424 for grants to assist states with fraud detection and prevention, including identity verification and overpayment recovery activities, in all unemployment compensation (UC) programs, is extended to October 31, 2021.
The Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 28-20, Change 3 advises states that the deadline for submitting an SF-424 for grants to assist states with fraud detection and prevention, including identity verification and overpayment recovery activities, in the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance(PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs, is extended to October 31, 2021.
This Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 23-20, Change 1 corrects the allocations in Attachment III for National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Career Services and Training (CST) grant recipients operating in California only (all other allocations remain the same as originally published).
This Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 16-20, Change 6 provides states with additional operating instructions in processing PUA claims and updated instructions for reporting PUA program activities.
These are frequently asked questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation
This Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 25-21 provides states information about preliminary Fiscal Year 2022 UI State Administration base resource planning targets, general guidelines for resource planning, and an explanation of how the U.S. Department of Labor allocates base resources among the states.
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