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Executive Order 13891 requires agencies to finalize regulations that formalize their processes for issuing and using guidance. On August 28, 2020, the Department published its Promoting Regulatory Openness through Good Guidance (PRO Good Guidance) Final Rule.  A fact sheet about the rule is also available.

 

The contents of these documents do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way, except as authorized by law or incorporated into a contract, cooperative agreement, or grant. These documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

Executive Order 13891, Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents, was issued by the President on October 9, 2019. To increase public access to and awareness of guidance documents, the Executive Order requires all federal agencies to establish and maintain a single, searchable, indexed database that contains links to all guidance documents. 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.

To petition for withdrawal or modification of a particular guidance document, email the Department of Labor.

Petitions to Modify or Withdraw a DOL regulation may also be submitted by mail at the address below. Petitions should identify the specific guidance document by name and include your reason(s) for requesting withdrawal or modification.

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Washington, DC 20210

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Addressing whether part-time employees who provide corporate-management training and are paid a day rate with additional hourly compensation qualify for the learned professional exemption and the highly compensated employee test under Section 13(a)(1) of the FLSA.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/31/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/31/2020
Agency: Wage and Hour Division
Form of Guidance: Opinion Letter
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-WHD FLSA 2020-13
FLSA

This guidance helps employers understand and comply with OSHA’s temporary enforcement guidance for the Respiratory Protection standard (29 CFR § 1910.134).

Date Issued/Updated: 08/28/2020
Date Posted to Website: 09/23/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: Guidance
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-034
Coronavirus

This poster provides steps employers can take to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus at fish and seafood processing and packaging facilities.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/28/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: Poster
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-009
Coronavirus

This poster provides steps employers can take to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus at fish and seafood processing and packaging facilities.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/28/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: Poster
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-010
Coronavirus

This document represents OSHA’s summary of the scope of coverage and protected activity and the procedures for investigating and adjudicating retaliation complaints under the National Transit Systems Security Act.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/26/2020
Date Posted to Website: 09/24/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: Technical Document
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-DWPP-2020-018
Worker Rights

This Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) provides guidance regarding employers’ obligation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA or Act) to track the number of hours of compensable work performed by employees who are teleworking or otherwise working remotely away from any worksite or premises controlled by their employers.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/24/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/24/2020
Agency: Wage and Hour Division
Form of Guidance: Field Assistance Bulletin
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-WHD FAB 2020-5
FLSA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are providing this checklist for FDA-regulated human and animal food operations to use when assessing operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/19/2020
Date Posted to Website: 09/24/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: Checklist
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-037
Coronavirus

This alert provides steps operators or workers at hair or nail salons can take to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/18/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-004
Coronavirus

This alert provides steps employers can take to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus among food truck workers.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/18/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-002
Coronavirus

This alert provides steps operators or workers at hair or nail salons can take to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.

Date Issued/Updated: 08/18/2020
Date Posted to Website: 08/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA-OOC-2020-003
Coronavirus
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