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The Department of Labor is undertaking a detailed and comprehensive review of guidance documents issued by Department agencies to determine whether such guidance aligns with the law and Administration policy and otherwise serves an appropriate and useful purpose. Guidance which is outdated, superseded, invalid, unhelpful, confusing, redundant, outside the Department's appropriate role, or contrary to law or policy is being rescinded or modified. This process is ongoing and this website and agency websites reflect decisions to retain guidance to date. The Department welcomes input from the public regarding guidance that should be retained, rescinded, or modified.

 

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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Provides safety tips to help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus for restaurant, food and beverage vendors offering take-out and curbside pick up.

Date Issued/Updated: 05/01/2020
Date Posted to Website: 05/03/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA30812-1
Coronavirus

These FAQs provide basic information about arbitration and the effects that decisions in arbitration cases, to which OFCCP was not a party, may have on OFCCP enforcement activities.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/30/2020
Date Posted to Website: 05/04/2020
Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Form of Guidance: FAQs
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OFCCP0236
Arbitration

Provides guidance to help reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus in meat and poultry processing facilities.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/26/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: Interim Guidance
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA30811
Coronavirus

Announces guidance to help reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus in meat and poultry processing facilities.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/26/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/28/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA National News Release
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA30812
Coronavirus

Provides tips to help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus in the construction industry.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/22/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/24/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA30809
Coronavirus

Provides tips to help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus in the construction industry in Spanish.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/22/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/24/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OSHA30810
Coronavirus

This directive announces operational initiatives to keep the number of cases that are aged below 15 percent of OFCCP’s total caseload.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/17/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/20/2020
Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Form of Guidance: Directive
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OFCCP0235
Efficiency

This directive supplements Directive 2018-09 with additional programmatic details for the Ombuds Service.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/17/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/17/2020
Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Form of Guidance: Directive
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OFCCP0233
Ombuds Service

This directive establishs a mediation program offered by OFCCP to federal contractors and subcontractors to resolve findings of discrimination violations prior to referrals to the Office of the Solicitor for enforcement.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/17/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/17/2020
Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Form of Guidance: Directive
Significance: Not Significant
DOL-OFCCP0234
Pre-Referral Mediation

Provides tips to help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus in the package delivery industry.

Date Issued/Updated: 04/16/2020
Date Posted to Website: 04/17/2020
Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Form of Guidance: OSHA Alert
Significance: Not Significant
DoL-OSHA30806
Coronavirus
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