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that agencies enable the public to request that significant guidance documents be created, reconsidered, modified or rescinded. To petition for a significant guidance document to be created, modified, reconsidered, or rescinded, email the Department of Labor.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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OSHA efforts to collect the Employer Identification Numbers of establishments it inspects furthers the Federal Government’s ability to collect overdue civil monetary penalties.
Flyer explaining Skills to Pay the Bills and giving contact information.
This paper provides an overview of the apprenticeship system in the United States, explores current trends, and examines opportunities for youth with disabilities. In addition it identifies obstacles to expanding participation of youth with disabilities
Use of a leaf blower to remove silica dust from clothing may increase employees’ exposures; an alternative is the use of a small HEPA-filtered vacuum that does not pose a risk of injury.
Technical Brief that lists Federal resources and initiatives that support Employment First efforts
Topic page on the ODEP website providing information and resources about the Workforce Recruitment Program
The exposed employee’s blood should be tested for HBV and HIV after consent is obtained, regardless of the status of the source patient.
Technical Brief that explains the legal framework that exists to support Competitive Integrated Employment
Topic page on the ODEP website providing resources on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities
Report of a manufacturing sector summit presented by ODEP, ETA and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at SHRM's 2012 Annual Conference. SHRM is an ODEP Alliance partner.
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