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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that agencies enable the public to request that significant guidance documents be created, reconsidered, modified or rescinded. To petition for a significant guidance document to be created, modified, reconsidered, or rescinded, email the Department of Labor.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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These are frequently asked questions regarding Resolution Procedures for Employment Discrimination
This document helps employers understand which OSHA standards have been cited most frequently during COVID-19 related inspections.
This guidance provides information about frequently-cited standards related to COVID-19 inspections and relevant resources in OSHA’s in-depth analysis of common COVID-19 citations.
To inform stakeholders of resources available to support IRAPs and SREs as part of the Department of Labor’s (DOL or the Department) implementation of the Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations Final Rule, which went into effect on May 11, 2020.
This alert provides tips on how heating, ventilation, and air conditioning professionals can help employers optimize building ventilation to reduce the risk of workers being exposed to the coronavirus in Spanish.
This alert provides tips on how heating, ventilation, and air conditioning professionals can help employers optimize building ventilation to reduce the risk of workers being exposed to the coronavirus.
Letter from Solicitor of Labor Kate O'Scannlain to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Regarding QPAMs
Addressing compensability of employee travel time in three hypothetical scenarios involving construction sites located away from the employer's principal place of business.
This Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) is designed to assist contractors that are in the supply and service category to understand their obligations under the laws and regulations OFCCP enforces and to help them prepare for compliance evaluations.
Addressing the compensability of time that employees spend attending voluntary training programs in six scenarios.
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