The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Carolyn Lovett, OMB Desk Officer for the Employment Standards Administration (ESA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not a toll-free numbers), e-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below).
The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
- Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
- Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
- Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
- Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection.
Title: Applications to Employ Special Industrial Homeworkers and Workers with Disabilities.
OMB Control Number: 1215-0005.
Form Numbers: WH-2; WH-226; and WH-226A.
Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 3,050.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,025.
Total Estimated Annual Cost Burden: $1,342.
Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits.
Description: This information is necessary to determine whether respondents will be authorized to pay subminimum wages to handicapped individuals and employ homeworkers in the restricted industries under the provisions of sections 11(d) and 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act.Start Signature
Darrin A. King,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-19344 Filed 10-1-07; 8:45 am]
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