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Labor Organization Annual Financial Reports

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AGENCY:

Office of Labor-Management Standards, Employment Standards Administration, United States Department of Labor.

ACTION:

Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

SUMMARY:

This document extends the period for comments on the proposed rule published on March 4, 2008 (73 FR 11754). The proposed rule would establish the financial report (Form T-1) required to be filed by labor organizations under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, as amended, on trusts in which they are interested. The comment period, which was to expire on April 18, 2008, is extended to May 5, 2008.

DATES:

Comments on the proposed rule published on March 4, 2008 (73 FR 11754) must be received on or before May 5, 2008.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments, identified by RIN 1215-AB64, by any of the following methods:

Internet—Federal eRulemaking Portal. Electronic comments may be submitted through http://www.regulations.gov. To locate the proposed rule, use key words such as “Labor-Management Standards” or “Labor Organization Annual Financial Reports” to search documents accepting comments. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Please be advised that comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

Mail: Mailed comments should be sent to: Kay H. Oshel, Director of the Office of Policy, Reports and Disclosure, Office of Labor-Management Standards, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N-5609, Washington, DC 20210.

Because of security precautions, the Department continues to experience delays in U.S. mail delivery. You should take this into consideration when preparing to meet the deadline for submitting comments.

OLMS recommends that you confirm receipt of your mailed comments by contacting (202) 693-0123 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing impairments may call (800) 877-8339 (TTY/TDD).

Only those comments submitted through www.regulations.gov, hand-delivered, or mailed will be accepted.

Comments will be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the above address.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kay H. Oshel, Director of the Office of Policy, Reports and Disclosure, at: Kay H. Oshel, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N-5609, Washington, DC 20210, (202) 693-1233 (this is not a toll-free number), (800) 877-8339 (TTY/TDD).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In the Federal Register of March 4, 2008 (73 FR 11754), the Department published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would establish the Form T-1 to be used by labor organizations to file annual financial reports on trusts in which they are interested.

Interested persons were invited to submit comments on or before April 18, 2008, 45 days after the publication of the notice. Based on requests that the Department extend the period for submitting comments, the Department has decided to extend the comment period until May 5, 2008.

The proposed rule, including the proposed Form T-1 and its instructions, is available on the Web site maintained by OLMS at: http://www.olms.dol.gov. (Anyone who is unable to access this information on the Internet can obtain the information by contacting the Employment Standards Administration at 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N-5609, Washington, DC 20210, at: olms-public@dol.gov or at (202) 693-0123 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing impairments may call 1-800-877-8339 (TTY/TDD).

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 24th day of March, 2008.

Victoria A. Lipnic,

Assistant Secretary for Employment Standards.

Don Todd,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor-Management Programs.

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[FR Doc. E8-6301 Filed 3-27-08; 8:45 am]

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