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USDOL Extends the Due Date for Comments on Labor Capacity-Building Efforts Under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement

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Office of the Secretary of Labor.


Change of due date.


On October 28, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Federal Register Notice (79 FR 64217) asking the public for comments to assist the Secretary of Labor in preparing a report required by the U.S. Congress. The report will include a summary of public comments on: (a) The labor capacity-building efforts under Chapter 16 (“the Labor Chapter”) and Annex 16.5 of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR”); and (b) efforts made by the CAFTA-DR countries to implement the labor obligations under the Labor Chapter and recommendations contained in a paper entitled, “The Labor Dimension in Central America and the Dominican Republic—Building on Progress: Strengthening Compliance and Enhancing Capacity” (the “White Paper”). The comment period established for responses to this request was to end at 5:00 p.m. EST on November 10, 2014. The comment period is being extended to 5:00 p.m. EST, on November 28, 2014.

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For information on the nature of comments being requested and requirements for making submissions, please refer to the guidance provided in 79 FR 64217, published on October 28, 2014. This Federal Register Notice can be accessed at the United States Government's Federal Register Web site at:​articles/​2014/​10/​28/​2014-25535/​request-for-comments-on-labor-capacity-building-efforts-under-the-dominican-republic-central.

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Mr. James Rude, Office of Trade and Labor Affairs, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room S-5303, Washington, DC 20210. Email: Rude.James@DOL.Gov, Telephone: (202) 693-4806.

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Signed at Washington, DC, the 10th day of November 2014.

Carol Pier,

Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor.

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ILAB Electronic Clearance Form

[FRN announcing extension of public comment period for CAFTA-DR report]

Office and nameReview dateResponse
Drafter:Rude11/6Clear with revisions
Clearers:ILAB/OTLA—Josh Kagan11/5/14Clear with attached revisions.
ILAB/OTLA—Sue Hahn11/5/14Clear. Agree with Josh's changes.
SOL—Matt LevinChoose an item.
ILAB/OTLA—Greg Schoepfle11/6/14Clear.
Approver:ILAB/ODUS—Thomas Richards11/6/14Clear.
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Info:ILAB/OIR—Chantenia Gay
ILAB/OCFT—Eileen Muiraggui

File path: ..\2014-11-05 Revised FRN for CAFTA-DR report.

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[FR Doc. 2014-27049 Filed 11-14-14; 8:45 am]