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  1. United States of America - Labour administration - Law, Act

    Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989. Public Law 101-12 (S.20).

    Adoption: 1989-04-10 | USA-1989-L-7593

    Amends title 5, United States Code, to strengthen the protections available to federal employees against prohibited personnel practices, including dismissal, when they have made disclosures which would assist the public to eliminate of fraud, waste, abuse and unneccessary government expenditures. The Act allows such employees, termed "whistleblowers," to appeal their own cases to the Merit Systems Protection Board if Special Counsel refuses to do so.

  2. United States of America - Labour administration - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1988-09-20 | Date of entry into force: 1988-11-28 | USA-1988-R-6801

    These Regulations provide for access by employees, their designated representatives and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to employer-maintained medical records and records of exposure which are relevant to monitoring employee exposure to toxic substances and harmful physical agents. In the absence of employees' consent, union representatives are required to show an occupational health need to see employee exposure records. First aid records and records of short-time employees are exempted from the records retention requirement. Protection for employer trade secrets is made to conform to the provisions of the standard on hazard communication (ISN 4097).

  3. United States of America - Labour administration - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Self-Inspection of Fixed OCS Facilities Rule (33 CFR Parts 140 and 143)

    Adoption: 1988-03-02 | Date of entry into force: 1988-06-27 | USA-1988-R-6291

    Provides for annual scheduled inspection of fixed facilities on the outer continental shelf to be performed by the owner or operator instead of the Coast Guard.

  4. United States of America - Labour administration - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards-Inspections, Citations and Proposed Penalties Rule (29 CFR Part 1903)

    Adoption: 1982-12-02 | USA-1982-R-10453

    Amends para. (b) of section 1903.7-Conduct of inspections, to provide for use of personal sampling devicesection

  5. United States of America - Labour administration - Law, Act

    Labour and Employment Act 1972 (No. 12 of 1972)

    Adoption: 1972-12-08 | USA-1972-L-39295

    Consolidates, extends and amends the law relating to labour matters. Makes provisions as to conditions of employment, including wage protection, contracts of service, holidays and leave, hours of work and overtime, safety and industrial health and conciliation procedures.

  6. United States of America - Labour administration - Law, Act

    Office of the Secretary of Labor Regulations (29 CFR - Subtitle A, 0-99). - 29 CFR  0-99

    Adoption: 1938 | USA-1938-L-96838

    Regulates a number of issues relating to the Office of the Secretary of Labor Regulations including; Ethics and Conduct of Department of Labor Employees; Procedures for Predetermination of Wage Rates; Contractors and Subcontractors on Public Building or Public Works as well as other regulations concerning construction and building; Department of Labor National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Procedures; Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally Assisted Programs; Security Regulations; Administrative Claims Under the Federal Tort Claims Act and Related Statutes; Equal Access to Justice Act; Intergovernmental Review of Department of Labor Programs and Activities; Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges; Right to Financial Privacy Act; Federal Claims Collection; Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986; Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Federal Employee Protection Statutes; Rules for the Nomination of Arbitrators Under Section 11 of Executive Order 10988; Labor Standards for the Registration of Apprenticeship Programs; Equal Employment Opportunity In Apprenticeship and Training; Nondiscrimination In Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Labor; Nondiscrimination and Enforcement of nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap In Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance; Implementation of the Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Requirements of the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982, As Amended (JTPA); Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance from The Department of Labor; Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance; Implementation of the Nondiscrimination And Equal Opportunity Provisions of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA); Coordinated Enforcement; Process for Electing State Agency Employment Statistics Representatives for Consultations With Department of Labor; Production or Disclosure of Information or Materials; Protection of Individual Privacy and Access to Records Under the Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Labor Review and Certification Procedures for Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Programs Under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1972; Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance; New Restrictions on Lobbying; Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance); Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations, and With Commercial Organizations, Foreign Governments, Organizations Under the Jurisdiction of Foreign Governments, and International Organizations; Audit Requirements for Grants, Contracts and Other Agreements; Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments; Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement); Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations.

  7. United States of America - Labour administration - Law, Act

    Jurisdiction of Courts in Matters Affecting Employer and Employee (29 U.S.C., Chapter 6). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1932-03-23 | USA-1932-L-92467

    101. Issuance of restraining orders and injunctions; limitation; public policy.
    102. Public policy in labor matters declared.
    103. Nonenforceability of undertakings in conflict with public policy; "yellow dog" contracts.
    104. Enumeration of specific acts not subject to restraining orders or injunctions.
    105. Doing in concert of certain acts as constituting unlawful combination or conspiracy subjecting person to injunctive remedies.
    106. Responsibility of officers and members of associations or their organizations for unlawful acts of individual officers, members, and agents.
    107. Issuance of injunctions in labor disputes; hearing; findings of court; notice to affected persons; temporary restraining order; undertakings.
    108. Noncompliance with obligations involved in labor disputes or failure to settle by negotiation or arbitration as preventing injunctive relief.
    109. Granting of restraining order or injunction as dependent on previous findings of fact; limitation on prohibitions included in restraining orders and injunctions.
    110. Review by court of appeals of issuance or denial of temporary injunctions; record.
    111, 112. Repealed.
    113. Definitions of terms and words used in chapter.
    114. Separability.
    115. Repeal of conflicting acts.

  8. United States of America - Labour administration - Law, Act

    Department of Labor (29 U.S.C., Chapter 12). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1913-03-04 | USA-1913-L-92471

    551. Establishment of Department; Secretary; seal.
    552. Deputy Secretary; appointment; duties.
    553. Assistant Secretaries; appointment; duties.
    554. Assistants to Secretary.
    555. Solicitor.
    556. Chief clerk; other employees.
    557. Bureaus and offices in Department.
    557a. Mine Safety and Health Administration.
    557b. Office of disability employment policy.
    558. Library, records, etc., of Department. 559. Rented quarters.
    560. Reports and investigations.
    561. Records and papers and furniture transferred to Department.
    562. Laws operative.
    563. Working capital fund; establishment; availability; capitalization; reimbursement.
    563a. Working capital fund; comprehensive program of centralized services.
    564. Working capital fund; availability for personnel functions in regional administrative offices.
    565. Repealed.
    566. Employee drug and alcohol abuse assistance programs.
    567. Labor-management dispute settlement expenses.
    568. Acceptance of donations by Secretary.

  9. United States of America - Labour administration - Law, Act

    Labor Statistics (29 U.S.C., Chapter 1). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1888-06-13 | USA-1888-L-92407

    Title 29 of the USC as amended to 01/03/2012.

    1. Design and duties of bureau generally.
    2. Collection, collation, and reports of labor statistics.
    2a. Omitted.
    2b. Studies of productivity and labor costs in industries.
    3. Commissioner; appointment and tenure of office; compensation.
    4. Duties of Commissioner in general.
    5. Bulletin as to labor conditions.
    6. Annual and special reports to President and Congress.
    7. Repealed.
    8. Unemployment data relating to Americans of Spanish origin or descent.

    9. Authorization of special studies, compilations, and transcripts on request; cost.
    9a. Credit of receipts.
    9b. Rules and regulations.

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