Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

CourtLabor Department
Citation86 FR 45751
Publication Date16 Aug 2021
Record Number2021-17430
Federal Register, Volume 86 Issue 155 (Monday, August 16, 2021)
[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 155 (Monday, August 16, 2021)]
                [Notices]
                [Pages 45751-45752]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2021-17430]
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                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
                Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB
                Review; Comment Request; Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)
                ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.
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                SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Office of
                Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)-sponsored 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
                (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
                DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives
                on or before September 15, 2021.
                ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed
                information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of
                this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular
                information collection by selecting
                [[Page 45752]]
                ``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using
                the search function.
                 Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information
                is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the
                Department, including whether the information will have practical
                utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely
                manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden and
                cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the
                methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality,
                utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to
                minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are
                to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or
                other forms of information technology.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mara Blumenthal by telephone at 202-
                693-8538, or by email at [email protected].
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is
                an existing collection in use without an OMB Control Number. The WRP is
                a recruitment and referral program that connects students with
                disabilities to an opportunity for employment. Through participating
                colleges and universities, WRP creates a database for Federal and
                select private-sector employers nationwide to find highly motivated
                college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager
                to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or
                permanent jobs. Candidates represent all majors, and range from college
                freshmen to graduate students and law students. Information from these
                candidates is compiled in a searchable database that is available
                through this website to Federal Human Resources Specialists, Equal
                Employment Opportunity Specialists, and other Federal employees and
                hiring officials in Federal agencies. For additional substantive
                information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the
                Federal Register on March 24, 2021 (86 FR 15713).
                 This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency
                generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and
                the public is generally not required to respond to an information
                collection, unless the OMB approves it and displays a currently valid
                OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions
                of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to
                comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid
                OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
                 DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for
                three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than
                three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information
                collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive
                a month-to-month extension while they undergo review.
                 Agency: DOL-ODEP.
                 Title of Collection: Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP).
                 OMB Control Number: 1230-0NEW.
                 Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
                 Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500.
                 Total Estimated Number of Responses: 2,500.
                 Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 2,500 hours.
                 Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.
                 Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).
                 Dated: August 6, 2021.
                Mara Blumenthal,
                Senior PRA Analyst.
                [FR Doc. 2021-17430 Filed 8-13-21; 8:45 am]
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