Regular Rate Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 93 (Tuesday, May 14, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 93 (Tuesday, May 14, 2019)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 21300-21301]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09842]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Wage and Hour Division
29 CFR Parts 548 and 778
RIN 1235-AA24
Regular Rate Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
AGENCY: Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.
ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
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SUMMARY: This document extends the period for submitting written
comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Regular
Rate Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.'' The comment period now ends
on June 12, 2019. The Department of Labor (Department) is taking this
action to provide interested parties additional time to submit comments
in response to requests for extension.
DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published March 29,
2019, at 84 FR 11888, is extended. The period for public comments,
which was set to close on May 28, 2019, is extended to June 12, 2019.
Comments must be received by 11:59 p.m. on June 12, 2019.
ADDRESSES: To facilitate the receipt and processing of written comments
on this NPRM, the Department encourages interested persons to submit
their comments electronically. You may submit comments, identified by
Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1235-AA24, by either one of the
following methods:
    Electronic comments: Follow the instructions for submitting
comments on the Federal eRulemaking Portal http://www.regulations.gov.
    Mail: Address written submissions to Amy DeBisschop, Acting
Director of the Division of Regulations, Legislation, and
Interpretation, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room
S-3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210.
    Instructions: This NPRM is available through the Federal Register
and the http://www.regulations.gov website. You may also access this
document via
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the Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) website at http://www.dol.gov/whd/.
All comment submissions must include the agency name (Wage and Hour
Division) and Regulatory Information Number (1235-AA24) for this NPRM.
Response to this NPRM is voluntary. The Department requests that no
business proprietary information, copyrighted information, or
personally identifiable information be submitted in response to this
NPRM. Submit only one copy of your comment by only one method (e.g.,
persons submitting comments electronically are encouraged not to submit
paper copies). Please be advised that comments received will become a
matter of public record and will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. All
comments must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the date indicated for
consideration in this NPRM; comments received after the comment period
closes will not be considered. Commenters should transmit comments
early to ensure timely receipt prior to the close of the comment
period. Electronic submission via http://www.regulations.gov enables
prompt receipt of comments submitted as the Department continues to
experience delays in the receipt of mail in our area. For access to the
docket to read background documents or comments, go to the Federal
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy DeBisschop, Acting Director of the
Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour
Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3502, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-0406 (this is not
a toll-free number). Copies of the NPRM may be obtained in alternative
formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc) upon request by
calling (202) 693-0675 (this is not a toll-free number). TTY/TDD
callers may dial toll-free 1 (877) 889-5627 to obtain information or
request materials in alternative formats.
    Questions of interpretation and/or enforcement of the agency's
regulations may be directed to the nearest WHD district office. Locate
the nearest office by calling WHD's toll-free help line at (866) 4US-
WAGE ((866) 487-9243) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. in your local time
zone, or log onto WHD's website at http://www.dol.gov/whd/america2.htm
for a nationwide listing of WHD district and area offices.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 29, 2019, the Department published
an NPRM and request for comments in the Federal Register (84 FR 11888),
proposing to update the regulations to provide clarity and better
reflect the 21st-century workplace. The NPRM also requested public
comments on the NPRM on or before May 28, 2019. In response to requests
for extension of the comment period from commenters the Department has
extended the period for submitting public comment to June 12, 2019.
    The Department has received requests to extend the period for
filing public comments from law firms, unions, and advocacy
organizations, among others. Because of the interest that has been
expressed in this matter, the Department has decided to provide an
extension of the period for submitting public comment until June 12,
2019.
Cheryl M. Stanton,
Administrator, Wage and Hour Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-09842 Filed 5-13-19; 8:45 am]
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