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[Federal Register: July 2, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 127)]
[Page 44473-44474]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 25, 2002.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public 
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 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of 
this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by 
calling the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation contact Darrin 
King on 202-693-4129 or e-mail:
    Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for ETA, Office of Management and 
Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202-395-7316), within 30 days 
from the date of this publication in the Federal Register.
    The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Labor Condition Application and Requirements for Employers 
Using Nonimmigrants on H-1B Visas.
    OMB Number: 1205-0310.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government, and State, 
Local, or Tribal Government.
    Type of Response: Reporting and Recordkeeping.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Number of Respondents: 70,000.

                                                  reponses      Annual
           Requirement              Responses       time        hours
Labor Condition Applications--20       275,000         1.00      275,000
 CFR 655.760.....................
Documentation of Corporate               1,000         0.50          500
 Identity--20 CFR 655.760........
Determination of H-1B Dependency--         400         0.50          200
 20 CFR 655.736..................
Retaining Copies of H-1B                 3,500         0.05          175
 Petitions and Extensions--20 CFR
List of Exempt H-1B Employees in         1,600         0.25          400
 Public Access File--20 CFR
Record of Assurances of Non-             7,500         0.17        1,250
 Displacement of U.S. Workers at
 Second Employer's Worksite-- 20
 CFR 655.738(e)..................
Offers of Employment to Displaced           75         0.50           38
 U.S. Workers--20 CFR 655.738(e).
Documentation of U.S. Worker            10,000         0.33        3,333
 Recruitment--20 CFR 655.739(i)..
Documentation of Fringe Benefits--       7,000         0.25        1,750
 20 CFR 655.731(b)...............
Documentation of Fringe Benefits        17,500         0.08        1,458
 (Multi-national Employers--20
 CFR 655.731(b)..................
Wage Recordkeeping Requirements         10,500         2.50       26,250
 Applicable to Employers of H-1B
 Non-immigrants--20 CAR
Information Form Alleging                  200         0.33           67
 Violations (WH-4)...............
    Totals.......................      334,275  ...........      310,421

[[Page 44474]]

    Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $0.
    Description: Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, employers 
seeking to employ Nonimmigrants on H-1B Visas in specialty occupations 
are required to file a labor condition application with and receive 
certification from the Department of Labor before the Immigration and 
Nationalization service may approve an H-1B petition.

Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-16597 Filed 7-1-02; 8:45 am]

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