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Significant Guidance Documents Subject to Executive Order 12866

In accordance with Executive Order 12866 on Regulatory Planning and Review and the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Final Bulletin for Agency Good Guidance Practices (Bulletin), the U.S. Department of Labor maintains this webpage to provide the public with a list of significant guidance documents subject to the Executive Order and Bulletin.

The OMB Bulletin establishes policies and procedures for the development, issuance, and use of significant guidance documents by Executive Branch departments. Specifically, the Bulletin defines significant guidance document, establishes standard elements for significant guidance documents, describes practices for developing and using significant guidance documents by agencies, and requires agencies to enable the public to comment on significant guidance documents or request that they be created, reconsidered, modified or rescinded.

Current Significant Guidance Documents

Training and Employment Guidance Letters (TEGLs)

Document Name

Date

TEGL 9-05: Approval of Distance Learning Under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

12/12/2005

TEGL 32-04: State Accomplishment of Performance Goals for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and North American Free Trade Agreement Transitional Adjustment Assistance (NAFTA-TAA) Participants

5/17/2005

TEGL 07-04: Issues Related to Real Property Used for ETA Program Purposes

10/20/2004

TEGL 02-03, Change 2: Requests for Certification under the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) Program for Certain Worker Groups Covered by Certified TAA Petitions

10/29/2004

TEGL 02-03, Change 1: Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for Older Workers Questions and Answers

7/14/2004

TEGL 02-03: Interim Operating Instructions for Implementing the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for Older Workers Program Established by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Act of 2002

8/6/2003

TEGL 11-02, Change 3: Change 3 to the Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002- Revised Eligibility Requirements for Trade Readjustment Assistance (TRA) and Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC)

5/25/2006

TEGL 11-02, Change 2: Change 2 to the Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002

8/10/2004

TEGL 11-02, Change 1: Change 1 to the Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002

11/6/2003

TEGL 11-02: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002

10/10/2002

TEGL 18-01, Change 1: Reed Act - Questions and Answers

3/19/2002

TEGL 18-01: Reed Act Distribution

4/22/2002

 

Unemployment Insurance Program Letters (UIPLs)

Document Name

Date

UIPL 23-08, Change 3: Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 - Questions and Answers

12/24/2008

UIPL 23-08, Change 2: Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 - Program Expansion

11/24/2008

UIPL 23-08, Change 1: Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 - Questions and Answers

8/15/2008

UIPL 23-08: Supplemental Appropriation Act, 2008, Title IV- Emergency Unemployment Compensation

7/7/2008

UIPL 07-06: Use of Grants for the Administration of State Unemployment Compensation Laws

12/2/2005

UIPL 30-04, Change 1: SUTA Dumping - Amendments to Federal Law Affecting the Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program - Additional Guidance

10/13/2004

UIPL 30-04: SUTA Dumping - Amendments to Federal Law affecting the Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program

8/13/2004

UIPL 33-03: Questions and Answers About Implementation of the Advance Health Coverage Tax Credit

8/18/2003

UIPL 12-01: Outsourcing of Unemployment Compensation Administrative Functions

12/28/2000

UIPL 26-90: Requirement that Unemployment Insurance (UI) Appeals Hearings be Simple, Speedy, and Inexpensive

4/26/1990

UIPL 04-87: Interpretation of "Reasonable Assurance" in Section 3304(a)(6)(A), FUTA

12/24/1986

UIPL 29-83: General Principles of Experience Rating Under Section 3303(a)(1), FUTA

6/23/1983

UIPL 1145: Procedures for Implementing the Java Decision

11/12/1971


Information on significant guidance documents published by other U.S. Department of Labor agencies is available on the Department of Labor’s guidance page.

If you have comments on significant guidance documents or would like to request that Employment and Training Administration (ETA) issue, reconsider, modify, or rescind significant guidance documents, please email the comment to goodguidance@dol.gov. You may use the same email address to file complaints that ETA has not followed the Bulletin's procedures in developing its guidance documents or is treating guidance as a binding requirement. When submitting a comment or complaint, please identify the agency and the particular guidance document you are addressing.