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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 24 / Friday, February 4, 2011 / Notices Records of information provided to Versar and its subcontractors, Tetrahedron, Inc. and Info Impact, will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All information supplied to Versar and its subcontractors, Tetrahedron, Inc. and Info Impact, by EPA for use in connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when Versar and its subcontractors, Tetrahedron, Inc. and Info Impact, have completed their work. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government contracts, Government property, Security measures. Dated: January 26, 2011. Oscar Morales, Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–2401 Filed 2–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ACTION: Notice of Information Collection—Extension Without Change: Employer Information Report (EEO–1). AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension of the Employer Information Report (EEO–1). DATES: Written comments on this notice must be submitted on or before April 5, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Stephen Llewellyn, Executive Officer, Executive Secretariat, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 131 M Street, NE., Washington, DC 20507. As a convenience to commentators, the Executive Secretariat will accept comments totaling six or fewer pages by facsimile (‘‘FAX’’) machine. This limitation is necessary to assure access to the equipment. The telephone number of the fax receiver is (202) 663–4114. (This is not a toll-free number). Receipt of FAX transmittals will not be acknowledged, except that the sender may request confirmation of receipt by calling the Executive Secretariat staff at (202) 663–4070 (voice) or (202) 663–4074 (TTD). (These are not toll-free telephone numbers.) srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:05 Feb 03, 2011 Jkt 223001 Instead of sending written comments to EEOC, you may submit comments and attachments electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting comments. All comments received through this portal will be posted without change, including any personal information you provide. Copies of comments submitted by the public to EEOC directly or through the Federal eRulemaking Portal will be available for review, by advance appointment only, at the Commission’s library between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or can be reviewed at http://www.regulations.gov. To schedule an appointment to inspect the comments at EEOC’s library, contact the library staff at (202) 663–4630 (voice) or (202) 663–4641 (TTY). (These are not toll-free numbers.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Edwards, Director, Program Research and Surveys Division, 131 M Street, NE., Room 4SW30F, Washington, DC 20507; (202) 663–4958 (voice) or (202) 663–7063 (TTY). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and OMB regulations 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), the Commission solicits public comment to enable it to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the Commission’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 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. Overview of Information Collection Collection Title: Employer Information Report (EEO–1). OMB Number: 3046–0007. Frequency of Report: Annual. Type of Respondent: Private employers with 100 or more employees and certain federal government contractors and first-tier subcontractors with 50 or more employees. Description of Affected Public: Private employers with 100 or more employees PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 6469 and certain federal government contractors and first-tier subcontractors with 50 or more employees. Reporting Hours: 599,000. Respondent Cost: $11.4 million. Federal Cost: $2.1 million. Number of Forms: 1. Abstract: Section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-8(c), requires employers to make and keep records relevant to a determination of whether unlawful employment practices have been or are being committed, to preserve such records, and to produce reports as the Commission prescribes by regulation or order. Accordingly, the EEOC issued regulations prescribing the EEO–1 reporting requirement. Employers in the private sector with 100 or more employees and some federal contractors with 50 or more employees have been required to submit EEO–1 reports annually since 1966. The individual reports are confidential. EEO–1 data is used by EEOC to investigate charges of employment discrimination against employers in private industry and to provide information about the employment status of minorities and women. The data is shared with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), U.S. Department of Labor, and several other Federal agencies. Pursuant to § 709(d) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, EEO–1 data is also shared with state and local Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPAs). Burden Statement: The estimated number of respondents included in the annual EEO–1 survey is 45,000 private employers. The estimated number of establishment-based responses per reporting company is between three and four EEO–1 reports annually. The annual number of responses is approximately 170,000. The form is estimated to impose 599,000 burden hours annually. In order to help reduce survey burden, respondents are encouraged to report data electronically whenever possible. Dated: January 31, 2011. For the Commission. Jacqueline A. Berrien, Chair. [FR Doc. 2011–2472 Filed 2–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6570–01–P E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities

AGENCY: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Information Collection--Extension Without Change: 
Employer Information Report (EEO-1).

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Equal 
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that 
it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a 
request for a three-year extension of the Employer Information Report 
(EEO-1).

DATES: Written comments on this notice must be submitted on or before 
April 5, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Stephen Llewellyn, Executive 
Officer, Executive Secretariat, Equal Employment Opportunity 
Commission, 131 M Street, NE., Washington, DC 20507. As a convenience 
to commentators, the Executive Secretariat will accept comments 
totaling six or fewer pages by facsimile (``FAX'') machine. This 
limitation is necessary to assure access to the equipment. The 
telephone number of the fax receiver is (202) 663-4114. (This is not a 
toll-free number). Receipt of FAX transmittals will not be 
acknowledged, except that the sender may request confirmation of 
receipt by calling the Executive Secretariat staff at (202) 663-4070 
(voice) or (202) 663-4074 (TTD). (These are not toll-free telephone 
numbers.) Instead of sending written comments to EEOC, you may submit 
comments and attachments electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, 
which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online 
for submitting comments. All comments received through this portal will 
be posted without change, including any personal information you 
provide. Copies of comments submitted by the public to EEOC directly or 
through the Federal eRulemaking Portal will be available for review, by 
advance appointment only, at the Commission's library between the hours 
of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or can be reviewed at http://www.regulations.gov. 
To schedule an appointment to inspect the comments at EEOC's library, 
contact the library staff at (202) 663-4630 (voice) or (202) 663-4641 
(TTY). (These are not toll-free numbers.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Edwards, Director, Program 
Research and Surveys Division, 131 M Street, NE., Room 4SW30F, 
Washington, DC 20507; (202) 663-4958 (voice) or (202) 663-7063 (TTY).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 and OMB regulations 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), the Commission solicits 
public comment to enable it to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the Commission's functions, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the Commission's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including 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.

Overview of Information Collection

    Collection Title: Employer Information Report (EEO-1).
    OMB Number: 3046-0007.
    Frequency of Report: Annual.
    Type of Respondent: Private employers with 100 or more employees 
and certain federal government contractors and first-tier 
subcontractors with 50 or more employees.
    Description of Affected Public: Private employers with 100 or more 
employees and certain federal government contractors and first-tier 
subcontractors with 50 or more employees.
    Reporting Hours: 599,000.
    Respondent Cost: $11.4 million.
    Federal Cost: $2.1 million.
    Number of Forms: 1.
    Abstract: Section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 
1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-8(c), requires employers to make and 
keep records relevant to a determination of whether unlawful employment 
practices have been or are being committed, to preserve such records, 
and to produce reports as the Commission prescribes by regulation or 
order. Accordingly, the EEOC issued regulations prescribing the EEO-1 
reporting requirement. Employers in the private sector with 100 or more 
employees and some federal contractors with 50 or more employees have 
been required to submit EEO-1 reports annually since 1966. The 
individual reports are confidential. EEO-1 data is used by EEOC to 
investigate charges of employment discrimination against employers in 
private industry and to provide information about the employment status 
of minorities and women. The data is shared with the Office of Federal 
Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), U.S. Department of Labor, and 
several other Federal agencies. Pursuant to Sec.  709(d) of Title VII 
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, EEO-1 data is also shared 
with state and local Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPAs).
    Burden Statement: The estimated number of respondents included in 
the annual EEO-1 survey is 45,000 private employers. The estimated 
number of establishment-based responses per reporting company is 
between three and four EEO-1 reports annually. The annual number of 
responses is approximately 170,000. The form is estimated to impose 
599,000 burden hours annually. In order to help reduce survey burden, 
respondents are encouraged to report data electronically whenever 
possible.

    Dated: January 31, 2011.

    For the Commission.
Jacqueline A. Berrien,
Chair.
[FR Doc. 2011-2472 Filed 2-3-11; 8:45 am]
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