Data Users Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting and Agenda, 16065 [2017-06345]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 61 / Friday, March 31, 2017 / Notices Statistical Association and the American Economic Association. Nominations: BLS is looking for committed TAC members who have a strong interest in, and familiarity with, BLS data. The Agency is looking for nominees who use and have a comprehensive understanding of economic statistics. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is committed to bringing greater diversity of thought, perspective, and experience to its advisory committees. Nominees from all races, gender, age, and disabilities are encouraged to apply. Interested persons may nominate themselves or may submit the name of another person who they believe to be interested in and qualified to serve on the TAC. Nominations may also be submitted by organizations. Nominations should include the name, address, and telephone number of the candidate. Each nomination should include a summary of the candidate’s training or experience relating to BLS data specifically, or economic statistics more generally. BLS will conduct a basic background check of candidates before their appointment to the TAC. The background check will involve accessing publicly available, Internetbased sources. The economists will have research experience with technical issues related to BLS data and will be familiar with employment and unemployment statistics, price index numbers, compensation measures, productivity measures, occupational and health statistics, or other topics relevant to BLS data series. The statisticians will be familiar with sample design, data analysis, computationally intensive statistical methods, non-sampling errors or other areas which are relevant to BLS work. The behavioral scientists will be familiar with questionnaire design, usability or other areas of survey development. BLS invites persons interested in serving on the TAC to submit their names for consideration for committee membership. Authority: This notice was prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Secretary of Labor has determined that the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Mar 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 Signed at Washington, DC, this 22nd day of March 2017. Kimberley D. Hill, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2017–06341 Filed 3–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P 16065 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics The Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, May 19, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE., Washington, DC. The Committee provides advice to the Bureau of Labor Statistics from the points of view of data users from various sectors of the U.S. economy, including the labor, business, research, academic, and government communities, on technical matters related to the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of the Bureau’s statistics, on its published reports, and on the broader aspects of its overall mission and function. The meeting will be held in Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3 of the Janet Norwood Conference and Training Center. The schedule and agenda for the meeting are as follows: 8:30 a.m. Registration 9:00 a.m. Commissioner’s welcome and review of agency developments 9:45 a.m. Office of Field Operations data user conferences 10:30 a.m. The next generation of BLS news releases 11:30 a.m. Publishing BLS response rates 1:15 p.m. Update on BLS communications efforts 2:15 p.m. Productivity 101: feedback on the BLS productivity user’s guide 3:30 p.m. Communicating the results of the new separations method for Occupational Employment Projections 4:30 p.m. Meeting wrap-up The meeting is open to the public. Any questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Kathy Mele, Data Users Advisory Committee, on 202.691.6102. Individuals who require special accommodations should contact Ms. Mele at least two days prior to the meeting date. Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of March 2017. Kimberley D. Hill Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2017–06345 Filed 3–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below. DATES: All comments on the petitions must be received by MSHA’s Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances on or before May 1, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments, identified by ‘‘docket number’’ on the subject line, by any of the following methods: 1. Electronic Mail: zzMSHAcomments@dol.gov. Include the docket number of the petition in the subject line of the message. 2. Facsimile: 202–693–9441. 3. Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452, Attention: Sheila McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. Persons delivering documents are required to check in at the receptionist’s desk in Suite 4E401. Individuals may inspect copies of the petitions and comments during normal business hours at the address listed above. MSHA will consider only comments postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service or proof of delivery from another delivery service such as UPS or Federal Express on or before the deadline for comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Barron, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances at 202–693– 9447 (Voice), barron.barbara@dol.gov (Email), or 202–693–9441 (Facsimile). [These are not toll-free numbers.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Data Users Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting and Agenda I. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Data Users Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting and Agenda

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee will 
meet on Friday, May 19, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Postal 
Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE., Washington, DC.
    The Committee provides advice to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
from the points of view of data users from various sectors of the U.S. 
economy, including the labor, business, research, academic, and 
government communities, on technical matters related to the collection, 
analysis, dissemination, and use of the Bureau's statistics, on its 
published reports, and on the broader aspects of its overall mission 
and function.
    The meeting will be held in Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3 of the Janet 
Norwood Conference and Training Center. The schedule and agenda for the 
meeting are as follows:

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Commissioner's welcome and review of agency developments
9:45 a.m. Office of Field Operations data user conferences
10:30 a.m. The next generation of BLS news releases
11:30 a.m. Publishing BLS response rates
1:15 p.m. Update on BLS communications efforts
2:15 p.m. Productivity 101: feedback on the BLS productivity user's 
guide
3:30 p.m. Communicating the results of the new separations method 
for Occupational Employment Projections
4:30 p.m. Meeting wrap-up

    The meeting is open to the public. Any questions concerning the 
meeting should be directed to Kathy Mele, Data Users Advisory 
Committee, on 202.691.6102. Individuals who require special 
accommodations should contact Ms. Mele at least two days prior to the 
meeting date.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of March 2017.
Kimberley D. Hill
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2017-06345 Filed 3-30-17; 8:45 am]
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