Stay the Effectiveness of the EEO-1 Pay Data Collection, 43362-43363 [2017-19489]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 43362 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 178 / Friday, September 15, 2017 / Notices more of the following areas of human health risk assessment: (1) An understanding of thyroid function (preferably in the sensitive life stages of interest), (2) the importance of maternal thyroid hormone homeostasis in each stage of gestation, (3) hypothyroxinemia, (4) neurodevelopmental assessment indices for young children including the Bayley’s Scale, (5) the toxicity of perchlorate, (6) epidemiological assessment techniques, and (7) statistics. Versar, Inc., considered the nominated peer review candidates and also conducted an independent search for scientific experts to augment the list of publically-nominated candidates. Selection Process: Versar, Inc., considered and screened all candidates against the selection criteria described in the March 1, 2016, and June 3, 2016, Federal Register notices (81 FR 10617 and 81 FR 35760, respectively), which included the candidates being free of any conflict of interest and being available to participate in-person in a two-day, public, peer review meeting in the Washington, DC, area. Versar, Inc., narrowed the list of potential reviewers for the second panel to 12 candidates. EPA is now soliciting comments on the interim list of 12 candidates. EPA requests that the public provide relevant information or documentation on the experts that the contractor should consider in evaluating these candidates. Once the public comments on the interim list of candidates have been reviewed and considered, the contractor will select the final list of peer reviewers. Responsibilities of Peer Reviewers: Peer reviewers will be charged with evaluating and preparing written comments on EPA’s draft MCLG Approaches Report. Versar, Inc., will provide reviewers with a summary and compilation of public comments on the draft MCLG Approaches Report submitted to EPA’s docket (ID number EPA–HQ–OW–2016–0438) during the 45-day public comment period, for their consideration. Reviewers will participate in a two-day meeting expected to be held in the Washington, DC, metro area, projected to occur in late fall of 2017 (exact date to be determined), to discuss the scientific basis supporting these materials. Following the meeting, Versar, Inc., will provide a report to EPA, summarizing the peer reviewers’ evaluation of the scientific and technical merit of the draft MCLG Approaches Report and the peer reviewers’ full responses to the charge questions. EPA will make the final peer review report available to the public (exact date to be determined). In VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Sep 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 preparing the final MCLG Approaches Report, EPA will consider the peer review report as well as the written public comments submitted to the docket. II. Interim List of Peer Reviewers Versar, Inc., is considering the following candidates for the peer review panel. Biosketches are available through the EPA docket at http:// www.regulations.gov (Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2016–0439). After review and consideration of public comments and consultation with EPA’s Scientific Integrity Official, Versar, Inc., will select from this list, the final list of peer reviewers, who will, collectively, best provide expertise spanning the previously mentioned areas of knowledge and experience and, to the extent feasible, best provide a balance of perspectives. EPA will announce the peer review panel meeting date, location and registration details, along with the final list of peer reviewers selected by Versar, Inc., at least 30 days prior to the meeting. Name of Nominee, Degree, Place of Employment 1. Hugh A. Barton, Ph.D., Pfizer, Inc. 2. Nancy Carrasco, M.D., Yale School of Medicine 3. Jonathan Chevrier, Ph.D., McGill University Faculty of Medicine 4. Claude Emond, Ph.D., University of Montreal 5. Dale Hattis, Ph.D., George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University 6. Judy S. LaKind, Ph.D., LaKind Associates, LLC 7. Angela M. Leung, M.D., M.Sc., UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine 8. Paul H. Lipkin, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 9. Elizabeth N. Pearce, M.D., M.Sc., Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine 10. Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D., University of Florida 11. Joanne F. Rovet, Ph.D., The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) 12. Craig Steinmaus, M.D., M.P.H., University of California, Berkeley III. Draft Peer Review Charge Questions The draft peer review charge questions are available through the EPA docket at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2016– 0439). Dated: September 6, 2017. Michael H. Shapiro, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Water. [FR Doc. 2017–19702 Filed 9–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION [3046–0007] Stay the Effectiveness of the EEO–1 Pay Data Collection Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announces that, until further notice, filers subject to the EEO–1 reporting requirement should not submit aggregate data about W–2 (Box 1) income and hours worked, which is the information required by ‘‘Component 2’’ of the EEO–1 report as approved on September 29, 2016. However, filers should continue to submit data on the ethnicity, race, and sex of workers by job category (‘‘Component 1’’ of the EEO–1 report). This is the same type of EEO–1 data that filers have submitted in the past. DATES: All EEO–1 filers should submit and certify their 2017 EEO–1 reports (Component 1 data only) by March 31, 2018. They should count employees for purposes of this EEO–1 report during a ‘‘workforce snapshot period’’ between October 1 and December 31, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Edwards, Director, Program Research and Surveys Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 131 M Street NE., Room 4SW30F, Washington, DC 20507 (202) 663–4949 (voice) or (202) 663–7063 (TTY). Requests for this notice in an alternative format should be made to the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs at (202) 663–4191 (voice) or (202) 663– 4494 (TTY). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a memorandum 1 informing the EEOC that OMB was initiating a review and immediate stay of the effectiveness of a portion of the EEO–1 report that was initially approved on September 29, 2016.2 Specifically, OMB initiated a review and immediate stay of the portion of the EEO–1 report that required the reporting of aggregate W–2 (Box 1) income and hours-worked data by employers (including federal contractors) with 100 or more employees. (This is called EEO– SUMMARY: 1 OMB’s memorandum is available at https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/jsp/Utilities/Review_and_ Stay_Memo_for_EEOC.pdf. 2 The September 29, 2016 Notice of OMB Action was reissued on October 18, 2016. https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAViewICR?ref_ nbr=201610-3046-001# E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 178 / Friday, September 15, 2017 / Notices 1 ‘‘Component 2’’.) OMB did not stay the portion of the EEO–1 report that requires filers to submit data on the race, ethnicity, and sex of their workers, by job category. (EEO–1 ‘‘Component 1’’) The EEOC will continue to collect EEO–1 Component 1 data from all filers during OMB’s review and stay. Thus, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.10(g), the EEOC hereby announces that, until further notice, filers subject to the EEO– 1 reporting requirement should not submit aggregate W–2 income and hours worked data under Component 2 of the EEO–1, but that they should submit data about race, ethnicity, and sex, by job category, as required by Component 1 of the EEO–1. Filers should follow the EEO–1’s new reporting schedule. The 2017 EEO–1 report should be submitted and certified by March 31, 2018. Filers should use a ‘‘workforce snapshot period’’ between October 1 and December 31, 2017. Dated: August 31, 2017. For the Commission. Victoria A. Lipnic, Acting Chair. [FR Doc. 2017–19489 Filed 9–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6570–01–P FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION Regular Meeting; Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation. ACTION: Notice, regular meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board). DATES: The meeting of the Board will be held at the offices of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on September 21, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. until such time as the Board concludes its business. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board, (703) 883–4009, TTY (703) 883– 4056. ADDRESSES: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102. Submit attendance requests via email to VisitorRequest@FCA.gov. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further information about attendance requests. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to the Farm Credit Administration Board, (703) 883– 4009, TTY (703) 883–4056. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Sep 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 Parts of this meeting of the Board will be open to the public (limited space available), and parts will be closed to the public. Please send an email to VisitorRequest@ FCA.gov at least 24 hours before the meeting. In your email include: Name, postal address, entity you are representing (if applicable), and telephone number. You will receive an email confirmation from us. Please be prepared to show a photo identification when you arrive. If you need assistance for accessibility reasons, or if you have any questions, contact Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board, at (703) 883–4009. The matters to be considered at the meeting are: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Closed Session • Confidential Report on System Performance Open Session A. Approval of Minutes • June 8, 2017 B. Business Reports • Quarterly Financial Reports • Report on Insured and Other Obligations • Quarterly Report on Annual Performance Plan C. New Business • Annual Performance Plan FY 2018– 2019 • Proposed 2018 and 2019 Budgets • Insurance Fund Progress Review and Setting of Premium Range Guidance for 2018 Dated: September 12, 2017. Dale L. Aultman, Secretary, Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board. [FR Doc. 2017–19622 Filed 9–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6710–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0573] Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43363 opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number. DATES: Written comments should be submitted on or before November 14, 2017. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contacts below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Cathy Williams, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov and to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the PRA of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), the FCC invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 178 (Friday, September 15, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43362-43363]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-19489]


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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

[3046-0007]


Stay the Effectiveness of the EEO-1 Pay Data Collection

AGENCY: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 
announces that, until further notice, filers subject to the EEO-1 
reporting requirement should not submit aggregate data about W-2 (Box 
1) income and hours worked, which is the information required by 
``Component 2'' of the EEO-1 report as approved on September 29, 2016. 
However, filers should continue to submit data on the ethnicity, race, 
and sex of workers by job category (``Component 1'' of the EEO-1 
report). This is the same type of EEO-1 data that filers have submitted 
in the past.

DATES: All EEO-1 filers should submit and certify their 2017 EEO-1 
reports (Component 1 data only) by March 31, 2018. They should count 
employees for purposes of this EEO-1 report during a ``workforce 
snapshot period'' between October 1 and December 31, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Edwards, Director, Program 
Research and Surveys Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 
131 M Street NE., Room 4SW30F, Washington, DC 20507 (202) 663-4949 
(voice) or (202) 663-7063 (TTY). Requests for this notice in an 
alternative format should be made to the Office of Communications and 
Legislative Affairs at (202) 663-4191 (voice) or (202) 663-4494 (TTY).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) issued a memorandum \1\ informing the EEOC that OMB 
was initiating a review and immediate stay of the effectiveness of a 
portion of the EEO-1 report that was initially approved on September 
29, 2016.\2\ Specifically, OMB initiated a review and immediate stay of 
the portion of the EEO-1 report that required the reporting of 
aggregate W-2 (Box 1) income and hours-worked data by employers 
(including federal contractors) with 100 or more employees. (This is 
called EEO-

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1 ``Component 2''.) OMB did not stay the portion of the EEO-1 report 
that requires filers to submit data on the race, ethnicity, and sex of 
their workers, by job category. (EEO-1 ``Component 1'') The EEOC will 
continue to collect EEO-1 Component 1 data from all filers during OMB's 
review and stay.
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    \1\ OMB's memorandum is available at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/jsp/Utilities/Review_and_Stay_Memo_for_EEOC.pdf.
    \2\ The September 29, 2016 Notice of OMB Action was reissued on 
October 18, 2016. https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201610-3046-001#
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    Thus, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.10(g), the EEOC hereby announces that, 
until further notice, filers subject to the EEO-1 reporting requirement 
should not submit aggregate W-2 income and hours worked data under 
Component 2 of the EEO-1, but that they should submit data about race, 
ethnicity, and sex, by job category, as required by Component 1 of the 
EEO-1. Filers should follow the EEO-1's new reporting schedule. The 
2017 EEO-1 report should be submitted and certified by March 31, 2018. 
Filers should use a ``workforce snapshot period'' between October 1 and 
December 31, 2017.

    Dated: August 31, 2017.

    For the Commission.

Victoria A. Lipnic,
Acting Chair.
[FR Doc. 2017-19489 Filed 9-14-17; 8:45 am]
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