American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, 5416 [2019-03044]

Download as PDF 5416 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Notices received after the deadline to the members, however they may not consider them during the meeting. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Bureau of Economic Analysis, Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Under Secretary for Economic Affairs announces the March 6, 2019 inaugural meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board (Workforce Advisory Board). The Advisory Board advises the National Council for the American Worker (National Council) on how the Federal Government can encourage the private sector and educational institutions to combat the skills crisis by investing in and increasing demand-driven education, training, and re-training for American workers. The discussions for this inaugural meeting include a review of the National Council’s priority areas and identification of areas of activity for the Workforce Advisory Board. DATES: The Workforce Advisory Board will meet on March 6, 2019; the meeting will begin at 2 p.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. (EST). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20502. The meeting is open to the public via audio conference technology. Audio instructions will be prominently posted on the Workforce Advisory Board homepage at: https:// www.commerce.gov/americanworker/ american-workforce-policy-advisoryboard. Please note: The Workforce Advisory Board website will maintain the most current information on the meeting agenda, schedule, and location. These items may be updated without further notice in the Federal Register. The public may also submit statements or questions via the Advisory Board email address, AmericanWorkforcePolicyAdvisory Board@doc.gov (please use the subject line ‘‘March 2019 Advisory Board Meeting Public Comment’’), or by letter to Ken White, Office of Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. If you wish the Workforce Advisory Board to consider your statement or question during the meeting, we must receive your written statement or question no later than 5 p.m. (EST) two business days prior to the meeting. We will provide all statements or questions amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Feb 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 Ken White, Office of Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482– 2406, or white2@doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In Executive Order 13845 (July 19, 2018), as amended, the President charged the National Council to develop a national strategy to ensure that America’s students and workers have access to affordable, relevant, and innovative education and job training that will equip them to compete and win in the global economy and to monitor the implementation of that strategy. In the same Executive Order, the President created the Workforce Advisory Board to advise the National Council in its efforts to work with private employers, educational institutions, labor unions, other non-profit organizations, and State, territorial, tribal, and local governments to update and reshape America’s education and job training landscape so that it better meets the needs of American students, workers, and businesses. The Workforce Advisory Board shall be co-chaired by the Secretary of Commerce and the Advisor to the President overseeing the Office of Economic Initiatives. In addition to the co-chairs, the Workforce Advisory Board comprises as many as 25 members appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. Members include individuals chosen to serve as representatives of the various sectors of the economy, including the private sector, employers, educational institutions, and States to offer diverse perspectives on how the federal government can improve education, training, and re-training for American workers. In an advisory capacity, the Workforce Advisory Board supports the National Council in any of its functions, including: • Building national campaigns to raise awareness of matters such as the urgency of the skills crisis, the creation of new industries and job opportunities through emerging technologies, the importance of manufacturing and trade careers, and the need for corporate training investments; • Increasing transparency related to education and job-training program options, including those offered at 4year institutions and community colleges; • Proposing ways to increase access to job-related data (i.e., data on FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 industries, geographic locations, open jobs, projected future opportunities, and the underlying required skills) and fostering close coordination within the federal government and between the government and non-federal stakeholders; • Developing recommendations on how the public sector should engage with the private sector in worker retraining, including through the use of online learning resources; • Examining public and privatesector expenditures, including tax expenditures, on worker education and training; and • Recognizing companies that demonstrate excellence in workplace education, training, and re-training policies. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis


American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Office of the Under Secretary for 
Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Under Secretary for Economic Affairs announces the March 
6, 2019 inaugural meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory 
Board (Workforce Advisory Board). The Advisory Board advises the 
National Council for the American Worker (National Council) on how the 
Federal Government can encourage the private sector and educational 
institutions to combat the skills crisis by investing in and increasing 
demand-driven education, training, and re-training for American 
workers. The discussions for this inaugural meeting include a review of 
the National Council's priority areas and identification of areas of 
activity for the Workforce Advisory Board.

DATES: The Workforce Advisory Board will meet on March 6, 2019; the 
meeting will begin at 2 p.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. (EST).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be in the Eisenhower Executive Office 
Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20502. The meeting 
is open to the public via audio conference technology. Audio 
instructions will be prominently posted on the Workforce Advisory Board 
homepage at: https://www.commerce.gov/americanworker/american-workforce-policy-advisory-board. Please note: The Workforce Advisory 
Board website will maintain the most current information on the meeting 
agenda, schedule, and location. These items may be updated without 
further notice in the Federal Register.
    The public may also submit statements or questions via the Advisory 
Board email address, AmericanWorkforcePolicyAdvisoryBoard@doc.gov 
(please use the subject line ``March 2019 Advisory Board Meeting Public 
Comment''), or by letter to Ken White, Office of Under Secretary for 
Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230. If you wish the Workforce Advisory Board to 
consider your statement or question during the meeting, we must receive 
your written statement or question no later than 5 p.m. (EST) two 
business days prior to the meeting. We will provide all statements or 
questions received after the deadline to the members, however they may 
not consider them during the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken White, Office of Under Secretary 
for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-2406, or white2@doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In Executive Order 13845 (July 19, 2018), as 
amended, the President charged the National Council to develop a 
national strategy to ensure that America's students and workers have 
access to affordable, relevant, and innovative education and job 
training that will equip them to compete and win in the global economy 
and to monitor the implementation of that strategy. In the same 
Executive Order, the President created the Workforce Advisory Board to 
advise the National Council in its efforts to work with private 
employers, educational institutions, labor unions, other non-profit 
organizations, and State, territorial, tribal, and local governments to 
update and reshape America's education and job training landscape so 
that it better meets the needs of American students, workers, and 
businesses. The Workforce Advisory Board shall be co-chaired by the 
Secretary of Commerce and the Advisor to the President overseeing the 
Office of Economic Initiatives. In addition to the co-chairs, the 
Workforce Advisory Board comprises as many as 25 members appointed by 
the Secretary of Commerce. Members include individuals chosen to serve 
as representatives of the various sectors of the economy, including the 
private sector, employers, educational institutions, and States to 
offer diverse perspectives on how the federal government can improve 
education, training, and re-training for American workers.
    In an advisory capacity, the Workforce Advisory Board supports the 
National Council in any of its functions, including:
     Building national campaigns to raise awareness of matters 
such as the urgency of the skills crisis, the creation of new 
industries and job opportunities through emerging technologies, the 
importance of manufacturing and trade careers, and the need for 
corporate training investments;
     Increasing transparency related to education and job-
training program options, including those offered at 4-year 
institutions and community colleges;
     Proposing ways to increase access to job-related data 
(i.e., data on industries, geographic locations, open jobs, projected 
future opportunities, and the underlying required skills) and fostering 
close coordination within the federal government and between the 
government and non-federal stakeholders;
     Developing recommendations on how the public sector should 
engage with the private sector in worker re-training, including through 
the use of online learning resources;
     Examining public and private-sector expenditures, 
including tax expenditures, on worker education and training; and
     Recognizing companies that demonstrate excellence in 
workplace education, training, and re-training policies.

    Dated: February 15, 2019.
Jeremy Pelter,
Chief Financial Officer, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2019-03044 Filed 2-19-19; 11:15 am]
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