Renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee, 63144 [2020-22043]

Download as PDF 63144 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 194 / Tuesday, October 6, 2020 / Notices Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. The Committee presents advice and makes recommendations to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on technical aspects of the collection and formulation of economic measures. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body to the BLS, on technical topics selected by the BLS. Important aspects of the Committee’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a. Providing comments on papers and presentations developed by BLS research and program staff. The comments will address the technical soundness of the research and whether it reflects best practices in the relevant fields. b. Identifying research projects that can address technical problems with BLS statistics. c. Participating in discussions regarding areas where the types or coverage of economic statistics could be expanded or improved and areas where statistics are no longer relevant. The Committee reports to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. The Committee consists of approximately sixteen members who serve as Special Government Employees. Members are appointed by the BLS and are approved by the Secretary of Labor. Committee members are experts in economics, statistics, data science, and survey design. They are prominent experts in their fields and recognized for their professional achievements and objectivity. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Charter will be filed under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 194 (Tuesday, October 6, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory 
Committee

    The Secretary of Labor is announcing the renewal of a Federal 
Advisory Committee. 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 renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data 
Users Advisory Committee (the ``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.
    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 matters related to the analysis, 
dissemination, and use of the Bureau's statistics, on its published 
reports, and on gaps between or the need for new Bureau statistics.
    The Committee will function solely as an advisory body to the BLS, 
on technical topics selected by the BLS.
    The Committee is responsible for providing the Commissioner of 
Labor Statistics: (1) The priorities of data users; (2) suggestions 
concerning the addition of new programs, changes in the emphasis of 
existing programs or cessation of obsolete programs; and (3) advice on 
potential innovations in data analysis, dissemination and presentation.
    The Committee reports to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, 
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.
    The Committee will not exceed 20 members. Committee members are 
nominated by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics and approved by the 
Secretary of Labor. Membership of the Committee will represent a 
balance of expertise across a broad range of BLS program areas, 
including employment and unemployment statistics, occupational safety 
and health statistics, compensation measures, price indexes, and 
productivity measures; or other areas related to the subject matter of 
BLS programs. All committee members will have extensive research or 
practical experience using BLS data.
    The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in 
compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
The Charter will be filed under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Fieldhouse, Office of the 
Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, telephone: 202-691-5025, 
email: [email protected].

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of September 2020.
Mark Staniorski,
Chief, Division of Management Systems.
[FR Doc. 2020-22043 Filed 10-5-20; 8:45 am]
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