Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-32155
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c) (2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-31697
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed reinstatement of the ``Current Population Survey (CPS).'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-28364
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed new collection of the ``Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Green Goods and Services Survey.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Comment Request; Review of Productivity Statistics
Document Number: 2010-27727
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor through the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is responsible for publishing measures of labor productivity and multifactor productivity for major sectors and industries of the United States economy. BLS periodically conducts formal reviews of its programs in order to assess their content, methodology, efficiency, and effectiveness. To enhance the quality and relevance of productivity data, BLS is soliciting comments on the scope and coverage of these data, on the methods used in constructing them, and on areas of interest for future program development.
Re-Establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-27483
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
Establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-27482
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-26297
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ``Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-26281
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-25404
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor published a document in the Federal Register of October 4, 2010, concerning a request for comments on the proposed revision of the National Compensation Survey (1220-0164). The document contained an incorrect date for submission of comments.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-24775
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``National Compensation Survey.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-24430
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor through the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is responsible for the development and publication of occupational employment projections and related career information, including the education and training requirements for detailed occupations. The BLS issued a Federal Register notice on November 18, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 223), requesting comments on a proposed education and training system. On May 26, 2009, a notice was issued on the BLS Web site announcing that the BLS would continue to refine the system to classify occupations into education and training categories for use in 2010, and provide an experimental dataset on the new system. The new education and training system has been developed and the experimental dataset is ready for users to provide feedback.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-23663
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the revision of the ``The Consumer Expenditure Surveys: The Quarterly Interview and the Diary.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Summary of Comments
Document Number: 2010-23485
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is responsible for developing and implementing the collection of new data on green jobs. The resulting information will be useful for evaluating policy initiatives and the labor market impact of economic activity related to protecting the environment and conserving natural resources. BLS activities also will be useful to State labor market information offices in their efforts to meet the need for information for State policymakers, businesses, and job seekers. In a Federal Register Notice on March 16, 2010 (75 FR 12571), BLS solicited comments on the definition BLS will use in measuring green jobs, the list of industries where green goods or services are classified, or any other aspect of the information provided in the notice. The current notice summarizes the comments received and the BLS response to the comments, and provides the final BLS definition of green jobs for use in data collection. Appendices. This notice includes four appendices in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Appendix I summarizes the comments received on the proposed definition of green jobs and the BLS response. Appendix II presents the final definition of green jobs BLS will use for data collection beginning in FY 2011. Appendix III summarizes comments on identifying industries where green goods and services are classified and the approach BLS intends to use for data collection beginning in FY 2011. Appendix IV summarizes comments received on the BLS plan to measure green jobs and the BLS response.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-22715
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``Telephone Point of Purchase Survey.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-22620
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``Telephone Point of Purchase Survey.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Emergency Review: Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-21617
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor
Office of the Secretary; Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: 2010-18604
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; including, among other things, a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Linda Watts Thomas on 202-693-4223 (this is not a toll-free number) and e-mail to: DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-15869
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed new collection of the ``Forms Design and Pilot Testing for the BLS Green Practices and Processes Project.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-15865
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision to the ``American Time Use Survey (ATUS).'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-12792
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the Annual Refiling Survey (ARS). A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-8750
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c) (2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the
Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-5705
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is responsible for developing and implementing the collection of new data on green jobs. The resulting information will assist policymakers in planning policy initiatives and understanding their impact on the labor market, and will facilitate the monitoring of labor market developments related to protecting the environment and conserving natural resources. BLS activities also will be useful to State labor market information offices in their efforts to meet the need for information for State policymakers, businesses, and job seekers.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-4950
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ``Report on Occupational Employment and Wages.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2094
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed reinstatement of the ``Veterans Supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS),'' to be conducted in July 2010, August 2011, and August 2012.
Submission for OMB Emergency Review: Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-1301
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: E9-31209
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Statistics Bureau
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ``National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997.'' A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can