Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03504
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
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. 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 ``Consumer Price Index Commodities 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.
Announcing Elimination of Electronic Devices in the DOL Lock-Up Facility for Participating News Media Organizations With Pre-Release Access to Statistical Information
Document Number: 2020-02383
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor (DOL) plans to eliminate use of all electronic devices in the lock-up facility and continue to rely on transmission sources readily available to the general public to provide simultaneous data access to all interested users. These sources include agency websites, social media channels, and email subscription lists.