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BLS Wants to Restart Job Data Collection in Green Technologies

Posted in on Thu, Sep 13, 2012

On September 17, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL) has submitting the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, “Green Technologies and Practices Survey,” to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.  BLS wants approval to re-initiate a data collection on occupational employment and wages related to green technologies and practices used by U.S. businesses.  The Green Technologies and Practices survey collects data on the use of green technologies and processes at establishments, and occupational employment and wages for employees who spend more than 50 percent of their time engaged in green practices. This special topic survey will be conducted occasionally to collect information on employees engaged in green technologies and practices, the second component of the BLS Green Jobs definition.  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-08-17/html/2012-20193.htm

 

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