Friday, April 02, 2010


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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor----------------------
Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau


In the March 16, 2010 FEDERAL REGISTER, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announces it is soliciting public comments on the definition to be used in measuring green jobs, the "industry list" and other issues. Comments are due by April 30, 2010.


Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 16, 2010 / Notices        t

[full-text, 3 pages]



Bureau of Labor Statistics

Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Labor Statistics, DOL.

ACTION: Notice of solicitation of comments.

SUMMARY: 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.


BLS is currently soliciting comments on the definition BLS will use in measuring green jobs, the industry list, or any other aspect of the information provided in this Notice.


DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice on or before April 30, 2010.


ADDRESSES: Send comments to Richard

Clayton, Office of Industry Employment

Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Room 4840, 2 Massachusetts Avenue,

NE., Washington, DC 20212 or by e-mail



Richard Clayton, Office of Industry

Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor

Statistics, telephone number 202–691–

5185 (this is not a toll-free number), or

by e-mail to:


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