The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Provides for: (a) Labor Productivity (output per hour worked), unit labor costs and related measures for the business, nonfarm business and nonfinancial corporate sectors, for manufacturing sectors, and for industries; (b) Multifactor productivity indexes (output per combined inputs of capital and labor) for the private business and private nonfarm business sectors; and (c) Multifactor productivity measures (output per combined inputs of capital, labor, energy, materials, and purchased business services) for manufacturing and nonmanufacturing industries.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Not applicable.
Public Laws 54-249, 62-426, 71-537, 76-77, and 94- 206, 29 U.S.C. 1, 29 U.S.C. 2b.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Post Assistance Requirements
No reports are required.
No audits are required for this program.
(Salaries) FY 16 $10,749,905; FY 17 est $10,974,000; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
'BLS Handbook of Methods'; 'Major Programs Bureau of Labor Statistics'; 'BLS Publications on Productivity and Technology'; 'Estimating Capital Inputs for Productivity Measurement: An Overview of Concepts and Methods'; 'The Impact of Research and Development on Productivity Growth'; 'Trends in Multifactor Productivity, 1948-81'; 'Labor Composition and U.S. Productivity Growth, 1948-90'; 'Monthly Labor Review.'
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the nearest regional office of the Bureau of Labor Statistics listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Lucy P. Eldridge 2 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E., Washington, District of Columbia 20212 Phone: 202-691-5600
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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