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Yes. You can submit electronic files or printouts. You can fax, mail, phone in, or e-mail your data.
Yes. See our Internet Reporting Instructions to learn how.
Yes. You can e-mail the data we have requested. Please send a blank e-mail to email@example.com to receive a copy of our Adobe fillable form. You can complete the form, save your answers, and e-mail the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. Just give us a call and we will be happy to take your data over the phone. Please call 1-866-406-0165 to submit your data.
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Yes! Your information and identity are kept in strict confidence in accordance with Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Integrity Guidelines and with the Confidentiality Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act (CIPSEA) of 2002.
When reporting data on the survey form, do not use employee names or their social security numbers.
A sample of establishments was randomly selected from all businesses filing for unemployment insurance. Your business was selected to represent other businesses of similar size in the same geographical area and industry. For this reason your response is critical for the production of good estimates.
Report only for the worksite address shown in Question 1 on the front page.
NO! When reporting data on the survey form, do not use employee names or their social security number.
We ask that you complete the questionnaire within the next fifteen (15) days of receiving it. If you need additional time please call 1-866-406-0165. You will continue to receive follow-up mailings until we receive your response.
As the American economy adapts to a changing marketplace and a wider selection of energy alternatives, measuring the number and types of new jobs created is of critical importance. Even if you don’t use any green technologies or practices, please complete and mail back the form. This study will measure both the types of jobs available and the size of the green economy.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) received funding beginning in Fiscal Year 2010 to develop and implement the collection of new data on green jobs. The goal of the BLS green jobs initiative is to develop information on (1) the number of and trend over time in green jobs, (2) the industrial, occupational, and geographic distribution of the jobs, and (3) the wages of the workers in these 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 information needs of policymakers, businesses, and job seekers.
This is an official Federal green jobs survey administered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Labor. This survey will create standardized national and census region estimates of green employment and wages.
The results of the 2011 Green Technologies and Practices (GTP) Survey are available at www.bls.gov/gtp. The Bureau of Labor Statistics plans to publish the 2012 Green Technologies and Practices Survey data in summer 2013.
No. Only include green technologies and practices and the workers associated with them only if they were in place by the pay period referenced on the front of the survey form.
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Green Technologies and Practices are those that reduce the negative impact on the environment or natural resources resulting from production of any good or service. For examples of Green Technologies and Practices, please visit our GTP examples webpage.
Yes. Please fill out and return the form even if there aren't any Green Technologies and Practices at the establishment. Having no green technologies and practices is still important information. Your response is critical for us to produce accurate results.
Do not include employees that spend less than half of their time involved in green technologies and practices. Only report employees who spent more than half of their time involved in researching, developing, maintaining, installing or using technologies or practices to lessen the environmental impact of their establishment, or training workers in these technologies and practices.
Please describe the additional activities in items 7 and 8 at the end of question 4.
No. Please include only employees on this establishment’s payroll.
Yes. We are interested in the technologies and practices, not the product or service. Green technologies and practices can be found in all industries and establishments regardless of their actual product or service. This survey measures jobs in which workers' duties involve making their establishments' production and/or operation processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources; and these can take place in an establishment that does not produce or provide a green product or service.
Please do not include the use of organic or recycled inputs in your production processes if they were purchased outside of the establishment. Collecting and reusing, recycling, or remanufacturing waste materials created as a result of your establishment’s operations for use within the establishment is included and should be counted in question 5.
Yes. The use of methods, procedures, practices, or technologies that have a positive environmental or natural resource conservation impact should be included, whether they are in place to meet federal or state environmental regulations or to go beyond compliance.
Yes. The government and the not-for-profit sector are in scope of the GTP survey. The only establishments not covered are private households.
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Please complete the questions you are able to answer and then forward the report to the pertinent personnel office. Please report only employees employed at this location.
Please INCLUDE with pay the following:
Please EXCLUDE from pay the following:
Report part-time workers in the job they perform, along with your full-time workers in the same occupation. Please report their hourly wage rate, not the average weekly or annual wage.
Please remember to only include workers (full or part-time) who spend more than 50% of their time involved in researching, developing, maintaining, installing or using technologies or practices to lessen the environmental impact of their establishment, or training workers in these technologies and practices.
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Please contact the Bureau of Labor Statistics c/o Washington State Employment Security Department by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone 1-866-406-0165. For more contact information visit our contacts web page.
Last Modified Date: October 4, 2012