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BLS Restricted Data Access

BLS Project Coordinators

Accepted researchers will be assigned a BLS Project Coordinator, a member of BLS staff in the program office of the restricted data being accessed.  A BLS Project Coordinator is assigned to any project regardless of access mode.  

  • The BLS Project Coordinator will assist you with any technical questions about the data files for the duration of the project.
  • For projects at the BLS national office, the BLS Project Coordinator is your primary contact for scheduling visits to BLS for data access.
  • At the end of the project before your data outputs are made publicly available, the BLS Project Coordinator will review the outputs to ensure that the confidentiality of respondent identifiable information (RII) is maintained..
  • No research or data quality assistance is provided..