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BLS Restricted Data Access

Waiting Lists/Queues

BLS can support only as many research projects at one time as resources (space, facilities, staff time, etc.) can accommodate. Depending on the demand for restricted data access, BLS may institute a wait list placing new projects on hold resources become available. 

A waitlist is in effect for projects using restricted data for the following datasets:

  • Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
  • Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS)
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI)