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Standard Occupational Classification

Docket Number 08‐0202 : Response to Comments on 2010 SOC : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Docket No. 08-0202 raised a question concerning the coding of Registered Nurses who practice as midwives, but are not trained as 29-1161 Nurse Midwives. The SOCPC determined these individuals would be classified in 29-1161 Nurse Midwives. Classification Principle 2 states that occupations are classified based on work performed. Therefore if the work performed is that of a Nurse Midwife, the workers should be classified in the same occupation.

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Last Modified Date: March 12, 2009