[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 238 (Tuesday, December 10, 1996)]
[Page 65104]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-31402]



Wage Committee, Notice of Meetings

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in accordance with Pub. L. 
92-463, gives notice that meetings of the VA Wage Committee will be 
held on:

Wednesday, January 15, 1997, at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 29, 1997, at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 1997, at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at 2:00 p.m.

    The meetings will be held in Room 246, Department of Veterans 
Affairs Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420.
    The Committee's purpose is to advise the Under Secretary for Health 
on the development and authorization of wage schedules for Federal Wage 
System (blue-collar) employees.
    At these meetings the Committee will consider wage survey 
specifications, wage survey data, local committee reports and 
recommendations, statistical analyses, and proposed wage schedules.
    All portions of the meetings will be closed to the public because 
the matters considered are related solely to the internal personnel 
rules and practices of the Department of Veterans Affairs and because 
the wage survey data considered by the Committee have been obtained 
from officials of private business establishments with a guarantee that 
the data will be held in confidence. Closure of the meetings is in 
accordance with subsection 10(d) of Pub. L. 92-463, as amended by Pub. 
L. 94-409, and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) (2) and (4).
    However, members of the public are invited to submit material in 
writing to the Chairperson for the Committee's attention.
    Additional information concerning these meetings may be obtained 
from the Chairperson, VA Wage Committee (05), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20420.

    Dated: December 4, 1996.
    By Direction of the Secretary.
Heyward Bannister,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 96-31402 Filed 12-9-96; 8:45 am]