Customer Information and Disclosure: Workforce and Economic Research Disclosures
(1)Department staff may share confidential information with public agencies for purposes of governmental planning, performance measurement, program analysis, socio-economic analysis, and policy analysis, if a written disclosure agreement is in place and if the requesting entity agrees to pay the costs of providing such information.
(2)Department staff may share confidential information with consultants and contractors working on specific projects for public agencies if those projects are for the purposes of governmental planning, performance measurement, program analysis, socio-economic analysis, and policy analysis; if a written disclosure agreement is in place between the Employment Department, the public agency, and the consultant or contracting firm; and if the requesting entity agrees to pay the costs of providing such information.
(3)Unless specifically noted elsewhere in ORS 657.665 (Confidentiality of information) or in this Rule, “governmental planning, performance measurement, program analysis, socioeconomic analysis and policy analysis functions” do not authorize the disclosure of confidential information:
(a)For purposes of mass mailings or marketing;
(b)That was collected by way of surveys conducted for statistical purposes, including those conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics;
(c)For program eligibility or enforcement purposes; or
(d)Regarding individual persons, unless those persons have given their informed consent for such disclosure.
(4)Maps showing the location and characteristics of business establishments shall be limited by the following:
(a)The name, address, specific location, and specific employment or payroll information about the business will not be displayed.
(b)The employment level of the business will be computed and reflected as follows:
(A)An annual average employment level for each establishment shall be the sum of each individual month’s employment divided by 12.
(B)This annual average employment level will be rounded to the nearest integer.
(C)These rounded annual average employment levels will be reflected on a map using no greater detail than the following size class breakouts: 0, 1–4, 5–9, 10–19, 20–49, 50–99, 100–249, 250–499, and 500 or greater. Aggregations of these size classes are permitted.
(c)Businesses in the following industries will not be presented on maps:
(A)All businesses in NAICS 624221 — Temporary Shelters
(B)All businesses in NAICS 814110 — Private Households
(5)For purposes of ORS 657.665 (Confidentiality of information)(3)(a) and 657.665 (Confidentiality of information)(4)(n), “local government” means cities, counties, and other political sub-divisions coded with an ownership code 3 in Employment Department records, with the exception of Indian tribal governmental agencies and other agencies specifically excluded based on other statutes or rules.
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(a)Department staff may disclose the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code of any business and, by extension, may provide the NAICS definition of the industry of any business. Additionally, Department staff may provide lists of businesses in particular NAICS codes. However, these disclosures may only include the name and NAICS code or definition of the business; they may not include additional information such as address, contact information, or employment-related data.
(b)The NAICS codes of businesses in following industries will not be shared, nor will lists of these businesses be shared:
(A)All businesses in NAICS 624221 — Temporary Shelters.
(B)All businesses in NAICS 814110 — Private Households.
Rule 471-010-0120 — Customer Information and Disclosure: Workforce and Economic Research Disclosures,