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Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.2 percent from July 2017 to July 2018. The decline in real average hourly earnings combined with... [Read More]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program provides data about job openings, hires, and separations in the United States.... [Read More]
A total average goes up while all the averages at the component level go down. Is that possible? Yes—and understanding the statistical method involved is... [Read More]
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An examination of the reasoning underlying the most recent update to the formula used to produce the preliminary Chained Consumer Price Index. [Read More]
Over the year ending January 2018, consumer prices for food at home rose 1.0 percent, less than the 2.1-percent increase for the Consumer Price Index... [Read More]
From the fourth quarter of 2016 to the fourth quarter of 2017, nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased 1.1 percent, reflecting a 3.2-percent increase in... [Read More]
In March 2017, 67 percent of private industry workers had access to medical care benefits, and 66 percent had access to retirement benefits. Fifty-eight percent... [Read More]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. [Read More]
Over 12 months ended November 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.2 percent. The indexes for food and energy both... [Read More]
In 2016, 75 percent of employed women usually worked full time—that is, 35 or more hours per week. The remaining 25 percent usually worked part... [Read More]
Prices in the Los Angeles area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.4 percent in October, the U.S.... [Read More]
Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents. [Read More]
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors advise people who suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, mental health issues, or other mental or... [Read More]
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians collect data on and analyze many types of work environments and work procedures. Specialists inspect workplaces for adherence... [Read More]
Home health aides and personal care aides help people with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or cognitive impairment by assisting in their daily living activities. They often... [Read More]
Home health aides and personal care aides help people with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or cognitive impairment by assisting in their daily living activities. They often... [Read More]
Parents can face different constraints on their time during school vacations than during the school year. Although different schools follow different calendars, summer months are... [Read More]
This Spotlight on Statistics explores trends in employment, earnings, consumer spending, time use, and workplace injuries for the Hispanic or Latino U.S. population. [Read More]
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