State-level data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show continued growth in employment in most states, though the weaker employment patterns seen in national data give reason to temper optimism at the state level.
The headline numbers for changes in non-farm payroll employment are significantly overstated according to our examination of the data in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website. This occurs as a result of the distorting effects... Read Post
On this last Friday (11/8), the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released its newest number on conditions in labor markets. The number that got the most attention was the growth of employment. To quote thei... Read Post
State-level employment and unemployment data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics continue to show improving labor market conditions throughout the United States. From November 2011 to February 2012, unemployment rates ... Read Post