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
Today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics release of state-level employment and unemployment data shows that June employment trends continued the troubling trends seen in the May data. The “treading water” metaphor applied to the overall n... 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