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MPAA: Hollywood Is Key Driver Of U.S. Economy With $49 Billion Payout, Salaries Much Higher Than Nat’l Average

The Motion Picture Association of America released economic figures today culled from an analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016 report — only made available in late 2017 — which shows that the American film and TV industry accounted for supporting 2.1 million jobs and 400,000 local businesses across this country. Show More Summary

Your Small Business Needs an Emergency Fund, Too

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that approximately one-third of all businesses fail within the first two years. Half fold within five years. And of the businesses that fail, a banking survey showed that 82 percent do so because of cash flow issues. These numbers are not meant to keep...

Reduced Energy Costs Keep Consumer Price Inflation in December in Check

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in December, slowing from the 0.4 percent gain in November. Reduced energy costs, which declined by 1.2... The post Reduced Energy Costs Keep Consumer Price Inflation in December in Check appeared first on Shopfloor.

Producer Prices Inched Down 0.1% in December, with Modest 2.2% Year-over-Year Core Inflation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services inched down 0.1 percent in December, declining for the first time since August 2016. For... The post Producer Prices Inched Down 0.1% in December, with Modest 2.2% Year-over-Year Core Inflation appeared first on Shopfloor.

2026 Pharmacist Job Outlook Looks Good, Especially for Hospital Pharmacists

Hey there, pharmacists! Ready for some good news? According to our exclusive analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) new Occupational Outlook Handbook, the total pharmacist employment figure is projected to grow by almost 18 million jobs by 2026. The pharmacist outlook, however, varies by industry. Show More Summary

Black Unemployment Is at a Historic Low—But Don’t Thank Trump

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly jobs reports usually don’t make much of a splash, but the latest one, released last Friday, contained a quiet surprise. While the overall jobs picture is unchanged?the unemployment rate remains a steady 4.1 percent one slice of the workforce put up its healthiest numbers in four decades. At 6.8 […]

JOLTS: Net Job Hiring among Manufacturers Remained Robust in November

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that net hiring among manufacturers remained robust in November, according to the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) report. The manufacturing sector... The post JOLTS: Net Job Hiring among Manufacturers Remained Robust in November appeared first on Shopfloor.

Data Lining Up For The Fed’s Rate Hike Forecast

Tim Duy: Data Lining Up For The Fed’s Rate Hike Forecast, by Tim Duy: Last Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a fairly lackluster employment report. In most ways, the story remains the same – steady improvement in the...

Data Lining Up for the Fed’s Rate Hike Forecast

By Tim Duy – Last Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a fairly lackluster employment report. In most ways, the story remains the same – steady improvement in the labor market but no signs of overheating in...

Strong jobs report offers glimmer of hope for inventory relief

Although the inventory shortage has continued to rage on, the Employment Situation Summary for December 2017 from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows there could be some relief on the way...

Job Growth Slows Modestly, But Black Unemployment Falls to Record Low

Dean Baker: Job Growth Slows Modestly, But Black Unemployment Falls to Record Low: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported slightly weaker than expected job growth in December, with the economy adding 148,000 jobs. There was a modest downward revision to...

December Employment Report: 148,000 Jobs Added, 4.1% Unemployment Rate

From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 148,000 in December, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment gains occurred in health care, construction, and manufacturing.... Show More Summary

Manufacturing Employment was Solid in 2017 on Improvements in the Economic Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that manufacturers added 25,000 workers in December, extending the strong hiring gains in the sector seen throughout much of 2017. Manufacturing employment rose by... The post Manufacturing Employment was Solid in 2017 on Improvements in the Economic Outlook appeared first on Shopfloor.

What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

The freedom to chase your entrepreneurial dream is one of the great foundations of America. Owning a business is a freedom the U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics records 29.6 million Americans pursue today, supporting local communities with products and services while contributing millions of dollars and jobs to the American economy. It also takes...

Donald Trump Has Spent More Than a Quarter of His Presidency at His Golf Resorts

The final tally for 2017 is in, and it's not pretty. In 2016, Americans who work full time accrued an average of 22.6 paid vacation days but only used 16.8, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The second figure represents a half-day increase over 2015. Show More Summary

Physical Therapist Career Analysis

Physical Therapists (PTs) have abundant career opportunities. That is the conclusion of the latest study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They expect the U.S. to need an additional 71,000 Physical Therapists by 2024.

Work-related injuries 60 percent higher than Labor Department estimates

Hospital records and workers' compensation data from Michigan reveals many more crushing-type injuries occur on the job than suggested by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

BLS: CPI increased 0.4% in November, Core CPI increased 0.1%

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4 percent in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 2.2 percent.... Show More Summary

Producer Prices Rose by 0.4% in November for the Third Straight Month, or 3.0% Year-over-Year

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services rose by 0.4 percent in November for the third straight month. For manufacturers, producer prices... The post Producer Prices Rose by 0.4% in November for the Third Straight Month, or 3.0% Year-over-Year appeared first on Shopfloor.

Manufacturing Job Openings Eased from 16-Year High but Exceeded 400,000 for 5th Straight Month

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that manufacturing job openings decreased from 435,000 in both August and September—each at their highest point since January 2001—to 402,000 in October. Overall, this... The post Manufacturing Job Openings Eased from 16-Year High but Exceeded 400,000 for 5th Straight Month appeared first on Shopfloor.

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