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How to Secure Linux Ubuntu With Two-Factor Authentication

The ever present war between malevolent hackers and information security professionals wages on. According to a study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected rate of growth for jobs in information security is much higher than all other occupations. Show More Summary

Consumer Prices Edged Up 0.1% in July, but Inflationary Pressures Have Cooled Overall

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in July, ticking slightly higher after being unchanged in June. Food prices rose by 0.2 percent for... The post Consumer Prices Edged Up 0.1% in July, but Inflationary Pressures Have Cooled Overall appeared first on Shopfloor.

BLS: CPI increased 0.1% in July, Core CPI increased 0.1%

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.1 percent in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 1.7 percent.... Show More Summary

Producer Prices Inched Down 0.1% in July, with Year-Over-Year Growth Steady at 2.0%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services inched down 0.1 percent in July, offsetting the 0.1 percent gain seen in June. For... The post Producer Prices Inched Down 0.1% in July, with Year-Over-Year Growth Steady at 2.0% appeared first on Shopfloor.

Manufacturing Labor Productivity Grew Modestly in the Second Quarter

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that manufacturing labor productivity grew modestly in the second quarter, up 2.5 percent, rebounding from the 0.3 percent gain seen in the first quarter.... The post Manufacturing Labor Productivity Grew Modestly in the Second Quarter appeared first on Shopfloor.

A Robot Already Got Your Paralegal Job

Don't look now, but robots are already taking your legal work. According to reports, the legal sector lost 4,300 jobs in July. The ABA Journal based its report on numbers from the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics, which shows an overall decline of 4 points over the past......

Manufacturing Job Openings Bounced Back in June; Nonfarm Postings at New All-Time High

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said manufacturing job openings bounced back from 350,000 in May, its slowest pace so far this year, to 388,000 in June. That was the best... The post Manufacturing Job Openings Bounced Back in June; Nonfarm Postings at New All-Time High appeared first on Shopfloor.

BLS: Job Openings Increased in June

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings increased to 6.2 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.4 million and 5.2 million, respectively. Show More Summary

Southern California pay hikes one-third smaller this year, according to one index

Here’s more evidence of a cooling Southern California economy: One pay index shows local employers are trimming raises. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment cost index, Southern California wages and salaries in private industries rose at a 2.7 percent annual rate in the 12 months ended in June vs. 4 percent a […]

With Automation Slowing to a Crawl, Washington Post Features Major Front Page Article on Automation

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, productivity growth, especially in manufacturing, has slowed to a record slow pace. In light of this fact, the Washington Post naturally decided to run a major front page article, jumping to two full inside pages, on automation. It would be good if were seeing more rapid productivity growth. Show More Summary

Continue to Beware the Job Numbers (Is it the Bureau of Labor Statistics or Bureau of Lying Statistics?)

The following article by David Haggith is from The Great Recession Blog: One reason I started my own economics blog was because of how tired I was of reading government-regurgitated half truths about the economy. Nothing has changed....Show More Summary

Jobs Report Beats Expectations, Wage Growth Remains at 2.5% YoY

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate  was little changed at 4.3 percent. The post Jobs Report Beats Expectations, Wage Growth Remains at 2.5% YoY was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

VBA: Vet employment impoves

The Veterans Benefits Administration and the Bureau of Labor Statistics sent us their unemployment numbers for July and overall employment of veterans has improved by.2% last month, while the overall national rate improved by.1%. Post-9-11 veterans are doing.2% worse than the national rate. Women seem to be doing better than men across […]

The Wall Street Journal tested live push notifications, with some help from the Guardian’s Mobile Lab

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its jobs report at the beginning of the month, news organizations unleashed their push notifications. On Friday morning, the Wall Street Journal tested live mobile push alerts for their jobs coverage, working closely with the Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab, which has been for the past year tirelessly testing...

Gov't reports 209,000 new jobs created in July; jobless rate at 4.3%; Trump claims credit

The seasonally adjusted net gain of jobs in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Friday, was 209,000. Of those, 172,000 were created in the private sector, 37,000  in the public sector, as determined by analysis of the Current Employment Survey of 147,000 business establishments. Show More Summary

Manufacturers Have Added 16,000 Jobs in July, Averaging 12,500 Workers per Month since November

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that manufacturers added 16,000 net new workers in July, extending the gain of 12,000 workers June. (June was estimated originally to be a gain... The post Manufacturers Have Added 16,000 Jobs in July, Averaging 12,500 Workers per Month since November appeared first on Shopfloor.

July jobs grew by 209,000 as unemployment ticked down to 4.3 percent

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in food services and drinking places, professional and business services, and health care. Show More Summary

The 10 highest-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree

You don't need a four-year degree to pursue a high-paying job. According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are plenty of jobs that pay more than $77,000 and require only a two-year associate degree, postsecondary...Show More Summary

The Wind Jobs Boom

Demand For Wind Energy Workers Remains Bright Jackie Yamanaka, July 27, 2017 (Montana Public Radio) “The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects wind energy jobs to grow at a steady clip, in fact faster than average for all occupations…[Programs...Show More Summary

Why Young Men Might Be Playing Video Games Instead of Going to Work

In the wake of the Great Recession, young men have become something of a conundrum for economists. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics say that men between the ages of 21 and 30 show reduced labor force participation compared with older men and women of all ages. Show More Summary

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