The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in December, rising for the fifth straight month. The increase in the latest release stemmed largely from higher...
The U.S. shale oil recovery is now gaining momentum, and for the first time since September 2014, the U.S. oil and gas extraction and support services jobs increased by 3,300 in November, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data.
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little changed at 5.5 million on the last business day of November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that net hiring in the manufacturing sector was flat in November, continuing a trend of weak net job growth year-to-date. According to the latest...
The U.S. economy added 156,000 jobs in December and unemployment was little changed at 4.7%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This continues the recovery of the labor market at a tempered...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the final jobs report for 2016 on Friday. US wages rose at the fastest pace since mid-2009 in December, with average hourly earnings climbing by 2.9% year-over-year. Meanwhile, the economy added...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that manufacturing employment rose by 17,000 in December, its first monthly increase since July. That is hopefully a sign of better hiring numbers moving...
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December employment data: “Despite an increase in manufacturing employment in...
From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 156,000 in December, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth occurred in health care and social assistance.... Show More Summary
The government reported Friday that the U.S. economy generated 156,000 new non-farm jobs in December. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report arrived at those numbers from analysis of the Current Employment Survey, a survey of 146,000...Show More Summary
Over the course of 2016, average hourly earnings rose 2.9 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. The unemployment rate was little changed; 4.7 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in November.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the final jobs report of 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that nonfarm payrolls increased by 175,000 in December, extending the record streak of job creation in the US. The unemployment rate is expected to increase to 4.7% from 4.6%. Show More Summary
The final jobs report of 2016 and of Barack Obama's presidency is upon us. Via Bloomberg, here's what Wall Street is expecting when the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its report at 8:30 a.m. ET on Friday: Nonfarm payrolls: +170,000...Show More Summary
Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries has changed how it interprets overtime laws—in a way that could fatten the paychecks of Oregon factory workers. The change follows a lawsuit filed in August by the non-profit Northwest Workers' Justice Project on behalf of a group of workers at Portland Specialty Baking, which earlier in 2016 quashed a union campaign.
Of the more than 4.6 million retail salespeople in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an estimated 50,000 will benefit from the end to on-call scheduling at six more retailers (Photo credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images). With the announcement in December 2016 that six more national retailers would discontinue [...]
When we think of skills that set us up for career success, things like efficiency, the ability to multi-task, and proficiency in technical or specialized equipment might come to mind. But, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ list of occupations expected to add the most jobs over the next 10 years — home health […]
The November state jobs data, released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows most states on pace to continue their sluggish recoveries through the final months of the year.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released the November unemployment rates for the 50 states and Washington, DC. According to the Bureau's press release accompanying the numbers, unemployment fell in 18 states and remained more...Show More Summary
From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryUnemployment rates were significantly lower in November in 18 states and stable in 32 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in November, slowing from the 0.4 percent gain seen in October. It was the fourth straight monthly increase....