The sequester put in place as part of the 2011 budget agreement is continuing to bite, as most areas of discretionary spending are seeing their budget cut in real terms. One of the areas slated for the biggest proportional cuts in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Show More Summary
If you can read this it’s not too late. Photo via Wikimedia Wikimedia Commons The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that computer science related occupations will grow 18 percent by 2020, creating over 1 million job openings. It’s a field with good average pay, a healthy demand, and maybe most importantly, satisfying intellectual challenges. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that web designer jobs will increase at an annual rate of 20% through 2022.... The post 8 Personality Traits of Great Web Designers appeared first on Lifehack.
New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) disproves allegations promoted by Fox News that the 2015 increase in Seattle's minimum wage has destroyed restaurant jobs. Earlier this month, Media Matters debunked an anti-minimumShow More Summary
It's no secret that the US has seen disappointing wage growth over the last few months. Wage growth hit a record low for the second quarter, according to the employment cost index, released by the Bureau of Labor statistics earlier this month. Show More Summary
The July State Employment and Unemployment report, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, was remarkable only for its consistency: most states added jobs at the same decent pace that has become the norm over the past few years—strong enough to not cause alarm, but too weak to quickly drive down unemployment.
A nearly year-long plunge in oil prices is finally making air travel cheaper, but you may not notice unless you fly a low-cost carrier. Numbers released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics this week showed that average airline ticket...Show More Summary
In his interview with Sean Hannity last week, Donald Trump said the unemployment rate wasn't 5.3 percent, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. "That's phony math," he told Hannity. "If you add it up, it's probably 40 percent, if you...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that the consumer price index edged up 0.1 percent in July, slowing from theRead the Rest...
Inflation has been lukewarm everywhere. Everywhere except housing. On Wednesday, the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the consumer price index rose 0.2% in July from a year ago. Excluding food and energy, core prices climbed by a meager 1.8%. Show More Summary
Six million Americans choose to work part time, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and not because they have to. ||| New York - With jobs more plentiful these days, Matt Tait could easily find full-time work. But he wanted...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services rose 0.2 percent in July,Read the Rest...
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little changed at 5.2 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The number of hires and separations...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that manufacturing job openings pulled back somewhat in June. The Job Openings and LaborRead the Rest...
The number of job openings totaled 5.25 million in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economists had estimated that the number of job openings tallied 5.35 million, unchanged from a revised 5.35 million in May. The hires rate rose to a year-to-date high of 3.7%. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics calculated changes in average hourly wages between June 2014 and June 2015 for each of the 51 largest metro areas in the United States. A majority — 33 out of 51 — of large metro areas saw average wages go up over the last year. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that labor productivity increased 2.5 percent in the second quarter, rebounding modestly from theRead the Rest...
Some experts think the economy is ready for higher interest rates. Others, not so much. On Friday, we learned from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that US companies added a healthy 215,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate declined to a new cycle low of 5.26%. Show More Summary
Approximately 5% of Americans currently work multiple jobs, likely just to make ends meet. However, recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics finds that this percentage is nearly twice as high in Midwest states, with anywhere from 8.7% of South Dakotans to 6.9% of Idahoans working multiple jobs. Economists have proposed a number […]
(John Hinderaker) From the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Senate committee staff comes more evidence of how the Democrats’ immigration policies have devastated the employment prospects of American women: In one of the more shocking finds from the new tranche of employment data is the below graph from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Show More Summary