Data Visualisation by @columnfive. Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
On the first Friday of each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Jobs Report. This is the premier data point on the US economic calendar and is viewed as the best overview of the most important part of the economy: theShow More Summary
The March State and Regional Employment and Unemployment report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics gives some cause for concern about the pace of the recovery, but it may be too soon to sound the alarm. Nationally, we ...
The NYT gave us yet another account of how the machines are taking our jobs. This one carries the warning that they are taking the jobs of highly educated workers as well, not just less-educated workers. This story apparently carries lot of appeal among elite types (i.e. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that the consumer price index increased for the second straight month in March, upRead the Rest...
From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index declined...Show More Summary
The March reading on consumer prices is set for release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 8:30 am ET. Expectations are for the report to show prices rose 0.3% month-on-month in March and were flat compared to the prior year. OnShow More Summary
Equal Pay Day came and went this week but pay equity is a stubborn problem that demands our attention beyond a symbolic day on the calendar. We must continue the dialogue. The most recent data (2013) from the federal Bureau of LaborShow More Summary
New official figures published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has shown that the renewable energy sector has lost almost 2,500 jobs over the last two years. According to the new figures released Monday, renewable energy industry jobs stood at 12,590 in 2013-14, up from the employment level of 8,750 recorded in 2009-10. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON—Following a decade-long study of economic trends and employment rates, a report issued Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics determined that excitedly circling a newspaper listing with a red marker remains the single most effective way...
promoted by Rosi With unemployment in the Northeast and the United States steadily decreasing since the height of the Great Recession, unemployment remains high in New Jersey. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for February 2015, New Jersey had the 42nd lowest unemployment rate in the country with 6.2 percent. Show More Summary
If you're unhappy at work and thinking about switching careers, you're not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans switch careers an average of seven times in their lives. This could be one of the most excitingShow More Summary
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 5.1 million job openings on the last business day of February, little changed from 5.0 million in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes its Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS report. "The two most important series in the report are the hiring rate and the quits rate," Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna notes. Show More Summary
Shortly after Japan admitted all of its "rising wages" data for 2014 had been fabricated and on close examination all the optimistic increase in base wages was merely pre-election propaganda by the Abe government...... we now find none...Show More Summary
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, fully employed women earn $0.81 for every dollar men make. Some of this discrepancy is due to women working in male dominated occupations, but when men work alongside women in female-dominated occupations, they still earn more. Nursing is this week’s example. According to a new study in the Journal […]
The March jobs report, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, was not good. After months of very strong jobs reports, though, it was a specific kind of not good: not outright negative, and nowhere near apocalyptic, just confusingly bad. As unclear as this month's jobs report was in terms of telling an obvious story about the U.S. Show More Summary
In the weakest jobs report in 16 months, the economy created 129,000 new seasonally adjusted private-sector jobs in March, the government's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. That made it the first month in the past 13 that new job generation was less than 200,000. Show More Summary
The monthly numbers from the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics was well short of the 245,000 jobs economists had expected.
The U.S. economy added 126,000 jobs in March, as the unemployment rate lingered at 5.5 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. More from the AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — The weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market...Show More Summary