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Job openings remain high at 5.4 million in May; hires and separations hold steady

Job openings were little changed at 5.4 million on the last business day of May, the highest since the series began in December 2000. Hires were unchanged at 5.0 million and separations were little changed at 4.7 million in May. The rates for quits and layoffs and discharges had little to no...

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Celebrating 100 years of the Monthly Labor Review

BLS Commissioner Erica Groshen launches a yearlong celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Monthly Labor Review.
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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

The role of BLS import and export price indexes in the real GDP

This article examines how the import and export price indexes are used in calculating real GDP.
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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

The relationship between access to benefits and weekly work hours

Employee benefits often depend on weekly work hours. Part-time workers consistently show lower access rates to benefits than full-time workers.
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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

The cost of 'basic necessities' has risen slightly more than inflation over the last 30 years

This article constructs three pairs of experimental indexes for three different sets of goods and services. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Job openings reach a new high in 2014, hires and quits also increase

This article examines 2014 job openings and labor turnover data, and compares it to historical data for perspective on how the labor market has evolved.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.4% in May 2015 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
5.3% in Jun 2015 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+223,000(p) in Jun 2015 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
unchanged in Jun 2015 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.5%(p) in May 2015 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2015 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-3.1%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+1.3% in May 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.6% in May 2015 News Release Historical Data