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Aug
01

Payroll employment increases in July (+209,000); unemployment rate changes little (6.2%)

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.2 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, retail trade, and construction.

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Jul
31

Compensation costs up 0.7% March-June 2014, and 2.0% over the year ending June

Compensation costs up 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from March- June 2014. Over the year, compensation rose 2.0 percent, wages and salaries 1.8 percent, and benefits 2.5 percent.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.2% in Jul 2014 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+209,000(p) in Jul 2014 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.01(p) in Jul 2014 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.4%(p) in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 2nd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-3.2%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.1% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.4% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

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