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Consumer Price Index

June 18, 2015
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.4 percent in May after increasing 0.1 percent in April. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in May after rising 0.3 percent in April. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

April 30, 2015
Compensation costs up 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2014 to March 2015. Over the year, compensation rose 2.6 percent, wages and salaries up 2.6 percent, and benefits rose 2.7 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

June 05, 2015
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 280,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.5 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and health care. Mining employment continued to decline. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

June 12, 2015
The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0.5 percent in May. Final demand prices fell 0.4 percent in April and advanced 0.2 percent in March. In May, the index for final demand goods increased 1.3 percent. Prices for final demand services were unchanged. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

June 04, 2015
Productivity decreased 3.1 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter of 2015; unit labor costs increased 6.7 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity decreased 1.0 percent and unit labor costs increased 3.4 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

June 18, 2015
Real average hourly earnings decreased by 0.1 percent in May, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings increased 0.3 percent and the CPI-U increased 0.4 percent. Real average weekly earnings decreased by 0.1 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

June 11, 2015
U.S. import prices increased 1.3 percent in May following declines in each of the previous 10 months. The May advance was driven by an increase in fuel prices. The price index for U.S. exports rose 0.6 percent in May, after a 0.7-percent decrease in April. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

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EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT

Monthly

  • Employment Situation (HTML) (PDF)
  • Commissioner's Statement on the Employment Situation (HTML) (PDF)
  • Job Openings and Labor Turnover (HTML) (PDF)
  • Mass Layoffs (HTML) (PDF)
  • Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (HTML) (PDF)
  • Real Earnings (HTML) (PDF)
  • Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (HTML) (PDF)

Quarterly, annual, and other

  • American Time Use Survey (HTML) (PDF)
  • Business Employment Dynamics (HTML) (PDF)
  • College Enrollment and Work Activity of High School Graduates (HTML) (PDF)
  • Computer and Internet Use at Work (HTML) (PDF)
  • Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements (HTML) (PDF)
  • County Employment and Wages (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employee Tenure (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Characteristics of Families (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Experience of Youths: Results from a Longitudinal Survey (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Situation of Veterans (HTML) (PDF)
  • Extended Mass Layoffs (HTML) (PDF)
  • Extended Mass Layoffs Associated with Domestic and Overseas Relocations (HTML) (PDF)
  • Firm Size Class Quarterly Data (HTML) (PDF)
  • Foreign-born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics (HTML) (PDF)
  • Married Parents' Use of Time, 2003-06 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results From A Longitudinal Survey (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational Employment and Wages (HTML) (PDF)
  • Persons with a Disability: Labor Force Characteristics (HTML) (PDF)
  • Regional and State Unemployment (Annual) (HTML) (PDF)
  • Summer Employment and Unemployment Among Youth (HTML) (PDF)
  • Union Members (HTML) (PDF)
  • Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage And Salary Workers (HTML) (PDF)
  • Volunteering in the United States (HTML) (PDF)
  • “Women in the Labor Force: A Databook” Updated (PDF)
  • Work At Home (HTML) (PDF)
  • Work Experience of the Population (HTML) (PDF)
  • Worker Displacement (HTML) (PDF)
  • Workers on Flexible and Shift Schedules (HTML) (PDF)

INFLATION & PRICES

  • Consumer Price Index (HTML) (PDF)
  • Producer Price Index (HTML) (PDF)
  • U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes (HTML) (PDF)
  • Consumer Expenditures Survey (Annual) (HTML) (PDF)

PAY & BENEFITS & WORKPLACE INJURIES

  • Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employee Benefits in the United States (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employee Benefits in State and Local Government (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Cost Index (HTML) (PDF)
  • Major Work Stoppages (HTML ) (PDF)
  • Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational Pay Relatives (HTML) (PDF)

PRODUCTIVITY & TECHNOLOGY

  • Multifactor Productivity Trends (HTML) (PDF)
  • Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing Industries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs by Industry: Selected Service-Providing and Mining Industries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs by Industry: Wholesale and Retail Trade, Food Services and Drinking Places (HTML) (PDF)

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

  • 2014-15 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook Published (HTML) (PDF)
  • Economic and Employment Projections (HTML) (PDF)

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

  • International Comparisons of Hourly Compensation Costs in Manufacturing (HTML) (PDF)
  • International Comparisons of Manufacturing Productivity and Unit Labor Cost Trends (HTML) (PDF)

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