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Consumer Price Index

September 17, 2014
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers decreased 0.2 percent in August after rising 0.1 percent in July. The index for all items less food and energy was unchanged in August after rising 0.1 percent in July. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

July 31, 2014
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. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

September 05, 2014
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services and in health care. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

September 16, 2014
The Producer Price Index for final demand was unchanged in August. Final demand prices advanced 0.1 percent in July and 0.4 percent in June. In August, a 0.3-percent rise in prices for final demand services offset a 0.3-percent decrease in the index for final demand goods. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

September 04, 2014
Productivity increased 2.3 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the second quarter of 2014; unit labor costs decreased 0.1 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity increased 3.3 percent and unit labor costs decreased 1.6 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

September 17, 2014
Real average hourly earnings rose 0.4 percent in August, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings rose 0.2 percent and the CPI-U fell 0.2 percent. Real average weekly earnings rose 0.4 percent over the month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

September 12, 2014
Prices for U.S. imports decreased 0.9 percent in August following a 0.3-percent decline in July. U.S. export prices declined 0.5 percent in August, after ticking up 0.1 percent the previous month. 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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Last Modified Date: February 12, 2014