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Consumer Price Index

March 24, 2015
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.2 percent in February after declining 0.7 percent in January. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.2 percent in February, the same increase as in January. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

January 30, 2015
Compensation costs up 0.6 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from September to December 2014. Over the year, compensation rose 2.2 percent, wages and salaries up 2.1 percent, and benefits rose 2.6 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

March 06, 2015
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 295,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.5 percent. Job gains occurred in food services and drinking places, professional and business services, construction, health care, and in transportation and warehousing. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

March 13, 2015
The Producer Price Index for final demand fell 0.5 percent in February. Final demand prices moved down 0.8 percent in January and 0.2 percent in December. In February, the index for final demand services decreased 0.5 percent and prices for final demand goods declined 0.4 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

March 05, 2015
Productivity decreased 2.2 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the fourth quarter of 2014; unit labor costs increased 4.1 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity decreased 0.1 percent and unit labor costs increased 1.5 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

March 24, 2015
Real average hourly earnings decreased by 0.1 percent in February, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings increased by 0.1 percent and the CPI-U increased by 0.2 percent. Real average weekly earnings decreased by 0.1 percent over the month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

March 12, 2015
U.S. import prices increased 0.4 percent in February following declines of 3.1 percent in January and 2.5 percent in December. An upturn in fuel prices led the February rise. Prices for U.S. exports edged down 0.1 percent in February, after a 1.9-percent drop 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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