March 11, 2014
There were 10.5 million unemployed persons in February 2014, and the unemployment rate was 6.7 percent. Over the year, the number of unemployed persons and the unemployment rate were down by 1.6 million and 1.0 percentage point, respectively.read full article »
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March 10, 2014
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 175,000 in February. Job growth averaged 189,000 per month over the prior 12 months. In February, job gains occurred in professional and business services and in wholesale trade, while the information industry lost jobs.
March 07, 2014
In 2012, women with their youngest household child ages 6 to 17 spent the most time per day on working and work-related activities (3.4 hours) compared to women with children under the age of 6 and women with no household children under the age of 18 (both 3.0 hours each, respectively).
March 06, 2014
Over the past 22 years, New York City experienced periods of strong over-the-year job growth associated with substantial reductions in its unemployment rate. The city also experienced periods of strong over-the-year job growth coupled with persistent high unemployment, as was the case during its most recent period of economic recovery.
March 05, 2014
Some occupations are found in nearly every industry in the United States, while others are specific to one or only a few industries. The Herfindahl-Hirschman index (HHI) can be used to provide a measure of occupational concentration by industry.
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