The Bureau of Labor Statistics will be hosting a data user’s conference in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, May 13. This is a free event. BLS program specialists will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to discuss their programs with data users. BLS program overview sessions will also be conducted. Read More »

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Apr
20

Chicago Area Employment – February 2015

Total nonfarm employment in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 4,455,300 in February 2015, up 69,700 or 1.6 percent over the year.

Apr
17

Consumer Price Index, Cleveland-Akron-Lorain – March 2015

The Cleveland-Akron, Ohio, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.9 percent from January to March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
17

Consumer Price Index, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha - March 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area increased 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
17

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.6 percent in March, following an increase of 0.3 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
15

Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois – 2013

Over 125,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Illinois private industry employers in 2013.

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