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Trends in employment-based health insurance coverage

October 17, 2014

Employee access to employer-provided health insurance declined from 1991 to 2000, chiefly because of relatively low rates of access among part-time workers. From 2003 to 2012, access declined further and participation dropped substantially, as nonunion, part-time and low-wage workers, as well as people employed at small establishments, had a lower incidence of employer-provided health insurance than other workers.

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October 16, 2014

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Producer prices by production flow, September 2014

Producer Price Indexes (PPI) measure the average change over time in prices U.S. producers received for goods, services, and construction. This edition of TED focuses on measures of intermediate demand. The index for Stage 4 intermediate demand measures price changes for products purchased by industries that primarily produce output sold to final demand. This index was unchanged for the second straight month in September.

October 15, 2014

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Personal consumption expenditure-related employment during the recession and projections to 2022

More U.S. jobs directly or indirectly relate to consumer spending than to all other sectors of the economy combined. In 2007, which was the business cycle peak prior to the latest economic downturn, 85.1 million nonagricultural wage and salary jobs related to consumer spending; these jobs were 61.5 percent of total nonagricultural wage and salary employment in the United States.

October 14, 2014

A data chart image of U.S. import and export prices decline over the year ending in September 2014

U.S. import and export prices decline over the year ending in September 2014

The price index for imports fell 0.9 percent for the year ended in September, the largest 12-month decrease since the index fell 1.1 percent in February 2014.

October 10, 2014

A data chart image of Almost 60% of people with a disability age 25 and older had a high school education or less in 2013

Almost 60% of people with a disability age 25 and older had a high school education or less in 2013

Each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month raises awareness of disability employment issues. In 1945, Congress declared the first week in October "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week." In 1962, the word "physically" was removed to acknowledge all disabilities. In 1988, the observance was expanded to a month and name changed to what it is today. This edition of TED looks at educational attainment and employment among people with a disability.

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