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August jobless rates down in 5 states, up in 3; payroll jobs up in 5 states, down in 1

In August, unemployment rates were lower in 5 states, higher in 3 states, and stable in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 5 states, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 44 states and the District.

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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HURRICANE MAPS

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Hurricane Dorian: Employment, wages, and establishments

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Men who do not work during their prime years

This article examines nonworkers in two generations of men and compares education, health, incarceration, and other factors. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Fatal occupational injuries to independent workers

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

The level of skill involved in part-time work and how it has changed between 2007 and 2017.

Has the required skill level of part-time jobs changed over time?

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.7% in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+130,000(p) in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.11(p) in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.1%(p) in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 2nd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.3% in 2nd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.5% in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.6% in Aug 2019 News Release Historical Data