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Paid sick leave available to 75% of private industry workers in March 2020

Paid sick leave was available to 75 percent of private industry workers. Among industries, access to paid sick leave ranged from 52 percent of workers in leisure and hospitality to 93 percent of workers in financial activities and information.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Job openings and labor turnover trends for metro areas

This article examines job openings, hires, separations, labor churn, and unemployment in the 18 largest metropolitan areas. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Receipt and use of stimulus payments in the COVID-19 pandemic

Receipt and use of stimulus payments in the COVID-19 pandemic

This article looks at who received CARES Act stimulus payments and how they spent the money. read more »

HURRICANE LAURA

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Employment, wages, and establishments in hurricane flood zones

Maps and data on employment, wages, and establishments in areas potentially affected by Hurricane Laura. read more »

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How can BLS help you explore careers?

This guide highlights BLS resources to set your career exploration in motion. read more »

CAREER OUTLOOK

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Learn what a contact tracer does

This article describes the work of tracking symptoms, exposure, and contacts of people diagnosed with COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.4% in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
8.4% in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+1,371,000(p) in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.11(p) in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.3%(p) in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.5% in 2nd Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+10.1%(r) in 2nd Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.9% in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.5% in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data