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Americans born in the early 1980s hold an average of 7.8 jobs from ages 18 through 30

Americans born in the early 1980s held an average of 7.8 jobs from ages 18 through 30. Over half of these jobs were held between the ages of 18 and 22. Individuals were employed for an average of 74 percent of weeks from ages 18 to 30.

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Understanding BLS Projections of Occupational Separations

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Who chooses part-time work and why?

Who chooses part-time work and why?

This article focuses on part-time workers who chose to work part time in 2016 and the noneconomic reasons for doing so. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

African Americans in the U.S. Labor Force

African Americans in the U.S. Labor Force

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Understanding BLS Employment Projections

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Introduction to the Producer Price Index

Introduction to the Producer Price Index

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.1% in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.1% in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+103,000(p) in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.08(p) in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.3%(p) in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 4th Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
unchanged in 4th Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
unchanged in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.3% in Mar 2018 News Release Historical Data