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Archived BLS Announcements

Announcement

    System Maintenance, Saturday, August 4, 2018 (8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time) More Info »

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    Beginning Saturday, May 12, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will provide compressed files in .gz file format More Info »

Announcement

    System Maintenance, Saturday, April 21, 2016 (6:00 A.M. – 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time) More Info »

Announcement

    The release of Business Employment Dynamics for second quarter 2017 More Info »

Announcement

Announcement

    BLS is now seeking nominations for our Technical Advisory Committee. More Info »

Announcement

    System Maintenance, Saturday, October 21, 2017 (7:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time) More Info »

Announcement

    Effects of Recent Hurricanes on BLS Data Collection and Reporting More Info »

Announcement

    System Maintenance, Saturday, July 22, 2017 (10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time)
    More Info »

Announcement

    System Maintenance, Saturday, February 25, 2017 (7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time)
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Announcement

    System Maintenance, Sunday, January 29, 2017 (8:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time) More Info »

Announcement

    BLS implements HTTPS-Only Standard on bls.gov websites More Info »

Announcement

    System Maintenance, Saturday, December 10, 2016. More Info »

System Maintenance:

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, July 26th (6:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time). More Info »

System Maintenance:

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, June 28th (8:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon Eastern Time). More Info »

Special Notice

  • Starting March 16, 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics data-retrieval tool output will no longer include annual averages by default. More Info »

System Maintenance:

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015 (10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time) More Info »

Announcement

  • The news release on Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in 2013, originally scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 2014, has been postponed. More Info »

Announcement

  • 2014 Preliminary Benchmark Revision for Nonfarm Payroll Survey Announced. More Info »

System Maintenance:

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, August 24th (Noon until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). More Info »

Announcement

  • The BLS Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta is closed for the rest of the week because of electrical problems in the building. More Info »

System Maintenance:

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, July 20, 2014 (noon until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time) More Info »

Special Notice

  • The BLS website is currently experiencing intermittent disruptions of service including links to various pages (calendar, historical data in the Latest Numbers, etc.). We are working diligently to resolve the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience such disruptions may cause.

System Maintenance

  • Interruptions to BLS website service may occur due to system maintenance scheduled for Saturday, December 21, 2013. More Info »

System Maintenance

  • The BLS website will be offline because of system maintenance on Saturday, December 21, 2013, beginning at 5:00 A.M. Eastern time and ending no later than 1:00 P.M. More Info »

Special Notice:

  • Updated Schedule of BLS News Releases as of November 20, 2013. More Info »

Special Notice:

  • This website is currently not being updated due to the suspension of Federal government services. The last update to the site was Monday, September 30. During the shutdown period BLS will not collect data, issue reports, or respond to public inquiries. Updates to the site will start again when the Federal government resumes operations. Revised schedules will be issued as they become available. Please visit www.opm.gov for the most recent information on Federal government suspensions, shutdowns, and closings.

Special Notice:

  • BLS to Discontinue Anonymous FTP Service Effective March 2014. More Info »

Announcement

  • Special Notice on the State Employment and Unemployment report for June 2013. More Info »

Announcement

  • BLS has delayed Green Goods and Services–2011, originally scheduled for release on January 29, in order to conduct additional analysis of the impact of a change in the North American Industry Classification System that occurred between the 2010 and 2011 surveys.

Announcement

  • In preparation for the January 15, 2013, news release for the Producer Price Indexes, the PDF version of the news release at https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ppi.pdf will be replaced with a temporary file the afternoon before the release. This temporary file will be replaced with the most recent edition of the news release when it is published on the BLS website shortly after 8:30 A.M. More Info »

Announcement

  • The Employment Situation will be released at 8:30 A.M. on Friday, Nov. 2, as scheduled.

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, April 22nd (8:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time). More Info »

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, December 18th (8:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time). More Info »

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, December 11th (9:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time). More Info »

Announcement:

  • Current Employment Statistics Preliminary Benchmark More Info »

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, August 21st (12 P.M.-2 P.M. Eastern Time). More Info »

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Saturday, July 9th (9 A.M. - 1 P.M. Eastern Time). More Info »

Special Notice:

  • Upcoming Changes to the BLS Email Subscription Service. More Info »

System Maintenance

  • Due to system maintenance, on Tuesday, February 22, 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time until 6:00 P.M. Eastern Time, users visiting the BLS website may experience interruptions of service. More Info »

System Maintenance

  • Due to system maintenance, on Sunday, February 20, users visiting the BLS website may experience interruptions of service. More Info »

System Maintenance

  • Interruptions to BLS website service may occur due to system maintenance scheduled for Sunday, January 23, 2011. More Info »

System Maintenance

  • Interruptions of BLS website service may occur due to system maintenance scheduled for Sunday, December 19, 2010. More Info »

Announcements

  • Employment Cost Index data for June 2009 through September 2010 have been found to contain errors and will be corrected. The primary errors are in wage and salary data for State and local government public administration. Additional series are subject to correction as well. More Info »

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, November 21, 2010 (12:00PM to 2:00PM EST). More Info »

Announcement:

  • Preview the upcoming BLS Redesigned Homepage with improved navigation More Info »

Announcement

  • The originally published estimates for the Employment Cost Index data for June 2009 through September 2010 were found to contain errors and have been corrected. The primary errors were in wage and salary data for State and local government public administration. Additional series were subject to correction as well. More Info »

Announcement

  • Monthly national Mass Layoffs data for April through September 2010 have been found to contain errors in each of the 6 seasonally adjusted series.  Not seasonally adjusted data and regional office news releases are not affected.  The corrected seasonally adjusted estimates for April through September are loaded into the Mass Layoffs database (/mls/#data).  The following national news releases contain incorrect seasonally adjusted data:
    • Mass Layoffs, September 2010 (HTML) (PDF) (originally released October 22, 2010)
    • Mass Layoffs, August 2010 (HTML) (PDF) (originally released September 23, 2010)
    • Mass Layoffs, July 2010 (HTML) (PDF) (originally released August 20, 2010)
    • Mass Layoffs, June 2010 (HTML) (PDF) (originally released July 23, 2010)
    • Mass Layoffs, May 2010 (HTML) (PDF) (originally released June 24, 2010)
    • Mass Layoffs, April 2010 (HTML) (PDF) (originally released May 21, 2010)

System Maintenance

  • System maintenance scheduled for Sunday, August 22, 2010 (Noon-2 P.M.). More Info »

Special Notice:

  • BLS announces beta.bls.gov. This new section of the BLS website will showcase new tools under development prior to general release. beta.bls.gov will also garner feedback from the public about these 'beta' tools. The first of such planned previews is a map-based navigation tool for data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program.

Announcements:

Announcement

  • Intermittent downtime may occur on Friday, April 9, 2010. More Info »

Special Notice:

  • On Friday, April 2, 2010, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EDT, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will hold its first live Web chat. Read more

Special Notice:

  • Extended Mass Layoff Survey data for the Fourth Quarter of 2009 are available on the online database section of the BLS Web site. The Extended Mass Layoffs - Fourth Quarter of 2009 news release will be released online Wednesday, February 17 at approximately 3:00 p.m. The posting of this release was postponed due to the weather-related closures of Federal government offices in the Washington, D.C. area.

Special Notice:

  • The Employment Situation news release issued on February 5, 2010 includes several changes to the content and format of the release.

System Maintenance

  • Intermittent downtime may occur on Sunday, January 31, 2010 between 8:00 A.M. ? 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time. More Info »

Special Notice:

  • Changes to the Employment Situation News Release on February 5, 2010

System Maintenance

  • Intermittent downtime may occur on Sunday, January 24th, 2010 between 10:00 A.M. ? 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time. More Info »

Special Notice:

  • The Mass Layoffs: November 2009 news release will be issued today, Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at approximately 3:00 p.m. It originally had been scheduled for release at 10:00 a.m. today, but was postponed due to the weather-related closure of the Federal Government on Monday, December 21.

System Maintenance:

  • System maintenance scheduled for Tuesday, August 10 (Noon -2PM). More Info »

Latest Announcement

Special Notice:

  • We are currently experiencing an issue with the Bureau's FTP site which is causing it to be inaccessible.  We sincerely apologize for this downtime.  We are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.

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Last Modified Date: April 30, 2018