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New Features on BLS Website

On January 24, 2000 the Bureau of Labor Statistics introduced new features on its website: 

  • Expanded "Economy at a Glance" - in addition to concise data for the U.S., you can now quickly obtain recent economic statistics for four regions, all 50 States, many metropolitan areas, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • BLS News Service - subscribe and you will receive selected BLS news releases by email.
  • More choices on Home Page - you can go directly to News Releases, the Occupational Outlook Handbook, and K-12 Educational Resources by clicking on buttons on the home page.  You can also go to the BLS News Service subscription page, to FedStats, and to a listing of Other Statistical Sites via links on the home page.
  • News Releases in PDF files - the following news releases are available on the BLS website in Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files: Consumer Price Index, Employment Cost Index, Employment Situation, Producer Price Index, Productivity and Costs, Real Earnings, and U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes.
  • New Databases Online -  you can now access Covered Employment and Wages (ES-202) data,  Characteristics Data from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, and Mass Layoff Survey data with the Selective Access and Most Requested Series applications.


Last Modified Date: October 16, 2001