The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.
The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
Important Web Site Notices
This page links to the policies for www.bls.gov and to other important information required by laws and regulations.
Last Modified Date: March 18, 2013