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Women in the labor force: a databook

Women’s involvement in the labor market has changed in notable ways over the decades. This report highlights those changes. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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70 years of the Occupational Outlook Handbook

This mainstay of career guidance turned 70 years old in 2019. This article describes how and why it has changed since 1949. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Checking out productivity in grocery stores

This article reviews new technologies in grocery stores and looks at trends in employment, hours, and labor productivity. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Earnings weakness for manufacturing production workers, 1990–2018

Average hourly earnings have grown strongly in a few manufacturing industries, but others have had slower growth rates. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Producer prices in legal services after the Great Recession

Producer prices in legal services after the Great Recession

This article examines the slowdown in the producer price inflation rate for legal services after the Great Recession. read more »

Latest Numbers

RSS

Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.5% in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+145,000(p) in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.1%(p) in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 3rd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-0.2%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.3% in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.2% in Dec 2019 News Release Historical Data