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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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How tariffs relate to BLS import and export price indexes

This article describes the basics on tariffs and how they relate to import and export price indexes published by BLS. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

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Meal Appeal: Spending on Food away from Home

This Spotlight presents 13 charts on spending in restaurants, vending machines, employer cafeterias, or other venues. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Establishment shutdown in response to COVID-19.

Employment and wages in sectors affected by COVID-19 shutdowns

This article examines labor market impacts of establishment shutdowns implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Charts on job flexibilities, such as working at home, flexible schedules, and shift work.

Job Flexibilities and Work Schedules

This Spotlight presents 13 charts on job flexibilities, such as working at home, flexible schedules, and shift work. read more »

CAREER OUTLOOK

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Dental work: Careers in oral care

This article looks at employment, wages, and the training needs for careers in dental care. read more »

Latest Numbers

RSS

Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.8% in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
14.7% in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
-20,537,000(c,p) in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$1.34(p) in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-1.3%(p) in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.8% in 1st Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-2.5% in 1st Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-2.6% in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-3.3% in Apr 2020 News Release Historical Data