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Aug
17

July jobless rates down in 11 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 6 states, down in 1

In July, unemployment rates were lower in 11 states, higher in 2, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 6 states, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 43 states and the District.

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Multifactor productivity slowdown in U.S. manufacturing

Multifactor productivity slowdown in U.S. manufacturing

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BLS VIDEOS

Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements

Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements

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SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Race, Economics, and Social Status

Race, Economics, and Social Status

This Spotlight on Statistics features 9 charts on the patterns of social and economic status by race and ethnicity.
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BLS DATA

Improvements to the One-Screen Data Search Tool

Improvements to the One-Screen Data Search Tool

Learn more about the new and improved BLS One-Screen Data Search Tool. read more »

BLS VIDEOS

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Understanding BLS Projections of Occupational Separations

This video discusses BLS projections of occupational openings from workers who leave an occupation permanently. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.9% in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+157,000(p) in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.07(p) in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
unchanged in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 2nd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.9% in 2nd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
unchanged in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.5% in Jul 2018 News Release Historical Data