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Annual data from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey show that the labor market continued to trend upward throughout 2018, with job openings and hires at their highest levels since the series began in December 2000.Read full article »
This book questions alarmist claims about impending U.S. workforce shortages in science and engineering, placing them in historical context.View all Book Reviews »
Are labor force entrants or fewer leavers the cause of rising labor force participation rate?
Changes in Social Security and a shift to defined contribution pensions have people working longer.
Women are the primary targets of workplace bullying.View all Beyond BLS articles »
Not fun for young and old alike: how the youngest and oldest consumers have fared in recession and recovery
In a 1987 report, BLS examines the characteristics of minimum-wage workers who were making the prevailing $3.35 federal minimum wage or less.
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