WORKPLACE INJURIES • Apr 2018 • Volume 7 / Number 5
Logging workers deal with a set of working conditions unique among all other occupations. Logging jobs are characterized by strenuous work, long hours, seasonal employment, and some of the most hazardous conditions in the workforce. Loggers often work many hours at remote locations in harsh weather conditions, with limited access to medical services.Read full article » | Download PDF
Many people in lots of different jobs provide their talents to make movies, television shows, and even advertisements. In this Beyond the Numbers, we’ll look at video-related occupations and explore the forces behind their projected employment growth over the 2016–26 period.
Measuring employer and employee confidence in the economy: the quits-to-layoffs-and-discharges ratio
In 2016, there were, on average, 5.2 million hires, and 5.0 million separations, per month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) data show the number of workers hired into, and the number of workers separated from, jobs every month. JOLTS classifies separations into three categories.
This Beyond the Numbers article focuses on how New Jersey consumers allocate spending among the components of the market basket of total spending, and how their spending pattern differs from that of consumers at national and subnational geographies. By comparing expenditure data from the CE in conjunction with the state weights for New Jersey, the article explore economic questions related to the state. This is the first in a series of new experimental state weights that CE is producing for public use and making available with the public-use microdata.