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The Economics Daily

Real average hourly earnings up 1.9 percent over the year ending in February 2019 


March 19, 2019
Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 1.9 percent, seasonally adjusted, from February 2018 to February 2019. The change in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3-percent decrease in the average workweek, resulted in a 1.6-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this 12-month period. Full Text »
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Monthly Labor Review

Monthly Labor Review

Is the U.S. labor market for truck drivers broken?  
Stephen V. Burks, Kristen Monaco
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Beyond the Numbers

Ahead of the pack: why are veterinary occupations growing much faster than average?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) gives veterinary occupations a healthy diagnosis from 2016 to 2026. This Beyond the Numbers article examines some of the main factors driving up pet care spending, including a growing pet population, the aging of the pet population, and expanding pet treatment options, which are expected to create employment opportunities for veterinary occupations from 2016 to 2026.
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