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A data chart image of Internet publishing employment up 48 percent, first quarter 2016 to second quarter 2020

Internet publishing employment up 48 percent, first quarter 2016 to second quarter 2020

December 03, 2020

Employment in internet publishing and web search portals increased from 196,000 in the first quarter of 2016 to 290,000 in the second quarter of 2020, an increase of 48 percent. In contrast, there were employment decreases of 38 percent in newspaper publishers, 25 percent in periodical publishers, and 17 percent in book publishers over this period.

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December 02, 2020

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Job requirements for animal caretakers on National Mutt Day

Happy National Mutt Day! This day comes twice a year, on July 31 and December 2, and encourages us to embrace, save, and celebrate mixed breed dogs. If you love animals, you may be interested in the job requirements for animal caretakers.

December 01, 2020

A data chart image of Manufacturing multifactor productivity declined 1.6 percent in 2019

Manufacturing multifactor productivity declined 1.6 percent in 2019

Manufacturing multifactor productivity fell 1.6 percent in 2019. The decline in 2019 reflected a 1.1-percent decrease in output and a 0.5-percent increase in combined inputs. The decrease in multifactor productivity followed a revised 0.7-percent increase in 2018. Multifactor productivity decreased in both durable manufacturing (−1.3 percent) and nondurable manufacturing (−1.8 percent) in 2019.

November 30, 2020

A data chart image of Private industry employer health benefits costs up 1.8 percent for year ending September 2020

Private industry employer health benefits costs up 1.8 percent for year ending September 2020

Health benefits costs for private industry employers increased 1.8 percent for the 12 months ending in September 2020.

November 27, 2020

A data chart image of Hawaii and Nevada have the highest unemployment rates in October 2020

Hawaii and Nevada have the highest unemployment rates in October 2020

Forty-seven states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate increases from October 2019 to October 2020, the largest of which occurred in Hawaii (+11.6 percentage points) and Nevada (+8.3 points).

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