Real average hourly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees up 0.2 percent over the year
October 19, 2017
From September 2016 to September 2017, real (adjusted for inflation) average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees increased 0.2 percent, seasonally adjusted.read full article »
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October 18, 2017
From September 2016 to September 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.2 percent. The 12-month change has been accelerating since June, when it was 1.6 percent.
October 17, 2017
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.6 percent over the year ended September 2017. The Producer Price Index for final demand goods, which has a relative importance weight of 33.8 percent, increased 3.3 percent over the year. The final demand services index, which has a relative importance weight of 64.1 percent, increased 2.1 percent. The final demand construction index, which accounts for the remaining 2.1 percent of final demand, increased 3.4 percent over the same period.
October 16, 2017
There were 6.1 million job openings on the last business day of August 2017 and 7.1 million unemployed people in the month. The ratio of unemployed people to job openings was 1.2 in August 2017.
October 13, 2017
October 15 is White Cane Safety Day, a day that celebrates the achievements and independence of people who are blind or visually impaired. The day also highlights the importance of data on vision care benefits. Vision care plans were available to 23 percent of private industry workers in March 2017. Access to other types of healthcare benefits was higher: medical care—67 percent; outpatient prescription drug coverage—66 percent; and dental care—42 percent.
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