January 23, 2020
On the last business day of November 2019, the number of job openings fell to 6.8 million, down by 561,000 from October. In November, the number of total nonfarm total separations was little changed at 5.6 million. The number of total nonfarm hires was little changed at 5.8 million.read full article »
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January 22, 2020
Prices for imports into the United States rose 0.5 percent in 2019, after decreasing 0.9 percent in 2018. The advance in December 2019 was the largest 12-month increase since import prices rose 0.7 percent between November 2017 and November 2018.
January 21, 2020
Producer prices for final demand increased 1.3 percent in 2019, after a 2.6-percent increase in 2018. In 2019, prices for final demand less foods, energy, and trade services climbed 1.5 percent after increasing 2.8 percent in 2018.
January 17, 2020
Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased 0.6 percent from December 2018 to December 2019. The change in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.6-percent decrease in the average workweek resulted in essentially no change in real average weekly earnings over this period.
January 16, 2020
From 2018 to 2019, consumer prices for all items rose 2.3 percent. Over that period, food prices increased 1.8 percent, a slightly larger percentage increase than the 12-month increase of 1.6 percent in 2018. Food at home prices increased 0.7 percent in 2019, continuing a trend of modest increases, as prices rose 0.6 percent in 2018 and 0.9 percent in 2017.
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Examines detailed historical data on work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries.
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