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.read full article »
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December 02, 2020
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
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
Health benefits costs for private industry employers increased 1.8 percent for the 12 months ending in September 2020.
November 27, 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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Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
- Occupational Employment and Wages in Metro and Nonmetro Areas
Examines similarities and differences in employment and wages between metro and nonmetro areas.
- Gulf War Era Veterans in the Labor Force
Examines the demographic, employment, and unemployment characteristics of civilians who served in the U.S. military during Gulf War era.
- Using BLS Data to Match People with Disabilities with Jobs Presents data that can help increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities in the nation’s labor market.
- How Women and Aging Affect Trends in Labor Force Growth Examines how women’s labor force participation and the aging of the U.S. population affect trends in labor force growth.