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In 2017, union members accounted for 23.8 percent of wage and salary workers in New York and 16.2 percent in New Jersey, compared with 23.6 and 16.1 percent, respectively, in 2016.
In December, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.1 percent.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.733 a gallon in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington area in January 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.4 percent in January after ticking up 0.1 percent in December.