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Sep
28
Dallas-Fort Worth Area Employment — August 2022

Total nonfarm employment for the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, metropolitan area increased by 260,700 over the year in August.

Sep
20
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2022

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.06 per hour in the South to $43.18 in the Northeast in June 2022.

Sep
19
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2022

Employment rose in 6 of the 7 largest parishes in Louisiana from March 2021 to March 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, South Region — August 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.2 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land – August 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.1 percent for the two months ending in August 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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