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Schedule of Releases for the Quarterly Data Series on Business Employment Dynamics

Reference Month Release Date Release Time
Second Quarter 2019 Jan. 29, 2020 10:00 AM
Third Quarter 2019 Apr. 29, 2020 10:00 AM
Fourth Quarter 2019 Jul. 29, 2020 10:00 AM
First Quarter 2020 Oct. 28, 2020 10:00 AM


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The BLS calendar contains publication dates for most news releases scheduled to be issued by the BLS national office in upcoming months. It is updated as needed with additional news releases, usually at least a week before their scheduled publication date.