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Jul
31

Compensation costs up 0.7% March-June 2014, and 2.0% over the year ending June

Compensation costs up 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from March- June 2014. Over the year, compensation rose 2.0 percent, wages and salaries 1.8 percent, and benefits 2.5 percent.

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Jul
30

Gross job gains 7.3 million and gross job losses 6.5 million in the 4th quarter of 2013

In the fourth quarter of 2013, gross job gains from opening and expanding private sector establishments were 7.3 million. Gross job losses from closing and contracting private sector establishments were 6.5 million.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Restaurants help feed job growth after the recent employment downturn

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Agriculture: occupational employment and wages

This study uses special tabulations of data collected as part of the Green Goods and Services Occupations survey to analyze employment and wages in the agricultural sector. read more »

HURRICANE ARTHUR

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Hurricane Arthur is expected to affect North Carolina. BLS maps and tables are available for areas in North Carolina that may be affected by this event.
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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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How does consumer spending change during boom, recession, and recovery?

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.1% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+288,000(p) in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.06(p) in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.4%(p) in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 2nd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-3.2%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.1% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.4% in Jun 2014 News Release Historical Data

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