CES News Releases

Payroll employment increases in August (+142,000); unemployment rate changes little (6.1%)

09/05/2014

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services and in health care.
HTML | PDF | RSS | Commissioner's Statement

Current CES Economic News Releases

  • Current Employment Statistics Highlights, Monthly -- a package of charts and analysis featuring the latest industry employment numbers (PDF)
  • Real Earnings (HTML) (PDF)
  • Strike Report
  • Subscribe to the BLS News Service-- receive The Employment Situation and Real Earnings news releases by e-mail.
  • Upcoming Release Dates through 2014.

Archived