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Mar
31

County Employment and Wages in Texas – Third Quarter 2014

Employment rose in 25 of the 26 largest counties in Texas from September 2013 to September 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today.

Mar
27

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2014

In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 11.3 percent in Louisiana, not significantly different from the 12.0-percent rate for the nation, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
26

Dallas-Fort Worth Area Employment — January 2015

Total nonfarm employment in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,316,200 in January 2015, up 140,800 over the year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
26

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Oklahoma – 2014

In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6 (which includes the unemployed, workers employed part time for economic reasons, and those marginally attached to the labor force), was 8.6 percent in Oklahoma, significantly lower than the 12.0-percent rate for the...

Mar
24

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2015

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.6 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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