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From December 2013 to December 2014 employment rose 0.7 percent in Bernalillo County, NM.
Employment increased in the three largest Arkansas counties from December 2013 to December 2014.
In 2014, 17,000 hourly paid workers in Oklahoma earned the prevailing federal minimum wage.
Of the nearly 6.4 million workers paid hourly rates in Texas in 2014, 182,000 earned exactly the prevailing federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, while 179,000 earned less, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.4 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.