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In 2017-18, 16% of the U.S. population, or 40.4 million people, provide unpaid eldercare

Sixteen percent of the U.S. population provides eldercare--unpaid care for someone with a condition related to aging--to others. On a given day, 26 percent of eldercare providers engage in eldercare, spending an average of 3.4 hours in eldercare activities.

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Highlights of women's earnings in 2018

Among full-time wage and salary workers in 2018, women’s median weekly earnings were 81 percent of men’s. read more »

CAREER OUTLOOK

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships let you earn money while learning a skill. Employment in many occupations with apprenticeships will grow as fast as or faster than the 2018–28 average. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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A look at teachers’ job requirements, employer costs, and benefits

This article explores the educational and physical requirements for teachers and highlights the cost of compensation. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Holiday employment in retail trade

This article examines seasonal employment buildups and layoffs in several retail trade industries. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

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Employment and wages in U.S. establishments with foreign ownership

This Spotlight looks at new data on employment, wages, and occupations in U.S. establishments with foreign ownership. read more »

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
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Unemployment Rate:
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Payroll Employment:
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Average Hourly Earnings:
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Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
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