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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Solar and wind generation occupations: a look at the next decade

This article discusses the factors expected to contribute to the growing demand for solar and wind energy generation. read more »

BLS REPORTS

Federal minimum wage of $7.25

Characteristics of minimum wage workers in 2020

In 2020, 1.1 million workers had wages at or below the federal minimum. That was 1.5 percent of all hourly paid workers. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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COVID-19 impact on input and output prices of airlines and hotels

This article examines the impact of COVID-19 on firms in the air travel and accommodation industries. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Employment projections in a pandemic environment

This article examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on 2019–29 BLS employment projections through two scenarios. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Temporary help services employment since the Great Recession

This study examines the jobs, businesses, and parts of the United States where temps provided labor from 2008 to 2018. read more »

Latest Numbers

RSS

Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Jan 2021 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.2% in Feb 2021 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+379,000(p) in Feb 2021 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.07(p) in Feb 2021 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+1.3%(p) in Jan 2021 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 4th Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-4.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+1.4% in Jan 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+2.5% in Jan 2021 News Release Historical Data