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Dec. jobless rates down in 19 states, up in 12; payroll jobs up in 15 states, down in 11

In December, unemployment rates were lower in 19 states, higher in 12 states and the District of Columbia, and stable in 19 states. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 15 states, decreased in 11 states, and was essentially unchanged in 24 states and the District.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Three computer occupations that are expected to grow rapidly in the 2019–29 decade

Computer occupations boosting strong projected STEM job growth

This article examines three computer occupations that are expected to grow rapidly in the 2019–29 decade. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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A look at employer-provided bonuses

This article examines the types of businesses that provide nonproduction bonuses and which employees have access to them. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Employment recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

This article reviews research on recent pandemic-related job losses to understand the prospects for employment recovery. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Changes in consumer behaviors during the coronavirus pandemic

Using data from the Household Pulse Survey, this article examines pandemic-related changes reported in August 2020. read more »

BLS REPORTS

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Labor force characteristics by race and ethnicity in 2019

This report describes the labor force characteristics and earnings among race and ethnicity groups in the United States. read more »

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.4% in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.7% in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
-140,000(p) in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.23(p) in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.3%(p) in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.5% in 3rd Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+4.6%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.9% in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+1.1% in Dec 2020 News Release Historical Data