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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

CES News Release Dates

Reference Month The Employment Situation * Real Earnings Strike Report

December 2021

Friday, January 7, 2022 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Thursday, December 30, 2021

January 2022

Friday, February 4 Thursday, February 10 Friday, January 28, 2022


Friday, March 4 Thursday, March 10 Friday, February 25


Friday, April 1 Tuesday, April 12 Friday, March 25


Friday, May 6 Wednesday, May 11 Friday, April 29


Friday, June 3 Friday, June 10 Friday, May 27


Friday, July 8 Wednesday, July 13 Friday, July 1


Friday, August 5 Wednesday, August 10 Friday, July 29


Friday, September 2 Tuesday, September 13 Friday, August 26


Friday, October 7 Thursday, October 13 Friday, September 30


Friday, November 4 Thursday, November 10 Friday, October 28


Friday, December 2 Tuesday, December 13 Wednesday, November 23


Friday, January 6, 2023 Thursday, January 12, 2023 Friday, December 30

* The Employment Situation report is typically released on the third Friday after the conclusion of the reference week, i.e., the week which includes the 12th of the month.

Benchmark Release Date

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will publish the annual benchmark revision to establishment survey employment data with the February 4, 2022 release of the January 2022 Employment Situation.


Last Modified Date: August 25, 2022