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The Economics Daily

Employment–population ratio 54.6 percent in June 2020, down from 61.1 percent in February 2020 

July 08, 2020
The employment–population ratio for people age 16 and over, or the proportion of the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over with a job, was 54.6 percent in June 2020. The employment–population ratio rose by 1.8 percentage points over the month, but is 6.5 percentage points lower than in February 2020. Full Text »
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Monthly Labor Review

Monthly Labor Review

Examining industry composition effects in state employment  
Meredith Miller


Beyond the Numbers

Job openings and labor turnover trends for Western States in 2018

This Beyond the Numbers article features experimental JOLTS estimates on states in the West region. This article is the second in a series of four.2 In this article, we explore trends in a number of measures—job openings, hires, separations (including quits, layoffs, and discharges), labor churn, fill rates, and unemployment—that can give us a deeper understanding of business cycles and labor demand in the West and help businesses and workers make better informed decisions.
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Commissioner's Corner

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