May 13, 2021
Police and sheriff's patrol officers incurred 86 fatal work injuries in 2019. That was a 20.4-percent decrease from the 108 reported in 2018. Fatal work injuries among police officers occurred at a rate of 11.1 per 100,000 full-time workers in 2019.read full article »
May 12, 2021
The official unemployment rate, also called U-3, was 6.1 percent in April 2021. The April 2021 rate was little changed from the previous month. The unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in both January and February 2020. It rose to 4.4 percent in March and reached 14.8 percent in April of last year. It has generally trended down since then.
May 11, 2021
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in April 2021, following increases of 770,000 in March and 536,000 in February. In April, nonfarm employment is down by 8.2 million from its pre-pandemic level in February 2020. Employment in leisure and hospitality increased by 331,000, as pandemic-related restrictions continued to ease in many parts of the country. Employment in the industry is down by 2.8 million since February 2020.
May 10, 2021
From the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021, nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased 4.1 percent, reflecting a 1.1-percent increase in output and a 2.9-percent decline in hours worked.
May 07, 2021
From March 2020 to March 2021, compensation costs for private industry workers increased 2.8 percent. For the year ended March 2020, the increase was 2.8 percent.