May 26, 2017
Over the year ending April 2017, the unemployment rates of Illinois, Oregon, West Virginia, and Wyoming each fell 1.3 percentage points, the largest decreases nationwide.read full article »
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May 25, 2017
Employment in professional and business services increased in most states for year ending April 2017
From April 2016 to April 2017, employment in professional and business services, education and health services, and leisure and hospitality increased for most states and the District of Columbia. Employment in information decreased for most states and the District of Columbia.
May 24, 2017
In 2016, there were 27.0 million foreign-born persons in the U.S. labor force, comprising 16.9 percent of the total.
May 23, 2017
In 2016, labor productivity increased in 5 of the 21 broad manufacturing industries studied and in both broad mining industries studied.
May 22, 2017
Of the 3.1 million people ages 16 to 24 who graduated from high school between January and October 2016, about 2.2 million, or 69.7 percent, were enrolled in college in October 2016. The college enrollment rate of recent high school graduates in October 2016 was little changed from the rate in October 2015.
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