A data chart image of Real average hourly earnings up 0.2 percent from August 2017 to August 2018

Real average hourly earnings up 0.2 percent from August 2017 to August 2018

September 19, 2018

Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased 0.2 percent from August 2017 to August 2018. The change in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek, resulted in a 0.5-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

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September 18, 2018

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Consumer prices up 2.7 percent over year ended August 2018

Over the 12 months from August 2017 to August 2018, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.7 percent, not seasonally adjusted. The August increase was smaller than the 2.9 percent increase for the 12 months ending July.

September 17, 2018

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Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.8 percent in year ending August 2018

The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 2.8 percent from August 2017 to August 2018. For the year ending in August 2017, final demand prices rose 2.4 percent.

September 14, 2018

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Two-thirds of workers displaced from 2015 to 2017 were reemployed in January 2018

From January 2015 through December 2017, there were 3.0 million workers displaced from jobs they had held for at least 3 years. In January 2018, 66 percent of these long-tenured displaced workers were reemployed, about the same as in January 2016. The reemployment rate in January 2018 was highest for workers displaced from jobs in health care and social assistance.

September 13, 2018

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Number of job openings reached 6.9 million in July 2018

On the last business day of July 2018, the number of job openings was 6,939,000, the highest level on record for this data series. The job openings rate was 4.4 percent. The ratio of unemployed people to job openings was 0.9 in July.

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