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BLS-Labor Statistics 12h
In other words, if a strike/lockout isn't ongoing during the pay period that includes the 12th of the month (the reference period for our monthly nonfarm employment survey), it likely won't appear on this list. 2/2
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BLS-Labor Statistics 13h
It does include public sector. We found on the list a few examples in public education and public transit. There aren't that many public-sector strikes, however. This report focuses on the effects of strikes/lockouts on employment estimates for each month. 1/2
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BLS-Labor Statistics 15h
We also have a more comprehensive measure of strikes/lockouts (back to 1990) that we use to understand the monthly nonfarm employment numbers. This measure includes work stoppages of all sizes. See: Also see:
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BLS-Labor Statistics 15h
Hawaii and New York had highest union membership rates, the Carolinas the lowest, in 2018
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 21
Import prices down 1.7 percent over the past 12 months
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 21
Import prices down 1.7 percent over the past 12 months
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 21
On-the-job training required for 76.8% of US workers in 2018
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 20
Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.0 percent for the year ended January 2019
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 20
Collecting union status for the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries: a Massachusetts case study
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 20
Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.0 percent for the year ended January 2019
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 20
Midland, TX, has largest county over-the-year employment gain at 11.9% in September 2018
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 19
Consumer prices up 1.6 percent over 12 months ending January 2019
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 19
Consumer prices up 1.6 percent over 12 months ending January 2019
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 19
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Lam Thuy Vo Feb 18
"There's a stat for that!" — I LOVE finding random data explainers from the government like this video about labor statistics. Here's one really wholesome example that I'm def gonna make my students watch:
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 17
Real average hourly earnings increase 1.7 percent over the year ending January 2019
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 16
Catch up on all the new and publications that came out this week!
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 15
The 2006–16 projections: How did fast-growing occupations fare?
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 15
The 2006–16 projections: How did fast-growing occupations fare?
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BLS-Labor Statistics Feb 15
Real average hourly earnings increase 1.7 percent over the year ending January 2019
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