U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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US – Employment and wages in STEM by the BLS

Employment Total May 2013 OES employment in all STEM occupations is 16,994,480. This is nearly 13 percent of total national employment (132,588,810). Across the four types of STEM subdomains, health occupations have the most employment (8,276,100) and architecture occupations have the least employment (156,650). Of the five types of STEM occupations, the largest by far … Continue reading

The 2007–2009 recession in US / Full-time employment of workers ages 19 to 33 were between 16 and 26 percentage points less finds the BLS

The recession of 2007–2009 resulted in the loss of millions of jobs, although not all sectors of the economy were affected equally. Much has been written about the employment effects of the recession, with many reports focusing on the change in overall or specific sector employment over the course of the recession. However, many of … Continue reading

Update – US Job Report – This month report shouldn’t make a mandate

The number of unemployed and the unemployment rate increase. But employment too. So, this is a sign that participation is going up, a generally good sign. Since July, the economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month, up from 67,000 a month from April through June. But still, the proportion of american in … Continue reading

US Job Report – This month report shouldn’t make a mandate

The number of unemployed and the unemployment rate increase. But employment too. So, this is a sign that participation is going up, a generally good sign. Since July, the economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month, up from 67,000 a month from April through June. But still, the proportion of american in … Continue reading

US – July – Thx to the shrinking labor force: Employment rose by 163 000, not enough for the unemployment rate to fall (up @ 8.3%)

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 163,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 8.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in professional and business services, food services and drinking places, and manufacturing. via Employment Situation Summary. -*- The drop in participation is larger for men than … Continue reading

US | Nonfarm payroll employment up by 115,000 and the unemployment rate at 8.1%

Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 115,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 8.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services, retail trade, and health care, but declined in transportation and warehousing… Source: via Employment Situation Summary. Why Did the Unemployment Rate Drop? The … Continue reading

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