Thursday, May 08, 2014


[IWS] BLS: TED: The Editor’s Desk (as of 8 May 2014)

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TED: The Editor's Desk (as of 8 May 2014)


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MAY 2014

·         65.9 percent of 2013 high school graduates enrolled in college (05/08/2014)

·         Compensation costs for private industry workers up 1.7 percent in year ending March 2014 (05/07/2014)

·         Participation rate, employment–population ratio, and unemployment rate in April 2014 (05/06/2014)

·         Payroll employment up 288,000 in April 2014 (05/05/2014)

·         Gross job gains from opening and expanding establishments were 7.0 million in Q3 2013 (05/02/2014)

·         Metropolitan area unemployment in March 2014 (05/01/2014)

APRIL 2014

·         Metropolitan division nonfarm employment, March 2013 to March 2014 (04/30/2014)

·         Proportion of families with an unemployed member decreased to 9.6 percent in 2013 (04/29/2014)

·         Trends in fatal injuries in the workplace, 1992–2011 (04/28/2014)

·         Carolinas and Indiana have largest unemployment rate declines, March 2013 to March 2014 (04/25/2014)

·         North Dakota has largest percentage increase in employment from 2003 to 2013 (04/24/2014)




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