Bureau of Labor Statistics


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Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

A research agency of the U.S. Department of Labor; it compiles statistics on hours of work, average hourly earnings, employment and unemployment, consumer prices and many other variables.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

A bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor responsible for the collection and publication of statistics on the state of the American economy. It publishes various statistics on employment and unemployment and is responsible for compiling the Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation. To avoid the appearance of partiality toward the policies of one political party or the other, it schedules the publications of its statistics more than a year in advance.
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gov/ CPI or telephone the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Consumer Prices and Price Indexes (202) 691-7000.
US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Quick Background: The Bureau of Labor Statistics on a monthly basis gathers price information on their "market basket of products" from supermarkets, service stations, doctor's offices, rental units, etc.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the average construction worker is 47 years old.
Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics is predicting job growth in key occupations by 2008, the economic landscape for 2002 is a depressing picture.
Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that college grads with degrees in finance can only expect an average starting income under $50,000 as many first-time job seekers flood Wall Street and begin years of crunching numbers in tiny, gray cubicles.
Nonfarm payroll employment was little changed in February, rising by a seasonally adjusted 21,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, which compiles the monthly enemployment report, had been tipped off to the mistake by surprised callers wanting to know if the numbers online were accurate.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) called on America's women, minorities, youth and immigrants to look towards the construction industry for a career as the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.
You always have to be cautious with one month's data,'' said Tom Nardone, chief of the division of labor force statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which compiles the jobs report.
That same basic gap has existed at least as far back as the Bureau of Labor Statistics can trace, which is to 1972.

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