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.
Nonfarm payroll employment was little changed in February, rising by a seasonally adjusted 21,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week.
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.
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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