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Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment

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These statistics show that employment in Region 4 - Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties - increased by about 26,000 from 1980 through 2009. But they also reveal that employment fell by nearly 5,000 from 2008 to 2009 and that the number of unemployed people more than doubled in eight months when the recession began. Although the region grows in the long term, it was in the depths of a major recession in 2009. A person does not have to be drawing unemployment insurance benefits to be counted as unemployed for statistical purposes. Tallies of unemployment insurance recipients are indeed one factor used in the calculation of local ...
The prevalence of unemployment is usually measured using the unemployment rate, which is defined as the percentage of those in the labor force who are unemployed. The unemployment rate is also used in economic studies and economic indices such as the United States ' Conference Board's Index of Leading Indicators as a measure of the state of macroeconomics . Mainstream economics believes in the main that unemployment is inevitable, and a necessary evil to prevent inflation ; this is disputed by some schools of heterodox economics . The causes of unemployment are disputed. Keynesian economics emphasizes unemployment ...
Anecdotal Economics: OK December Unemployment Falls on Large ...
Oklahoma's unemployment rate declined to 6.6 percent seasonally adjusted in December (6.5 percent NSA) from a downwardly adjusted 6.9 percent in November and 7.3 percent in October the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today , as significant adjustments to labor force, employment and unemployment estimates boosted the state's employment ranking to third best in the nation, tied with Kansas and Iowa. Only North Dakota (4.4 percent) and South Dakota and Nebraska (4.7 percent) had lower December unemployment rates, and other below-national-average central state rates (Arkansas 7.7%, Colorado and ... market research, surveys and trends
EconEdLink | Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the ...
This lesson examines the March 6, 2009, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcement of employment data and the unemployment rate for the month of January 2009. This lesson introduces the basic concepts of the BLS employment and unemployment data. The meaning and importance of the data are discussed. Assessment exercises are included for reinforcing knowledge of the concepts. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the CPI-U rose 0.1 percent in March after being unchanged in February. The index for all items less food and energy was unchanged in March after rising 0.1 percent in February. (May 14, 2010) Nonfarm ... market research, surveys and trends


PDF - The Employment Situation-- May 2010
changed at 6.8 million. These individuals made up 46.0 percent of unemployed persons, ...... tion on the labor force, employment, and unemployment ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment, 2008
nnual data on the labor force, employment, and unemployment in States and substate areas are available from two major sources: the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. The CPS is a sample survey of about 60,000 households nationwide conducted for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) by the Census Bureau. The LAUS program is a Federal-State cooperative endeavor in which State workforce agencies prepare estimates using concepts, definitions, and estimation procedures prescribed by BLS. This bulletin presents 2008 annual averages from the CPS for census regions and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Jobless rates in the District, Maryland and Virginia drop in May
Darweshi McRoy listens as employment services are explained at a D.C. One-Stop Career Center. McRoy, who said he had not had a good, steady job for three years, was at the center this month "to keep striving." (By Jahi Chikwendiu/the Washington Post) 0  Comments   Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Darlington County's unemployment drops to 11.3 percent in May
HARTSVILLE - Darlington County’s unemployment rate rose half a percentage point in May from 11.3 percent in April to 11.8 percent, while Chesterfield County’s rate dropped more than a full point from 15.4 percent to 14.3 percent for the month, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce reported Friday. South Carolina’s rate declined for the fourth straight month to 11.0 percent in May, down significantly from April’s revised rate of 11.5 percent, the department reported. “We are encouraged by the trends of the last few months while, at the same time, cautious since state and local ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Economic Performance Indicators - Labor Force, Employment, and ...
resumed as the rate increased to 3.4% from 3.0% in 2007. Table 1. Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment, Nebraska, 2000 to 2008 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Demographics (CPS)
This page contains information about labor force statistics with demographic characteristics available from the Current Population Survey (CPS). Data on the labor force characteristics of employed and unemployed persons, plus hours of work and earnings , also are available. Demographic labor force information for states and cities are available separately from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. Contact LAUS staff for state or city data. Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics by age group. See also Older workers and Youth . Age distributions and median age of workers by industry and occupation ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Employment and Unemployment
1. Explain how employment and unemployment are officially measured. 2. Explain why some analysts prefer measures of labor force utilization that differ from ...
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Google Answers: Unions
I'm interested in some data on as many labor unions as possible: - Membership numbers - Expected growth in 2003 by union - Expected growth in 2003 by geographic region There will be nice tip for information on: - Recruitment channels - Links to marketing pieces or other recruitment tools - Lists of contacts for both internationals and locals in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin Request for Question Clarification by nellie_bly-ga on 12 Nov 2002 18:43 PST Here are some examples of the data I can supply. General statistics about unions in the U.S. and sources for more. membership numbers for the largest ...