Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data

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Mary Meghan Ryan
Rowman & Littlefield, 2009 - Business & Economics - 546 pages
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The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment Earnings, Prices, Productivity and Other Related Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics. It brings historical and recent data from the BLS and other government agencies together into a convenient, single-volume source of labor data. The Handbook provides detailed and authoritative data on employment, earnings, prices, productivity, occupational safety and health, foreign labor force statistics, and other related topics. The Handbook provides: recent and historical data on employment earnings prices productivity consumer expenditures employment projections by industry and occupationalternative work arrangements union affiliation occupational safety and health and more Several additions were made to the 12th edition. Most notable is the inclusion of a new chapter titled "Recent Trends in the Labor Market." This chapter contains data from Mass Layoffs Statistics (MLS) program and the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). A new series on the employment situation of veterans and new tables on compensation and wages were also added. In addition, new figures on a variety of topics including consumer expenditures, initial claimants for unemployment insurance, and household income were included. New to the 12th edition This edition maintains the content of previous editions and updates the text with additional and new features including: A new chapter - "Recent Trends in the Labor Market." It includes data from the Mass Layoffs Statistics program and the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. It also contains information on mass layoff events, initial claimants for unemployment insurance, movement of work, job openings, hires, and separations A new section on the employment situation of veterans. Data includes employment status by veteran status, industry, occupation, period of service, and more New figures on a
 

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Contents

Population Labor Force and Employment Status
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Table 11 Employment Status of the Civilian Noninstitutional Population 19472007
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Table 14 Employment Status of the Civilian Noninstitutional Population by Sex Race
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Table 17 Civilian Labor Force by Age Sex Race and Hispanic Origin 19482007
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Table 18 Civilian Labor Force Participation Rates by Age Sex Race and Hispanic Origin
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Table 19 Employed and Unemployed Full and PartTime Workers by Age Sex and Race
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Table 112 Civilian EmploymentPopulation Ratios by SexAge Race and Hispanic Origin
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Table 115 Employed Civilians in Agriculture and Nonagricultural Industries by Class of Worker
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Employment Cost Index
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Table 63 Employment Cost Index Private Industry Workers Total Compensation and Wages
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Table 66 Employer Compensation Costs Per Hour Worked for Employee Compensation
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Experimental Series for the ECI and ECEC
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EXPERIMENTAL ESTIMATES OF COMPENSATION FOR THE
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Table 613 Mean Hourly Earnings and Weekly Hours by Selected Worker and Establishment
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Hourly Wage Percentiles 2007
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RECENT TRENDS IN THE LABOR MARKET
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Table 120 Employment and Unemployment in Families by Race and Hispanic Origin
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Unemployment
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Table 127 Unemployment Rates of Civilian Workers by Age Sex Race and Hispanic Origin
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Table 128 Unemployed Persons and Unemployment Rates by Selected Occupation 20002007
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Work Experience
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Table 141 Wage and Salary Workers Paid Hourly Rates with Earnings at or Below
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Labor Force and Employment Characteristics of Selected Family Types
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LABOR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF FOREIGNBORN WORKERS
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Labor Force and Employment Characteristics by Education
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Table 158 Unemployment Rates of Persons Age 25 to 64 Years by Educational Attainment
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Table 164 Employed Persons 18 Years and Over by Occupation SexVeteran Status and Period
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Employment and Hours
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EARNINGS
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Table 22 Women Employees on Nonfarm Payrolls by Super Sector and Selected Component
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Earnings
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Table 216 Average Hourly Earnings of Production Workers on Private Nonfarm Payrolls
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QUARTERLY CENSUS OF EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
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Private Sector Gross Job Gains and Gross Job Losses Seasonally Adjusted September 1992
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Table 225 Private Sector Gross Job Gains and Job Losses Seasonally Adjusted
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OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
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OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
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LABOR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS BY INDUSTRY AND OCCUPATION
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LABOR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS BY INDUSTRY
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LABOR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS BY INDUSTRY AND OCCUPATION
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Table 45 Employment and Total Job Openings by Education Cluster 20062016
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PRODUCTIVITY AND COSTS
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PRODUCTIVITY AND COSTS
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Table 53 Average Annual Percent Change in Output Per Hour and Related Series Manufacturing
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COMPENSATION OF EMPLOYEES
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Mass Layoffs
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Table 72 Mass Layoff Events and Initial Claimants for Unemployment Insurance
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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
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Table 77 Job Openings Levels and Rates by Industry December 2000September 2008
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Table 711 Layoffs and Discharges Levels and Rates by Industry December 2000September 2008
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LABORMANAGEMENT RELATIONS
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LABORMANAGEMENT RELATIONS
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EXPORT AND IMPORT PRICE INDEXES
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Producer Price Index
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Table 92 Producer Price Indexes by Commodity Group 19132007
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U S City Average
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Export and Import Price Indexes
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Table 912 U S Export Price Indexes for Selected Categories of Goods by End Use 20002007
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Table 915 U S International Price Indexes for Selected Transportation Services 19962007
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FOREIGN LABOR FORCE STATISTICS
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FOREIGN LABOR FORCE STATISTICS
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Table 103 Hourly Compensation Costs in U S Dollars for Production Workers in Manufacturing
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Table 109 Real Gross Domestic Product GDP Per Capita and Per Employed Person
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CONSUMER EXPENDITURES
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CONSUMER EXPENDITURES
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Table 117 Consumer ExpendituresAverages by Number of Earners 2007
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Table 1113 Consumer ExpendituresAverages by Education of Reference Person 2007
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AMERICAN TIME USE SURVEY
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Table 126 Average Hours Worked Per Day at Main Job Only by Employed Persons at Workplaces
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INCOME DATA IN THE UNITED STATES CENSUS BUREAU
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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
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