Bureau Of Labor Statistics

National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year LowNational unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.
July Unemployment Report DisappointsAfter a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.
Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs In JuneOne day after the nation celebrated the nation’s independence, the U.S. Labor Department delivered good news to the U.S. economy.
Resume Upgrades Could Secure SuccessMiami’s job rate has gone up at 1.5 percent since last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But if you are still on the search for a job it may be time to spruce up that resume.
Union Membership Declines To 11.3 Percent In 2012Unions have been in decline in the United States for years as states, like Florida, became right-to-work states. Last year, union membership fell to its lowest level since the 1930’s with just 11.3 percent of workers in unions.
Labor Data: Florida Men Paid 16% More A Week Than WomenEach week, Florida women are earning 16% less than Florida men, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Friday's Jobs Numbers Not Likely To Impact CampaignsThe eagerly awaited October jobs numbers from the Labor Department were released on schedule Friday and showed 171,000 jobs added in October with the unemployment ticking a notch higher to 7.9 percent.
Jobless Numbers Struggle In AugustThe U.S. economy only added 96,000 jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but those numbers were less than the more than 100,000 economists were expecting.
National Unemployment Rate Drops, Job Creation StallsThe national unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in three years, but the news wasn’t all good as job growth slowed to a point that could signal a stagnation of job creation.
Florida Sets Records For Jobless Claims In 2010The Great Recession has taken a large toll on the Florida workforce, even after the recession technically ended.
Unemployment Drops To 8.5 PercentFlorida’s unemployment rate has been stuck in double-digits for months now, but new numbers on the national level may give Floridians hope that the employment picture is pointing in the right direction.