Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys approximately 144,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 554,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.
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Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000 in February,
and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.7 percent. Employment
increased in professional and business services and in wholesale trade
but declined in information.
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Employment, Hours, and Earnings - National
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
Telephone: (202) 691-6555
Fax: (202) 691-6641
If you have a specific CES data question, please contact us via e-mail.
Written inquiries should be directed to:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Division of Current Employment Statistics
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20212-0001