Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 145,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 557,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.
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IMPORTANT CES Preliminary Benchmark Announcement
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 204,000 in October, and the unemployment
rate was little changed at 7.3 percent. Employment increased in leisure and
hospitality, retail trade, professional and technical services, manufacturing,
and health care.
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Employment, Hours, and Earnings - National
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Division of Current Employment Statistics
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Washington, DC 20212-0001