A first-time look at county-level Business Employment Dynamics data offers new insights into Manhattan employment growth and the financial sector during the period just prior to the recession beginning in December 2007. See www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2009/10/art2full.pdf.
Employment and wage data from the BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages are used to examine the labor market impact and contributions of colleges and universities in the New York area. See www.bls.gov/opub/regional_reports/200910_colleges_universities_new_york.pdf.
From 1990 to 1995, New York Citys health care employment rose faster than the national average, but growth then slowed until 2002, when the pace quickened again; the 19952002 slowdown reflected slower growth in hospital care expenditures, while accelerated job growth after 2002 reflected strong growth in the elderly population and in home health care. See www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2009/09/art1full.pdf.
The "Employment Cost Index for the Regions" news releases have been discontinued. However, the estimates that have appeared in those releases are available in table 6 (www.bls.gov/news.release/eci.t06.htm) and table 10 (www.bls.gov/news.release/eci.t10.htm) of the "Employment Cost Index" news release issued by the BLS National Office. Historical estimates for these series can be found at www.bls.gov/ncs/ect/regionaleci.htm.
As of April 1, 2008, subscribers will no longer receive paper copies of the New York-New Jersey CPI Announcement in the mail. The New York-New Jersey CPI Announcement will continue to be available through the Bureaus Web site.
A free email subscription service is available for the CPI announcement. Shortly after the CPI announcement is posted online each month, subscribers to this service receive an email message containing a link to the announcement. The subscription form with a list of available regional office CPI summaries (blue cards) is located at www.bls.gov/bls/list.htm.
The mailing of regional CPI announcements (summaries) and other regional publications is being discontinued as a result of unanticipated budget constraints faced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See www.bls.gov/bls/budgetimpact.htm for details.
Last Modified Date: April 30, 2010