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The Bureau of Labor Statistics will be hosting a data user’s conference in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, May 13. This is a free event. BLS program specialists will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to discuss their programs with data users. BLS program overview sessions will also be conducted. Read More »

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News Releases:

May
01

County Employment and Wages in North Dakota — Third Quarter 2014

North Dakota’s only large county, Cass, reported an average weekly wage of $897 in the third quarter of 2014, 4.3 percent higher than one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
01

County Employment and Wages in Wisconsin — Third Quarter 2014

Four of the six large counties in Wisconsin recorded employment increases from September 2013 to September 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
30

Average Energy Prices, Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint — March 2015

Gasoline prices averaged $2.419 a gallon in the Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint area in March 2015.

Apr
30

Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha — March 2015

Gasoline prices averaged $2.664 a gallon in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area in March 2015.

Apr
22

Business Employment Dynamics in Michigan – Second Quarter 2014

From March 2014 to June 2014 gross job gains in private sector establishments in Michigan totaled 226,224, while gross job losses numbered 192,512.

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