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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:

Apr
01

Business Employment Dynamics in Illinois–Second Quarter 2014

From March 2014 to June 2014 gross job gains in private sector establishments in Illinois totaled 301,654, while gross job losses numbered 271,324.

Mar
27

Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha – February 2015

Gasoline prices averaged $2.425 a gallon in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area in February 2015 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Mar
27

Average Energy Prices, Cleveland-Akron-Lorain – February 2015

Gasoline prices averaged $2.265 a gallon in the Cleveland-Akron-Lorain area in February 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Mar
24

Consumer Price Index, Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint – February 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint area declined 0.7 percent from December to February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
24

Consumer Price Index, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha - February 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area was unchanged in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today

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