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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

Feb
10

Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2015

From March 2015 to June 2015 gross job gains in private sector establishments in Arkansas totaled 57,124, while gross job losses numbered 51,031, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
09

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Texas – 2015

In 2015, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 8.4 percent in Texas, significantly lower than the 10.4-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
08

Union Membership in Texas – 2015

In 2015, union members accounted for 4.5 percent of wage and salary workers in Texas, compared with 4.8 percent in 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
01

Changing Compensation Costs in the Dallas Metropolitan Area – December 2015

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 1.7 percent in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area for the year ended in December 2015.

Feb
01

Changing Compensation Costs in the Houston Metropolitan Area – December 2015

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 2.0 percent in the Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, Texas, metropolitan area for the year ended in December 2015.

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