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the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Biennial Employment Situation of Veterans survey found, however, that there is one age group of veterans--20-to-24-year-olds --where the unemployment rate is higher than that of nonveterans of the same age group.
Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. The college enrollment rate for recent high school graduates was a historical high for the series dating back to 1959.
The Internal Revenue Service, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the total number of accounting-related jobs will grow almost 20 percent by 2012.
According to the 2003 numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income for lawyers was $108,000.
Whatever the reason, we also note that the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there will be the need for 113,000 new dental assisting positions by 2012 and overall a need for 187,000 new assistants to fill those new jobs and make up for those that need filling because assistants have left the field.
In August, the last month for which Bureau of Labor Statistics' data had been compiled at press time, unemployment among insurance personnel was down to 2.0.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, older workers are staying on the job regardless of age.
Unpublished data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that there are 21,343,000 25- to 54-year-olds not participating in the labor force (meaning they were not working or looking for work).
Analyzing Bureau of Labor Statistics data and outsourcing studies, the report finds that while more than 70,000 computer programmers have lost their jobs since 1999, more than 115,000 higher-paid computer software engineers have been hired.
Podgursky cites "straight-time" hourly pay estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which show K-12 teachers having a 38-hour work-week and a 37-week work year (which would end in April).
Bureau of Labor Statistics, says the BLS doesn't compute average hourly wages for teachers due to work year and contract differences.
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