Labor and Employment

Jobs Number, Part 2: Digging In

Proper reporting of the monthly employment report takes work. Read the BLS analysis. Along with notes

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Jobs Number, Part 1: Transparency and Trends

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Report for February on March 10, showing a

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Story Angles: Reporting on the Economics of Disability

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has prohibited discrimination based on disability since 1990. However, many

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Veterans and the Corporate World: Q&A With John Phillips

In an interview with John Phillips, the retired U.S. Army Officer and author of Boots to

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Five Government Data Sources On the Labor, Employment And Economy Beat

If  you’re reporting on labor, employment or the economy, you’ll need numbers to tell your stories.

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Five Industry Economic Business Stories Using BEA Data

The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis provides data from the national level

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Gender Equality Stories: Five Helpful Resources for Business Reporters

Pay and other inequalities between men and women remain a hot news topic. And for curious

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New Ways for Reporters to Cover the Gig Economy

Technology has made it easier for workers to connect with side jobs and projects in the

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Covering Statewide Industry Employment Trends

From food service workers to business professionals and hospitality personnel, the Bureau of Labor Statistics under

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Covering Trends and Numbers in High-Tech Industry Employment

According to a new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, high-tech industries account for nearly

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