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    • BLS Publications, 1886-1971, Bulletin 1749 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor (1972)
      The catalog contains listings for BLS publications from 1886-1971. Numerical listings for BLS Bulletins and Reports as well as subject indexes for these and other BLS publications are included.
    • BLS Publications, 1972-77, Bulletin 1990 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor (1978-01)
      The catalog contains listings for BLS publications from 1972-77. Numerical listings for BLS Bulletins and Reports as well as subject indexes for these and other BLS publications are included.
    • The First Hundred Years of the Bureau of Labor Statistics 

      Goldberg, Joseph P.; Moye, William T. (1985-09-01)
      [Excerpt] This volume reports on the first century of a government agency whose founders hoped that, by publishing facts about economic conditions, the agency would help end strife between capital and labor. The Bureau's ...
    • Worklife Estimates: Effects of Race and Education 

      Smith, Shirley J. (1986-02-01)
      This bulletin on new estimates of working life for men and women continues the BLS series begun in 1950, and incorporates methodological improvements introduced in 1982. It contains, in addition to a discussion of changes ...
    • Safer and Healthier American Workplaces Through Improving Knowledge 

      U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (1993-06-21)
    • Women Experience Fewer Job-related Injuries and Deaths Than Men 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1998-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Women incurred less than one tenth of the job-related fatal injuries and about one-third of the nonfatal injuries and illnesses that required time off to recuperate in 1992-96. During this period women accounted ...
    • Employer-Sponsored Childcare Benefits 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1998-08-01)
      [Excerpt] What contributions do employers make to caring for children while their parents work? In the United States, childcare benefits provided by employers remain relatively uncommon. Private industry extended these ...
    • New Occupations Emerging Across Industry Lines 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1998-11-01)
      [Excerpt] Emerging occupations may be entirely new, created by changes in technology, society, markets, or regulations. They may also be existing ones that have been substantially modified by the same trends, and are ...
    • Labor-Market Outcomes for City Dwellers and Suburbanites 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1998-12-01)
      [Excerpt] Suburbanites are more likely to participate in the labor force than are city dwellers, and their unemployment rates are usually lower as well. These labor-market outcomes for suburbanites and city dwellers hold ...
    • BLS Publications, 1978-98, Report 925 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor (1999-01)
      The catalog contains listings for BLS publications from 1978-98. Numerical listings for BLS Bulletins and Reports as well as subject indexes for these and other BLS publications are included.
    • Auto Dealers are Fewer, Bigger, and Employ More Workers 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-01-01)
      [Excerpt] New and used car dealerships are a fiercely competitive, cyclically sensitive segment of retail trade, but they show diverging trends in their number and in employment. From 32,000 in 1972, the number of automotive ...
    • Expenditures on Public Transportation 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-01-01)
      Public transportation expenditures consumed 6 percent of the average household's transporation budget in 1997, divided between intracity and intercity travel (22 percent and 78 percent of total public transportation ...
    • The Southeast is Maintaining Its Share of Textile Plant Employment 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-02-01)
      [Excerpt] The Southeast (includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) employs more textile workers than all other regions in the United States combined. About ...
    • Computer Ownership Up Sharply in the 1990s 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-03-01)
      [Excerpt] Graphical user interfaces, multimedia CD-ROMs, and the Internet have increased accessibility and people’s understanding of computers. And greater understanding has brought substantially greater ownership. Between ...
    • Highlights of Women's Earnings in 1998 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-04-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents earnings data from the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a national monthly survey of approximately 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor ...
    • What Women Earned in 1998 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-05-01)
      [Excerpt] Women who work full time, regardless of age, race, or educational attainment, earn less, on average, than men. Overall, in 1998, median weekly earnings of female full-time wage and salary workers were $456 compared ...
    • What the Nation Spends on Health Care: A Regional Comparison 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-07-01)
      [Excerpt] The average household in the United States spent just over $700 more on health care in 1997 than in 1987, $1,841 compared to $1,135, respectively. During this period, health care expenditures rose at a greater ...
    • Consumer Spending on Traveling for Pleasure 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-08-01)
      America is a Nation of travelers. In 1997, consumers made over 443 million pleasure trips, an increase of more than 7 percent since 1995, and nearly 23 percent more than in 1990. According to results of the Consumer ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 1997 

      Goings, Gloria P. (1999-08-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationships between labor force activity and poverty in 1997 for individual workers and their families. The data were collected in the March 1998 supplement to the Current ...