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Title: Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2008: States...
Publisher: Bernan Press
Publication Date: 2008
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Third Edition.
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A special edition of the Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics, this reference brings together a wealth of employment data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and provides a detailed and timely picture on employment, hours, and earnings for each state, the District of Columbia, and the nation's 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).
Readers who are involved in public policy, and those conducting private and public sector analysis of state and local labor market conditions, can use the data to determine the health of the economy and the need for federal assistance. Private industry members can also use the data to identify suitable locations when making decisions about plant locations and wholesale and retail trade outlets. State and local jurisdictions can use the data to determine the need for services, including training and unemployment assistance, and for planning and budgetary purposes.
Special features of this volume include more than 250 tables presenting historical data on employment, hours, and earnings by state and local areas under the new North American Industry Classification System; detailed industry data presented on a monthly and annual basis giving the user a variety of tools for analysis; an introductory page for each state summarizing salient data and noteworthy trends; a concise user's technical guide explaining the sources, changes, and other pertinent facts about the data contained in the volume together with a list of references for further guidance; and an appendix.
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