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- The contribution of hour constraints to working poverty in Britain. Brown, Sarah; Sessions, J. G.; Watson, Duncan // Journal of Population Economics;Apr2007, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p445
We explore the implications of hours demand constraints on the propensity to experience poverty. Our analysis of British data suggests that whilst the extent of poverty increased over the period 1985ï¿½2001, its intensity, under some measures, declined. In terms of hours constraints, we find...
- Employment and unemployment developments, December 1998. // Employment & Earnings;Jan1999, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p1
Surveys developments in the United States labor market in December 1998. Unemployment rates for the major work groups; Total employment and labor force; Number of persons marginally attached to the labor force; Industry payroll employment; Average workweek for production or nonsupervisory...
- Employment and unemployment developments, March 1999. // Employment & Earnings;Apr99, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p1
Surveys developments in the United States labor market in March 1999. Unemployment rates for the major work groups; Total employment and labor force; Number of persons marginally attached to the labor force; Industry payroll employment; Average workweek for production or nonsupervisory workers;...
- HOUSEHOLD DATA HISTORICAL. // Employment & Earnings;Mar2003, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p9
Presents labor statistics in the United States, as of February 2003. Employment, hours and earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on nonfarm payrolls; Unemployment rate; Employment status of the civilian non-institutional population 16 years and over.
- Labor Standards and Unemployment in Europe. Clarke, Oliver // Labor Law Journal;Sep98, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p1143
This article examines the nature and extent of regulation in European labor markets. As in the U.S., several European countries have a national minimum wage. However, though the statutory minimum in the U.S. is a lower proportion of the average wage than is usual in Europe, the difference is not...
- Payrolls Up 288,000; Jobless Rate at 5.6%. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/10/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31880, p2
Reports on the state of the nonfarm payrolls and the unemployment rate in April according to data released by the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Revise of the payroll hike; Rise in April wages; Average weekly earnings; Total hours worked per week.
- Data shows economic deterioration. Rombel, Adam // Business Journal (Central New York);6/15/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p17
The author discusses the data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showing increase of national unemployment in May 2012 and decline of wages and hours worked in Syracuse, New York.
- Oct. Non-Farm Payrolls Rise 214,000; Jobless Rate 5.8%. // Bondbuyer.com;11/ 7/2014, p12
The article reports on the increase posted by non-farm payrolls for October 2014 as unemployment rate fell to 5.8%, with data suggesting higher industrial output and wages as work hours, production hours and earnings are up.
- Sharp fall in hours of work clouds good news on jobs front. // Management Services;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p7
The leading people management organization in Great Britain, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, have contrasted the decline in unemployment with a sharp reduction in the average working week and a drop in the number of employees in employment. A reduction in the average...