unemployment rate
A monthly report on the number of workers currently seeking but unable to secure employment. The data are part of the Employment Report that is released by the Bureau of Labor statistics on the first Friday of each month. The report is available at a number of financial information Web sites and at www.bls.gov. See Average Hourly Earnings; Average Workweek; total Non-Form Payrolls.
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Jobless Claims
total non-farm payrolls
average workweek
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