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Educator Resource: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Online Data Retrieval Guide

Published on Tue, 05/09/2017

Screen Shot 2017-05-06 at 4.39.20 PMThe Bureau of Labor Statistics (part of the U.S. Department of Labor) is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working, conditions, and price changes in the economy. Educators can tap into this valuable resource online using the website: Features of the website allow students and teachers to explore data including:
  • Inflation and Prices
  • Employment
  • Unemployment
  • Employment Protections
  • Pay and Benefits
  • Occupational Requirements
  • Historical News
Screen Shot 2017-05-06 at 4.39.40 PM The following document provides pictorial guidelines for data searches: Data Retrieval Guide: Multi-Screen Data Search

Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.