September 16, 2020
The Producer Price Index for final demand declined 0.2 percent from August 2019 to August 2020. This was driven by a 1.6-percent drop in prices for final demand goods. Prices for final demand services increased 0.4 percent for the 12 months ended in August.read full article ?
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September 15, 2020
About 1 in 4 people employed in August 2020 teleworked or worked from home for pay because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 24 percent of workers who teleworked in August was down from 35 percent in May, the first month these data were collected.
September 14, 2020
On the last business day of July 2020, there were 6.6 million job openings and 16.3 million unemployed people during July 2020. This yielded a ratio of unemployed people to job openings of 2.5 for July, down from 3.0 in June.
September 11, 2020
From the second quarter of 2019 to the second quarter of 2020, nonfarm business output decreased 11.2 percent and hours worked decreased 13.6 percent, resulting in a 2.8-percent increase in productivity.
September 10, 2020
The number of people who usually work full time rose by 2.8 million in August, and the number who usually work part time increased by 991,000.
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