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2014-09-18 16:25:46

Discussing Impact on Next Wave of Data-Driven Innovation WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Under Secretary of Economic Affairs Mark Doms spoke at a panel on Capitol Hill today on the value that government data provides our economy, society and the future for U.S. innovation. The event was hosted by U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and the Center for Data Innovation. "Government data is the foundation of the data revolution,...

2014-09-08 12:24:41

Strong Increases in Recent Months NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in August. The index now stands at 121.29, up from 120.62 (an upward revision) in July. This represents a 6.4 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The strong increase in the Employment Trends Index in recent months signals robust job growth through the fall," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at The Conference Board. "The...

2014-08-04 12:26:47

Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in July. The index now stands at 120.31, up from 119.92 (an upward revision) in June. This represents a 6.6 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The six-month growth rate in the Employment Trends Index is the strongest in over two years, suggesting solid job growth is likely to continue in the coming months," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2014-07-31 12:27:10

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the schedule for the 2013 income, poverty and health insurance statistics from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey, as well as the 2013 American Community Survey releases: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 The Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics will conduct a technical briefing to provide...

2014-07-07 12:25:16

Index Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in June. The index now stands at 119.62, up from 119.03 (an upward revision) in May. This represents a 6.3 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The rapid increase in the Employment Trends Index in recent months suggests that strong job growth is likely to continue through the summer," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at...

2014-05-06 00:21:21

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO TAUGHT-OLOGY Profile America -- Tuesday, May 6th.( )Before the school year draws to a close and summer vacation takes over, it's time to say thanks to America's teachers. Today is National Teacher Day, part of PTA-Teacher Appreciation Week. The goal is to honor the dedication and valuable...

2014-04-08 23:33:57

To help prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s job opportunities, Husson University announced today that it is launching a new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree. With its strong emphasis on chemistry, biology, and physiology, the new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree is well suited for individuals interested in becoming a doctor of medicine, medical specialist (podiatrist, optometrist, dermatologist, osteopathic physician, etc.), veterinarian, dentist, speech...

2014-04-07 12:34:09

- New jobs data underscores impact of cuts on home health professionals, most of whom are women - WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the March jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the home health sector continue to be impacted by recently-imposed Medicare home health cuts. Since implementation of the cuts began on January 1, the nation's home health community has witnessed a significant decline in job growth. With women...

2014-03-03 08:26:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summary: The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted 13% growth in the number of fitness trainers and instructors in the US between 2012 and 2022. Now, leading activewear retailer ActivewearUSA ensures that the professionals are looking their best with the generous Fitness Pro Program discount. January 2012 saw the Bureau of Labor Statistics publish its most recent data on the employment...

2014-02-03 12:25:20

After Seahawks' Rout, Team from Metro Area with Lower Jobless Rate Has Won 21 of Past 26 Super Bowls, an 81 Percent Success Rate EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 21st time in the past 26 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with the lower unemployment rate, according to an analysis by RiseSmart, a leading provider of enterprise career management solutions. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows...


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