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Labor Markets Press Releases

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15 Jan. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in December

HWOL Index rose in December, following a small decline in November

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in December

Moderate Employment Growth Still Expected in Early 2020

02 Jan. 2020 »
Survey: Business Leaders Start 2020 with Lingering Concerns About Talent Shortages & Recession Risk

A new survey reveals that the world’s chief executives view the risk of a recession as their biggest external concern in 2020.

17 Dec. 2019 »
In a report released today, The Conference Board finds that the environmental and social policies of corporations

In 2020, Companies Will Continue to Face Pressure to Diversify Their Boards, Address Pay Gaps, and Expand Political Contribution Disclosure

11 Dec. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in November

HWOL Index edged up in November, following a decline in October

09 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in November

Solid Employment Growth to Continue, Despite Tight Labor Market

20 Nov. 2019 »
Report: Number of Women CEOs Declines, and Personal Misconduct Leads to Record CEO Firings

Despite growing calls for gender diversity, the number of women CEOs in the S&P 500 dropped by nearly 20 percent in 2018.

06 Nov. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Fell in October

HWOL Index fell in October, following a small decrease in September

06 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board to Shine Spotlight on People Issues in M&A

The HR M&A Conference (November 19–20 in New York) brings together organizations that have led the way in imbuing HR thinking throughout their M&A strategies to exchange practical advice, share solutions, and advance new thinking in a burgeoning field.

04 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in October

Job growth will continue, but may slow down in the coming months

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 1.4%
  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.7%
  • Germany 0.4%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 0.1%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 0.5%
  • Mexico 0.2%
  • Spain 0.3%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.3%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

    The US economy added 145,000 jobs in December, and previous months were revised down slightly. The unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent. This month’s job growth was in line with The Conference Board’s view that the labor market appears to be in a healthy state.

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