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Labor Markets Press Releases

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22 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in September

Slowing pace of improvement suggests economy could be losing momentum

07 Oct. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rises in September

The Conference Board®-Burning Glass® Help Wanted OnLine™ (HWOL) Index rose in September and now stands at 107.5 (July 2018=100), up from 105.1 in August. The Index rose 1.7 percent from July to August and is up 2.6 percent from a year ago.

05 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in September

Job Growth to Continue, But at a Slower Pace

02 Oct. 2020 »
Employment Growth Continues, But at Slower Pace

Commentary on Today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

18 Sep. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in August

Slowing pace of improvement points to weakening growth in final months of 2020

11 Sep. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rises in August

The Conference Board®-Burning Glass® Help Wanted OnLine™ (HWOL) Index rose in August and now stands at 105.1 (July 2018=100), up from 103.4 in July. The Index rose 10.3 percent from June to July and is up 0.8 percent from a year ago.

08 Sep. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in August

Job growth retains upward momentum

04 Sep. 2020 »
Good Jobs Report on the Heels of Labor Day

Commentary on Today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

03 Sep. 2020 »
Survey: 35 Percent of US Companies Do Not Know When They’ll Reopen Workplace

Many businesses hoped to reopen their workplaces after Labor Day, but a new survey of managers and executives suggests a long, uncertain road ahead. 35 percent say the timing of when their companies will reopen the workplace is unknown.

20 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July

Despite improvement, pace of economic growth will likely weaken in final months of 2020

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.8%
  • Brazil 1.2%
  • China 1.3%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 2.0%
  • Global 1.4%
  • India 2.1%
  • Japan 1.5%
  • Korea 0.7%
  • Mexico 0.9%
  • Spain 2.1%
  • U.K. 0.5%
  • U.S. 0.7%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Employment Growth Continues, But at Slower Pace

    Total nonfarm payrolls employment increased by 661,000 in September.

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