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Labor Markets Press Releases

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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.

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.

03 Jun. 2020 »
Survey: 77% of HR Leaders Expect More Teleworking, Even One Year After COVID-19

As millions of Americans continue working from home, new survey results suggest why some of them should get comfortable. 77% of surveyed HR leaders expect the shift toward more teleworking to continue, even one year after COVID-19 substantially subsides.

06 Apr. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Plummeted in March

COVID-19 outbreak causes historic decline in the index

11 Mar. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Remains Flat in February

Despite slight downward trend over the past year, HWOL Index remains at high level

09 Mar. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in February

Strong Labor Market Ahead of COVID-19 Faces Downside Risks Over the Next Few Months

19 Feb. 2020 »
Report: Record Blue-Collar Labor Shortages Will Continue Through 2030

Research reveals causes of labor shortages and how companies are filling job openings

12 Feb. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Remained Essentially Flat in January

Despite slight downward trend over the past year, HWOL Index still remains at high level

10 Feb. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in January

Solid Employment Growth Expected in Early 2020

07 Feb. 2020 »
Companies Have Significantly Increased Disclosure on Sustainability Issues, But Pressure to Do More Continues

New edition of annual benchmarking study examines trends in global CSR reporting

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.1%
  • China 1.2%
  • Euro Area 0.7%
  • France 0.7%
  • Germany 2.3%
  • Global 2.5%
  • India 2.1%
  • Japan 1.2%
  • Korea 1.4%
  • Mexico 0.6%
  • Spain 2.0%
  • U.K. 0.3%
  • U.S. 1.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
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  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Good Jobs Report on the Heels of Labor Day

    In August, employment increased by 1.37 million, with 238,000 coming from the hiring of temporary 2020 Census workers.

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