Posts Tagged ‘ BLS ’

PPI Reports Another Dip in Flat Glass Prices for October

Nov 18th, 2014

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Flat glass prices dropped in October for the second straight month. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices dipped 0.2 percent from September to October after seeing a 0.7 percent dip from August to September. It’s only the third month-to-month decrease in prices since […]

PPI Report Shows 0.7-Percent Increase in Flat Glass Prices in August

Sep 22nd, 2014

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Flat glass prices increased in August, regaining the upward trend they’ve seen for much of the year. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued this week by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices jumped 0.7 percent from July to August, after seeing their first decrease since January the month before. The […]

New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

Sep 18th, 2014

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements,” OSHA enacted a final rule that will require employers to report all work-related in-patient hospitalizations, as well as amputations and losses of an […]

PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Continue to Climb in June

Jul 18th, 2014

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Flat glass prices continue to see in an increase through the first half of 2014 after dipping for much of the second half of 2013. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices increased 0.2 percent from May to June, getting back on track after […]

6.1 Million Workers Displaced From Jobs Held at Least Three Years

Aug 31st, 2012

From January 2009 through December 2011, 6.1 million workers were displaced from jobs they had held for at least three years, reported the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This was down from 6.9 million for the survey period covering January 2007 to December 2009. In January 2012, 56 percent of workers displaced from 2009-11 […]

BLS Reports Mass Layoffs in December Increases 52 Percent from November

Jan 30th, 2012

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employers took 1,384 mass layoff actions in December involving 145,648 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month. Each mass layoff involved at least 50 workers from a single employer. The report notes that mass layoff events in December […]