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Inflation up as consumer prices rise 6.2% nationally, less in NY...

In the New York metropolitan area, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose only 4.3% since October of last year, compared to 6.2% nationally, according to the BLS.

Pain at the pump: Gas prices soar 42.3%, many other costs...

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday that consumer prices in the geographic area that includes New York City, White Plains, Newark and...

Economy continues heating up with strong job gains in July

The unemployment rate among Whites was 4.8%, while the rate for Blacks was 8.2% and Hispanics came in at 6.6%.

Cheaper to live in Westchester?

According to statistics released Thursday morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), consumers in Westchester have faced lower price increases on a...

April employment sharply below what was forecast

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows that the U.S. unemployment rate has barely budged, and stands at 6.1%.

Wage growth report shows Westchester County No.2 in nation

Westchester County was second among large counties in the nation for growth in average weekly wages paid by businesses during the second quarter of...

Metro area costs up for year; NY unemployment filings down

The Consumer Price Index in the area is up for the year by 1.7% compared with 2019, but showed a 0.2% decline for October 2020 compared with October 2019.

The Great She-cession: Female job-holders hit harder by pandemic than male...

When the economic effects of the pandemic were first seen by the state’s Department of Labor -- during the week of March 15 – 50,109 females filed for unemployment, compared with 28,464 males.

Acting U.S. labor secretary touts employment stats, New Rochelle roots

Pizzella said what he hears most from business leaders is, “I’ve got to find more skilled workers.”

Westchester wages among highest nationally

Average weekly pay as of last summer was $1,327, or $69,004 annually, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Fairfield County posts wage loss but employment gain

The average weekly wage in Fairfield County was still the nation’s eighth-highest.

Connecticut is 4th most unionized state in nation

The Nutmeg State trailed only New York, Hawaii and Alaska in 2016; bringing up the rear was South Carolina.

Connecticut jobless rate falls slightly in August

Connecticut has recovered 81.1 percent of the jobs lost during the March 2008-Feb. 2010 recession.

Regional unemployment number is below national figure

Connecticut holds steady at 5.1 percent.

Federal July jobs report places Connecticut near top

The New England unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 4.7 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported recently, but that number is more than a percentage point better than a year ago.