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Health at a Glance: Europe 2016: State of Health in the EU Cycle

Categories: European Union,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/docserver/download/8116231e.pdf?expires=1480352566&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=4783CBB71EBAA80EFDBE94334D3EFDFB

Argues that more needs to be done to reduce inequalities in access to and quality of health services in Europe.  Includes sections on the labor market impacts of ill-health, strengthening primary care systems, health status, health expenditures, access to care, quality of care, and sustainability of health systems.  From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Commission

 

Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2015

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/womens-earnings/2015/home.htm

Women who worked full-time had median usual weekly earnings that were 81% of those earned by men.  Includes earnings by age groups, race and ethnicity, educational attainment, and occupation.  In 1979, the first year for which such data were kept, women earned 62% of what men earned.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Employment Status of Postsecondary Completers in 2009: Examination of Credential Level and Occupational Credentials

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016107.pdf

Examines the rates of employment of students who do and do not earn a postsecondary credential.  Also looks at the percent of students who get a job related to their field of study.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

Staff Tenure in Selected Positions in House Committees, 2006-2016

Categories: Congress,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44683.pdf

Presents a number of statistical measures regarding the length of time House committee staff stay in particular job positions.  Also examines trends in staff tenure over the past decade. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Staff Tenure in Selected Positions in Senate Committees, 2006-2016

Categories: Congress,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44685.pdf

Presents a number of statistical measures regarding the length of time Senate committee staff stay in particular job positions.  Also examines trends in staff tenure over the past decade. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Employment and Enrollment Status of Baccalaureate Degree Recipients 1 Year After Graduation: 1994, 2001, and 2009

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017407.pdf

Covers recipients’ demographic and undergraduate enrollment characteristics and their employment/enrollment status one year after graduation.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Institutionalizing Hiring Excellence to Achieve Mission Outcomes

Categories: Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment

https://www.chcoc.gov/sites/default/files/M-17-03%20%20Institutionalizing%20Hiring%20Excellence%20to%20Achieve%20Mission%20Outcomes_1.pdf

Memorandum relating to the improvement of federal recruiting and hiring practices.  From the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Personnel Management

 

One Hundred Years of Current Employment Statistics: Busting CES Myths

Categories: History,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2016/article/one-hundred-years-of-current-employment-statistics-busting-ces-myths.htm

Discusses some of the most common misunderstandings about the Current Employment Statistics survey.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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