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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Frequently Asked Questions

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

Explains what the key features of the law cover, when parts of it take effect, and how job training programs are coordinated.  From the Employment Training Administration of the Department of Labor



Offer Rates, Enrollment Rates, Premiums, and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector for the 10 Largest Metropolitan Areas, 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Includes coverage of metro areas where premiums are higher or lower or availability of insurance is higher. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Selection and Costs for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector, 2013 versus 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Average premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose across all coverage types with single premiums up 3.5%, employee-plus-one premiums up 3.5%, and family coverage up 3.6%.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


State Differences in the Cost of Job-Related Health Insurance, 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Presents state variations from the national average of the cost of job-related health insurance and how these costs are shared by employers and their employees.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


America’s Young Adults: Special Issue 2014

Categories: Careers,Headlines,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Youth

Though usually focusing on statistics related to children and families, this agency devotes the 2014 issue to a focus on the well-being of older youth as they transition into adulthood in a time of economic challenges. Go to page 3 to find beginning of report.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics


Preliminary Multifactor Productivity Trends, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Private business sector multifactor productivity increased at a 0.3% annual rate in 2013, the smallest annual percentage change since 2009.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Majority of STEM College Graduates Do Not Work in STEM Occupations

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

Press release about new set of occupational tables for college graduates.  Finds that men still dominate the fields of engineering and computer science.  Includes link to statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau


Baccalaureate and Beyond: A First Look at the Employment Experiences and Lives of College Graduates, 4 Years On: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Covers employment outcomes for students who completed their bachelor’s degrees in 2007-08.  Also covers the percentage of time students spent employed, unemployed, and out of the labor market.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


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