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U.S. Government Information
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
BLS provides access to monthly publications, reference materials, and data, including:
- Monthly Labor Review
- Compensation and Working Conditions
- Career Guide to Industries
"Provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, training and advancement, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry ....discusses over 42 industries, accounting for 7 out of every 10 wage and salary jobs."
- Foreign Labor Statistics (FLS)
FLS provides international comparisons of hourly compensation costs; productivity and unit labor costs; labor force, employment and unemployment rates; and consumer prices. The comparisons relate primarily to the major industrial countries, but other countries are included in certain measures.
- Labor-related data such as employment and unemployment, working conditions, and compensation. Consult the Surveys & Programs menu.
- International Labor Comparisons
This site lets you compare data on labor across international markets.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
"Revised every 2 years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations."
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly
National, state, and metropolitan area wage and employment data is available from Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates.
- Colorado Labor Force Data
- Labor Force Statistics from the Census Bureau
International Organization Information
- International Labour Organization
- Child Labor Statistics
- Labour Force Surveys
This database contains statistics for over 200 countries or territories. Included are Yearly statistics of Employment, Unemployment, Hours of Work, Wages, Labour Cost, Consumer Price Indices, Occupational Injuries, Strikes and Lockouts, Monthly statistics of Employment, Unemployment, Hours of Work, Wages, Consumer Price Indices.
- OECDiLibrary CU
This database from the Organisation for Economic and Cooperative Development (OECD) contains publications and statistics on labor issues for its member countries. Including:
- World Development Indicators
This database contains indicators on labor force and employment for 226 countries.
- AFL-CIO Statistics
Look here for information on union membership.