The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a unit of the United States Department of Labor, is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety wage and hour standards The federal government of the United States is the central United States Governmental body established by the United States Constitution. Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning of the Market and dynamics for labour. Statistics is a mathematical science pertaining to the collection analysis interpretation or explanation and presentation of Data. The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor representatives. The United States Congress is the bicameral Legislature of the federal government of the United States of America, consisting of two houses The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor. The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety wage and hour standards
The BLS data must satisfy a number of criteria, including relevance to current social and economic issues, timeliness in reflecting today’s rapidly changing economic conditions, accuracy and consistently high statistical quality, and impartiality in both subject matter and presentation.
The Bureau of Labor was established in the Department of the Interior by the Bureau of Labor Act (23 Stat. The United States Department of the Interior ( DOI) is a Cabinet department of the United States government that manages and conserves most federally 60), June 27, 1884, to collect information about employment and labor. It became an independent (sub-Cabinet) department by the Department of Labor Act (25 Stat. 182), June 13, 1888. It was incorporated, as the Bureau of Labor, into the Department of Commerce and Labor by the Department of Commerce Act (32 Stat. The United States Department of Commerce and Labor was a short-lived Cabinet department of the United States government. 827), February 14, 1903. Finally, it was transferred to the Department of Labor in 1913 where it resides today. The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety wage and hour standards The BLS is now headquartered in the Postal Square Building near the Capitol and Union Station. The Postal Square Building (formerly the City Post Office) served as the main Post office for the city of Washington D Union Station is the grand ceremonial Train station designed to be the entrance to Washington D The Commissioner of the BLS is Keith Hall.
Indices and statistics produced by the BLS include:
Selected BLS publications include: