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Jan. 13—Houston-area consumers paid 13.4 percent more for electricity in 2020 compared with an increase of less than 1 percent in consumer prices last year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday. Higher electricity prices caused local housing costs to rise 2.3 percent over the past year. The government tallies how much households pay for housing, including rent or an equivalent ...

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Jan. 13—Houston area consumers paid 13.4 percent more for electricity over the past 12 months compared to overall consumer prices which increased 0.7 percent over the same period, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Wednesday. The increase in electricity prices caused local housing costs to rise 2.3 percent over the past year. The government tallies how much households pay for ...

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Jan. 13—This story was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at 6:53 p.m. with additional information and edits. One of every seven jobs was lost, at least temporarily, between February and April when the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. economy, cutting employment for 31,156 Chattanooga area workers. Over 60% of those lost jobs returned over the next six months, including more than 25,000 of ...

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Jan. 13—Newly released federal data shows New York state workers employed in the private sector get injured or sick on the job less often than the national average, while the occupational injury rate for that same segment of the workforce in Pennsylvania is higher than the national mark. New York state's private industry employers reported over 140,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses ...

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Jan. 12—This story was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at 3:31 p.m. with additional information. One of every seven jobs was lost, at least temporarily, between February and April when the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. economy, cutting employment for 31,156 Chattanooga area workers. Over 60% of those lost jobs returned over the next six months, including more than 25,000 of the lost ...

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Jan. 12—U.S. News & World Report ranked the Best Jobs for 2021 based upon data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify jobs with the greatest hiring demand. Jobs were scored based upon such measures as 10-year growth volume, 10-year growth percentage, median salary, employment rate, future job prospects, stress level and work-life balance. At a time when health care is more ...

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Jan. 9—A stubborn pandemic that's led to strict attempts to slow its spread pushed Los Angeles and Orange counties to the third-highest unemployment rate in November among the nation's 51 largest job markets. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranking of those metro areas showed L.A.-O.C. joblessness at 9.6% vs. 3.8% a year ago. The 5.8 percentage-point increase ranked No. 3 nationally, too. And ...

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The U.S. economy has officially lost what little bounce was left in its step. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that total non-farm employment decreased by 140,000 in December, the first decline since April's COVID-19-induced free fall. The unemployment rate, which is calculated through a separate survey of households, stayed unchanged at 6.7%, and the percentage of people either ...

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Jan. 8—The U.S. economy lost 140,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. It was the nation's first monthly job loss since April. In December, 15.8 million people reported that they had been unable to work because their employer closed or lost business due to the pandemic. That means they did not work at ...

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The U.S. economy lost 140,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. It was the nation’s first monthly job loss since April. In December, 15.8 million people reported that they had been unable to work because their employer closed or lost business due to the pandemic. That means they did not work at all or ...