The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics is recognized as an authoritative resource on the U.S. labor force. It continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics. It allows the user to understand recent developments as well as to compare today's economy with past history. The 24th edition includes the new employment projections from 2019 to 2029. New projections are only released every two years. The Handbook is a comprehensive reference providing an abundance of data on a variety of topics including:
Features of the publicationIn addition to over 215 tables that present practical data, the Handbook provides:
Mary Meghan Ryan is a senior research editor for Bernan Press. She is also the editor for Employment, Hours, and Earnings: States and Areas; and co-editor for County and City Extra and Places, Towns and Townships. In addition, she serves as the associate editor for Business Statistics of the United States: Patterns of Economic Change.