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In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty

Labor and Economic News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:12
In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty
Workers are their own bosses in the so-called sharing economy, but that flexibility also brings much uncertainty — and few of the protections of full-time work.
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Among the Poor, Women Feel Inequality More Deeply

Labor and Economic News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:57
Among the Poor, Women Feel Inequality More Deeply
Women are more likely than men to be in a minimum-wage job, and they’re also more likely to be raising a family on their own.
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Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

Money Headlines - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 04:36

Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in Jul 2014
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Unemployment Rate:
6.2% in Jul 2014
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Payroll Employment:
+209,000(p) in Jul 2014
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Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.01(p) in Jul 2014
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Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.1%(p) in Jul 2014
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Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 2nd Qtr of 2014
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Productivity:
+2.5% in 2nd Qtr of 2014
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U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.2% in Jul 2014
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U.S. Export Price Index:
unchanged in Jul 2014
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