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Employment Characteristics of Families

The Bureau of Labor Statistics site offers data on the employment characteristics of American families. The statistics include data on employment and unemployment in families by race, relationship, sex, marital status, presence of children in the family, and presence of children under three, among others. The data can be accessed from a table of contents or reviewed in an extensive news release.
Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment 2000

Containing information provided by the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), this annual report highlights data on the labor force, employment, and unemployment in states and sub-state areas. Viewable in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, this report is equipped with 28 tables displaying labor force estimates for census regions and divisions, along with...
Demos: Publications: Scouting for Skills

What's a nation to do when the service sector continues to rise? How can various institutions respond to increased employer emphasis on "character" and "employability skills?” A number of political leaders have called for schools to change the way they approach this issue and this working paper from the Demos group (produced with the support of The Scout Association) suggests that participation in...