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Agency Bureau of Labor Statistics
Acronym BLS
Hierarchy Department of Labor.
Docs Statistical Publications; Research Papers; News Releases; Journals; Miscellaneous Documents
URL http://www.bls.gov/
Notes The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. 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. The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor.