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  • Sample stats laid out in grid
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) offers a wide range of data about employment and characteristics of the labor force.

  • Teacher explaining data on a flip chart
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The LMI Institute and Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) host monthly webinars and training to help you learn about labor market information (LMI) tools and apply labor market data.

  • Community Census
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The U.S. Census Bureau provides regular releases of American Community Survey (ACS) statistics on education and employment. 

  • Census Bureau linear graphs
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The U.S. Census Bureau has posted online its current training schedule, including tutorials conducted as part of its Measuring America initiative.  Combined with their frequent data releases, the Census Bureau brings you the most reliable and up-to-date information on demographics across the nation.

  • Stakeholder meeting for decision-making
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has a number of advisory committees that provide consultation and feedback on data program design and operations.  Most of these committees meet on a semi-annual basis, and meetings are posted in advance.

  • Classroom instruction for upgrading skills
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The National Skills Coalition (NSC) holds webinars that occasionally cover data-related topics, such as providing information on apprenticeship data or on collaborations related to workforce data.

  • Inspecting data and report quality
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) is a non-profit, non-partisan initiative that advocates for inclusive, aligned and market-relevant data systems used for advancing the nation's skilled workforce and helping U.S. industries compete in a changing economy.       

  • Data assets for workforce development
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/22/2019

    The National Association of Workforce Agencies (NASWA) schedules regular meetings for its Labor Market Information (LMI) Committee.  As a result of its work, the LMI Committee released one of its products - a report entitled, "Labor Market Information Shops as Assets for Workforce Development:  Lessons and Examples from Three States."

  • Climbing graph
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 4/16/2019

    The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The U.S. Census Bureau and its Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership, in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), present a webinar on  "Job Growth and the Spatial Mismatch between Jobs and Low-Income Residents" on April 17, 2019. 

  • Links to Longitudinal Surveys
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 3/29/2019

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes data on the occupation, industry, and geographic area details surveyed in the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program data collection.  The May 2018 OES data were released on March 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data