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November 4, 2008    DOL Home > OASP > America's Dynamic Workforce: 2008

america's dynamic workforce: 2008

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This report presents an overview of current conditions and notable trends affecting the American labor market and economic activity. Primary emphasis is on measures of labor market performance – employment, labor force participation, unemployment, and compensation. General measures of economic performance such as gross domestic product (GDP) and productivity growth are also described as they relate to labor market conditions and trends.

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Executive Summary

Chapter 1. A Resilient Labor Market

Chapter 2. A Productive Workforce

Chapter 3. A Benchmark for Other Nations

Chapter 4. A Labor Force that Learns

Chapter 5. Projected Labor Force Trends

Chapter 6. Tomorrow’s Opportunities


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