Persons 16 years and over in the civilian noninstitutional population who, during the reference week, (a) did any work at all (at least 1 hour) as paid employees, worked in their own business, profession, or on their own farm, or worked 15 hours or more as unpaid workers in an enterprise operated by a member of the family, and (b) all those who were not working but who had jobs or businesses from which they were temporarily absent because of vacation, illness, bad weather, childcare problems, maternity or paternity leave, labor-management dispute, job training, or other family or personal reasons, whether or not they were paid for the time off or were seeking other jobs. Each employed person is counted only once, even if he or she holds more than one job. Excluded are persons whose only activity consisted of work around their own house (painting, repairing, or own home housework) or volunteer work for religious, charitable, and other organizations.
- Employment Cost Index (ECI)
Often referred to as total compensation cost (see Total Compensation in Glossary). The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) National Compensation Survey program publishes data on trends in employment costs, including quarterly and annual percent changes in labor cost (Employment Cost Index) and employer costs per hour worked for each component of compensation (Employer Cost for Employee Compensation). http://stats.bls.gov/news.release/eci.toc.htm
- ES202 (Covered Employment and Wages)
Now known as "Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)." The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.
Employment and Training Administration (United States Department of Labor)
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210
Number of claimants drawing the final payment of their original entitlement for a given program. (USDOL)
A rate computed by dividing the average monthly exhaustions by the average monthly first payments. To allow for the normal flow of claimants through the program, the numerator lags the denominator by 26 weeks, e.g., the exhaustion rate for calendar year 1995, 3rd quarter, is computed by dividing the average monthly exhaustions for the twelve months ending September 1995, by the average monthly first payments for the twelve months ending March 1995. (USDOL)
The supplemental program that pays extended compensation during periods of specified high unemployment in a state to individuals for weeks of unemployment after exhaustion of regular Unemployment Insurance benefits. One-half of EB (Extended Benefits) is funded by the state trust fund. (USDOL)