Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

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The LAUS program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for census regions and divisions, states, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence. The LAUS program provides labor force data (employment and unemployment rates) for each state and sub-state area (metropolitan areas, counties, and cities with populations larger than 25,000). LAUS data are used for planning and budgetary purposes , determining employment and training program needs, allocating federal funds under the workforce investment act (WIA) and the federal emergency management agency (FEMA), and identifying labor surplus areas, which receive preference in the awarding of federal procurement contracts.

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This interactive data tool provides a variety of information on subjects ranging from Business contact information to Employment and Wage statistics. If you have questions about finding the data you are looking for, or if you experience problems trying to use the tool, please contact us at 775-684-0450 or at detrlmi@nvdetr.org .

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