Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Since 1884, its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, the bureau serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.