DATA | Public Workforce and Salaries Data

The States Cutting Their Government Workforce

A few areas of state government appear to be shrinking nationwide.

A highway patrolman next to a car on fire in Alaska.

Local Government Hiring Slows So Far in 2017

Hiring has picked up in the past two months, but it's still far behind last year's growth.

The Government Jobs That Are (and Aren't) Becoming Safer

New data shows some public-sector workers are suffering fewer injuries and illnesses, while others aren't experiencing any improvement.