About BLS

About the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Section 48056 of P.L. 9-238 established the research and statistics responsibility of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It conducts independent surveys to study, investigate, collect and compile statistical information and issue reports of Guam’s labor market conditions; these sections include the following:

  • Current Labor Force (CLF) includes statistics on employment, unemployment, and other characteristics of the specified civilian non-institutional population of Guam to ensure proper planning and development of appropriate labor programs.
  • Current Employment Statistics (CES) includes federally-funded state/local planning information; occupational employment statistics program; publishes current employment report; and publishes results of an annual census of Guam’s employers.
  • Occupational Safety & Health Statistics (OSHS) produces statistical information to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in reducing work-related injuries and illnesses as mandated by P.L. 91-596, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and is federally funded and operated in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.