Workforce Activity Report

Tracking the National Workforce Recovery

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted frontline and hourly workers — and what can businesses do about it? At UKG, we are using our market leadership to analyze high-frequency data, including employee shift work, in a monthly Workforce Activity Report to better understand the rapidly evolving employment outlook. With a labor index of 3.8 million employees across 35,000 U.S. businesses, we aim to help business leaders, public health policy makers, labor economists, and other groups make better informed decisions to tackle unemployment, bolster the job market recovery, and ultimately get more employees back to work sooner.

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the Frontline Working Economy

Workforce Activity Report | October 2021

The UKG Workforce Activity Report revealed minimal shift growth (0.1%) between mid-September and mid-October as workforce activity remains hindered by personal health concerns and a continued decline in labor force participation, indicating a potentially modest growth in national job creation. The UKG Workforce Recovery Scale, a measure of shift work losses and gains during the COVID-19 pandemic, currently sits at 86.0 out of 100.

In the News

Read more headlines from respected news agencies that leverage UKG Workforce Activity Report data.

Analysis: Fed ready to handle September jobs report with kid gloves

October 7, 2021

Puzzle overhanging job market: When will more people return?

Associated Press
October 7, 2021

New hiring data shows many workers remain on the sidelines ahead of September jobs report

October 5, 2021

Jobless Claims Fall Below 350,000, Hitting 340,000

U.S. News & World Report
September 2, 2021

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