Important Change to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Download Website


Effective May 12, 2018, BLS will be replacing all its old .Z (“compress”) format files with .gz (GNU Zip or “gzip”) format files under https://download.bls.gov/pub/time.series/compressed/tape.format/.

To ensure a smooth transition, we strongly recommend all BLS compressed files users to update any automated scripts and begin using the new gz (GNU Zip or “gzip”) file format before May 12, 2018.

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