The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) is a national quarterly report on employment assembled by the BLS.
The QCEW is gathered through the quarterly tax reports completed by employers and includes both full and part time employees. Statistics are collected during the pay period that includes the 12th of the month. If an employee is paid at any point during that period, he or she is included in the survey results as employed. Since the report is filed by the corporation, a person