Productivity Gains, Unit Labor Costs Slip
- Non-farm productivity gained 2.3% in 3d qtr. Selway, William // Bond Buyer;11/12/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30519, p2
Reports on gains in non-farm productivity in the third quarter of 1998, according to data from the United States Labor Department. Increase in output; Non-farm unit labor costs.
- Non-Farm Payrolls Up 135,000 in Feb. Floyd, Daniel F. // Bond Buyer;03/12/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31094, p2
Reports on the rise in payrolls outside the agricultural sector in January 2001, according to the United States Department of Labor. Comparison of non-farm payrolls in January 2001 with that of the previous month; Payroll gains posted by service-producing jobs within the non-farm sector.
- Working young a way of life in rural Texas. Rushin, Cherry // Graham Leader;5/2/2012, Vol. 136 Issue 75, p1A
The article informs that the U.S. Department of Labor has proposed restriction on working of individual in various agricultural jobs under the age of 16 years.
- Child labor regulations on farm get second look. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/1/2012, p7
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Labor to re-introduce the portion of its regulation on child labor in agriculture which interprets the term "parental exemption."
- Arizona Farm Bureau applauds child labor withdrawal. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/27/2012, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Labor Department has withdrawn proposed rules meant to prevent young people from working in the agricultural sector.
- Farm kids learn valuable lessons from their labor. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;5/17/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 13, p4
The author discusses the correct action by the U.S. Department of Labor to reverse its decision regarding the restrictions on the tasks performed by young people on family farms, in which a family farm serves as a teaching laboratory for farm kids.
- Bringing Cowsense to DC. // Stonewall County Courier (Aspermont, TX);4/19/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p3
The article offers the author's insights regarding the new rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor regarding the restriction to farmers and ranchers to hire young people to work in agriculture, which is being opposed by ranchers and farmers.
- Productivity Jumps 1.6%; Labor Costs Rises 1.0%. Moore, Dennis // Investment Dealers' Digest;5/6/2011, Vol. 77 Issue 17, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Labor has estimated a 1.6% increase in non-farm productivity in the first quarter and 1.0% rise in the labor costs in the fourth quarter of 2011.
- A Viscous CYCLE. Baunee, Aaron // Cleaning & Maintenance Management;Jan2012, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p4
The author discusses a report by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on the productivity increase in the July to September 2011 period. He comments that the trend is good for corporate profits but not necessary for U.S. job growth as employers expect more output and an even-higher productivity....