Employment Costs Rose 0.6% in 1Q

Sanchez, Humberto
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/1/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32371, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the cost of employee compensation in the U.S. in the first quarter of fiscal 2006. According to statistics, employment costs rose 0.6 percent during the period. the increase in the seasonally adjusted employment cost index for all civilian workers was less than the 0.8 percent gain in the previous quarter.


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