U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor

October 2004
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor;2004 4th Quarter, p195
Industry Profile
Industry Overview
Presents findings of a study on labor in various industries in the U.S. as of October 2004. Number of jobs added to the labor force; Employment cost index for total compensation of all private industry workers; Impact of rising health-benefit costs on hiring and pay-level decisions; Assessment of the previous forecast on employment.


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