U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor

January 2006
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor;2006 1st Quarter, p191
Industry Profile
Industry Overview
The article discusses labor in the U.S. The service sector has added 198,000 jobs in the country, while goods-producing sectors added 45,000 jobs. Productivity gains decelerated, rising a meager 2.4% and durable manufacturing increasing by 6.8%. The tightening of labor markets led to wage acceleration and building inflationary pressures.


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