TITLE

U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor;2006 2nd Quarter, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Industry Profile
DOC. TYPE
Industry Overview
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the labor situation in the U.S. in May 2006. It states that the more than 75,000 non-farm payroll jobs were created for the month. All of these jobs came from service sector, while the goods-producing sector lost 10,000 jobs. Average hourly earnings increased from a year ago by 3.5%. The predicted shortage of construction workers is putting pressure on the wage forecasts for the sector. Labor productivity improved.
ACCESSION #
22892078

 

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