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Productivity falls 1.9% in 1st quarter 2015 (annual rate); unit labor costs rise 5.0%

Productivity decreased 1.9 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter of 2015; unit labor costs increased 5.0 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity decreased 1.1 percent and unit labor costs increased 2.7 percent.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
5.5% in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+126,000(p) in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.07(p) in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.2%(p) in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2015 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-1.9% in 1st Qtr of 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.3% in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.1% in Mar 2015 News Release Historical Data