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Productivity rises 0.4% in first-quarter 2018; unit labor costs rise 2.9% (annual rates)

06/06/2018

Productivity increased 0.4 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter of 2018; unit labor costs increased 2.9 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity decreased 1.2 percent and unit labor costs increased 5.2 percent.
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Productivity rises in 20 of 28 selected service-providing industries in 2017

05/17/2018

Labor productivity rose in 20 of 28 service-providing industries in 2017. Hours increased in more industries than in 2016, while fewer industries experienced increases in output.
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Productivity declines in 54 of 90 detailed manufacturing and mining industries in 2017

04/19/2018

Labor productivity decreased in 54 of the 86 NAICS 4-digit manufacturing industries, while 3 of the 4 mining industries experienced gains in 2017. Growth in hours, coupled with declining output, led to a productivity decline for most industries.
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Productivity rises in 36 of 49 trade and food services industries in 2016

08/03/2017

Labor productivity rose in wholesale trade, retail trade, and food services and drinking places in 2016. Within these sectors, productivity increased in over two-thirds of the NAICS 4-digit industries studied.
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