Table 10. WAGES AND SALARIES (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by bargaining status, region, and area

    Table 10.  Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by bargaining status
    and census region and division

    (Not seasonally adjusted)
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                                               |                       |                                         
                                               |  Indexes (Dec. 2005 = |           Percent changes for–          
                                               |          100)         |                                         
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                                               |                       |                                         
      Bargaining status and census region and  |       |       |       |                    |                    
                     division                  |       |       |       |   3-months ended–  |  12-months ended–  
                                                                        _________________________________________
                                               |  Sep. |  June |  Sep. |                    |                    
                                               |  2016 |  2017 |  2017 |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       | Sep. | June | Sep. | Sep. | June | Sep. 
                                               |       |       |       | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 
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                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Bargaining status             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Union....................................| 127.2 | 129.2 | 129.9 |   0.3|   0.5|   0.5|   1.9|   1.9|   2.1
        Goods-producing industries(1)..........| 123.7 | 126.1 | 126.8 |    .3|    .7|    .6|   2.1|   2.3|   2.5
          Manufacturing........................| 121.4 | 123.6 | 124.5 |    .5|    .7|    .7|   2.2|   2.3|   2.6
        Service-providing industries(2)........| 129.8 | 131.5 | 132.2 |    .5|    .4|    .5|   2.0|   1.8|   1.8
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Nonunion.................................| 126.6 | 129.1 | 130.0 |    .5|    .7|    .7|   2.4|   2.5|   2.7
        Goods-producing industries(1)..........| 125.9 | 128.3 | 129.3 |    .5|    .6|    .8|   2.5|   2.4|   2.7
          Manufacturing........................| 126.6 | 128.9 | 129.7 |    .6|    .6|    .6|   2.8|   2.4|   2.4
        Service-providing industries(2)........| 126.8 | 129.3 | 130.3 |    .5|    .7|    .8|   2.4|   2.5|   2.8
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           Census region and division(3)       |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Northeast................................| 127.7 | 130.7 | 131.5 |    .4|    .8|    .6|   2.8|   2.8|   3.0
        New England............................| 131.1 | 135.2 | 136.4 |  -1.3|    .8|    .9|   2.0|   1.8|   4.0
        Middle Atlantic........................| 126.3 | 129.1 | 129.6 |    .9|    .9|    .4|   3.0|   3.1|   2.6
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      South....................................| 126.8 | 128.6 | 129.5 |    .2|    .7|    .7|   1.7|   1.7|   2.1
        South Atlantic.........................| 127.9 | 130.3 | 131.1 |   -.1|    .9|    .6|   1.8|   1.8|   2.5
        East South Central.....................| 125.2 | 127.2 | 129.1 |    .4|    .4|   1.5|   2.9|   2.0|   3.1
        West South Central.....................| 125.5 | 126.3 | 127.1 |    .8|    .7|    .6|    .9|   1.4|   1.3
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Midwest..................................| 124.8 | 126.9 | 127.5 |    .7|    .4|    .5|   2.8|   2.4|   2.2
        East North Central.....................| 122.8 | 125.3 | 125.9 |    .6|    .6|    .5|   2.5|   2.6|   2.5
        West North Central.....................| 129.4 | 130.7 | 131.6 |    .9|   -.2|    .7|   3.3|   2.0|   1.7
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      West.....................................| 127.9 | 130.9 | 132.2 |    .7|    .8|   1.0|   2.8|   3.1|   3.4
        Mountain...............................| 126.4 | 129.3 | 130.0 |    .4|   1.0|    .5|   1.9|   2.7|   2.8
        Pacific................................| 128.6 | 131.7 | 133.2 |    .9|    .8|   1.1|   3.2|   3.3|   3.6
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      1 Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
      2 Includes the following industries: wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing;
    utilities; information; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional and technical
    services; management of companies and enterprises; administrative and waste services; educational services;
    health care and social assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and
    other services, except public administration.
      3 The census divisions are defined as follows: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
    Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic:
    Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and
    West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central:
    Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and
    Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota;
    Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska,
    California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

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