Compensation costs in State and local government
February 02, 2006
Compensation cost gains for State and local government workers were the same in the September to December quarter as in the prior quarter—1.1 percent.
Benefit costs for State and local government workers increased 1.5 percent in the December quarter, compared with a 1.7 percent gain in the prior quarter.
Wages and salaries in State and local government advanced 0.9 percent during the September to December 2005 period, following an increase of 0.7 percent in the prior quarter.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Compensation costs in State and local government on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/jan/wk5/art04.htm (visited August 09, 2020).
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