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Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 4.1 percent in the Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ Combined Statistical Area (CSA), for the year ended December 2022.
In 2022, union members accounted for 14.9 percent of wage and salary workers in New Jersey, compared with 16.2 percent in 2021.
Gasoline prices averaged $3.600 a gallon in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area in December 2022, similar to the area’s December 2021 average of $3.581.
Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged up 0.2 percent for the second consecutive month in December.
Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), decreased by 0.1 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.