April 28, 2000
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the 3-month increase in compensation costs for civilian workers was 1.4 percent during the December 1999-March 2000 period, following a gain of 1.0 percent in September-December 1999.
Compensation costs for civilian workers (not seasonally adjusted) increased 4.3 percent for the year ended in March 2000. This compares with over-the-year increases of 3.0 percent in March 1999 and 3.3 percent in March 1998.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment costs rise in March on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2000/apr/wk4/art05.htm (visited February 13, 2016).
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