February 02, 2007
Compensation costs for State and local government workers increased 1.0 percent from September 2006 to December 2006, after increasing 1.4 percent for the quarter ended in September.
Wages and salaries in State and local government advanced 0.8 percent during the September to December period, slowing from the 1.4-percent gain in the prior quarter.
Benefit costs for State and local government workers increased 1.4 percent in the December quarter, compared with the 1.5-percent gain in September.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Compensation costs in State and local government, September-December 2006 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/jan/wk5/art05.htm (visited May 28, 2015).
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