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Bureau of Labor Statistics (January 31, 2013).: Compensation costs up 0.5% September-December 2012, and 1.9% over the year ending ...

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Bureau of Labor Statistics The latest Employment Cost Index news release has been posted on the BLS website at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/eci.pdf and also archived at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/eci_01312013.pdf . Highlights are below. Compensation costs up 0.5% September-December 2012, and 1.9% over the year ending ... 01/31/2013 Wages and salaries rose 0.3 percent and benefit costs rose 0.6 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from September to December 2012. Over the year, compensation rose 1.9 percent, wages and salaries 1.7 percent, and benefits 2.5 percent.