The Labour Cost Index working days adjusted increased by 1.5% in the 1st quarter of 2014, compared with the same
period in 2013. In the previous quarter, it had been recorded an increase of 0.5%.
The two main labour cost items are wage costs and other costs (per hour actually worked). Wage costs increased by
0.9% from the same period a year earlier and other costs increased by 3.6%.