Labour Cost Index, 2nd Quarter 2013, INE

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Press Release:  14 August 2013 - 8 Page(s)
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The Labour Cost Index adjusted for working days increased by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter of 2013, compared with the same period in 2012. In the previous quarter, this change had been -1.9% (revised value).
The two main labour cost items are wage costs (per hour actually worked) and other costs (non-wage costs, notably employers’ social security contributions, per hour actually worked). Wage costs decreased by 0.1% from the same period a year earlier, while other costs increased by 1.8%.



Original title:  The Labour Cost Index increased by 0.3% from the same quarter in 2012 - 2nd Quarter 2013

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