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//EBS2 Auto-Suppl Test 09072023// Civilian workers participation rate is 52%


//EBS2 Auto-Suppl Test 09072023// Retirement and medical care benefits were available to 70 percent of civilian workers in July 2023.
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//ECI Auto-Suppl ZUNI3 Test 09192023// Compensation costs up 1.1% July 2023


//ECI Auto-Suppl ZUNI3 Test 09192023// Compensation costs increased 1.3 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from July 2023. Over the year, total compensation rose 3.5 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.5 percent.
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//ECEC ZUNI3 QCT 09072023// Private industry compensation costs average $38.07 per hour


//ECEC ZUNI3 QCT 09072023// Wage and salary costs for private industry workers averaged $26.86 per hour.
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