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QCT November Patching and JAVA Test

November 17, 2016

In 2004, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) unveiled the Producer Price Index (PPI) nonresidential building construction initiative with the publication of an index for new warehouse building construction. PPI has since added nonresidential building construction indexes for schools, offices, industrial buildings, and health care buildings.

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November 03, 2016

A data chart image of 25 percent of private industry workers have no access to medical care or retirement benefits

25 percent of private industry workers have no access to medical care or retirement benefits

In March 2016, 25 percent of private industry workers had no access to employer-provided medical care or retirement benefits. Employers offered both medical care and retirement benefits to 58 percent of private industry workers. Nine percent of workers had access to medical care benefits but not retirement benefits, while 8 percent had access to retirement benefits but not medical care benefits.

November 02, 2016

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Lower paid workers contribute more for medical care benefits than higher paid workers

Among workers who participated in employer-provided medical plans, 84 percent were in plans that required them to contribute toward the cost of the premiums for single coverage; 92 percent were in plans that required them to contribute toward the cost of the premiums for family coverage. For workers with an average wage in the lowest 10 percent, the average employee contribution was higher than for workers with an average wage in the highest 10 percent.

November 01, 2016

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Compensation costs up 2.3 percent for year ending September 2016

Compensation costs for civilian workers increased 2.3 percent for the 12-month period ending September 2016. Costs for wages and salaries increased 2.4 percent over that period, while benefit costs increased 2.3 percent.

October 31, 2016

A data chart image of Workplace injuries and illnesses incidence rate was 3.0 per 100 full-time workers in 2015

Workplace injuries and illnesses incidence rate was 3.0 per 100 full-time workers in 2015

Workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers occurred at a rate of 3.0 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers in 2015. The 2015 rate, which is 0.2 cases lower than the 2014 rate, continues a pattern of decreases since 2003 (except 2012).

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