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Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
unchanged in Oct 2014
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Unemployment Rate:
5.8% in Oct 2014
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Payroll Employment:
+214,000(p) in Oct 2014
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Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Oct 2014
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Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.2%(p) in Oct 2014
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Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 3rd Qtr of 2014
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Productivity:
+2.0% in 3rd Qtr of 2014
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U.S. Import Price Index:
-1.3% in Oct 2014
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U.S. Export Price Index:
-1.0% in Oct 2014
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Restaurants are feeling the heat in crackdown on wage theft

Labor and Economic News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:31
Restaurants are feeling the heat in crackdown on wage theft
Precise data on the extent of wage theft are hard to come by. But an often-cited 2009 report by the National Employment Law Project estimated that 1 in 4 low-wage workers surveyed in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York were not receiving the minimum wage, and 75% were not getting overtime pay that they were owed.
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