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July, 2000, Vol. 123, No. 7
On the decline in average weekly hours worked
Economist, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The decline in the workweek in private industry as measured by the Current Employment Statistics survey can be attributed to the combination of disproportionate employment growth and low and declining hours in retail trade.
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