U.S. Productivity Drop in Second Quarter Revised to 0.6% Rate

September 1, 2016 12:32 PM

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U.S. Productivity Drop in Second Quarter Revised to 0.6% Rate

Marks longest stretch of falling worker productivity since the end of the 1970s

WASHINGTON—The second quarter’s decline in U.S. worker productivity was a bit steeper than initially estimated, marking the longest stretch of falling worker productivity since the end of the 1970s.

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