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     November 6, 2019      #48-310 sdj 0
 
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In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, photo with Mount Rainier in the background, cranes and a cargo container ship are shown at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the Labor Department issues revised data on productivity in the second quarter. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
US productivity falls for first time in nearly 4 years 

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — American workers were less efficient in the July-September quarter, pushing down productivity for the first time since late 2015.

With economic growth slowing, in part because the stimulus from Trump administration tax cuts is fading, many economists worry that worker productivity will ...

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In this Nov. 4, 2019, photo a worker prepares a piece of Cat construction equipment made by Caterpillar to be lifted off a trailer at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the Labor Department issues revised data on productivity in the second quarter. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)