U.S. productivity falls for second straight quarterMay 6, 2015 - 8:09amnews
WASHINGTON - U.S. nonfarm productivity fell in the first quarter as harsh winter weather weighed on output, pushing labor-related production costs to rise at their quickest pace in a year.
Productivity declined at a 1.9 percent annual rate after dropping at a revised 2.1 pace in the fourth quarter, the Labor Department said on Wednesday. That was the first back-to-back fall in productivity since 2006.
Economists polled by Reuters had forecast...