Employment Cost index

Department of labor

EMPLOYMENT COST INDEX – September 2018

Compensation costs for civilian workers increased 0.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, for the 3-month period ending in September 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Wages and salaries (which make up about 70 percent of compensation costs) increased 0.9 percent and benefit costs(which make up the
remaining 30 percent of compensation) increased 0.4 percent from June 2018.

eci

Maybe  if the ECI can break above the  .8% ceiling Inflation might start to become a bigger worry.

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