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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time
From February to March 2011, average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees increased 0.5% to $876.53. On a year-over-year basis, average weekly earnings were 4.1% higher compared with March 2010.
Canadian corporations earned $65.4 billion in operating profits in the first quarter, up 4.2% from the previous quarter. Overall, 11 out of 22 industries reported higher profits in the first quarter.
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