"Fiscal cliff" fears blunt hiring, economists say

12/4/2012 | NBC News

Many employers who would ordinarily be hiring are refraining because of uncertainty over whether Congress will find a way to avert the U.S. "fiscal cliff," many economists say. Between July and September, worker productivity rose at an annualized rate of 1.9%, indicating that employers are squeezing as much from workers as they can realistically expect to get, some experts say. But hiring hasn't picked up. Find tools and resources on helping your clients navigate the fiscal cliff on AICPA.org.

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