September 5, 2012 - 4:37 PM
In this Wednesday, April 4, 2012, photo, an auto worker at the Ford Stamping Plant inspects the inner door panel in Chicago Heights, Ill. U.S. companies got more output from their workers this spring than initially thought. Productivity rose at a modest 2.2 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, largely because employers cut back sharply on hiring(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)