In the period January-February 2011, employment in large enterprises gross earnings of employees in layoffs (IGC) marks – net of season adjustment – a decrease of 0.1% compared to January. Net of employees in ICG, employment remains stable. Compared to February 2010 employment in large companies down by 0.7% gross of employees in layoffs (IGC) and by 0.3% net of all employees in ICG. Compared to February 2010, net of calendar effects, there is an increase in the number of hours worked per employee (excluding IGC) by 0.8% (+1.0% in industry and +0.6% in services). The impact of hours of ICG is equal to 27.9 hours per thousand hours worked, a decrease compared to February 2010 by 5.1 hours per thousand. The gross salary per hour worked decreased in February by 1.6% over the previous month (net of the season). The change compared to February 2010, measured over the rough index, is -3.5%. In trend terms the gross wage per employee (net of IGC) is down by 2.8% and labor costs per employee (net of IGC) by 2.7%. This result is largely due to the decline in financial assets and insurance, where, in February 2010, disbursements were recorded much greater than rewards and incentives to pre-retirement. In January-February, the gross earnings per employee (net of IGC) increased by 0.1% over the same period last year. During the same period the change in labor cost per employee (net of IGC) is equivalent to 0.2%.