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Employers recruit at a free job fair in Marietta, Georgia. A report released Friday shows that 223,000 jobs were added in April.

Why the jobs report only tells part of the story

May 8, 2015
There’s more economists want to know.
Posted In: wages, employment, economists
World leaders gathered at the G20 Summit late last year to discuss economic growth, which undoubtedly excluded their own economic fortunes.

India's prime minister needs a raise

Mar 19, 2015
Comparing the salaries of world leaders
Posted In: President Obama, Vladimir Putin, wages
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the US labor market still showed cyclical weakness and inflation continued to fall, making any interest rate hike unlikely before June.

Why inflation is the new variable to watch

Feb 26, 2015
With employment and salaries improving, policymakers are focusing on inflation
Posted In: inflation, The Federal Reserve, wages, Unemployment
A discovery preschool teacher reads to her class in September 2014 at the Middletown KinderCare center in New Jersey.

Opening economic doors with early childhood education

Feb 13, 2015
Can a good preschool education lead to higher wages?
Posted In: Education, mobility, economic mobility, wages, preschool, early childhood education
A jobs fair at the Bronx Public Library in New York City.

Wages and benefits see highest bump in six years

Jan 30, 2015
Pay, benefits costs grew at annual rate of 2.2 percent in 2014 – a telling trend.
Posted In: wages, benefits, employment

The fight for higher wages is strong on Black Friday

Nov 28, 2014
Black Friday may be known as one of the busiest shopping days, but it’s also one of the biggest protest days.
Posted In: wages, minimum wage, Black Friday, protest
An employee counts $100 notes.

How the U.S. might get to wage growth

Nov 7, 2014
There's plenty of job growth. Wage growth? Not so much.
Posted In: Jobs, job growth, wages, wage growth

Weekend brunch: Apple starts making the rules and economic pickles

Sep 5, 2014
Reuters' Ben Walsh and Nicolas Carlson from Business Insider talk about the week's news.
Posted In: brunch, apple, Economics, wages

Wage growth in the U.S. is stuck in the '70s

Sep 1, 2014
Most American workers have seen little to no growth in wages since the '70s.
Posted In: wages, salary, pay

Why you've been getting bonuses, not raises, lately

Aug 29, 2014
Companies are handing out bonuses, not raises, and that could be bad for you.
Posted In: wages, raises, bonuses

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