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Employers continue to face pressure to raise wages in a tight labor market

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A woman wearing a face mask walks past a "Now Hiring" sign in front of a store on January 13, 2022 in Arlington, Virginia.

New data show that hourly wages are up by 5.6 percent on average as of March, but employees are demanding more from employers in a strong labor market. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

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