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New data shows companies are spending more on workers

Apr 29, 2022
Wages are rising and benefits are getting better. Trouble is, inflation is outpacing pay.
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The statistic Fed Chair Powell uses to keep an eye out for wage inflation

Jan 26, 2022
The central bank will scrutinize the employment cost index for 2021’s fourth quarter for signs that rising pay could fuel rising prices.
Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell has turned his efforts toward containing inflation. The employment cost index is one of the economic indicators the Fed examines in setting monetary policy.
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Employee compensation growth stalls out

Jul 31, 2015
Labor costs and wages make anemic gains in second quarter reports.