In many countries, those working in low-wage jobs or in the gig economy were left out of government relief packages.
But almost a year into the pandemic, most front-line workers are going without it.
Twenty states are raising their minimum wages as we usher in 2019.
We haven’t seen much in wage gains out of recent jobs reports from the Labor Department. The most recent one, for June, showed average hourly wages, as reported by employers, up just 2.5 percent over the past year, not much better than inflation. But another measure of income from the Labor Department, based on a […]
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Northwestern University economist Robert Gordon argues that new technology can't improve living standards as dramatically as it did 100 years ago.
There's broad voter support for the hikes, but little political movement in D.C.
Even as the labor market tightens, employers aren't offering higher salaries to get the workers they need.