Employees have leverage, for now, and rising prices provide a rational justification for requesting a raise.
Some economists in the survey don’t expect their firms to pay workers more in the future.
A Bankrate.com survey of 1,000 people across the country found only 49% of respondents got a raise in 2019.
Do possible wage gains matter more than potential job losses?
Some Americans actually prefer the latter.
Employers are having to pay more to attract and keep the workers they need.
JPMorgan Chase announces pay raises for entry-level workers.