How inflation is impacting salary negotiations

Jul 29, 2022
Employees have leverage, for now, and rising prices provide a rational justification for requesting a raise.
Inflation can be an objective metric to use when asking for a raise.
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7 in 10 big firms report wage hikes, survey says. Is it enough to keep up with inflation?

Apr 25, 2022
Some economists in the survey don’t expect their firms to pay workers more in the future.
Consumer sentiment registered an uptick in the University of Michigan's latest survey, but buyers remain wary about the economy as a whole.
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Half of Americans got no pay raise this year

Dec 20, 2019
A survey of 1,000 people across the country found only 49% of respondents got a raise in 2019.
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Raising the federal minimum wage would ease poverty for some workers, but cost others their job

Jul 9, 2019
Do possible wage gains matter more than potential job losses?
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi introduces the Raise the Wage Act at an event in January.
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How did you ask for a raise?

Jun 3, 2019
Compared to women, more men end up receiving the raise they asked for.
A man makes his next move.
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With more jobs, workers are finally getting a raise

Aug 5, 2016
Employers are having to pay more to attract and keep the workers they need.
The factory floor at Quadrant, a high end plastic processor in Reading, Pennsylvania.
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Medium-sized raises at a big bank

Jul 12, 2016
JPMorgan Chase announces pay raises for entry-level workers.
JPMorgan Chase is giving 18,000 employees a bump in pay.
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Stuck in place: the American economy

Oct 27, 2015
The Marketplace-Edison Research Poll shows many Americans feel economically stuck.
Pay raises aren't what they used to be.