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Why your paycheck isn't keeping up with inflation
The average paycheck lagged behind inflation in 2022, and the higher prices are hitting low-wage workers the hardest.
Crisis at Christmas: Strikes disrupt the U.K. during the festive season
During a wave of industrial unrest, triggered by the cost of living crisis, striking workers voice their discontent from the picket line.
Employers get creative with inflation compensation
From early bonuses to gas cards and free lunch, companies offer perks to retain employees while struggling to keep their costs down.
The salary games some employers play
Withholding information about pay during the hiring process? In this economy?
All those people quitting jobs, where are they going?
Many flee stressful and unpredictable jobs and seek admin, communications and tech jobs — especially jobs that can be done remotely.
These employees aren’t afraid to talk about pay with their co-workers
Why it pays to talk about ... pay.
New overtime proposal raises salary threshold to $35,000
Three years after a similar, failed Obama administration proposal, the Department of Labor has issued a new proposal that would allow most employees making $35,000 or less to qualify for overtime pay. This time, the proposal is not tied to inflation — something that employers might welcome.
Fed workers face a zero-dollar pay stub
As the shutdown continues, nonessential workers face their first pay period without paycheck.
U.S. employers add 157,000 jobs in July, while jobless rate hits 3.9 percent
Average hourly pay gains remained modest, increasing 2.7 percent from a year earlier.
Millions of the nation’s lowest paid workers will get a new year boost
Analysts say local economies could also benefit from the wage hikes.