For some workers, big pay raises. Others, not so much.

Aug 3, 2018
Bank tellers, truck drivers and bartenders are among those in high demand.
Commuters make their way through Grand Central Terminal during evening rush hour in New York City.
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Fed Chair Jay Powell: We’re “independent of political considerations”

Jul 12, 2018
In a 30 minute conversation, Chairman Powell discusses tariffs, political pressure on the Fed and wage stagnation.
Jerome Powell listens as President Trump announces Powell as nominee for Chairman of the Federal Reserve in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, November 2, 2017.
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Millions of the nation’s lowest paid workers will get a new year boost

Dec 26, 2017
Analysts say local economies could also benefit from the wage hikes.

What Homer Simpson can tell us about the economy

Dec 14, 2016
He's had more than 100 jobs, but hasn't progressed economically.
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What it feels like to be a middle class family today

Jun 9, 2016
Maybe it's time to redefine what it means to be middle class in America
Aaron and Mary Murray live with their five-year-old daughter Vandy and their dog Murphy in Los Angeles.
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The leap not taken: Wage growth

Jan 23, 2015
Why haven't wage growth caught up to job growth?