Posts Tagged ‘Pay Raise’

Employer Costs for Pay and Benefits Accelerate

The amount employers paid out in compensation for civilian workers increased 0.6 percent, seasonally adjusted, for the 3-month period ending in June 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Wages and salaries (which make up about 70 percent of compensation costs) increased 0.5 percent and…

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Pay Gains Slowed at the End of 2014

Wages and benefits rose at a slower pace during the last three months of 2014 than they had all year, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released last week. This was the case despite the strong growth in jobs reported during the period.

BLS said that…

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Companies Are Now More Willing to Negotiate Salary

During the darkest days of this post-2008 economic slump it became unusual for employers to negotiate on salary during the hiring process. Jobs were scarce, and even successful applicants often got a “take it or leave it” salary offer. Now there’s evidence that things are starting to change…

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The Whole World Needs a Raise

If you think that American workers are the only ones suffering from slow wage growth, think again. A new report finds that wages have been nearly frozen in many countries around the world.

The report, called the ILO Global Wage Report, finds that wage growth around the world has not…

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