Posts Tagged ‘Wages and Inflation’

Earnings Failed to Keep Up with Inflation Going Into 2020

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.1 percent from November 2019 to December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

This result stems from an increase of 0.1 percent in average
hourly earnings combined with an increase of 0.2 percent in the…

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When a Raise Isn’t Much of a Raise

Relatively low inflation is causing inflation-adjusted wage gains to seem a bit more grand than they really are.

Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.5 percent from February to March, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week.

This result stems from…

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Government Economists Have Given You a Raise

Wages are up for American workers, according to a new analysis from the government. At least, we think that’s what they’re saying.

The latest report on real wages from the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that real average hourly earnings for all employees rose 1.2…

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