Sudden Hike in Wages Is Biggest in a Decade
With unemployment at its lowest rate in five decades, attracting and retaining workers becomes a top operational priority.
Wages Finally React to Labor Market Tightening
July's robust increase in wages, the best since 2009, could prompt the Fed to raise rates more sharply in the closing months of 2018.
The U.S. Jobs Market: Full Steam Ahead
A still-strengthening jobs market is good and bad news for employers.
Government Should Bear the Minimum-Wage-Hike Burden
A wage subsidy could put additional money from taxpayers into each low-wage paycheck, while encouraging employers to create jobs not eliminate them.
Wages Post Biggest Gain Since Recession
Average hourly wages rose 2.9% in December, suggesting the economic recovery is finally translating into gains for workers.
U.S. Productivity Drops for Third Straight Quarter
Economists are concerned the continuing stall in ouput will restrain the growth of the economy as a whole.
U.S. Job Gains Fall to Lowest Level in 7 Months
"Employers are becoming more cautious as economic growth remains moderate and profits decline,” one economist says of the April jobs report.
U.S. Productivity Up Slightly
Worker hours fell but output increased; real hourly compensation and labor costs rose.
Tight Labor, Lax Security
CFO confidence remains steady in the latest Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey, but worries mount over wages and data security.