Rank-and-File Workers Get Bigger Raises

Short supply of labor, minimum-wage rises and increased poaching have helped lift wages for lower-income workers

香蕉视频苹果下载Wages for rank-and-file workers are rising at the quickest pace in more than a decade, even faster than for bosses, a sign that the labor market has tightened sufficiently to convey bigger increases to lower-paid employees.

Gains for those workers have accelerated much of this year, a time when the unemployment rate fell to a half-century low. A short supply of workers, increased poaching and minimum-wage increases have helped those nearer to the bottom of the pay scale.

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