British workers’ pay grew at its joint fastest pace in over a decade, fueled by further job creation, adding to suggestions that Brexit uncertainty is prompting firms to hire workers rather than make longer-term investment in equipment.
British workers’ pay growth held at its fastest pace in a decade in late 2018 and job creation remained strong, official figures showed on Tuesday, suggesting the labor market was staying buoyant ahead of Brexit.
Women should not be blamed for the gender wage gap in the US, according to psychologists at Rice University. To eliminate the gap, organizations must provide training, support and opportunities for growth, the researchers said.
Wage growth returned to Japan in April, with a revision wiping out the contraction from the month prior and suggesting the outlook for lifting inflation may be less dire than previously thought — albeit still far from ideal.
Thousands of low-wage workers marched in New York, Los Angeles and other US cities on Thursday calling for minimum pay of $15 an hour in a cause that has scored major legislative victories in California and New York state in recent weeks.
US wage growth remained stagnant in June and many unemployed Americans gave up looking for work, a sign that the labor market remains weak despite a drop in the country’s unemployment rate, a report said.