wages

U.S. Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.3 Percent, Lowest Level In 16 Years

Canada’s job market still shows weakness below the surface

Econo-metrics: Wage growth may finally be improving, but the Bank of Canada will need to see a lot more of that before it raises rates again
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A cure for Canada’s economic amnesia

A new project aims to resurrect long-forgotten Canadian economic data from the statistical dust bin. It’s about time.
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The jobs that won—and lost—in the Harper years

Some occupations did wildly better than others, both in terms of the number of jobs and what they got paid. Here’s how they all stacked up.
A view of employees working at the General Motors assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri February 7, 2012. When the U.S. automaker wanted to assign the launch of the next version of their full-sized pickup trucks and SUVs, they turned to one of the toughest executives in its ranks. The 5-foot-2 Diana Tremblay, GM's global manufacturing chief, is one of the highest ranking women in the automotive industry and has upended expectations her entire 35-year career, from directing workers in GM's foundries to staring down union labor negotiator.  Picture taken February 7, 2012. To match Feature GM-TRUCKS/ REUTERS/Sarah Conard (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)

Who says rising wages are bad?

Mike Moffatt on the up side of the skills shortage
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Middle-class wages and how to give them a boost: An Econowatch roundtable

Stephen Gordon, Kevin Milligan and Mike Moffatt discuss
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What’s happening to middle class incomes?

The news isn’t bad. The real issue is men’s wages.
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The $100,000 club: Who’s really making big money these days

Canada’s new upper class: firefighters, police officers, teachers
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The million-dollar promise

Your university degree may be worth less than you think
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Why is the Bank of Canada holding interest rates firm?

Stephen Gordon says a surge in wages may be the answer