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>"Americans with low incomes are pulling back from buying even as their richer counterparts keep spending — with potentially big consequences."
>"Americans with low incomes are pulling back from buying even as their richer counterparts keep spending — with potentially big consequences."
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>"Higher wages can support a more productive economy."
>"Higher wages can support a more productive economy."
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"New figures show economic growth edged closer back towards normal in the months to March, but the gains went to profits rather than wages."
"New figures show economic growth edged closer back towards normal in the months to March, but the gains went to profits rather than wages."
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"The buying power of wages began slipping mid last year year. The wages share of national income has been sliding since 2016."
"The buying power of wages began slipping mid last year year. The wages share of national income has been sliding since 2016."
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"Senior counsel assisting the commission, Kate Eastman, told the inquiry on Monday it would hear evidence that the lowest wage an hour for a supported employee at one large ADE was $2.27 an hour."
"Senior counsel assisting the commission, Kate Eastman, told the inquiry on Monday it would hear evidence that the lowest wage an hour for a supported employee at one large ADE was $2.27 an hour."
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"Workers in the UK have been quitting more than ever. But where are they going?"
"Workers in the UK have been quitting more than ever. But where are they going?"
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"Why 2022 really isn’t much like 1980."
"Why 2022 really isn’t much like 1980."
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"It may have started in the 1970s, but the 'wages for housework' campaign is just as relevant today. Sophie K Rosa speaks with some of its _...Read More_
"It may have started in the 1970s, but the 'wages for housework' campaign is just as relevant today. Sophie K Rosa speaks with some of its _...Read More_
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According to a new government report, monopolies take A FIFTH of your wages. Yes, you read that right.
According to a new government report, monopolies take A FIFTH of your wages. Yes, you read that right.
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>"A Biden administration report says collusion and other constraints on competition hold down pay and prospects in the labor market."
>"A Biden administration report says collusion and other constraints on competition hold down pay and prospects in the labor market."
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>"Openings remained high in January, the Labor Department reported, as did the number of workers quitting their jobs."
>"Openings remained high in January, the Labor Department reported, as did the number of workers quitting their jobs."
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"Putting a government-imposed cap on the cost of everyday goods would help consumers. But would it also implode the US economy?"
"Putting a government-imposed cap on the cost of everyday goods would help consumers. But would it also implode the US economy?"
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'Low-income Americans are struggling to make ends meet. Middle-income Americans are experiencing a fall in real wages and erosion of their savings. The more well-to-do are increasingly concerned about the true value of their high-flying _...Read More_
'Low-income Americans are struggling to make ends meet. Middle-income Americans are experiencing a fall in real wages and erosion of their savings. The more well-to-do are increasingly concerned about the true value of their high-flying _...Read More_
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"If he emphasizes the positive, reality will be on his side."
"If he emphasizes the positive, reality will be on his side."
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>"Inflation is threatening to push millions into poverty. Forget what the establishment says: workers should demand higher wages right now."
>"Inflation is threatening to push millions into poverty. Forget what the establishment says: workers should demand higher wages right now."