Tag: wage


Companies are rolling back ‘hazard pay’ for essential workers—even as risks remain

May 14, 2020

Via: Fortune

The hazard pay is disappearing. The hazard is not. Some essential employees across the U.S. have received bonuses or pay bumps to compensate for the risk that comes with clocking in at supermarkets, hospitals and other crowded workplaces during a […]


U.S. Economy Adds 313,000 Jobs in February as Wage Growth Moderates

March 9, 2018

Via: TheStreet

The U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in February, in line with expectations, while wage growth moderated to 2.6%. The wage increase was below economists’ forecasts for a 2.8% gain over the past 12 months. The unemployment rate held at a […]


Job and Wage Gains Deliver a Promising Start for the Year

February 2, 2018

Via: The New York Times

As the unemployment rate has fallen in recent months and the economy has roared, one central question has bedeviled the American job market: Where is the wage growth? New data on Friday suggested an answer: It is here, and it […]


GM to pay $420 million in signing bonuses

October 29, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo General Motors Co. has committed to shelling out $420 million in signing bonuses to lure hourly workers into approving a new four-year wage agreement that largely mirrors a pact struck with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV earlier this month. […]


Everything small businesses are saying continues to point to higher wages

September 8, 2015

Via: itCurated

New survey data from the National Federation of Independent Business points to rising wages for American workers. The August NFIB report showed that 23% of firms reported increase to compensation in the past three months, unchanged from July’s level. However, […]