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2012-04-26 06:22:28

NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Recession has confronted U.S. workers with an extended buyer's market in jobs, according to a new Executive Action Report from The Conference Board, leading to overall wage growth between 2008 and 2010 that was the weakest since the 1960s. Feeling the Pain: Wage Growth in the United States examines prevailing trends in recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, and finds workers and wages still reeling from the downtown, with significant...

2008-10-16 15:00:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite being better educated, young workers in Pennsylvania now earn 10 percent less than their counterparts did some thirty years ago. According to a new report co-released by the Keystone Research Center in Harrisburg and the Center for Economic Policy and Research in Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania workers between the ages of 18 and 29 have seen their wages stagnate and the quality of their jobs deteriorate since 1979. Mark Price, PhD, labor...