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Why Is Wage Growth So Slow? Part I

May 4, 2016

Wages have grown at a mere 2 percent a year since 2012.  But this does not mean employers are being stingy.  There are many factors attributable to slow wage growth, including the burgeoning cost of employer-provided benefits, such as health insurance, worker\'s comp and unemployment insurance.  This takes a bite out of workers\' wages.


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