Wages and salaries

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, addresses the media during the quarterly Inflation Report press conference in London, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Carney said the Bank of England has pulled back from a predicted rate hike, blaming some weaker than expected growth and inflation data.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool)
May 15, 2018 - 7:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The cost-of-living squeeze that many in Britain have experienced since the country voted to leave the European Union in 2016 eased further in March, official figures showed Tuesday. The Office for National Statistics said average earnings for workers, excluding bonuses, were up 2.9...
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May 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — French-Dutch company Air France-KLM's CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac has announced his decision to resign amid an employee strike over pay. Janaillac said "this is a huge waste that can only make our competitors rejoice" after Air France employees rejected a wage proposal. A report showed...
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May 03, 2018 - 9:57 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lawyers for gold miners in South Africa who got lung diseases while working underground over many decades have reached a compensation agreement in their class action lawsuit against mining companies. The Legal Resources Centre, a South African group, said Thursday that the deal...
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April 23, 2018 - 3:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — General Motors says it has reached a tentative agreement with its South Korean labor union to a set of measures to cut costs and allocate new car models to existing GM Korea factories. The agreement Monday between GM and its union steers the American carmaker away from...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:12 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A change may be on the way concerning how drugs are dispensed under Pennsylvania's worker's compensation program. The state House on Monday voted 101 to 92 for a bill that was drawn up in response to reports in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News about doctors and law...
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March 26, 2018 - 11:31 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A second consecutive year of soaring profits on Wall Street pushed the average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City to more than $184,000 in 2017, New York state's top elected fiscal officer reported Monday. The average bonus paid to brokers rose 17...
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File-This is a 2018 photo shows Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros baseball team. A person familiar with the negotiations says AL MVP Altuve and the World Series champion Astros have agreed to a contract that guarantees him an additional $151 million over five seasons from 2020-24. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, March 16, 2018, because the agreement had not been announced. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
March 19, 2018 - 4:15 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — AL MVP Jose Altuve and the World Series champion Houston Astros have finalized a $163.5 million, seven-year contract that guarantees an additional $151 million over five seasons. The 27--year-old second baseman had been among baseball's best bargains. He agreed in 2013...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball free agent second baseman Neil Walker fields a ground ball during infield drills before a scrimmage game in Bradenton, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent infielder Neil Walker and the New York Yankees are close to an agreement on a one-year contract for about $5 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 12, 2018, because an agreement would be subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 12, 2018 - 8:13 pm
Neil Walker became the latest free agent to take a big pay cut as opening day approaches, joining the New York Yankees on Monday with a one-year deal for $4 million. The veteran infielder made $17.2 million last season while playing for the New York Mets and Milwaukee. He can make $1 million in...
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FIEL - In this June 20, 2014, file photo, migrant workers unload frozen fish from a boat at a fish market in Samut Sakhon Province, west of Bangkok. Thailand’s fishing and seafood industry has made some improvement in working conditions, including less physical violence, but problems such as unfair pay and deception in contracting persist, according to a survey released Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by the U.N.’s International Labor Organization. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
March 07, 2018 - 9:11 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's fishing and seafood industry has made some improvement in working conditions, including less physical violence, but problems such as unfair pay and deception in contracting persist, a survey conducted by the U.N.'s International Labor Organization found. The European Union...
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March 06, 2018 - 2:38 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Four Chinese construction firms will pay nearly $14 million in back wages and damages to thousands of Chinese workers for construction of a casino in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Investigators found the contractors paid employees less than what was required...
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