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Employment and wages in the United States

Wladimir S. Woytinsky

Employment and wages in the United States

by Wladimir S. Woytinsky

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Published by Twentieth Century Fund in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Wladimir S. Woytinsky...[et al].
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Open LibraryOL22702127M

  The president said Friday that the United States economy is “the strongest, most durable” in the world, showing a rise in wages and a decline in unemployment. This valuable, comprehensive and statistically rich survey of the American labor force comprises four principal sections: the theoretical and historical background of wages and wage negotiations; the institutional setting of collective bargaining and wage determination; the problems of employment and unemployment; and the problem of wage rates and earnings. A concluding .

Wages in the United States, A Study of State and Federal Wage Statistics By Scott Nearing Macmillan, Read Overview Living Wages, Equal Wages: Gender and Labor Market Policies in the United States By Deborah M. Figart; Ellen Mutari; Marilyn Power Routledge, A.a decrease in average real wages in the United States and other industrial countries. sing wage inequality in the United States. rates of job creation in the United States since D.a slowdown in the rate of real wage growth since the early s.

  The only way to boost wages is to boost worker productivity. Across the country, campaigns are underway to force states or other jurisdictions, such as cities, to raise their minimum wages. The usual aim is a minimum wage of $ As Kendall Fellis of the Service Employees International Union explained, “Ten dollars was too low and $20 was too. "Myth and Measurement may well be the most important labor economics monograph of the s."—Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Industrial and Labor Relations Review "This book offers the most careful and wide-ranging analysis of the empirical evidence on minimum wages in the United States that any social scientist could ask for.".


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United States These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every state and the District of Columbia.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, is available in the downloadable XLS file. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed.

published by the Twentieth Century Fund, New York. Description: xxxii, pages. Wages by Area and Occupation Wage data are available by occupation for the nation, regions, states, and many metropolitan areas. Current Employment Statistics A monthly survey of the payroll records of business establishments that provides data on earnings of production and nonsupervisory workers at the national level.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Twentieth Century Fund. Employment and wages in the United States. New York, (OCoLC) Document Type. This annual mail survey provides data on employment and wages by occupation and industry for about occupations and industries throughout the nation and similar data for all states and selected metropolitan areas.

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