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Real average hourly earnings increased 1.2 percent over the 12 months ending April 2019 

May 17, 2019
Real average hourly earnings increased 1.2 percent from April 2018 to April 2019. The change in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent decrease in the average workweek resulted in a 0.9-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this 12-month period. Full Text »
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The National Compensation Survey: a look at variable premium medical care plans

After the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey (NCS) program researched the potential effects of the law on published measures. The NCS program conducted a feasibility test to closely examine the ability to collect data on plan features, such as the factors involved in variable medical care premium plans.
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