Skip to comments.U.S. wages growing at fastest rate in 9 years as unemployment stays at 3.9 percent
Posted on 09/07/2018 12:07:19 PM PDT by Innovative
iring picked up in August and so did worker pay -- registering the fastest wage growth since 2009 in an encouraging sign that wages may finally be moving higher after years of sluggish gains.
August was the 95th straight month the U.S. economy added jobs, with a robust 201,000 job gains, the Labor Department reported Friday, while wages for U.S. workers grew at 2.9 percent in the past year. The national unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent, one of the lowest levels in half a century.
The higher pay is a sign that businesses are having to compete hard for workers. Many business leaders have complained they cannot find the workers they need, especially for skilled jobs like welders or computers coders.
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Trump is “the jobs President”!!!
And this is why Trump should be impeached. Wage growth is inflation, which is bad. Low unemployment means people don't have as much free time as they did under the Obama regime, and that's also bad.
LMAO, was about to say the same thing.
But RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA!!!!!!!!!!!
The only reason this gets mention in the WP is because Obama is out there trying to take credit for what Trump has done.
The globalists hate this prosperity. They enjoy having their portfolio grow, but they’d much prefer the working class be idle, broke and hungry so they can bring us the superior ways of globalism.
All 0bama did was make excuses for his lack of performance. How many times did we hear: “Well, I inherited these problems...”.
Winners don’t make excuses. Trump is da man - the proof is in the pudding.
Fastest in 9 years...hmmm...what time frame was that 9 years ago...
I know. Boy do you have to be a subliminal fool to buy into that these days.
I’m on Instagram these days, and it’s a hoot to watch the Leftists on their exhibiting their colossal ignorance.
But wait, Jihadist Obama is taking credit for it..but supposedly now are “Dark Times” yet the economy is BOOMING..can’t have it both ways Barry
Price inflation, here we come.
If it wasn’t for Obama and Hillary, Trump would not have been President and the economy wouldn’t have grown.
August was the 95th straight month the U.S. economy added jobs
IOW, partisan media shill at the ComPost regurgitates DNC talking point of the week. Thanks Innovative.
The comments on the WaPo story are hilarious. Despite the fact economists have for many months attributed the current economic growth to Trump’s policies, they still cling to their illusions about Obama.
Obama was helped along for 6 years with $5 Trillion in Quantitative Easing stimulus from the Fed from 2009-2014 and the economy still was stagnant. Trump got none of that.
bump to the top
No thanks to Dems...
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