Wages jump by the most on records dating back 20 years

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Wages in the U. S. post their biggest increase in two decades wages and salaries jumped one and a half percent in the three month period ending in September the most on records dating back twenty years the labor department also says the value of benefits rose just under one percent in the third quarter more than doubling the preceding three month period in the year ending in September wages and salaries soared four percent also a record gain the figures demonstrate that workers are gaining greater leverage in the job market and are able to command higher pay more benefits and other perks such as flexible work hours my

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