In retail industry after retail industry, labor productivity (output per hour of labor) has increased at a rate outpacing increases in workers’ compensation for their labor, measured per unit of output. Retailers in these industries are getting more profit out of their workers for every hour worked, and
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Number of years since the federal minimum wage was last increased to keep up with the cost of living: 7 Percent decline in the inflation-adjusted value of the federal minimum wage over that time: 9.4% Percent increase in labor productivity from 2009 to 2014 (the last year
Three graphs: Source: USDA Economic Research Service Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Source: U.S. Census Bureau The juxtaposition speaks. How do you respond?