Workers Are Doing Less Work for the Same Pay

Employers are offering more paid time off in a strong labor market. Employees are using it. By Jeffrey Sparshott Oct. 30, 2023 5:30 am ET Americans are increasingly getting paid for not doing work. Growth in paid-time off—including family leave, sick leave and vacation—is widening the gap between the number of hours for which workersRead More

Workers Keep Getting Big Raises, Just Not as Much as Last Year

Wage and benefits gains have eased but remain elevated as the Fed tackles high inflation By Gwynn Guilford and Nick Timiraos Oct. 31, 2023 12:03 pm ET Gift unlocked article Employers spent 1.1% more on wages and benefits in July through September than in the prior three months. American workers are still commanding big payRead More