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US workers look set to get decent pay raises amid taut job market

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 05:50
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To cope with the tightening labour market, employers are drawing from "talent pools that were previously untapped" by hiring Americans who have been out of work for a while, says Mr Prising.

Washington

AMERICA's workers may be finally in line for a decent raise.

After five years in which annual wage increases have averaged around 2 per cent, salaries are set to pick up as a taut job market prompts more employers to boost pay to retain or add the workers they need,