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

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.


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,...

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