BRITISH workers' underlying pay growth picked up faster than expected to a rate that has not been exceeded in three years, as businesses found it harder to recruit staff, official figures showed...

COMMENTARY

IT'S a mystery. The US economy seems strong. Since the nadir of the Great Recession, employers have added about 19 million workers. The unemployment rate is 4 per cent, near the lowest level...

PARLIAMENT

REAL wages rose faster than productivity in recent years, even though real wage growth should track productivity growth over the long run to be sustainable.

[TOKYO] Corporate Japan expects only a slight acceleration in inflation in a year and barely any change in the next three to five years, a central bank survey showed on Tuesday, highlighting the...

AFTER a record 26 years of uninterrupted economic growth, Australian workers should be sitting pretty. They aren't...

[LOS ANGELES] Disneyland workers descended on the entertainment giant's US corporate headquarters on Friday to hand over a petition with over 120,000 signatures demanding a living wage,...

MORE workers in the private sector last year took home bigger pay checks from 2016, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

JAPANESE workers' inflation-adjusted real wages rose for the first time in four months in March, government data showed, in a sign of a gradual increase in salaries that should help stimulate...

[LONDON] UK wages are rising at their fastest pace in almost three years, raising the prospect of an end to the squeeze on living standards.

AUSTRALIAN wages rose a fraction faster last quarter but private sector growth stayed near historic lows as penny-pinching by businesses became an ever greater deadweight on consumer spending and...