CONSUMER goods companies, emboldened by a strong US economy, are rolling out price increases on everyday products and groceries after several years of haggling with big retailers that needed cheaper...

[HONG KONG] Workers in the world's richest countries are getting their biggest pay bump in a decade, a step towards solving a labour market puzzle that's unnerving central bankers...

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).