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Real average weekly earnings increased 0.7 percent from March 2019 to March 2020 

April 17, 2020
Real average weekly earnings for all private nonfarm employees increased 0.7 percent from March 2019 to March 2020. This change resulted from a 1.6 percent increase in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.9 percent decrease in the average workweek. Full Text »
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