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[IWS] BLS: REAL EARNINGS – APRIL 2014 [15 May 2014]

IWS Documented News Service

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School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

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New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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REAL EARNINGS – APRIL 2014 [15 May 2014]

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/realer.nr0.htm

or

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/realer.pdf

[full-text, 5 pages]

 

All employees

 

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.3 percent from March to April, seasonally

adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This decrease stems from unchanged

average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban

Consumers (CPI-U).

 

Real average weekly earnings fell 0.3 percent over the month due to the 0.3 percent decrease in real

average hourly earnings combined with an unchanged average workweek. 

 

Real average hourly earnings fell 0.1 percent, seasonally adjusted, from April 2013 to April 2014. The

decrease in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3 percent increase in the average workweek,

resulted in a 0.2 percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

 

Production and nonsupervisory employees

 

Real average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees fell 0.1 percent from March

to April, seasonally adjusted. This decrease stems from a 0.1 percent increase in average hourly earnings

combined with a 0.3 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical

Workers (CPI-W).

 

Real average weekly earnings fell 0.1 percent over the month due to the decrease in real average hourly

earnings combined with an unchanged average workweek.

 

Real average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, seasonally adjusted, from April 2013 to April 2014. The

increase in real average hourly earnings, combined with an unchanged average workweek, resulted in a

0.3 percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

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Real Earnings for May 2014 is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at

8:30 a.m. (EDT).

 

AND MORE...including TABLES....

 

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