Pay gains for US workers slowed in second quarter

WASHINGTON | Pay gains for US workers slowed in second quarter

WASHINGTON  — U.S. workers saw their wages and benefits grow more slowly in the second quarter, a sign that a tight labor market has yet to accelerate income gains. The Labor Department says overall compensation rose 0.6 percent in the April-June period, compared with a 0.8 percent rise in the first quarter. Wages and salaries, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pay gains for US workers slowed in second quarter