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December is the real battleground

Activist groups to return to Fed symposium in Jackson Hole with a more concrete agenda

The gender pay gap virtually disappears after college but returns with a vengeance by mid-career

For many American workers, wages may be stagnant but benefits are booming.

America's long held infatuation with hard work might be eating into its understanding of inequality.

Maybe the real problem isn’t lack of growth. It’s that wages didn’t fall enough during the recession.

The more women get promoted in the restaurant industry, the more likely they are to be underpaid.

Tipped workers in the U.S. have been getting shortchanged for decades.

There are ways of determining what workers need to live, but H&M stays vague.

Putting this week's fast food pickets in context.

Wages and productivity aren't coming apart, a study finds. But we need more workers in high-productivity jobs.

Britain has had sluggish growth, but an all right labor market. The secret? Paying workers a lot less.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 16, 2013
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We break down the first post-sequester jobs report in all its underwhelming glory.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 5, 2013
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The premium workers once received for manufacturing jobs over those in other sectors used to be huge. Three graphs show how it's dissipating.

Life's too short to read jobs reports in full. So follow along as we break down December's report in six easy pieces.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 4, 2013
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The headline figures in the jobs report were positive. But the wage numbers were grisly.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 2, 2012
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This month's jobs report was pretty positive. Let's take a deeper dive into the data.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 2, 2012
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While middle income people were no likelier to lose their jobs, those that did become unemployed were likelier to take a pay cut once they got another job than people at the top or bottom of the income scale.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 16, 2012
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Women are doing a lot better than they were a half century ago. But men's economic privilege has been dented rather than eroded.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 30, 2012
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