African Americans' wages nearly stagnant over decade

African Americans' wages nearly stagnant over decade

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The unemployment rate is near historic lows, the job market is tight, and wages have been rising steadily.But since the Great Recession, wage gains have varied significantly by race, with African Americans’ earnings nearly stagnant over the period, while other groups' median pay has risen between 5 and 10%.According to “usual weekly earnings” data reported every quarter by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from 2007 to 2017 inflation-adjusted media...Read More
The unemployment rate is near historic lows, the job market is tight, and wages have been ...Read More