Why aren’t wages rising more rapidly? Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:05am In 2019, Americans found that snaring a paycheck was easier than growing one. Even as corporate America continues to hire, wages rose slowly in a tight labor market. In December, we learned Friday, average hourly earnings eked out a meager 0.1% gain over November. It’s a somber counterpart to word ...Thank you for visiting IolaRegister.com. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about Why aren’t wages rising more rapidly?