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U.S. Wages Poised to Rise as Temps Get Pricier

"Staffing agencies are charging companies more for temporary workers, a possible harbinger of a bump up in salaries for permanent employees later this year. "

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-26/wages-poised-to-rise-in-u-s-as-paychecks-for-temps-get-bigger.html

Also a harbinger of things to come is that these rises are for the time being confined to skill shortage areas, IT, healthcare and so on - not realtors, burger flippers and corner shop retail.

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U.S. Wages Poised to Rise as Temps Get Pricier

"Staffing agencies are charging companies more for temporary workers, a possible harbinger of a bump up in salaries for permanent employees later this year. "

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-26/wages-poised-to-rise-in-u-s-as-paychecks-for-temps-get-bigger.html

Also a harbinger of things to come is that these rises are for the time being confined to skill shortage areas, IT, healthcare and so on - not realtors, burger flippers and corner shop retail.

Still...

Reading between the lines I felt it meant that they were taking a bigger cut of the wages of people they put forward. Agents are like thatm utter utter scum and will be the second against the wall when the time comes.

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Well the chaps I worked with at Chrysler are still on the same rate they were on back in 2005, thats not to say the agent isn't charging Chrysler a higher rate :angry:

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US MSM are full of optimism...they are there, after all, to sell products of their sponsors...that would be pension funds, spread betting and stock market programs.

Edited by Bloo Loo

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Hardly a news story, especially when you have an official U6 at 16%, and who knows how many off of the government registers.

People on minimum wage, of say $7.50 get an inflation busting raise 6.3% to $8.00-ish.

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They just have to wait a little longer.

They have unleashed all the QE money on the world and driven up living costs via commodities. Once wages have risen more outside the West then they can raise theirs without losing any competitiveness.

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