Costs squeeze salary hikes

August 2006
Employee Benefit News;Aug2006, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p3
Presents an outlook for salary increase in the U.S. in 2007. Forecast of the Conference Board on the effect of employee benefit costs on salary; Percentage of expected increase in salary.


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