03 December, 2019 | (01 hr)
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Given the difficulty in recruiting and retaining workers, it is not surprising that wages have been accelerating in recent years. Still, on a national level, wage growth remains below prerecession rates, and not everybody is impacted by the tightening of the labor market in the same way.
Join this webcast as our panel of compensation experts and economists explores:
- The current wage dynamics in the US;
- Why wages are rising faster for blue-collar and manual services workers;
- How employers are having to deal with pay compression among their employees; and
- How increasing labor costs have started to affect profitability.
Lisa Freeman is Vice President of Talent Management and Compensation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Her responsibilities include staff, physician, and executive compensation as well as learning, performance management, and leadership development.
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Frank Steemers is an Associate Economist at The Conference Board and his expertise is primarily in the analysis of the labor market in the US and other mature economies. Based in New York, he conducts statistical and descriptive analyses and contributes to labor market whitepapers, blogs, webcast...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Gad Levanon is chief economist, North America for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic indicat...Full Bio