Real average weekly earnings rose by 1.3 percent from September to October
after seasonal adjustment, according to preliminary data released today by the
Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. This increase
stemmed from a 0.3 percent increase in average weekly hours combined with a 0.4
percent increase in average hourly earnings and a 0.7 percent decrease in the
Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W).
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