Average Hourly Earnings Rise Just 0.1% In February

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Average hourly earnings edged up 0.1%, or 3 cents, to $24.78, slowing the year-on-year change to 2% from 2.1%. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast 0.2% growth. Average weekly earnings also rose 0.1%, to $857.39, which represents 2.6% growth.

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