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hand drawing arrows “Real wages” for Q2 of this year actually fell by 1.8 percent, with inflation factored in, and dropped 1.4 percent year over year, again with inflation factored in. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Despite high levels of employment and the passage of the Tax and Jobs Act, real wages fell in the second quarter, declining the most in seven years.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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