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Wage increases- here and there

By Morf Morford February 11, 2020 Politicians are notorious for claiming credit for work they didn’t do or that was done before they came along. Exaggeration and hyperbole is part of the landscape. If you or I spoke like that, or represented ourselves on our resumes as having made those accomplishments, we’d be fired or worse. When it comes to pay, for example, annual cost of living increases used to be standard. These pay increases would be tied to the cost of living and would match the rate of inflation. The assumption was not that this would be a raise – at least in the usual sense – but an increase in pay that would maintain pay in ...