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Inflation Gives U.S. Workers Ammunition in Year-End Pay Reviews

  • One in five Americans expects a 10% or more wage bump: survey
  • Raises so far haven’t kept up with rising consumer prices
Commuters at Grand Central station in New York, on Nov. 18.

Commuters at Grand Central station in New York, on Nov. 18.

Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

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With inflation flaring, American white-collar employees have an edge in year-end salary discussions, though it may prove tough to secure raises that outpace surging prices.