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U.S. Wages Grow 2.9 Percent Over Past Year, Information Industry Experienced Highest Wage Growth of 5.6 Percent

08:00 ET U.S. Wages Grow 2.9 Percent Over Past Year, Information Industry Experienced Highest Wage Growth of 5.6 Percent

ROSELAND, N.J., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wages for U.S. workers grew 2.9 percent over the last year, increasing the average wage level by $0.57 to $27.36 an hour, according to the ADP Research Institute® Workforce Vitality Report (WVR) released today. The growth, down from 3.1 percent annual growth as of December 2017, was driven by strong wage gains for workers in the information...

08:35 ET Excelerate Technology Named a Top 10 Financial Fraud Detection Solution Provider by CFO Tech Outlook

NAPLES, Fla., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelerate Technology Inc., a Naples-based reseller of financial fraud detection software, announced it has been named a Top 10 Financial Fraud...

08:35 ET IMT Vislink Receives Over $750,000 In Orders For HD Airborne Video Downlink Equipment For Use By Four Law Enforcement Agencies

SARASOTA, Fla., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and...

08:30 ET Judge Peggy Hora (Ret.) Will Speak in Sweden at the 6th Annual World Forum Against Drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge Peggy Hora (Ret.), President and Co-Founder of Justice Speakers Institute LLC (an essential resource on national and international justice...

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Apr 10, 2018, 08:35 ET Miss America's Outstanding Teen Jessica Baeder to Attend U.S. Military Academy at West Point

TAMPA, Fla., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Miss America's Outstanding Teen announces that its national titleholder, Jessica Baeder, has accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. "In joining the Long Gray Line, I am honored to continue the military legacy of m...

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