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Salaries have seen a historic increase in 2022


DECRYPTION - Their 4% increase over one year, which did not prevent a loss of purchasing power for employees, is to be compared with high inflation.

The refrain has been the same for months: work doesn't pay enough.

Emmanuel Macron himself said it again on Wednesday during his televised address.

In a context of high inflation, wages nevertheless increased exceptionally last year.

The basic hourly wage of workers and employees increased by 4.5% in 2022, according to figures released Friday by the Ministry of Labor.

The basic monthly salary in the private sector shows an increase of 3.9%.

A historic increase, almost never seen in economist memory.

After a year 2021 marked by the rebound of the post-Covid economy, 2022 was that of the return of the crisis.

Between supply difficulties, soaring commodity prices, energy prices and the war in Ukraine, inflation has made a comeback in proportions that are also exceptional.

While we measured a price increase of 2.7% at the end of 2021, it rose to 6% at the end of 2022.

This spectacular flight…

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Source: lefigaro

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