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|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/21/2012

Average weekly earnings up 0.4 per cent in August: StatsCan

OTTAWA — Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees rose to $907.19 in July, up 0.4 per cent from the previous month, according to Statistics Canada. On a year-over-year basis, earnings increased 3.6 per cent.

The 3.6 per cent increase reflects a number of factors, including wage growth, changes in the composition of employment by industry and average hours worked per week.