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|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 02/13/2013

Average weekly earnings up 0.5 per cent in November: StatsCan

OTTAWA — Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $911 in November, up 0.5 per cent from October, according to Statistics Canada. On a year-over-year basis, earnings increased 3.2 per cent.

The 3.2 per cent increase reflects a number of factors, including wage growth, changes in composition of employment by industry, occupation and level of job experience, as well as average hours worked per week.