1. Often, wages. money that is paid or received for work or services, as by the hour, day, or week. Compare living wage, minimum wage.
2. Usually, wages. Economics . the share of the products of industry received by labor for its work (as distinct from the share going to capital).
3. Usually, wages. ( used with a singular or plural verb ) recompense or return: The wages of sin is death.
4. Obsolete . a pledge or security.
THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — DECEMBER 2013
The unemployment rate declined from 7.0 percent to 6.7 percent in
December, while total nonfarm payroll employment edged up (+74,000),
the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose
in retail trade and wholesale trade but was down in information.
Source (Read More): http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm
Moral of the story
Don’t believe me just watch,
and consider the matter from a Golden State perspective.