non·​su·​per·​vi·​so·​ry | \ ˌnän-ˌsü-pər-ˈvī-zə-rē How to pronounce nonsupervisory (audio) , -ˈvīz-rē\

Definition of nonsupervisory

: not supervisory : not relating to or involved in the supervision of others hiring for nonsupervisory positions nonsupervisory employees

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After years of job losses, U.S. manufacturing employment has risen for 18 straight months among those holding production or nonsupervisory jobs, the longest stretch of gains since the mid-1990s. Chip Cutter, WSJ, "More Americans Are Back at Work Making Stuff," 1 Mar. 2019 Average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory workers are up 3.4 percent over the past year, according to the Labor Department. Christopher Rugaber, The Seattle Times, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s speech exaggerates border peril," 6 Feb. 2019 Hourly earnings for nonsupervisory workers in metal manufacturing, which includes steel mills, rose 1.1% in August from a year earlier. Eric Morath, WSJ, "Low Unemployment, Slow Wage Growth Bring Renewed Labor Strife," 23 Sep. 2018 For rank-and-file production and nonsupervisory workers (who make up 82 percent of all private-sector workers) real weekly earnings have gone up 1.5 percent so far under Trump, after rising 3.7 percent during Obama’s eight years. Brooks Jackson,, "Trump's Numbers (Second Quarterly Update) | FactCheck," 11 July 2018 Indeed, among retail production and nonsupervisory employees, average hourly earnings were up 4.6% from a year earlier, marking the biggest gain since late 1998. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "Workers Get Their Payday," 2 Nov. 2018 Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the Current Employment Statistics survey (National); Average Weekly Earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees, 1982-1984 Dollars. Brooks Jackson,, "Trump's Numbers (Second Quarterly Update) | FactCheck," 11 July 2018 The rise in consumer prices over the last year has effectively wiped out any wage increases for nonsupervisory workers, the latest Consumer Price Index data suggests. New York Times, "Fed Raises Interest Rates and Signals 2 More Increases Are Coming," 13 June 2018 When the unemployment rate was last below 4% in December 2000, wages for production and nonsupervisory workers rose 4.3% on the year, according to Labor Department data. Ben Leubsdorf, WSJ, "Powerful Forces Seen Restraining U.S. Pay Growth," 12 Apr. 2018

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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