non·​su·​per·​vi·​so·​ry | \ ˌnän-ˌsü-pər-ˈvī-zə-rē , -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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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 While the average workweek for all private employees held at 34.5 hours in March, hours edged down for production and nonsupervisory workers, as well as those in manufacturing., "Powell: U.S. Federal Budget Is Not on a Sustainable Path," 6 Apr. 2018 Meanwhile, wages for production nonsupervisory workers who make up the bottom 80 percent remained at 2.4 percent growth. Glenn Kessler, Washington Post, "President Trump’s claim that ‘wages are now, for the first time in many years, rising’," 7 Feb. 2018 Across the country, earnings for production and other nonsupervisory workers in manufacturing averaged $21.06 an hour in November, according to federal data. Jennifer Levitz, WSJ, "To Recruit Workers, Manufacturers Go to Parents’ Nights," 17 Dec. 2017 The nonsupervisory figure covers about 70% of the workforce and excludes managers who are more likely to receive bonuses, stock options and other forms of nonwage compensation. Eric Morath, WSJ, "Real Wages Keep Powering Ahead, but Can the Trend Last?," 24 Sep. 2017

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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