The ILO recently produced their growth and wages report for 2012/13. This suggested that across the developing world, labour markets are being characterised by falling real wages and a decline in labour’s share of national income. In particular:
Real wage growth has been flat – even negative in the past few years.
There is an increasing gap between productivity growth and wage growth. Wages are not rising along with productivity.
Wages are becoming a smaller share of national income.
In 16 developed economies, labour took a 75% share of national income in the mid-1970s, but this has dropped to 65% in 2007. It rose in 2008 and 2009 – but only because national income itself shrank in those years – before resuming its downward course. (Wages in developed world shrink at Guardian)