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Under Trump, People With The Least Education Have Seen Their Income Rise The Fastest

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Americans with the least amount of education have seen the strongest growth in their wages in the past decade, the Wall Street Journal reports. Wages for workers with less than a high school education degree grew roughly 21 percent from the beginning of 2009 to the end of 2018, according to Department of Labor data reviewed by WSJ. For education ...

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Small Business Hiring Remained Flat in February, While Wage Growth Increased

Small business job growth consistent with previous month Hourly earnings growth increased slightly A new report out Tuesday continued to reflect signs of the tight labor market. At 98.93, the Small Business Jobs Index was unchanged in February, remaining just below 99. Though the rate of job growth has stayed relatively consistent over the past three months, the national index ...

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Trump Effect: US Adds 250,000 Jobs In October, Wage Growth Breaks 3 Percent For The First Time In Nearly A Decade

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The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs through the month of October and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent — a symbol of the historically tight labor market — according to Department of Labor (DOL) data released Friday.

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Wages increase during tightening labor market

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Hourly wages increased again in September amid a tightening labor market. The Trump economy is red hot and it is putting pressure on the job market as more jobs are created than there are people to fill them. The increased competition for workers sent wages up 2.33% ($.61) in  September. The tight labor market continues to restrain job growth, while ...

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Forecast: Tough Hiring Environment Paying Off for Job Seekers

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As employers grapple with a highly competitive hiring environment that is causing prolonged job vacancies across the U.S., workers are reaping the benefits, According to a report out Friday. CareerBuilder’s Midyear Job Forecast showed that 63 percent of U.S. employers plan to hire full-time, permanent workers in the second half of 2018, up from 60 percent last year. A substantial percentage of employers ...

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Record Number Of Small Businesses Are Raising Wages Amid Tight Labor Market

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  by Will Racke A greater share of small companies in the U.S. are raising wages than at any time in the past three decades, according to a survey released Thursday from the nation’s biggest independent business association. A seasonally adjusted 35 percent of small business owners reported they have increased labor compensation in order to recruit new employees or retain ...

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When Did Success Become Anathema to Feminists?

We live in a two income household nation, and the days of men being the sole breadwinners are dying.  Women are the majority of wage earners, and if the trends continue, they’ll become the main income earners by 2030.  So, women have made massive strides in the socio-economic landscape, and that’s a good thing.  However, when it comes to successful women, feminists can’t ...

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Unions and the Fallacy Behind Them

Written November 18, 2011 Generations of people have grown up with the misconceptions that unions are the God’s of the people, by the people for the people. Like the current state of affairs with our government nothing could be further from the truth. Union heads are strong supporters of the current administration with huge contributions to Obama’s campaign. There is ...

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Consumer Spending Index Falls in November

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2011  — The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) slid again in November, weighed down primarily by the housing market.  The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending. “A high number of foreclosed homes and mortgage defaults continue to deflate real home prices and further lower consumers’ net worth,” explained Carl Steidtmann, Deloitte’s chief economist ...

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