Tag: wages

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Paul Ryan Talks Up Wages, Downplays Amnesty Petition

House Speaker Paul Ryan is praising the wage growth in President Donald Trump’s economy, marking a huge shift from his prior ‘economic-growth-first’ rhetoric to justify cheap-labor immigration. 

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Trump Jumps Wages for Jeff Bezos’ Warehouse Workers

The nation’s 800,000 warehouse workers have won a 9.4 percent pay increase amid President Donald Trump’s pro-American migration policy, forcing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to raise wages for his many warehouse employees.

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Nancy Pelosi Slams Trump on Slow Wage Growth

Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi is hitting President Donald Trump in a soft spot — the slow growth of Americans’ wages in a go-go economy. 

immigration

Study: Immigration Costs GOP 5 States, 11 House Seats

Business donors’ demands for mass immigration have cost the GOP five states in presidential elections and 11 House seats in congressional elections, according to a new study by pro-immigration economists.  

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Small Business Reporting Record Wage Increases

One-third of small businesses are raising wages in the tight economy, setting a record level of pay increases, says a new report by the National Federation of Independent Business. 

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Report: Summer Hiring is Raising Voters’ Wages Before Election

Almost half of hourly-wage employers will “offer the maximum hourly wage they feel their business can afford” this summer, up from just one-third of employers in 2017, says a survey of 1,000 employers by Snag, a job-advertising firm.

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GOP Leaders Meet With Trump Today on Immigration, Wages

President Donald Trump will meet with GOP leaders this afternoon to talk about immigration, amid growing pressure from business leaders to approve a big amnesty that will block wage increases for his own 2018 voters.

E-verify

Business, GOP, Squash E-Verify Ballot in Florida

Florida’s bipartisan constitutional commission killed off a plan to put E-Verify on the November ballot — but did approve several ballots on minor issues, such as dog racing. 

immigration

Report: Trump’s Immigration Policies Raising Restaurant Wages

President Donald Trump’s low-immigration/high-wage policy is raising the wages and the social status of kitchen workers in California, according to an online magazine covering the upmarket town of Monterey Bay where the median house price is more than $630,000.

disabled

CEOs Hire Disabled Americans In Trump’s Tight Labor Market

President Donald Trump’s tight labor market is forcing CEOs to hire disabled people as they fight hard against their worst-case scenario — raising average wages for average workers to persuade them taking a higher-wage job at a nearby company.  

amnesty

Border Wall: GOP Makes Excuses, Pelosi Taunts Trump

The GOP establishment is offering excuses for its refusal to fund the border wall, while Democrats are taunting President Donald Trump over their success in blocking all wall funding.