U.S. Workers

Wage-Boosting Plan to Reduce Legal Immigration Reintroduced in Senate

A plan to boost Americans’ wages by reducing the mass flow of legal immigration to the United States has been reintroduced in the Senate by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR), David Perdue (R-GA), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) after earning an endorsement from President Trump in 2017. 

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Trump Gives GM Ultimatum: Reopen Closed Lordstown, Ohio, Plant

President Donald Trump this weekend called out multinational corporation General Motors (GM) for closing its first of four U.S. assembly plants it expects to shutter this year, urging GM CEO Mary Barra to quickly reopen the plant.

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Michigan with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and other auto industry executives on March 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

DOJ Fines Virginia Firm for Hiring Foreigners over Qualified Americans

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is fining a Charlottesville, Virginia, firm hundreds of thousands of dollars for hiring foreign workers on H-1B visas instead of qualified Americans in its latest settlement, thanks to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative.

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Average Man With Full-Time Job in U.S. Earned Less in 2014 than 1973

The average man with a full-time job in 2014 earned less than the average man in 1973, according to the Brookings Institution. The think tank’s economy-focused Twitter account revived a striking statistic over the weekend, shedding additional light on the

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