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    Increasing the minimum wage rate does not increase unemployment.

    Increasing the minimum wage rate does not increase unemployment. Reduction or elimination of the minimum wage rate’s purchasing power’s net detrimental to our economic and social wellbeing: To the extent of its purchasing power, the minimum wage rate reduces incidences and extents of poverty...
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    A minimum wage rate doesn't determine wage differentials.

    I claim to understand the logic of those sincerely contending a minimum wage rate should not be a federal matter, and I respectfully disagree with them. I have less or no respect for those stating USA's minimum wage rate laws are government control of wage rates. USA's federal and state minimum...
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    How does the federal minimum wage rate effect all USA wage rates?

    How does the federal minimum wage rate effect all USA wage rates? Labor has some worth. The minimum wage rate is applicable to the least desirable employee performing the least challenging task. If there was no definite, legally enforced federal minimum wage rate, there would be indefinite...
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    H.R. 582, “Raise the wage act”

    H.R. 582, “Raise the wage act” is a good bill, but opponents of the bill will refrain from mentioning the minimum hourly rate will not be $15 until 7th year after the bill's passage. In the likely case that it's not passed through and added to our federal statutes, I urge U.S. Congressional...
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    Costs and benefits of producing or importing.

    The costs and benefits of producing or importing: The expenditure formula itself only reduces or increases GDP by the nation's net trade balance which is based upon the dollar value of globally traded products. But there's often additional production supporting goods and services that are not...
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    Wages, Obama Economy's Weakest Link, Now Surging Under Trump

    Wages lagged badly during the Obama years, even as the economy recovered. But since the Trump tax cuts, wages are again surging. It's no accident. A new survey out by the National Association of Business Economics finds that companies are starting to boost pay for their workers in order to...
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    A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced.

    A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced. A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced. Annual trade deficits are always net detrimental to their nation's GDP and thus to their numbers of jobs. I'm among the proponents of the improved trade...
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    Starbucks and Walmart raise wages because of Trump

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/01/24/starbucks-boosts-worker-pay-gives-bonuses-after-trump-tax-cut/1060883001/ Starbucks is dishing out pay increases and stock bonuses to employees, becoming the latest major employer to boost compensation after Congress approved a tax cut that will...
  9. Sabcat

    DNC rolls out new slogan. Skills, Jobs, Wages

    So funny. They try to rebrand from "not trump" to a papa johns commercial w/ the acronym SJW. You can't write this stuff Go Kid Rock.
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    Federal minimum wage rates’ effects upon prices and employees’ purchasing powers

    Federal minimum wage rates’ effects upon product prices and employees’ purchasing powers: The numbers of labor hours imbedded within the products prices differ but extremely few service products and no goods’ products prices are entirely due to hours of labor integral to products. [I.E. the...
  11. skews13

    McDonalds CEO Admits Obama Was Right About Higher Wages

    But I read a book by an alleged economist that this can't possibly be true.
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    USA’s chronic trade deficits

    USA’s chronic trade deficits. Annual trade deficits are ALWAYS immediately detrimental to their nations’ economies. There are only two presidential candidates that do actually reject and/or effectively avoid granting any credence to the problem of USA’s chronic global annual trade deficits...
  13. LongWinded

    Give Us Money to Improve Workers' Wages

    Message to the Gov't From the Corporations: Give Us Money to Improve Workers' Wages | Alternet Ah, yes, those right wing lunatics sure do love their fascist corporations. What a crock. Spend YOUR money to improve your business. Anyone else convinced this "Free Market" is nothing more than...
  14. roastpork

    U.S. wages Biological Warfare on U.S.

    Stupid is as stupid does. :mellow: How the U.S. Government Tested Biological Warfare on America
  15. LongWinded

    Ikea's Minimum Wage Hike Was So Successful, It's Raising Wages Again

    Ikea's Minimum Wage Hike Was So Successful, It's Raising Wages Again Hmmmmm...another company proves the republican 40 year economic policy of higher wages will only increase costs into the dumpster. EEEEEgads...ever get the idea that being a republican today is like what being a democrat...
  16. LongWinded

    Walmart Is Already Reaping The Benefits Of Raising Wages

    Walmart Is Already Reaping The Benefits Of Raising Wages | ThinkProgress OOOOOOO, the republican/teabagging/libertarians hate to hear this.
  17. skews13

    New Report Tax Payers Subsidize $153.8 Billion In Corporate Profits Due To Low Wages

    Generosity, or largesse, is a desirable trait for most Americans in the habit of giving freely of their assets to aid other Americans in need without expecting anything in return. As a virtue, charity has always been widely accepted as one of the most cherished virtues throughout history...
  18. RNG

    Rise in Asia's wages outpace rest of the world

    The markets have a way of self correcting if they are given a chance. Far from cured, but moving that way. Rest of article at BBC News - Rise in Asia's wages outpace rest of the world
  19. LongWinded

    Failing to Deliver: Manufacturing Wages Aren't What They Used to Be

    Failing to Deliver: Manufacturing Wages Aren't What They Used to Be | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community The republicans have delivered what their global employers wanted; low wages and no benefits in the US.
  20. roastpork

    The truth about wages.

    Looks like Obama's economy is really on a roll.^_^ Falling Wages at Factories Squeeze the Middle Class. The New York Times The New York Times reports that even as the White House and leaders on Capitol Hill and in Fortune 500 boardrooms all agree that expanding the country’s...