Friday, April 10, 2020

Tag: jobs

Backfire

Thanks to Trump's wildfire tariffs, an iconic American brand is moving jobs overseas.

Economy adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment edges up to 4.0...

The average hourly wage in manufacturing rose just 1.7 percent in the last year.

Why care about undocumented immigrants? For one thing, they’ve become vital...

These workers play vital roles in the U.S. economy, erecting American buildings, picking American apples and grapes, and taking care of American babies. Oh, and paying American taxes.

The ‘jobs for everyone’ fantasy

For the CEOs, soothing talk about a surging economy is a lot easier than actually investing in the country that made them rich.

Thinking beyond Trump: Why we need a federal jobs guarantee

Full employment through a federal job guarantee makes sense – for workers, for the economy, for America.

Where is Marley’s ghost… When we really need him?

The overwhelming preponderance of dead-end box store jobs and part-time positions offering little or no benefits is what we have become in this so-called modern era.

Are you ready for corporate America’s robot economy?

Robots are not our enemy – the corporate bosses, bankers and BSers who own robots are the ones doing this to us.

Think your job is safe from the robot invasion?

How soon before we have a bot-plot, with a cabal of rogue robots conspiring to overthrow an unsuspecting CEO and seize control of a corporation?

Bernie Sanders and colleagues call on Trump to end offshoring

Sanders is urging the president to issue an executive order preventing federal contractors from sending jobs overseas for cheaper labor.

What Trump and his team have wrecked so far

Here's a round up from the "While He Was Tweeting" series.

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A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."