Waiting for the Free Market to Raise Your Wages? Don’t Hold Your Breath.

Internet • 13.08.2018
Corporations now expect you to believe that higher wages are a bad thing. Don’t listen to them. CNBC reporter Jeff Cox wants you to feel pity for American employers. Unemployment is so low, Cox reports, that employers are having a hard time finding workers. (The truth is way more nuanced than the bustling job market Cox is […]

American Paychecks Are Flatlining

Internet • 13.08.2018
Donald Trump’s own Department of Labor found that wages stayed entirely flat from June 2017 to June 2018. Why aren’t you getting a raise? Have you gotten a raise in the last year? If not, don’t feel bad: you’re not alone. In fact, you are, statistically speaking, an average American. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics […]