Posts Tagged ‘wages’

UK Inflation: Wages ‘Falling Noticeably’, as Energy Cap Set for Another 500 Increase

Inflation in the UK has resulted in basic wages “falling noticeably” in real terms, the Office for National Statistics reported on Tuesday.

UK Energy Bills to Rise 14 Times Faster than Wages Amid Green Push, Sanctions War

British energy bills look set to increase some 14 times faster than British wages in 2022, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned.  Source

Pinkerton: Joe Biden Wages World War E While Putin Wages War in Ukraine

Green Business as Usual President Biden says he’s doing all he can to help Ukraine. “We are inflicting pain on Russia and supporting the people of Ukraine,” he declared in his State of the Union address last week. “Yes, we the United States of America stand with the Ukrainian people.” That was nice to hear, but the real […]

Inflation Surges Near to a 40-Year High. Wages Aren’t Keeping Up.

November’s increase was up from October’s year-over-year increase of 6.2 percent. And it was well up from November 2020’s year-over-year increase of 1.13 percent. This surge in price inflation comes only a week after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell backtracked on earlier comments dismissing the threat of price inflation, and suggested previous attempts to define recent […]

Ghislaine Maxwell Trial: Coverage Sparse as MSM Wages Massive Fearmonger Campaign on ‘Omicron Variant’

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and media heiress who became a confidante of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was later accused of aiding the billionaire pedophile in trafficking children, is going to trial today. She will now face allegations spanning the course of 25 years in federal court in Manhattan on everything from participating in […]

Tony Perkins Wages War on RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel for LGBTQ Outreach But Spares Trump

Anti-equality religious-right activists were angry when the Republican National Committee announced earlier this month the formation of an “RNC Pride Coalition” in partnership with the Log Cabin Republicans, an organization representing LGBTQ Republicans and their allies. The Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins responded by demanding that RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel step down and telling religious-right […]

Wages up as Americans are encouraged back to work and into the office—3 takeaways from the latest jobs report

After a lackluster jobs report in September 2021, the latest news on employment gives Americans plenty of cheer about ahead of the holiday season. In total, 531,000 jobs were added in October—outstripping the already optimistic predictions of economists. This caused the unemployment rate to fall 0.2 percentage points to 4.6%. Even with those gains, the […]

Workers in Yangtze Delta Protest Lower Wages Caused by China’s Power Cuts

The impact of state-enforced power cuts in parts of China is becoming evident with one example being worker unrest. Worker protests have broken out in a major city in the country’s east coast economic center the Yangtze Delta, due to lower wages and shortened work hours caused by power restrictions put on factories. In the […]

Rather Than Pay Fairer Wages, Businesses Look To Prisons

[embedded content] Above Photo: Inmates provided by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office fill sandbags for distribution to local residents at Mitchell Ellington Park in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias. The storm is forecast to approach the coast of Florida as a Category 1 storm and then parallel the Atlantic coast as it moves […]

Restaurant Workers Protest Poor Working Conditions And Low Wages

By Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News. May 13, 2021 Above photo: McDonald’s employees protest outside their workplace on April 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images. At McDonald’s, Chipotle, and more amid coronavirus pandemic. “It’s a constant fight to create the conditions that we want.” Food service workers are putting renewed pressure […]

Workers’ Wages Rebound From Pandemics But Not For Blacks

Unemployment Rate Declined in March as Work Returns. While wages for many Americans have rebounded to pre-pandemic levels, earnings for Black workers declined in the first quarter of 2021, growing the wage gap to its highest level since before the pandemic, according to a new analysis. In a report of earnings data by the Ludwig […]

The Enormous Impact Of Eroded Collective Bargaining On Wages

Above photo: Danny Johnston/AP. A major factor depressing wage growth for middle earners and driving the growth of wage inequality over the last four decades has been the erosion of collective bargaining. Indeed, the only factor more responsible for weak wage growth for the typical worker is the excessive unemployment perpetrated by central bank policymakers’ high […]

Increase in NREGA wages once again extremely paltry

The increase in the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) wage rates for 2021-22 is extremely paltry (see the table). There is no increase in Kerala’s NREGA wage rate. Rajasthan’s wage rate has increased by just Re 1. In fact, for 24 states, the increase in the NREGA wage rate is less than 5 per […]

Zuckerberg’s FWD.us to Amnesty Advocates: Don’t Talk About Jobs and Wages

Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us advocacy group is warning Democrat and GOP legislators to ignore jobs and wages when talking to voters about amnesty bills, and to instead tell stories about “family separation.” In a FWD.us-funded polling memo by three Democrat polling companies, the legislators were advised that: It is better to focus on all of the aforementioned sympathetic […]

It’s Time To Make Large Corporations Pay Living Wages

Above photo: Unionized Amazon workers in the U.K. and across Europe protest pay and working conditions. [email protected] Landing a job in the ’80s with a large corporation was, even for blue-collar workers, a ticket to good wages, generous benefits and a secure retirement. Women and workers of color did not share fully in this bounty, […]

In Mexico, where real wages since NAFTA was enacted 25 years ago are 40% lower than manufacturing wages in China.

January 29, 2021 This week, the city of Matamoros, Mexico is again seeing wildcat strikes as expected annual wage increases have been traded away by corrupt unions. Though the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) includes improved labor rights terms and Mexico enacted significant labor law reforms in 2019 – both of which could help workers […]

Biden Admin Wages War on Free Speech: ‘Social Media Must CENSOR CENSOR CENSOR’

It’s official – the Biden administration has declared war on the First Amendment and is now asking Big Tech to more radically censor “hate speech” by Conservatives. During a press briefing this week, an anti-Trump reporter asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki if Trump’s absence from social media makes COVID relief negotiations easier. “This […]

Days After Election, Trump Freezes Wages Of Farm Laborers

Above photo: Farm laborers from Fresh Harvest working with an H-2A visa harvest romaine lettuce on a machine with heavy plastic dividers that separate workers from each other on April 27, 2020 in Greenfield, California. Brent Stirton/Getty Images. “Many workers will suffer.” “The Trump administration is trying to get a lot of stuff like this […]

Netanyahu wages a holy war against protests. It’s already claimed the first casualty

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Amazon Bows To The Unions: New Shifts And Higher Wages

Amazon Bows To The Unions: New Shifts And Higher Wages Above Photo: From Global.ilmanifesto.it Report. Amazon and the trade unions representing its employees in Italy reached a “historic” agreement, signed at the Castel San Giovanni, which was the hub of last year’s Black Friday strike. Seventy percent of workers approved in a referendum. For the first […]

Data Shows Trump Tax Cuts Did Not Raise Wages, Instead Went to Corporate Executives

Once again, President Trump touted the supposed benefits of the new tax law at an April 12 ceremony in the Rose Garden. “Our massive tax cuts are growing paychecks all over our country [and] creating jobs and expanding the American dream just like we said would happen,” he said, in a surprisingly disciplined statement. This declaration — […]

Twitter CEO Wages ‘Bloodless Civil War’ Against Trump Supporters

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he supports a bloodless civil war against Trump and his supporters, and has vowed to rid them from his platform and from society-at-large. Last week, the San Fransisco-based Twitter boss promoted an article in which a far-left activist outlined a plan to banish Trump-supporting Americans into the annals of history. […]

The Problem with a State-Cartel Economy: Prices Rise, Wages Don’t

By Charles Hugh Smith The vise will tighten until something breaks. It could be the currency, it could be the political status quo, it could be the credit/debt system–or all three. The problem with an economy dominated by state-enforced cartels and quasi-monopolies is that prices rise (since cartels can push higher costs onto […]

Disney Unions’ Ballot Drive Seeks To Raise Wages Up To $18 An Hour For Hospitality Companies That Take Anaheim Subsidies

Disney Unions’ Ballot Drive Seeks To Raise Wages Up To $18 An Hour For Hospitality Companies That Take Anaheim Subsidies Above Photo: Hundreds of Disneyland workers came to a town hall sponsored by a coalition of Disney Resort labor unions at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Photo by Kevin […]

Sessions Wages War on Natural Weed, As He Grants Maker of Fentanyl a Monopoly on Synthetic THC

Renegade Editor’s Note: Regardless of what you think about cannabis and its legalization, this move should be infuriating to any sane person. By Matt Agorist Instead of going after criminals in the government or making an attempt to thwart corruption, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his mission clear this week—he intends to crucify those who dare […]

The Real Reason Wages Have Stagnated: Our Economy Is Optimized For Financialization

Labor’s share of the national income is in freefall as a direct result of the optimization of financialization. The Achilles Heel of our socio-economic system is the secular stagnation of earned income, i.e. wages and salaries. Stagnating wages undermine every aspect of our economy: consumption, credit, taxation and perhaps most importantly, the unspoken […]

Ending DACA Lowers Wages And Tax Revenue, And Degrades Labor Standards

Above Photo: Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/MCT Tuesday morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will “wind down,” and in six months, end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a Department of Homeland Security initiative put in place in 2012 that temporarily deferred the deportation of approximately 800,000 young immigrants who were brought to the United […]

Why We’re Doomed: Stagnant Wages

The point is the present system cannot endure. Despite all the happy talk about “recovery” and higher growth, wages have gone nowhere since 2000–and for the bottom 20% of workers, they’ve gone nowhere since the 1970s. Gross domestic product (GDP) has risen smartly since 2000, but the share of GDP going […]

Why We’re Doomed: Stagnant Wages

Why We’re Doomed: Stagnant Wages By Charles Hugh Smithwashingtonsblog.com Despite all the happy talk about “recovery” and higher growth, wages have gone nowhere since 2000–and for the bottom 20% of workers, they’ve gone nowhere since the 1970s. Gross domestic product (GDP) has risen smartly since 2000, but the share of GDP going to wages and […]

US Wages Cyberwar Abroad Under Cover of “Activism”

August 22, 2017 By Joseph Thomas The threat of cyberterrorism has competed for center stage in American politics with fears of “Russian hackers” disrupting everything from elections to electrical grids. And yet as US policymakers wield threats of cyberterrorism to promote a long and growing list of countermeasures and pretexts for expanding […]

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