You hear it often: America has a shortage of workers. The facts, however, show fewer and fewer working age U.S. citizens are employed. Instead they stay home, not able to compete with immigrants often willing to accept bare minimum wages or work "under the table." Analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Population Survey … Continue reading Millions of U.S. workers staying home, while immigrants take the low-wage jobs
Employers who hire illegal workers, on or off the books, oppose E-Verify. So does President Joe Biden, who excluded mandatory E-Verify from his amnesty plan presented to Congress on Thursday, last week. Some advocates of workers' rights thought he might instead strengthen the law. Even the laxest mandatory E-Verify provision - which would completely exempt … Continue reading Biden – bowing down to Wall Street – ignores E-Verify protection for our American workers
At first blush FWD.us sounded like a nice organization. Maybe I was prejudiced - my initials are FWD (middle name: William), and twitter handle is @fwdpost. Was I wrong! FWD.us is just another way to increase profits for the elite and eliminate jobs for the rest of us, especially our STEM grads. This lobbying cabal … Continue reading FWD doesn’t mean “Forward” to this group of richest elite
Republican and Democrat politicians, plus the Media brain trust, are missing the catastrophe coming from the $600-a-week Covid-19 unemployment compensation supplemental benefit for all 50 states. In the ivory tower of statistic worship and technocratic analysis, the supplement makes sense. When millions lose jobs, unemployment insurance only covers about $400 average per week. With overtime, … Continue reading Why work, when millions can earn much more staying home, collecting $600 plus average $400 state unemployment check
Business-beholden members of Congress are falsely boasting that their 2017 tax law has been responsible for less unemployment and slightly higher hourly wages. They praise themselves and President Donald Trump for cutting corporate rates from 35% to 21%, eliminating most taxes on dividends and capital gains, doubling the exemption for inheritance tax, and dropping the … Continue reading Higher wages, more jobs not from Trump pro-business economy; instead credit goes to DOL for overtime exempt rule change
Thursday was another bad day for American jobs as Microsoft - the once All American innovator - began to end the livelihoods of 3,000 families, a process called "downsizing" by the elites. A spokesperson for founder Bill Gates called this job slaughter simply “changes” to “better serve our customers and partners.” Today, we are taking … Continue reading Microsoft has massive layoffs; H-1B hires continue, and foreign workers now far outnumber Americans
An adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales has revealed the depth and danger of lobbying by India to end jobs for Americans and replace them with H-1B holders.In an interview Ashok Sharma said lobbying has not diminished under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump, who campaigned against H1B visas. … Continue reading India lobbies, Congress listens, we lose our jobs
American universities produce the best software engineers, IT managers and programmers in the world, but many can't find a job or have taken pay cuts in recent years. India's Navin Kabra, 20+ years of being a software engineer at various levels, explains why in a comment on Quora: Because there are too many software engineers … Continue reading Foreigners take our best jobs under H-1B scheme; video exposes “fake news” approach at CNN!