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@rk9152 wrote:

@mickstuder wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/02/business/economy/wage-growth-economy.html


Lets Add A Little Factual Context............from your link -

 

Nothing to Do With Trump! NOTHING!

 

NOTHING TO DO WITH CORPORATE AMERICA SHARING THE BONANZA WITH WORKERS VOLUNTARILY

 

The faster growth at the bottom is probably being fueled in part by recent minimum-wage increases in cities and states across the country. Research from the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal-leaning think tank, found that over the past five years, wages for low-wage workers rose 13 percent in states that raised their minimum wages, compared with 8.4 percent in states that did not.

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Millions of American workers will see pay raises in the new year due to minimum-wage increases in 20 states and 21 cities.

 

The Economic Policy Institute reports that in six states, the wage hikes are the result of new levels set by state legislatures. In California, Massachusetts and New York, the increases are small steps in the broader effort of eventually raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

 

The federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009, but in the years since, 29 states and the District of Columbia have established minimum wages above the federal level.

 

The wage hikes range from an extra nickel per hour in Alaska to $1-an-hour in Maine, Massachusetts and California for companies with more than 25 employees. The increases will raise pay for 5.3 million workers across the country, according to the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, giving those workers an estimated $5.4 billion in increased wages over the course of 2019.

 

Advocates say the trend toward higher minimum wages began in 2012, when the "Fight for $15" national movement began protesting for higher wages for fast food, child care and airline workers, among other businesses. While few have reached that threshold, several state legislatures and city councils have raised wages through phased-in laws, ballot initiatives and by adjusting for inflation.

 

Source - https://www.npr.org/2018/12/30/681055793/minimum-wages-rising-in-20-states-and-several-cities

 

 

The bottom line is that while you may know 4 hourly workers who have not benefited from this roaring economy, many, many more have.

 


 


Yeah No Doubt The Top 10% Represents a Large Number of People - Tens of Millions in fact - but the Bottom 90% who typically get nothing - they number in the 100's of Millions

 

The Entire US Constitution is devoted to 100% of Americans

 

It's Incumbents in Congress who corrupted the entire system in only the last 1/2 Century

 

Unfortunately until the 100's of Millions of Americans who are in the bottom 90% finally realize & then accept - it's the Incumbents in Congress - not just the Republicans & not just the Democrats but all Career Politicians that have purposefully created the inequality - the massive divide & the percentages that make up those 2 groups which are consistently shrinking at the top & growing at the bottom

 

Not only will nothing improve - the few at the Top will just take all the Country's Assets & move on to the next opportunity in the next Country

 

The Soviet Union didn't become Russia because of Communism - China is Communist & we the Mighty Capitalistic USA needs to borrow the Money to pay our monthly Bill's from Communist China year in & year out to the point where now we have to borrow just to pay the interest every year never mind ever paying down the principle

 

No the Soviet Union became Russia because of GREED just like that which exists in the USA today & as the USA is becoming a Banana Republic because of GREED it will be even less of a shell of itself than Russia is to the former Soviet Union

 

You can thank your US CONGRESS Person for that when you see them once every 2nd or 6th year

 

 

 

 

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@Richva wrote:

Part of the better percenatages is that many are leaving the job market completely 


That does not explain more people working.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/03/business/economy/jobs-report-april.html

 

Just accept and be happy - your country's economy is doing well. Don't let your hatred for the President sully your happiness.

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Did you notice, mick, that you segued from "no wage growth" to "Oh well sure there is wage growth - but Trump did not do it" rather rapidly?

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@ChasKy53 wrote:

@mickstuder wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/02/business/economy/wage-growth-economy.html


Lets Add A Little Factual Context............from your link -

 

Nothing to Do With Trump! NOTHING!

 

NOTHING TO DO WITH CORPORATE AMERICA SHARING THE BONANZA WITH WORKERS VOLUNTARILY

 

The faster growth at the bottom is probably being fueled in part by recent minimum-wage increases in cities and states across the country. Research from the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal-leaning think tank, found that over the past five years, wages for low-wage workers rose 13 percent in states that raised their minimum wages, compared with 8.4 percent in states that did not.

__________________________________

 

Millions of American workers will see pay raises in the new year due to minimum-wage increases in 20 states and 21 cities.

 

The Economic Policy Institute reports that in six states, the wage hikes are the result of new levels set by state legislatures. In California, Massachusetts and New York, the increases are small steps in the broader effort of eventually raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

 

The federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009, but in the years since, 29 states and the District of Columbia have established minimum wages above the federal level.

 

The wage hikes range from an extra nickel per hour in Alaska to $1-an-hour in Maine, Massachusetts and California for companies with more than 25 employees. The increases will raise pay for 5.3 million workers across the country, according to the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, giving those workers an estimated $5.4 billion in increased wages over the course of 2019.

 

Advocates say the trend toward higher minimum wages began in 2012, when the "Fight for $15" national movement began protesting for higher wages for fast food, child care and airline workers, among other businesses. While few have reached that threshold, several state legislatures and city councils have raised wages through phased-in laws, ballot initiatives and by adjusting for inflation.

 

Source - https://www.npr.org/2018/12/30/681055793/minimum-wages-rising-in-20-states-and-several-cities

 


Oh no !  More facts.  Unfortunately facts to simply be denied or ignored by trump supporters.


Fortunately we have a very healthy and growing economy to pay for the increases received by so many besides those 4 that mick is concerned about.

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@mickstuder wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/02/business/economy/wage-growth-economy.html


Lets Add A Little Factual Context............from your link -

 

Nothing to Do With Trump! NOTHING!

 

NOTHING TO DO WITH CORPORATE AMERICA SHARING THE BONANZA WITH WORKERS VOLUNTARILY

 

The faster growth at the bottom is probably being fueled in part by recent minimum-wage increases in cities and states across the country. Research from the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal-leaning think tank, found that over the past five years, wages for low-wage workers rose 13 percent in states that raised their minimum wages, compared with 8.4 percent in states that did not.

__________________________________

 

Millions of American workers will see pay raises in the new year due to minimum-wage increases in 20 states and 21 cities.

 

The Economic Policy Institute reports that in six states, the wage hikes are the result of new levels set by state legislatures. In California, Massachusetts and New York, the increases are small steps in the broader effort of eventually raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

 

The federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009, but in the years since, 29 states and the District of Columbia have established minimum wages above the federal level.

 

The wage hikes range from an extra nickel per hour in Alaska to $1-an-hour in Maine, Massachusetts and California for companies with more than 25 employees. The increases will raise pay for 5.3 million workers across the country, according to the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, giving those workers an estimated $5.4 billion in increased wages over the course of 2019.

 

Advocates say the trend toward higher minimum wages began in 2012, when the "Fight for $15" national movement began protesting for higher wages for fast food, child care and airline workers, among other businesses. While few have reached that threshold, several state legislatures and city councils have raised wages through phased-in laws, ballot initiatives and by adjusting for inflation.

 

Source - https://www.npr.org/2018/12/30/681055793/minimum-wages-rising-in-20-states-and-several-cities

 

 

The bottom line is that while you may know 4 hourly workers who have not benefited from this roaring economy, many, many more have.

 


 

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@mickstuder wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/02/business/economy/wage-growth-economy.html


Lets Add A Little Factual Context............from your link -

 

Nothing to Do With Trump! NOTHING!

 

NOTHING TO DO WITH CORPORATE AMERICA SHARING THE BONANZA WITH WORKERS VOLUNTARILY

 

The faster growth at the bottom is probably being fueled in part by recent minimum-wage increases in cities and states across the country. Research from the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal-leaning think tank, found that over the past five years, wages for low-wage workers rose 13 percent in states that raised their minimum wages, compared with 8.4 percent in states that did not.

__________________________________

 

Millions of American workers will see pay raises in the new year due to minimum-wage increases in 20 states and 21 cities.

 

The Economic Policy Institute reports that in six states, the wage hikes are the result of new levels set by state legislatures. In California, Massachusetts and New York, the increases are small steps in the broader effort of eventually raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

 

The federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009, but in the years since, 29 states and the District of Columbia have established minimum wages above the federal level.

 

The wage hikes range from an extra nickel per hour in Alaska to $1-an-hour in Maine, Massachusetts and California for companies with more than 25 employees. The increases will raise pay for 5.3 million workers across the country, according to the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, giving those workers an estimated $5.4 billion in increased wages over the course of 2019.

 

Advocates say the trend toward higher minimum wages began in 2012, when the "Fight for $15" national movement began protesting for higher wages for fast food, child care and airline workers, among other businesses. While few have reached that threshold, several state legislatures and city councils have raised wages through phased-in laws, ballot initiatives and by adjusting for inflation.

 

Source - https://www.npr.org/2018/12/30/681055793/minimum-wages-rising-in-20-states-and-several-cities

 


Oh no !  More facts.  Unfortunately facts to simply be denied or ignored by trump supporters.


"The only thing man learns from history is man learns nothing from history"
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@rk9152 wrote:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/02/business/economy/wage-growth-economy.html


Lets Add A Little Factual Context............from your link -

 

Nothing to Do With Trump! NOTHING!

 

NOTHING TO DO WITH CORPORATE AMERICA SHARING THE BONANZA WITH WORKERS VOLUNTARILY

 

The faster growth at the bottom is probably being fueled in part by recent minimum-wage increases in cities and states across the country. Research from the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal-leaning think tank, found that over the past five years, wages for low-wage workers rose 13 percent in states that raised their minimum wages, compared with 8.4 percent in states that did not.

__________________________________

 

Millions of American workers will see pay raises in the new year due to minimum-wage increases in 20 states and 21 cities.

 

The Economic Policy Institute reports that in six states, the wage hikes are the result of new levels set by state legislatures. In California, Massachusetts and New York, the increases are small steps in the broader effort of eventually raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

 

The federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009, but in the years since, 29 states and the District of Columbia have established minimum wages above the federal level.

 

The wage hikes range from an extra nickel per hour in Alaska to $1-an-hour in Maine, Massachusetts and California for companies with more than 25 employees. The increases will raise pay for 5.3 million workers across the country, according to the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, giving those workers an estimated $5.4 billion in increased wages over the course of 2019.

 

Advocates say the trend toward higher minimum wages began in 2012, when the "Fight for $15" national movement began protesting for higher wages for fast food, child care and airline workers, among other businesses. While few have reached that threshold, several state legislatures and city councils have raised wages through phased-in laws, ballot initiatives and by adjusting for inflation.

 

Source - https://www.npr.org/2018/12/30/681055793/minimum-wages-rising-in-20-states-and-several-cities

 

 

 

 

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Manufaturing plants close (GM is just one example) and the unemployment rate drops.  People are dropping off of the roles.  The bad thing is that the average wage has dropped immensely and many of the jobs created are low wage manufacturing jobs paying $14 to $17 an hour.  Even any new employees in the American owned auto industry start out at $17 per hour and take ten years to reach top rate. Many jobs created are paying less than that and many people work more than one job still qualifying for food stamps. The unemployment rate doesn't paint the entire picture.


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Part of the better percenatages is that many are leaving the job market completely 

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