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The ports in Southern California, and all the vast freight rail and intermodal infrastructure that support them, are on the front lines of the current uncertainties surrounding U.S. trade policy. The volatility surrounding international trade has been intense, particularly with China and our North American ... global trade logistics
All U.S. workers willing to do these jobs are already employed: Recent data from BLS shows that more than 50 percent of working age Americans without a high school degree are not in the labor force. The number of unemployed workers 25 and older, with a high school degree or less, totaled more than ...

The taxes American workers pay on their wages are on par with those paid by workers in other developed countries, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. U.S. workers paid 26 percent in income taxes and social security contributions (subtracting ... OECD
Infosys, India's second-largest software services exporter, will train and hire 3,000 American workers at its U.S. Education Center in Indianapolis by 2023, according to a BSE filing. The announcement is part of Infosys's commitment to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years and invest ... US workers
Updated at 12:33 a.m.. President Trump on Tuesday shared his dislike of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multilateral trade deal with countries along the Pacific Rim, deeming bilateral arrangements to be "far more efficient, profitable and better" for U.S. workers. “While Japan and South Korea would like us ... US workers

American workers are feeling more secure about their jobs, according to a new survey conducted by MoneyExaminers.com. Las Vegas, NV, April 17, 2018 — An over-whelming majority of U.S. workers feel secure about their jobs, according to a new poll conducted by MoneyExaminers.com. As the ... US workers
President Donald Trump's corporate tax cuts might not have trickled down to American workers in the way that he suggested they would. Trump and Republican leadership have long touted their tax cuts as a massive boon to America's working class, if not through direct tax reductions or refunds, then ... US workers
Yet for all that is remote and portentous about the standoff, China's lightning-bolt announcements last week with two lists of proposed tariffs on hundreds of American goods—responding to and then precipitating new threats from the Trump administration—had the ancillary effect of bringing the far-away ... US workers
WASHINGTON — More U.S. workers who had given up looking for employment are renewing their job hunts, more employees are confident enough to quit to look ... DALLAS — American Airlines is ordering 47 new Boeing jets with a combined list price of $12.3 billion to replace some of its oldest planes. US workers
Hailed by proponents as vital to American innovation, the program has also been criticized for displacing United States workers with cheaper foreign labor. [Read how a planned change by the Trump administration puts the jobs of thousands on Indian women in jeopardy.] Critics also want to end ... American Workers
A tax cut for businesses is a wage increase for workers. Corporations employ 54.8 million people in the United States, and research shows U.S. workers pay about 75 percent of the corporate tax through reduced wages. Americans also benefit when businesses reinvest their tax cut to increase profits. American Workers
In the mid-1950s, approximately one-third of all U.S. workers were members of a union. These organized laborers built the American middle class and helped grow the United States into the richest country in the world. The essence of their efforts deserves a reappraisal. Other models found across much of ... American Workers
The ad's "ask" is for Congress to "fix H-1B law so companies must seek and hire U.S. workers." Many Americans would be surprised to learn that under current law, "H-1Bworkers may be hired even when a qualified U.S. worker wants the job, and a U.S. worker can be displaced from the job in favor of the ... American Workers
As it scrambled to compete in the internet world, the once-dominant tech company cut tens of thousands of U.S. workers, hitting its most senior ... ProPublica estimates that in the past five years alone, IBM has eliminated more than 20,000 American employees ages 40 and over, about 60 percent of its ... American Workers
While U.S. steel and aluminum workers may cheer the tariffs, the vast majority of Americans working with those metals may be hurt by higher prices on foreign-made metals. The U.S. imports about four times as much steel as it exports, and is the largest importer in the world. That means U.S. steel or ... American Workers
American workers seem to think so. A new study on behalf of Prudential Financial confirms 76 percent of U.S. employees say employers should “have a meaningful role” in providing opportunities for them to be successful, ranking access to financial products like 401k plans and other wealth-building tools ... American Workers

Barnette said she hoped the teachers' success would help restore West Virginia's place in American labor history. The state was once one of the strongholds of organized labor. Barnette was in third grade when the state's teachers last went on strike. “The seeds of what they did in 1990 were planted in me ... American Workers
Head of Alliance for American Manufacturing: Tariffs will help US workers ... President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will help workers in those industries and will not hinder economic growth, the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) said Monday. American Workers
The underlying results for Americans, however, are more daunting: cheaper steel means U.S. workers in the steel industry are often ousted, Cramer said. "Steel mills put a lot of people to work," he said. "The Chinese government put a lot of their own people to work producing way too much steel, which ... American Workers
Native- and foreign-born workers used to vie for low-skill jobs. Today's better-educated American-born workers are much less likely to compete with new arrivals with low skills. Twenty-five years ago, 46 percent of U.S. workers had no more than a high school degree. Only 28 percent had four-year college ... American Workers
There are about 140,000 steelworkers in the U.S., according to the American Iron & Steel Institute, and about 6.5 million workers in steel-consuming manufacturers, Moody's analysts wrote in reports published Friday. “Workers in these consuming sectors will likely be hurt by higher steel prices,” they said. American Workers
Evidence strongly suggests that the U.S. economy, and in particular U.S. workers, have been substantially harmed by the convergence of two undisputed economic trends. The first is the high and accelerating international mobility of capital, and the second is the increasingly uncompetitive nature of U.S. ... American Workers
Under the H-2B program, employers must first try to hire American workers — or legal immigrants already in the United States — at reasonable wages for their openings. If they can't find qualified US workers, then employers can ask the Department of Labor for permission to hire foreign guest workers on ... American Workers
As of February 12, more than 350 companies have made these intentions public, announcing over $150 billion in intended investments at home, and $4.2 billion in bonuses paid to more than 4 million U.S. workers. The largest U.S. company (by market capitalization), the largest U.S. bank (by assets), and ... American Workers
The committee chair and author of the bill, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said it aims to ensure that U.S. workers in the CNMI are not put at a competitive disadvantage by foreign labor. ... Torres was asked about the challenges of hiring or recruiting American workers by Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nevada. American Workers
The trade-off for protecting and creating American jobs may very well be higher prices on certain products. But this is what Mr. Trump pledged to do if elected — put American workers first. Americans must, sooner or later, face this question: Are you willing to pay more for a product because a fellow ... American Workers
Before critics excoriate the Trump DHS for winding back H-4 work-permits, they should remember that while the U.S. immigration system is by far the biggest and most open in the world, generosity has to have limits, and it is our own working people and the American rule of law that must come first. American Workers
Sanders said in the statement that the United States must rewrite its trade policies to benefit US workers, not just the CEOs of large, multinational corporations. "Rejoining the TPP would be a betrayal of American workers, and a step in the wrong direction," the statement said. Since Trump took office, the US ... American Workers
For Congress to continue decade after decade, as it has since 1990, to authorize millions of new U.S. workers is obviously flawed, and detrimental to the American labor force, both employed and unemployed. Since 1990, federal immigration laws have provided about 25 million work permits to newly ... American Workers
Russia outlined a broad range of potential retaliatory moves against new U.S. sanctions, including curbs on imports of American farm products and cooperation in nuclear energy and space launches, as well as a possible ban on titanium sales to Boeing. American Workers
The small business owners say they can't get enough American workers to take jobs at competitive wages and two programs which usually allow them to hire seasonal foreign workers are stalled in Congress. Asked if they could attract more U.S. workers by paying higher wages, Ken Thiergartner of ... American Workers
... of Georgetown University, Francesc Ortega of Queens College CUNY, Giovanni Peri of the University of California-Davis, Kevin Shih of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Chad Sparber of Colgate University, concluded that placing quotas on H-1B visas has not led to more U.S. workers being hired. American Workers
The small business owners say they can't get enough American workers to take jobs at competitive wages and two programs which usually allow them to hire seasonal foreign workers are stalled in Congress. Asked if they could attract more U.S. workers by paying higher wages, Ken Thiergartner of ... American Workers
She again referred to the benefits from business tax reform—more than 2 million U.S. workers have gotten a bonus or pay raise as a direct result of tax cuts—in terms of crumbs two weeks later at a town hall meeting in Florida. And as for what investments American companies would make as a result of ... American Workers
The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the American Farm Bureau Federation say the U.S. Department of Labor is woefully behind on processing applications for foreign migrant worker contracts and the feds' failure is costing farmers more in lost crops than previous years. Even after the Labor ... American Workers
"We hope this action will offset the inequity we have seen over the last few years with rubber band imports, and allow Alliance to continue its 95-year legacy of providing jobs and opportunities for U.S. workers," a company spokesperson told CNN in an email Friday. —This story has been updated to include ... American Workers
Evidence strongly suggests that the U.S. economy, and in particular U.S. workers, have been substantially harmed by the convergence of two undisputed economic trends. The first is the high and accelerating international mobility of capital, and the second is the increasingly uncompetitive nature of U.S. ... American Workers
As of February 12, more than 350 companies have made these intentions public, announcing over $150 billion in intended investments at home, and $4.2 billion in bonuses paid to more than 4 million U.S. workers. The largest U.S. company (by market capitalization), the largest U.S. bank (by assets), and ... American Workers
It's hard to believe Trumka actually thinks that Trump or Lighthizer genuinely cares benefiting "all North American workers," or even U.S. workers. But organized labor has traditionally been committed to a left variant of nationalism that prioritizes the interests of U.S. workers over those in other countries--so ... American Workers
Under the H-2B program, employers must first try to hire American workers — or legal immigrants already in the United States — at reasonable wages for their openings. If they can't find qualified US workers, then employers can ask the Department of Labor for permission to hire foreign guest workers on ... American Workers
The findings contradict a pervasive myth by many in the UK that Australians enjoy a better work-life balance than workers in Britain, and that American employees suffer even more because of fewer days off. The survey also shows that IT managers have little or no visibility in knowing when their teams are ... American Workers
The trade-off for protecting and creating American jobs may very well be higher prices on certain products. But this is what Mr. Trump pledged to do if elected — put American workers first. Americans must, sooner or later, face this question: Are you willing to pay more for a product because a fellow ... American Workers
The committee chair and author of the bill, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said it aims to ensure that U.S. workers in the CNMI are not put at a competitive disadvantage by foreign labor. ... Torres was asked about the challenges of hiring or recruiting American workers by Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nevada. American Workers
“For the past 14 years, we have looked at a variety of issues to help employers and employees tackle virtually every employment issue,” she says. “Through this survey specifically, we wanted to show what U.S. workers thought about the leaders of our country, what the American Dream means to them and ... American Workers
FCA said it would pay around 40,000 UAW union member workers an average of US$5,500 in profit sharing "as a result of the company's strong 2017 ... is based on the adjusted EBIT margin performance of the North American region reported in the FCA NV financial results and on individual paid hours. American Workers
American Family Insurance said Friday it will give 11,000 workers a one-time bonus of $1,000, becoming the latest U.S. company to pass some of the ... USA TODAY's research estimates that more than 1.3 million U.S. workers will receive either cash or stock-based bonuses totaling an estimated $1.7 billion ... American Workers
Among authorized workers in the U.S. civilian labor force, there are hundreds of thousands of non-citizens who violated the U.S. border or other U.S. immigration laws but received U.S. work authorization permits anyway. The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program is one of the reasons. American Workers
The arguments for protecting American workers, not new but put forward strongly in the 2016 presidential campaign by Donald Trump, are valid. They played a large part in his victory. Americans across the political spectrum know that something is very wrong when a nation loses its manufacturing base, ... American Workers
To the editor: Has President Trump studied Economics 101? If yes, he'd know that imposing tariffs on solar panels, which are made much more cheaply in China than the United States, is supposed to stimulate growth in American solar manufacturing. But at what cost? ("Trump slaps big tariffs on imported ... American Workers


 

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