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Jobs not Mobs

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posted on Oct, 16 2018 @ 10:55 PM
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This is how a great economy helps everyone. Companies have to raise pay to compete for workers. This is great news for workers. Go Trump go.

Dems hate low unemployment. They would rather have people out of work and dependent on the government. Perfect example of how Trump is standing up for the little guy. That’s why we love him.




posted on Oct, 16 2018 @ 11:01 PM
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My God !!

He's even creating work for the Teamsters !!!

Union Vote(R) 😎



posted on Oct, 16 2018 @ 11:59 PM
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originally posted by: GrandePoobah

This is how a great economy helps everyone. Companies have to raise pay to compete for workers. This is great news for workers. Go Trump go.

Dems hate low unemployment. They would rather have people out of work and dependent on the government. Perfect example of how Trump is standing up for the little guy. That’s why we love him.


So more jobs than people available equals higher wages?

The irony of all of this is the Democrats know this too.

It's the economy, stupid.

Gonna be fun this November.

S&F....


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posted on Oct, 17 2018 @ 12:04 AM
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posted on Oct, 17 2018 @ 12:55 PM
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CHICAGO (Reuters) - United States Steel Corp (X.N) workers are set to get the biggest wage jump in at least six years under a new deal negotiated with the company, providing early signs that gains from U.S. President Donald Trump’s clampdown on foreign imports are finally trickling down.


Trump’s restrictive trade policy, coupled with a strong economy, has sent domestic steel prices soaring, helping U.S. Steel post a near 60 percent increase in pretax profits in the June quarter.


www.reuters.com... N1MQ2Q3

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posted on Oct, 17 2018 @ 01:38 PM
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Oh boy, I've never heard so much whining and complaining especially by people who have seen nothing but success since this President took office.

Ridiculous these children allow identity politics to make our national discourse so sick



posted on Oct, 17 2018 @ 01:51 PM
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So raising wages to compete for workers is a “Good” thing.

But raising (minimum) wages to provide better lives (and retain) the workers already on the job is a “bad” thing?

“Foreign” competition that puts Americans out of jobs is a “bad” thing.

But, American-imposed tariffs that put Americans out of jobs are good things?


Bizzarro world.



posted on Oct, 17 2018 @ 02:10 PM
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So raising wages to compete for workers is a “Good” thing.

But raising (minimum) wages to provide better lives (and retain) the workers already on the job is a “bad” thing?

Here's the difference. Right now, there is a massive overage of available employees for low-wage, low-skill jobs--the exact jobs where employees are "demanding" $15/hr or a living wage.

This is a SHORTAGE of qualified people in the trucking industry, and so to compete in the finite market of long-haul truck drivers, this particular company is increasing wages to attract enough of these workers so that their company can continue to meet demand for shipping.

So, a direct answer is YES, a voluntary wage increase to attract employees in a finite pool of qualified professionals is a good thing--it's in line with the laws of supply and demand.


And YES, it is a bad thing to artificially inflate minimum wages across the board in a nation where there are plenty of unskilled workers ready to fill those jobs. That is in direct opposition to the laws of supply and demand.


“Foreign” competition that puts Americans out of jobs is a “bad” thing.

Competition is good--it's when it's artificially subsidized by unbalanced trade negotiations that make it a problem.

So, yes, the competition from places like China is a bad thing because it isn't a balanced benefit for both countries.


But, American-imposed tariffs that put Americans out of jobs are good things?

No, but sometimes they are a necessity in order to rebalance the aforementioned imbalances that have evolved with crappy trade deals and negotiations. They become an issue of the temporary tariffs become permanent because the other (foreign) entity is unwilling to relinquish the great deal that they already have.

It remains to be seen if some of these tariffs with pay off as planned, or if they become an overall bad thing.

There is nothing bizarre about all of this if you take the time to understand it beyond skimming headlines. (that's a generalized statement, not an ad hominem against you)



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