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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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>"President Biden faces not only one of the largest wealth disparities in U.S. history but also the growing economic and political power of monopoly-like firms."
>"President Biden faces not only one of the largest wealth disparities in U.S. history but also the growing economic and political power of monopoly-like firms."
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"Gay men earn 11% less while lesbian women earn 9% more than their heterosexual counterparts."
"Gay men earn 11% less while lesbian women earn 9% more than their heterosexual counterparts."
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>"His message is that the private sector alone cannot provide security and comfort to the vast majority of Americans."
>"His message is that the private sector alone cannot provide security and comfort to the vast majority of Americans."
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"Every winter, thousands of North American tourists flock to sunny destinations in Mexico to be served by workers on poverty wages. The Mexican government has promoted tourism as a route out of poverty, but the profits from the industry are _...Read More_
"Every winter, thousands of North American tourists flock to sunny destinations in Mexico to be served by workers on poverty wages. The Mexican government has promoted tourism as a route out of poverty, but the profits from the industry are _...Read More_
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"Joan Robinson upended the misogynistic good-old-boys’ network of economists and devised theories around competition and labor vital to the antitrust debates of today."
"Joan Robinson upended the misogynistic good-old-boys’ network of economists and devised theories around competition and labor vital to the antitrust debates of today."
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There’s certainly a large portion of the younger population that have captured the flexibility of remote work and newfound emphasis on work/life balance the last _...Read More_
There’s certainly a large portion of the younger population that have captured the flexibility of remote work and newfound emphasis on work/life balance the last _...Read More_
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Many low paid jobs are performed by people who aren't very skilled at them. This because of the low pay and high turnover rates as well as dismal training and a lack of incentives to become skilled.
Many low paid jobs are performed by people who aren't very skilled at them. This because of the low pay and high turnover rates as well as dismal training and a lack of incentives to become skilled.
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"Missing from the Congressional debate over raising the $7.25 federal minimum wage to $15 an hour is any acknowledgement that poverty-level wages are integral to a class system that rewards the rich and punishes the poor. With few _...Read More_
"Missing from the Congressional debate over raising the $7.25 federal minimum wage to $15 an hour is any acknowledgement that poverty-level wages are integral to a class system that rewards the rich and punishes the poor. With few _...Read More_
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>"The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday came out in support of President Biden’s _...Read More_
>"The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday came out in support of President Biden’s _...Read More_
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"The Morrison government’s opposition to a real wage rise shows that whether the economy is weak or strong, it believes workers should get less"
"The Morrison government’s opposition to a real wage rise shows that whether the economy is weak or strong, it believes workers should get less"
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Increasing the minimum wage is essential to improve the living standards of the working poor. "The claim that wages provide a defensible equivalence relative to what workers bring to the wage relation isn’t prima facie evident."
Increasing the minimum wage is essential to improve the living standards of the working poor. "The claim that wages provide a defensible equivalence relative to what workers bring to the wage relation isn’t prima facie evident."
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"America's CEO agree that the private sector—including their company—should consider the welfare, not just of shareholders, but of employees, suppliers, communities, the nation, and the environment. Still, action on stakeholder capitalism _...Read More_
"America's CEO agree that the private sector—including their company—should consider the welfare, not just of shareholders, but of employees, suppliers, communities, the nation, and the environment. Still, action on stakeholder capitalism _...Read More_
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Biden said he wants Congress to pass a federal minimum wage increase, but there's no deal in sight. Experts say people such as Romero often must make difficult decisions to sustain themselves. "It's not a question of being smart or being _...Read More_
Biden said he wants Congress to pass a federal minimum wage increase, but there's no deal in sight. Experts say people such as Romero often must make difficult decisions to sustain themselves. "It's not a question of being smart or being _...Read More_
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"Policymakers are taking a more activist approach to managing labour markets - mostly for the better"
"Policymakers are taking a more activist approach to managing labour markets - mostly for the better"
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>"Usually, the Powers That Be swat away the kind of big-ticket reforms our country needs by haughtily asserting a few hoary economic fables they dress up as immutable "truths.""We don't have the money."They cluck that it would be nice if _...Read More_
>"Usually, the Powers That Be swat away the kind of big-ticket reforms our country needs by haughtily asserting a few hoary economic fables they dress up as immutable "truths.""We don't have the money."They cluck that it would be nice if _...Read More_