Posted in alternative energy API Economy Environment Federal Lands fracking Gas Jobs Oil Politics U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Joe Biden in July 2019: I’ll ‘Make Sure’ Fracking Is ‘Eliminated,’ Now, ‘I Will Not Ban Fracking’

Biden said he would “make sure” “fracking” for oil and natural gas will be “eliminated” while also saying he would not ban the practice.

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Posted in American workers Economy foreign workers H-2B visa Immigration Jobs legal immigration mass immigration Politics unemployment Wages

Republicans, Democrats Seek to Widen H-2B Visa Program as 20.6M Americans are Jobless

A handful of House Republicans, and two House Democrats, are circulating a plan asking the State Department to widen the H-2B visa program that brings…

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Posted in Economy H-1b visas H-2B visas Immigration J-1 visas Jobs outsourcing Politics training visa workers

Labor Day Win: CEOs Hire Americans Because Donald Trump Excludes Visa Workers

Business groups are training Americans for jobs because President Trump decided to temporarily block the inflow of foreign contract-workers.

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Posted in American workers Economy foreign workers Immigration Jobs Labor Shortage legal immigration mass immigration Politics unemployment Wages

No Labor Shortage: 20.6 Million Jobless Americans Want Full-Time Jobs

Tens of millions of Americans remain jobless, but all want full-time jobs, mostly as a result of economic shutdowns spurred by the Chinese coronavirus crisis,…

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Posted in Economy employment situation Jobs unemployment Unemployment Rate

Better Than Expected! U.S. Economy Added 1.37 Million Jobs in August, Unemployment Fell to 8.4%

Economists had forecast an addition of around 1.32 million jobs and a decline in the unemployment rate to 9.8 percent.

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Data: Reshoring of U.S. Jobs Spiked in 2019 But Offshoring Continues

Reshoring of jobs to the United States spiked in 2019 to the highest rate, outside the Great Recession period, since at least 2002, though corporations…

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Fact Check: Trump Agenda Brought Minnesota’s Iron Range ‘Roaring Back’

During the second evening of the Republican National Convention (RNC), life-long Democrat Bob Vlaisaljevich, the mayor of Eveleth, Minnesota, said President Trump’s economic nationalist agenda had…

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Fact Check: Democrats’ Green Energy Plans Likely to Eliminate One Million U.S. Jobs

Democrats falsely claim Biden’s plan to re-enter the Paris Climate Accord will “provide meaningful opportunities for workers.”

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Posted in coronavirus Economy health Jobs Politics

Most Americans Favor Returning to Work But Democrats Say It’s a Bad Idea

All across the country, solid majorities of people of all ages, educational backgrounds, and incomes say it is a good idea to get back to…

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Posted in American workers blue-collar Economy Immigration Jobs Politics unemployment Wages working class

Blue Collar American Men Fall Out of Labor Force at Highest Rate in 20 Years

The labor force participation rate among working class, native-born American men has hit a 20-year low, research shows.

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Posted in coronavirus Donald Trump Economy Jobs Paycheck Protection Program Politics steven mnuchin

Carney: Media Outraged Because Coronavirus Loans Worked

The Trump administration’s signature relief program for small businesses came under relentless assault and media-manufactured outrage this week after the Treasury Department released the names…

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Carney: Why We Cannot Afford to End Coronavirus Relief Now

In the months ahead, the economy will still need extraordinary aid to grow in the face of the pandemic’s destructive force.

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Posted in coronavirus Covid-19 Economics Economy Jobs jobs report June Trump unemployment

Unemployment Drops As U.S. Adds 4.8 Million New Jobs In June

The jobs report released Thursday shows the second consecutive month of growth and the highest jobs increase in American history.

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DHS Admits 600,000 Foreign H-1B Workers in American Jobs

U.S. employers keep roughly 600,000 foreign H-1B visa workers in jobs throughout the United States, according to an unprecedented report released today by the U.S….

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Chamber of Commerce Fails to Stop Trump’s Pro-American Worker Reforms

The Chamber of Commerce was dealt a blow on Monday after failing to convince President Donald Trump not to prioritize unemployed Americans for U.S. jobs…

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