Tag: employment

A U.S. labor Shortage? Here are 10 Problems With That.

Today I saw a series of news articles suggesting that, for the first time, there are more job openings than there are eligible workers to fill them. Let’s ignore the word “eligible” for a moment (I’ll come back to this) and focus on the fact that they said that there was a labor shortage. They…

Money, Jobs, Banks and Debt

Wages have stagnated for years, but prices continue to increase, and the value of our labor decreases. This is essentially robbery, and education (or the lack thereof) is not helping. While you are working the same job with the same effort, the value of your labor decreases, and you can buy less with the money…

Raising Minimum Wage

I received a message about minimum wage that said – Bernie Sanders said, “They’re just factually wrong. In my state of Vermont, our minimum wage is $8.60 compared to the national minimum wage of $7.25. We have one of the lowest unemployment rates in America. You have states where there is virtually no minimum wage…