Tag: jobs

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…

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…