Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Latest topics
» Stillnutty passed away
The Wageless Recovery EmptyWed Feb 06, 2019 3:59 pm by Sad American

» UF2 Members Chat Thread: Part 3
The Wageless Recovery EmptyThu Mar 02, 2017 1:02 am by DesperateInRI

» UFO 2.1 VIDEO JUKEBOX - Our Chords & Keys To Ascension
The Wageless Recovery EmptyWed Mar 01, 2017 8:19 pm by DesperateInRI

» I see this board has been quiet
The Wageless Recovery EmptyTue Jun 07, 2016 1:24 pm by Knight1009

» Hello Ya'll. *Theirmommie*
The Wageless Recovery EmptyTue Nov 17, 2015 9:42 am by my_lucid_bubble72

» 20 % of Americans Struggle To Buy Food
The Wageless Recovery EmptyThu Jul 16, 2015 1:00 pm by pbrad009

» The Make Some One Day Challenge
The Wageless Recovery EmptyWed May 27, 2015 12:32 pm by Prof_NSA

» Clues to why they not hiring you
The Wageless Recovery EmptySun Apr 05, 2015 5:25 pm by Sandra5yearsunemployed

» New Year Nothing Change
The Wageless Recovery EmptyTue Jan 20, 2015 5:48 pm by Prof_NSA

» Passed?!?! H.R. 3979: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014
The Wageless Recovery EmptyFri Dec 19, 2014 4:24 pm by charliekerper

» Forbes: America's #1 Problem is Jobs, Not Debt
The Wageless Recovery EmptySat Nov 15, 2014 10:50 pm by jmainframe

» Economy just getting worse
The Wageless Recovery EmptyMon Oct 06, 2014 12:16 pm by oncemore

» January Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 157,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Up To 7.9 Percent
The Wageless Recovery EmptyFri Oct 03, 2014 11:23 am by DesperateInRI

» Hey Guys!!!!
The Wageless Recovery EmptyMon Sep 29, 2014 9:17 am by pbrad009

The Wageless Recovery EmptyThu Sep 25, 2014 11:56 pm by pbrad009

Social Networks
June 2024

Calendar Calendar

The Wageless Recovery

2 posters

Go down

The Wageless Recovery Empty The Wageless Recovery

Post by Guest Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:20 pm

Corporations are simultaneously finding ways to cut the pay of their
remaining U.S. workers -- not just threatening job losses if they don't
agree to the cuts, but also automating the work or sending it to
non-union states. (The Wall Street Journal's editorial page, an
unremittingly reliable barometer of Street thought, argued earlier this
week that such states offer workers the freedom to choose whether to
join a union -- in reality, the freedom to lose even more bargaining
power and be forced to accept even lower wages.)

America's jobless recovery is becoming a wageless recovery. That puts
the odds of another recession greater than the risk of inflation. Wall
Street and its representatives in Washington don't understand -- or
don't want to.


Back to top Go down

The Wageless Recovery Empty Re: The Wageless Recovery

Post by Falcon7 Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:51 am

I was making $35+ per hour (with very good benefits) as an Electrical Engineer, and am now willing to be a Cable TV tech for $10 per hour (with no benefits) and can't even get an interview! They are always looking for tech's and I get no response at all! I even dumbed down my resume changed my address and phone #, and I still get nothing. And I'm talking about at least 25+ applications over a 2 year period.
Maybe they are only looking for former NASA Engineer's......


Posts : 95
Join date : 2011-02-22
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

The Wageless Recovery Empty Re: The Wageless Recovery

Post by Abbie Wed Apr 27, 2011 7:52 am

Wall Street and its representatives in Washington don't understand -- or don't want to.

Oh they understand alright, that's the plan, low wages as low as they can get them. Just look at the whopping .04 increase in the minimum wage in Florida to 7.25 as an example.

The bill, by Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, has the backing of Florida’s business lobby............

Detert replied that “most of us do not agree there’s inflation” and she said that the increase to $7.25 is “about as fair as you can get in this world today.”

Posts : 144
Join date : 2011-02-22

Back to top Go down

The Wageless Recovery Empty Re: The Wageless Recovery

Post by Sponsored content

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum