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August Jobs Report – Lower but Still Positive



As we return from the Labor Day holiday in the United States, we find that there is not much labor-related to celebrate from the August payroll report. The August report came out on Friday, September 2, 2016, the report showed a slowdown in growth from the previous two months. The Department of…

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Minimum Wages and Inflation



In the United States, the Federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Since 2014, however, 26 states have raised their minimum wage. There has been a push to bring the national minimum wage to $15 and some states and cities are leading the charge. For instance, California and Washington D.C.…

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