Checking in on the American Dream: 3 charts that show US living standards and upward mobility are far from stagnant

I have to admit, Wikipedia does a pretty good job defining the American Dream: The American Dream is a national ethos of the United States, the set of ideals (democracy, rights, liberty, opportunity and equality) ....

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Don’t eliminate payroll taxes — unless you want to discourage work

At his Wednesday press briefing, President Trump said “At the end of the year, on the assumption that I win, I’m going to terminate the payroll tax… We’ll be paying into Social Security through the ....

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Toward a better Employee Retention Tax Credit

Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have staked out positions on expanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), a refundable tax credit that provides temporary wage support to help employers retain or rehire workers. In ....

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Registered Nurses and Retail Salespersons Are the Most Sought-After Employees

Forty-eight Percent of Job Ads with Salaries Above $35K MONTGOMERY - Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows that the most online wanted ads were for ....

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How to avoid a double-dip recession

Pick whatever letter or corporate logo you want when describing the current economic rebound. But the situation would certainly be brighter if coronavirus cases and deaths were declining rather than increasing. Many bullish Wall Street ....

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A tax incentive, not a spending program, to boost employment

Congress faces several critical choices before departing for their August recess. Should the $600-per-week additional unemployment insurance (UI) benefit (which has resulted in five of six workers earning more in unemployment benefits than wages) be ....

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Nikki America Fuel Systems Workers May Be Eligible for Benefits

Workers of Nikki America Fuel Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of Nikki America, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Surge Staffing, Auburn, Alabama (Nikki America Fuel Systems), who were engaged in activities related to the production ....

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Rep. Sewell Announces $4 Million in Federal Grant Funding for the Dannon Project

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded millions in funding for programs aimed at assisting justice-involved individuals in gaining meaningful employment Birmingham, AL – Today, Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced $4 million in federal grant funding to ....

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