Remember when Donald Trump promised to keep companies from shipping American jobs overseas? That promise may need to be re-visited, as the Republican tax law encourages companies to avoid American taxes and export American jobs.
Eighteen years old, already a father, and having passed his high school equivalency test, Timothy Gonzalez took a $10-an-hour job “shoveling dirt” as a construction laborer in Pensacola, Florida.
Working women need one more academic degree than their male colleagues just to earn the same pay for the same work.
One of the world’s oldest and largest theme parks—Disneyland in Anaheim, California—invites tourists to “Get More Happy.” But the resort’s 20,000 regular employees and 3,000 contract workers just want to get more money in their paychecks so they can support themselves and their families.
Remember a couple of weeks ago when House Speaker Paul Ryan proudly tweeted about a Pennsylvania school secretary who got a $1.50 weekly raise, thanks to the Republican tax cut?
President Trump drinks 12 cans of Diet Coke a day. But, when he thinks about the soft drink giant taking the fizz out of his promises, maybe he’ll have a Coke…and a frown.
When Amazon says it’s coming to town, state and local governments roll out the red carpet—and lots of greenbacks, too.