Tag: Hire American

Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Policy Delivers Fastest Wage Growth Since 2009

President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” policy pushed Americans’ wages up by 3.4 percent in the last 12 months, according to employment data released March 8. “We’re seeing wages rise more than they have at any time for a long, long time,” Trump told reporters. He added: The big news, really, was that wages went up. And […]

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Washington Post: Border Rush May Hit 100,000 Migrants in March

The cross-border migrant inflow may reach 100,000 people in March, according to the Washington Post. “The number of migrants taken into custody last year jumped 39 percent from February to March, and a similar increase this month would push levels to 100,000 detentions or more,” the Washington Post reported March 4. The paper continued: U.S. court restrictions […]

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Wall Street Journal: Wages, Productivity Jump in Donald Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Economy

President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” economic policy is forcing companies to pay higher wages and also buy the labor-saving machinery which allows Americans to produce more value in less time. Trump’s “Hire American” success-on-success was spotlighted March 1 by the Wall Street Journal: Surging demand for its products has sent Republic Wire Inc. on a hiring […]

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Washington Post: Democrats Hid Their Border Security Wins from Trump

Democratic leaders directed their deputies on the 2019 border security panel to hide their negotiating victories from President Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. The Post reported on the border deal: Democrats, privately, were amused but made a conscious decision not to gloat — concerned that if they celebrated what they considered a victory Thursday they might […]

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Trump Indicates End of ‘Hire American’ Policy, May Invite More Foreign Workers

President Donald Trump suggested that he is ready to ditch his Inauguration Day promise of a “Hire American” economic policy — even though thousands of auto workers are being laid off, millions of Americans do not have jobs, and many millions of Americans cannot get better-paying jobs. The huge policy shift in favor of employers […]

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Jeb Bush Praises Donald Trump’s Boost for H-1B Outsourcing Program

The GOP establishment’s champion in the 2016 primaries, Jeb Bush, is praising President Donald Trump’s upgrade to the H-1B outsourcing program. “New H-1B rules would result in up to 5,340 more immigrants with a master’s degree or higher getting selected for a visa,” Jeb Bush tweeted February 1. “A good change in policy.” Bush’s endorsement is a problem […]

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Trump Economy: Blue-Collar Wages Rise Faster than White-Collar

Salaries for college graduate Americans are growing much slower than for Americans who are working in transportation, restaurants, services, construction, and sales, according to federal data. Average pay grew 3.0 percent in the 12 months up to December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, employees in the broad “management, professional, and related” category gained only […]

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WashPost Admits Trump’s Economy Aiding Minorities, Women

President Donald Trump’s hot economy is raising wages and bringing more sidelined workers back into the workplace, according to a grudging admission by a “Wonkblog” reporter at the Washington Post. But the reporter, Andrew van Dam, could not bring himself to mention Trump or admit that Trump’s “Hire American” immigration policy is forcing companies to hire and pay […]

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Business Group: Labor Shortages in Trump’s Economy Boost Blue-Collar Voters

The wages, productivity, and work satisfaction of blue-collar Americans are rising fast under President Donald Trump’s high pressure, low-immigration economy, says a new report by the blue chip Conference Board. The report on blue-collar workers says: We expect labor markets to continue to tighten in the coming years, which will only apply more wage and price […]

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American Workers Thank Trump as Manufacturing Plant Breaks Ground: ‘Me and My Family Are Grateful’

American workers thanked President Trump as a new Foxconn manufacturing plant broke ground in Wisconsin on Thursday. During the groundbreaking ceremony, Trump welcomed three American workers onstage who will be working at the manufacturing plant or are working on building the facility. The workers thanked Trump and Foxconn for giving them new opportunities in the president’s […]

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