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Labor Unions Losing Their Grip on Workers

Labor unions maybe be losing more members, and perhaps more importantly dues, thanks to a worker in Minnesota who won a suit to leave the union and quit paying dues immediately, instead of during a union enforced “contract window.”

Amazon’s HQ2 Selection Drama Enters Its Final Act

After almost two years of courting by cities across the country, it appears that Amazon is close to selecting the site (or sites) for its new headquarters complex. Amazon’s promise of investing up to $5 billion and creating 50,000 jobs,...

Wages jump by 3.1%, highest level in a decade

(OPINION from TheSorrentino.com) Say what one wants about the economy, and put us in the very cautious camp, the Fed driven expansion is creating malinvestment and a reckoning will come, perhaps worse than 2008. But saying that, there...

Youth Unemployment Hits 52-Year Low

(From The Wall Street Journal) The unemployment rate among young Americans fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years this summer, though the share of young people looking for work remained well below its peak in 1989. Of...

Occupational licensing keeps people poor (PIC)

This is a roadside sign brought to you by the government of Utah. God forbid you hire the guy down the road who knows how to use a hammer and a paint brush. No no, better make sure he’s licensed,...