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September BLS Report Ignores, as it Always Does, American Job Displacement

The September Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report announced that the economy generated 156,000 new jobs, fewer than the 176,000 Wall Street analysts had predicted. About 7.9 million Americans are unemployed, which the Labor Department said is a little-changed statistic over the year. From month to month, the BLS reports are a monotonous litany of poor economic growth and dismal job creation.
 

Shameless Caterpillar Fires 300 American Workers, Hires Foreign Nationals

U.S. workers took another hit this week when Fortune 500 giant Caterpillar announced that it will fire 300 U.S. employees, and replace them with foreign-born H-1B visa holders. Caterpillar, an American corporate icon, is the latest but certainly will not be the last to displace Americans in the pursuit of cheaper, but less skilled, labor.
 

July BLS Report: ‘Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative’

For skeptics of the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report, July provided plenty of fodder. Superficially, the numbers looked good, and were better than predicted: the economy added 255,000 jobs, more than Wall Street’s anticipated 180,000.

Coaching Soccer: Job Americans Won’t Do?

No one would ever guess that there’s a shortage of American soccer coaches. Millions of American boys, girls and young adults play soccer at the high school, college and amateur level and are potentially prime coaching prospects.

The Alienation of Americans

As the political campaigns for the Presidency continue and multiple debates provide American voters with the candidates’ positions, without exception, the candidates – irrespective of political party affiliation – have forgotten that, while they seek one of the most prestigious jobs in the world, millions of Americans simply want decent jobs.

Increasingly American citizens are being ignored and alienated by their own government.

Administration Poised to Provide More Jobs for Aliens

Virtually every politician who seeks public office promises to “create new jobs” and “bring American jobs back to America.”

Rare Win for American Workers

Victories over corporations that abuse immigration law to hire cheap labor are few and far between. When they occur, as happened in August, they should be celebrated.

Former, Current Labor Secretaries Agree: Immigration Bad for Workers, Hurts Incomes

Labor Day 2015 will be bleak for many Americans. For those who have jobs, their real wages have been stagnant for about 30 years. And for the more than 92 million detached from the workforce, the chance of landing a good job grows slimmer every day.
 

Mexican Consulates to Issue Birth Certificates on the Spot

On January 6, the same day that the 114th Congress was sworn in, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto met with President Obama. Top on their agenda was how Mexico could help facilitate Obama’s executive amnesty, specifically by making sure its unlawful immigrants could promptly provide adequate qualifying documentation to the Department of Homeland Security.

Mark Zuckerberg: Can’t Make Friends or Influence People

Multibillionaire Mark Zuckerberg, net worth $34 billion at last count, doesn’t know much about making friends or influencing people.

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