Wages

Protect New Hampshire’s Booming Economy – Vote Republican on Tue. Nov. 6th

In case you forgot to share this great news with friends and neighbors. As of July, the average hourly wage for private employment in New Hampshire was $26.22, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. New Hampshire’s real per capita personal income is up more than $4,000 since …

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Wage Growth Highest Since 2009 – Consumer Confidence Soars to Highest in 18 Years

If Democrats were hoping for a pre-election push from today’s job numbers they got it, but in the wrong direction. Hiring accelerated in October and the unemployment rate held at a 49-year low, signs of a strengthening labor market that delivered U.S. workers the best pay raises in nearly a decade. U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased …

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New Hampshire’s Economy Is Booming – Democrat Want to Take It All Away

Last month, Drew Cline, writing at the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, provided some numbers that reinforce arguments I’ve been making on these pages for years. That if the government just stays out of the way jobs and wages will take care of themselves. As of July, the average hourly wage for private employment …

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Data Point – “Worker pay and benefits climbing at fastest pace in 10 years, ECI finds”

The numbers: American workers are finally reaping the benefits of the lowest unemployment rate and best jobs market in decades: Wages and benefits are rising at the fastest pace in a decade. The employment cost index rose 0.6% in the second quarter, a tick below the MarketWatch estimate of 0.7%. More important, the cost of worker compensation …

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McDonald’s Drops the Hammer – Ordering Kiosks in Every Store by 2020

Spurned by meddling Democrats crying for government intervention in the value of an hour of labor McDonald’s began testing Kiosks in Europe. That expanded to here and there and over there. But the time has come. No more fiddling around the edges. The trial period has ended. McD’s is putting self-serv kiosks in every restaurant …

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While NH Democrats Fight for 15 D.C. Dems Vote To Dump It for Tipped Workers

New Hampshire Gubernatorial candidates Steve Marchand and Molly Kelly are both dedicated Democrats with designs on using government to limit your potential for prosperity. They both support a New Hampshire minimum wage of $15.00/hour; which we know will result in job losses and less monthly income for the very people they claim to want to …

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New Hampshire Economy Sets Records for Employment and Labor Force Participation

Last week some Democrat stooge was on the radio badmouthing Governor Sununu on the economy and workers and families and wages (insert dancing donkey in a top hat), but she did it without actually saying anything. It was all empty rhetoric. Palm card pablum. Yes, I have plenty of issues with Chris Sununu’s “priorities.” I …

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Democrats: Are You Paying Your Campaign Workers a ‘Living Wage?’

Torn from the headlines at HotAir.com, a question of epic and historical weight. Why won’t Democrats let their campaign workers unionize? When workers on one self-proclaimed progressive’s congressional campaign decided to unionize, they ran into “classic union busting” tactics, according [to] a former staffer, who asked that he and the campaign remain anonymous for fear of …

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GrokTALK! – Wages, Death, Energy, & Fungus

We talk about how Seattle small business owners “feel” about that $15/hr minimum wage the progressives had to have, where not to go in New Hampshire if you want the base to vote for you, then its on to death taxes followed by a few minutes on electricity and energy.