Tag Archives: American labor force

American Employers Exploit Undocumented Workers For Profit

Contributed by Joel Wells American employers face almost no risk when hiring undocumented workers and pocket higher profits when they do. This affects the economy of every state in the nation, including Iowa. According to the Pew Research Center report … Continue reading

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Labor Confronts Trump Followers

The column looks at the continuing struggles of American workers to secure a decent standard of living. by Ralph Scharnau The stock market currently reaches historic highs, unemployment dips to new lows, and analysts pronounce the economy strong. Despite these … Continue reading

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“Show Me the Money,” Wage Stagnation Among Workers in the United States

by Ralph Scharnau The stock market breaks records, banks have nicely recovered from the Great Recession, unemployment hovers at historic lows, and the economy hums along. This idyllic picture masks the struggles of ordinary workers. They face a variety of … Continue reading

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