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Who Hates the Minimum Wage?

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The minimum wage is one of many policy issues that almost everyone has an opinion on and almost unanimously, consensus among Americans is that it should be increased. 480 more words

Unskilled Workers Report for New Jobs – Satire

‘Sixty-four unskilled workers will report to new jobs in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday as part of a federal jobs program that provides employment for people unable to find productive work elsewhere. 61 more words


USA Today: Mike Rowe Explains The Skills Gap In USA Education System

Over the last 8 years of shooting Discovery Channels Hit show, Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe became increasingly concerned over the skills gap in the United States. 19 more words

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USA Today: Where the Jobs Are

Mike Rowe, host of ‘Someone’s Gotta Do It’ and ‘Dirty Jobs’ talks about the new blue collar jobs.


Outrages of the week

Obama to ease rules for foreign skilled workers That’s right, record unemployment and O’Bama wants to import workers. What kind of idiot wouldn’t first want to train American workers for the jobs? 404 more words

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Skill Structure of Demand for Migrants in Russia: Evidence from Administrative Data

Authors: Simon Commander (IE Business School, EBRD and Altura Partners) and Irina Denisova (CEFIR, NES).

Using Russian Ministry of Labor administrative data for all legal migrant applications in 2010 and matching the migrant to the sponsoring firm, we find that there is some – albeit limited – evidence of firms using migrants to address high skill shortages. 1,314 more words