Cory Booker Has a Plan to Fix Stock Buybacks

The elite shareholder class is funneling trillions of dollars away from American workers. How can we turn back this trickle-down tide? You already know that income inequality is causing many of America’s worst problems. And you probably can identify many of the tools that the trickle-down crowd uses to take money away from ordinary Americans … Read moreCory Booker Has a Plan to Fix Stock Buybacks

Los Angeles Guidance Charter School Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Guidance Charter School, of Palmdale, Calif will pay $8,000 and provide other injunctive relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The consent decree was approved by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Please follow and like us:

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q4 and Annual 2018 GDP: Economy Grows 2.9% in 2018

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q4 and Annual 2018 GDP: Economy Grows 2.9% in 2018 ASowah@doc.gov Thu, 02/28/2019 – 10:04 Economic indicators FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 28, 2019 Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the fourth quarter and annual gross domestic product (GDP) numbers. The … Read moreStatement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q4 and Annual 2018 GDP: Economy Grows 2.9% in 2018

Mentoring International Success: A Mid-Size Midwestern Municipality’s Mission

Kevin D. Malecek is the Director of Economic Development and International Trade for the City of Mentor, Ohio This post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct investment, how that work supports jobs and economic growth across the United States, and how SelectUSA partners with EDOs to … Read moreMentoring International Success: A Mid-Size Midwestern Municipality’s Mission

Contractor Agreements Not Worth The Paper They’re Printed On, Part 785

You can have the best independent contractor agreement in the world. You can hire the best gig economy lawyers in the country (ask us, we have some ideas) to draft the absolute crown jewel of a document for you, capturing the latest and greatest legal developments and considering every last aspect of your business. But … Read moreContractor Agreements Not Worth The Paper They’re Printed On, Part 785

Press Mention: Fiat Chrysler to Reopen Idled Plant in Detroit, 6,500 jobs

Excerpt: “President Trump’s threat of auto tariffs likely supported this major investment decision,” Stumo continued. “If the tariffs on imported autos are imposed, it will help FCA’s Jeep and Ram further increase sales and market share, benefitting the Michigan economy and creating even more good paying jobs.” Fiat Chrysler to Reopen Idled Detroit Plant, Bring 6.5K U.S. … Read morePress Mention: Fiat Chrysler to Reopen Idled Plant in Detroit, 6,500 jobs

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, China, and Mexico

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, China, and Mexico kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 02/26/2019 – 17:18 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, China, and Mexico

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Imports of Steel Racks from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Imports of Steel Racks from China kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 02/26/2019 – 16:55 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Imports of Steel Racks from China

“SANCTUARY CITIES SUPPORT CORPORATE WELFARE: More vicious hypocrisy from the Left.”

Hi Gang: My latest article appears in the February 26, 2019 edition of FrontPage Magazine:   SANCTUARY CITIES SUPPORT CORPORATE WELFARE: More vicious hypocrisy from the Left. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to whom you send this … Read more“SANCTUARY CITIES SUPPORT CORPORATE WELFARE: More vicious hypocrisy from the Left.”

Panel event with Michelle Malkin

On Friday, March 1, at 4:00 pm at the National Press Club, I’ll be appearing on a panel with Michelle Malkin. We”ll be discussing high-skill immigration, and the starting point will be my new report discussed in the previous post. Admission is free, and there will be food provided, so please come. WASHINGTON, D.C. (February … Read morePanel event with Michelle Malkin

Press Mention: Trump expects to sign trade deal with China fairly soon

Excerpt. “The Wall Street and globalist wing of the administration seem to be pushing for a short-term deal that we know will not be sufficient for our long-term interests,” [Michael Stumo] said. President Trump stoked expectations Monday for a successful conclusion to U.S.-China trade talks, saying he anticipated signing an agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping … Read morePress Mention: Trump expects to sign trade deal with China fairly soon

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at National Governors Association & U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Invest in America! Summit”

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at National Governors Association & U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Invest in America! Summit” ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 02/26/2019 – 09:38 Export and investment promotion Investing in communities and workers Manufacturing Trade enforcement AS DELIVERED Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Wilbur Ross Thank you, Suzanne Clark, for that kind introduction, and … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at National Governors Association & U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Invest in America! Summit”

Senator Cory Booker explains: what the hell is a stock buyback?

Senator Cory Booker explains the problem with stock buybacks, walks us through his Workers Dividend Act, and offers Goldy some much-needed counseling.  Cory Booker is the U.S. Senator from New Jersey and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.  Twitter: @CoryBooker Further reading: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/3/6/17083398/booker-buyback-populist  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/02/kill-stock-buyback-to-save-the-american-economy/385259/ Please follow and like us:

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Petition Requirements and Investigative Data Collection: Trade Act of 1974, as Amended

The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s), Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, “Petition Requirements and Investigative Data Collection: Trade Act of 1974, as Amended.” This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in … Read moreAgency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Petition Requirements and Investigative Data Collection: Trade Act of 1974, as Amended

Highly-Educated Immigration ≠ Highly-Skilled Immigration

I have a new report out this week with a self-explanatory title, “Foreign-Educated Immigrants Are Less Skilled Than U.S. Degree Holders.” Here’s the summary chart: And here’s the conclusion: Although skilled immigration may be desirable, policy-makers must be cautious in using foreign degrees as proof of those skills. This report has shown that immigrants with … Read moreHighly-Educated Immigration ≠ Highly-Skilled Immigration

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China ASowah@doc.gov Mon, 02/25/2019 – 14:29 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 25, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China

How many H-1B in the United States?

How many H-1B in the United States? Many more H-1B than the experts have estimated Written by Steve Kritzer on July 24th 2016Updated March 19th 2017 Subjects: H-1B, Michelle Malkin, Center for Immigration Studies, Economic Policy Institute At about 13:00 mmss in the accompaying video, Malkin looks to the panel for confirmation that 650,000 H-1B … Read moreHow many H-1B in the United States?

New UX for Community Forum – Share your Experiences by yourself !

We started RedBus2US Blog back in 2009 to share personal experiences, so that others can learn from our experiences and make informed decisions. Later in 2010, we started Forum for users to ask questions and get responses from community…It looked like below. To better serve the needs of community, we changed software for Forum in … Read moreNew UX for Community Forum – Share your Experiences by yourself !

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

Join Protect U.S. Workers Weekly Conference Calls

Protect U.S. Workers hosts weekly Conference calls with Americans across the Country who have been harmed by the H1B or other foreign visa programs.  We also have special guests join us.  It was an honor and privilege to have Tim Canova as our special guest this week. To Join the Conference calls please send an … Read moreJoin Protect U.S. Workers Weekly Conference Calls

USCIS completed a proposal to end work visas for spouses of temporary foreign workers.

In 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order to create the H-4 employment authorization, known as H-4 EAD, to allow the spouses of temporary foreign workers to work in the U.S. The USCIS proposal will eliminate the H-4 work permits for the spouses of temporary foreign workers. About 90,000 people hold H-4 permits. The proposal … Read moreUSCIS completed a proposal to end work visas for spouses of temporary foreign workers.

Wages and Benefits in a City Near You

This started out as a blog about wages and benefits in New York City. But then I shared it with some colleagues, who thought it was too Gotham-centric. My real purpose is to highlight the data on employer costs for wages and benefits in several large metropolitan areas, including New York. But maybe I should … Read moreWages and Benefits in a City Near You

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Large Diameter Welded Pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Large Diameter Welded Pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 02/21/2019 – 14:16 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 21, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Large Diameter Welded Pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey

Christini’s Ristorante Italiano to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment / Retaliation Lawsuit

Christini’s Ristorante Italiano, an Italian restaurant located in Orlando’s “Restaurant Row,” has agreed to pay $80,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Please follow and like us:

EEOC Proposes Rules Update for Digital Charge System

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to update private sector procedural regulations to account for digital transmission of documents and communications between the EEOC and the parties. The proposed rule changes recognize the increasing reliance on digital technology by the EEOC and its stakeholders. This NPRM … Read moreEEOC Proposes Rules Update for Digital Charge System