Tag: wages

Economic Update: US’s Profit Driven Medicine

Economic Update: US’s Profit Driven Medicine

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, the weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives: jobs, incomes, debts—all that sort of thing—for ourselves, for our children. And I’m your host Richard Wolff. I want…

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Marcus Hook Industrial Complex Employs Robust Workforce

Marcus Hook Industrial Complex Employs Robust Workforce

Here at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex we employ thousands of employees to construct this facility and since construction we’ve gone into operation and now we employ over 200 people every day

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Economic Update: Worker Co-Ops, Socialism’s Future

Economic Update: Worker Co-Ops, Socialism’s Future

Welcome friends to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives—jobs, debts, incomes, our own, those of our children coming down the pike to face us. I’m your host Richard…

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True Cost of Employment

True Cost of Employment

It’s really easy to not properly understand what your employees really cost you or your contractors. And that becomes a problem when you don’t charge enough for them. So what I’m going to try and do today is…

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How the Employment Cost Index Is Used

How the Employment Cost Index Is Used

So, we’ve been talking about the Employment Cost Index produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s one of the Principal Federal Economic Indicators, and all that really means is that it’s widely used data on how the…

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AskProfWolff: Financing Worker Co-ops

AskProfWolff:  Financing Worker Co-ops

This is a response to Peter Osuchowski—one of our Patreon supporters—and it’s a pleasure as always to get these questions and to provide, as best I can, an answer. Peter asks, quite rightly, about the financing for worker…

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What Is the Employment Cost Index?

What Is the Employment Cost Index?

For years, the Bureau of Labor statistics has provided businesses with important pieces of information. One of these is the cost of employees to their employers, and it’s called the Employment Cost Index, or ECI. The ECI is…

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What to Expect During an Employment Standards Inspection | Inspection sur les normes d’emploi

What to Expect During an Employment Standards Inspection | Inspection sur les normes d’emploi

[TITLE: What to expect during an Employment Standards Inspection] Ali Sheik: The role of an Employment Standards Officer is to conduct inspections and investigations. [TITLE: Employment Standards Officers travel all over the province to inspect workplaces.] Ali Sheik:…

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Some Taxpayers Can File Their Employment Taxes Annually

Some Taxpayers Can File Their Employment Taxes Annually

HI, I’M BECKI, AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. IF YOU’RE AN EMPLOYER, YOU PROBABLY KNOW THAT YOU NEED TO WITHHOLD FEDERAL TAXES FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES’ PAY. SO WHICH TAX FORM DO YOU USE TO REPORT…

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Minimum wage hikes are causing restaurants to close, costing jobs

Minimum wage hikes are causing restaurants to close, costing jobs
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