Category Archives: Employment

How Migrant Workers are FILLING IN for Striking Hotel Employees in Southern California (Video)

Allegations of Southern California hotels employing migrant workers to replace striking staff have recently come to light. Not shocking, if you ask me. What’s truly eyebrow-raising is the naive surprise some people are showing. Sanctuary cities like Los Angeles practically roll out the red carpet for migrant workers who, let’s be honest, are more than willing to take up the tough, less glamorous jobs that others shy away from. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has even launched an investigation into working conditions at these hotels. What’s next, a probe into why the sky is blue? The kicker here is that it’s not just the hotels, but the union workers themselves who should’ve seen this coming. When you declare yourself a sanctuary city, it’s like sending an open invitation to replace the existing labor force. Wake up, America.

FBI says North Korea deployed thousands of IT workers to get remote jobs in US with fake IDs

Greenberg said any company that hired freelance IT workers “more than likely” hired someone participating in the scheme. An FBI spokeswoman said Thursday that the North Koreans contracted with companies across the U.S. and in some other countries.

The Justice Department said Wednesday that IT workers dispatched and contracted by North Korea to work remotely with companies in St. Louis and elsewhere in the US have been using false identities to get the jobs. The money they earned was funneled to the North Korean weapons program, FBI leaders said at a news conference in St. Louis.

Federal authorities announced the seizure of $1.5 million and 17 domain names as part of the investigation, which is ongoing.

Jay Greenberg, special agent in charge of the St. Louis FBI office, said any company that hired freelance IT workers “more than likely” hired someone participating in the scheme. An FBI spokeswoman said Thursday that the North Koreans contracted with companies across the US and in some other countries.


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Biden’s Labor Market: 1.9M Fewer Americans Working, 2M Foreign Workers Funneled into U.S. Jobs

At the end of 2022, 1.9 million fewer Americans were working than in 2019 before the Chinese coronavirus pandemic while President Joe Biden’s administration has funneled two million additional foreign workers into United States jobs.

A new analysis from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) shows that in the fourth quarter of 2022, close to two million fewer native-born Americans were working in jobs compared to the same time in 2019 while two million foreign-born workers have been added to the workforce compared to the same time period.

For more than two decades, the number of native-born, working-age Americans in the workforce has declined, CIS notes:

There has been a decades-long decline in the labor force participation rate of the U.S.-born of working-age (16 to 64), from 77.3 percent in 2000 to 73.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2022. [Emphasis added]

If the labor force participation rate for the working-age U.S.-born in the fourth quarter of 2022 was what it had been in the fourth quarter of 2000, then 6.4 million more people would be in the labor force. [Emphasis added]


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America’s Invisible Crisis | Nicholas Eberstadt (Video)

John is joined by Nicholas Eberstadt for a Direct interview focused on his recent book, ‘Men Without Work’. Nicholas talks about the societal damage caused by the millions of prime-age men who are neither employed in education or in training.

Biden Grows Workforce with Foreign Workers, Americans Left on Sidelines

President Joe Biden’s administration is growing the United States labor market by adding millions of foreign workers for employers to hire, leaving jobless Americans on the sidelines.

Data published in the New York Times shows that the Biden administration is aiding employers by adding millions of foreign workers to the labor force — ensuring wages stay stagnant — even as native-born Americans struggle to get back into jobs since the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

“The foreign-born workforce grew much more quickly than the U.S.-born workforce, Labor Department figures show,” the Times reports:

“When the unemployment rate goes down, you would normally expect wage inflation to go up, but that’s not what’s happening,” said Torsten Slok, chief economist at Apollo Global Management. “So there must be something else moving in the labor force, and there is a very likely explanation here that immigrants are coming in and taking jobs.” [Emphasis added]


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The Next Big Economic Crisis – UNEMPLOYMENT (Video)

The biggest crisis in 2023 can turn out to be unemployment.

Google Investor Admits: No Labor Shortage in America’s Tech Industry

Billionaire hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn, an investor in Google, admits there is no labor shortage in the United States tech industry despite claims that more foreign visa workers are needed to fill jobs.

As Google lays off some 12,000 employees across multiple cities in the U.S., Hohn wrote to CEO Sundar Pichai requesting the tech conglomerate cut another nearly 20,000 positions from its payroll and lower salaries.

Hohn’s letter inadvertently admits there is no shortage of tech workers to hire in the U.S. despite industry claims that more foreign visa workers are necessary to fill jobs.

“Over the last five years, Alphabet more than doubled its headcount, adding over 100,000 employees, of which over 30,000 were added in the first nine months of 2022 alone,” Hohn writes:

The decision to cut 12,000 jobs is a step in the right direction, but it does not even reverse the very strong headcount growth of 2022. Ultimately, management will need to go further. [Emphasis added]


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‘This Is Just The Beginning!’ – Reaction To Redfin, META & Stripe Pushing Massive Layoffs (Video)

In this short clip, Patrick Bet-David, Tom Ellsworth, Dave Rubin, Adam Sosnick, and Ricardo Aguilar talk about the layoff coming from the housing & tech sectors.

Monica De La Cruz: Illegal Immigration a ‘Gut Punch’ for Working Class Wages as the Rich Face ‘Virtually No Impact’

Republican Monica De La Cruz, running in Texas’s 15th congressional district, says illegal immigration is a “gut punch” to the wages of America’s working class while the nation’s wealthy see “virtually no impact” on their livelihoods.

During a press call last week, De La Cruz focused her attention on the massive downward economic pressure that decades of illegal immigration have on working and middle-class Americans looking for high-wage jobs, affordable housing, and social services that are not crowded.

“The last thing we need to be doing is driving down wages and that’s the first thing illegal immigration does,” De La Cruz said.

In 2020, a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report admitted that “immigration has exerted downward pressure on the wages of relatively low-skilled workers who are already in the country, regardless of their birthplace.”


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Study: U.S. Tariffs on All Foreign Imports Would Create 10M American Jobs

Imposing United States tariffs on nearly all foreign imports would create about 10 million American jobs while boosting domestic output by nearly 20 percent, a new study finds.

The study, conducted by the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), reveals that increasing U.S. tariffs by 15 percent for all imported products and by 35 percent on products in vital supply chains would create about 10 million American jobs and generate over $600 billion in new revenue.

About three million of those 10 million new jobs would be at American manufacturing plants which would then support about 6.9 million new service industry jobs. Prior research has shown that every one durable manufacturing job supports 7.4 new jobs in the service industry.

Overall domestic output, according to CPA researchers, would jump 19 percent with tariffs across the board, with a 52 percent increase in output from the electrical industry, a 54 percent increase in output from the textiles and clothing industry, and a 30 percent increase in output in chemical manufacturing.


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