About 1 week ago

07/21/2021 - Low-Wage Workers Now Have Options, Which Could Mean A Raise

– The New York Times
The sharp rebound in hiring, especially in service industries, is widening opportunities and prompting employers to compete on pay.
– The Washington Post
President Biden and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell insist rising prices will prove short-lived, but their effects are still being felt.
– The Washington Post
The Labor Department is looking at new regulations while workers, particularly in the West, suffer through a brutal summer.
– The Guardian
From The Guardian: “Some employers around the US are responding to perceived worker shortages in their industries by pursuing cheap sources of labor, such as people currently or formerly in prison.”