About 5 years ago

09/10/2018 - Under Trump, The Jobs Boom Has Finally Reached Blue-Collar Workers. Will It Last?

– The Washington Post
Growth in this sector is occurring at the fastest rate since 1984.
The Trump era has sparked some of the most creative thinking in labor in years.
– Business Insider
The effects of raising the minimum wage have been debated for decades, but a study published in March by the U.S. Census Bureau found that a raise in the minimum wage increases earnings growth, and increasingly does so over the long-term, all without declines in employment.
Democrats have a lot of diverse candidates running this year – a record number of women, African Americans and Native Americans running in high-profile races that they hope could lead them to a blue wave. But there’s also been a surge of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender candidates all across the country who want to give that blue wave a rainbow tinge.