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‘Unfinished Business’: The Struggles of a Shrinking Middle Class

Fortune has covered the plight of American workers for decades—and that story is more urgent than ever today. In March 1961, John Davenport, a venerable writer who for years sat on Fortune's .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 20th, 2018

After long wait, trial on rideshare driver status about to begin

After nearly four years, Monday marks the start of a massively impactful Suffolk Superior Court trial over Uber and Lyft's treatment of Massachusetts workers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 12th, 2024

7 Things the Middle Class Won’t Be Able To Afford in the Next 5 Years

7 Things the Middle Class Won’t Be Able To Afford in the Next 5 Years.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 4th, 2024

Elon Musk Agrees Every American Household Will Have A $1,000-Per-Month Home Robot In 7 Years" Time

Elon Musk agrees with a podcast prediction that domestic robots will become common in middle-class American households within seven years, highlighting the tech industry's significant advancements in robotics. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 22nd, 2024

19 ex-McDonald"s workers returned to their old restaurant for a "Class of 1975" reunion almost 50 years after working together

The former McDonald's workers have stayed close friends over.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 10th, 2024

Biden’s big bet: He can remake the economy without any negative side effects

The American Families Plan is part of a bold gamble Biden wants to make that he can improve the lives of lower- and middle-class Americans without unleashing years of inflation, slower growth and less incentive to work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 28th, 2021

The American Families Plan is Biden’s bet that he can remake the economy without any negative side effects

The American Families Plan is part of a bold gamble Biden wants to make that he can improve the lives of lower and middle-class Americans without unleashing years of inflation, slower growth and less incentive to work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 28th, 2021

The Middle Class Has Finally Been Suckered Into The Casino

The Middle Class Has Finally Been Suckered Into The Casino Authored by Charles Hugh Smit.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 15th, 2021

54 million people fell out of the global middle class last year as the K-shaped recovery went international

Some 152 million people tumbled into poverty or the lower-income class, reversing years of improvement in poorer countries, according to Pew data. People line .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 9th, 2021

SCOTT GALLOWAY: I started buying stocks at age 13. More than 40 years later, I finally understand what investment really means.

In middle school, Galloway was given $200 to buy stocks. Now, he says that making good investments is the reason his sons have health insurance. Scott Galloway. .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 19th, 2021

Third Major Transfer From The Middle Class To The Wealthy In 20 Years

Third .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 28th, 2020

How the coronavirus could create a new working class

Experts predict the outbreak will lead to a rise in populism. But will workers turn their rage toward corporate CEOs or middle-class “elites”?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2020

The US is pushing a dubious 2-carrier strategy to deter Iran, but it"s taking a big toll on the fleet

US Navy/MCS 1st Class D. Keith Simmons The Navy has been operating two carriers in the Middle East amid tensions with Iran, reversing course a decline in carrier presence in recent years. But the deterrent effect those carriers appear to have on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Class I Rail Employment Reaches Another Record Low

The Class I railroads in February employed the fewest number of workers in years as U.S. rail traffic continued its drop from year-ago levels. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 24th, 2020

Arizona boom draws Californians and changes political hue

A decade after the recession hit hard, Arizona's economy is a magnet for technology companies and workers seeking an affordable middle-class life......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2020

After years of dead-end jobs, a young woman tries to break into the middle class

Stark employment disparities remain despite the booming economy touted by President Trump......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMar 6th, 2020

"It Was The Final Bucket Of Straw" - Trump Tax Plan Sparks Middle-Class Exodus From California, New York

"It Was The Final Bucket Of Straw" - Trump Tax Plan Sparks Middle-Class Exodus From California, New York Years of mismanagement by unaccountable Democrats in Sacramento has made it practically impossible to build.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2020

The number of workers suing their employers fell last year for the first time in 16 years — why that’s not a good thing

2019 marked the first year in more than a decade that there were fewer federal class-action lawsuits alleging unpaid wages, job discrimination and mishandled retirement benefits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2020

2 years after Trump tax cuts, the middle class is lagging

The White House's signature tax law has failed to halt the rise of inequality in the U.S., federal data show......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 31st, 2019

2 years after Trump"s tax reform, middle-class incomes aren"t keeping up

America's richest families will boost income at twice the rate of the middle class, partly due to the Trump administration's Tax Cuts & Jobs Act......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 31st, 2019