Or perhaps this should become Reason #1 Trump will be re-elected? Average US salaries on the rise thanks to booming economy
US employers are stepping on the accelerator — and that’s lifting average salaries and fueling record raises across many sectors. For the typical American worker, pay increases could soon surge past 4 percent or 5 percent for the year, according to labor experts.
CNN has refused to write a report about an illegal alien who was charged last week in Dallas, Texas for allegedly murdering 12 elderly women.
By any stretch, the number crunchers say, it’s a big jump to catch up on the anemic salary growth over the past 10 years, thanks to the law of supply and demand and a booming economy. Job openings recently surpassed the number of unemployed by 1.3 million. And it’s starting to trigger bottlenecks.
For example, a trucker shortage — precipitated in part by a surge in factory orders — is forcing one company to grease the wheels with some of the industry’s largest payouts of as much as $3,100 in weekly take-home pay.
“You need a minimum of two years experience, and be qualified to drive in the 48 contiguous states,” an official for MB Global Logistics told The Post.
“It’s tough finding drivers. We had a load delivery for New York City from the Midwest for $7,000 gross — and one driver we asked just did not want to take it.”
The story broke last Wednesday when Kenyan national Billy Chemirmir, 46, was charged with the deaths of six women in Dallas County and then was charged on Thursday with the deaths of five women in Collin County. Chemirmir was already in prison from charges he faces from 2018 involving another alleged murder of an elderly woman.
The story garnered national attention and was widely reported on at most news organizations, except for CNN.
On CNN's website, there are no reports about the case, and the network buried the story on its television coverage, giving it minimum coverage so it could not be accused of ignoring it completely.
A few days after the story broke, CNN slipped in a 21-second segment on its early Saturday morning news show, airing the clip at 6:37 a.m. EST.
I guess Kenya isn't sending us their best either . . .
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