Archive for the ‘Wages – earnings’ Category

There’s a big difference between “lost wages” and “deferred pay”!

January 16, 2019

Among the aspects of the shutdown drama that make me want to scream are sympathy-soliciting headlines about furloughed government employees’ “lost wages”.


Here’s why that sets me off…


About February’s great jobs report …

March 7, 2016

Reading the headlines, it’s happy days again.

In February, employers added 242,000 jobs.

Pretty good, right?



Well, unfortunately, there’s a rub …