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2021-11-25 8:38:36 AM  
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2021-11-25 10:11:20 AM  
The laws of supply and demand only apply to the sales of our Job Creating Small Businessheroes (Praise Be Their Names).

When it comes to workers using the Power of the Glorious Free Market to get paid what they're worth, that's Sharia CommunoSocialistic Atheism.
 
2021-11-25 10:30:22 AM  
If only there was some way to increase the labor pool.
 
2021-11-25 10:32:49 AM  
Did you ever notice how republicans always seem to be opposed to anything positive?

A cleaner environment? Horrible!
A citizenry engaged in the political process and eager to vote? Can't be having that!
Low unemployment? When will this madness end!?

You can pretty much gage the correct thing to do in any given situation by how red in the face angry they get about you doing it.
 
2021-11-25 10:39:24 AM  

dildo tontine: If only there was some way to increase the labor pool.


The labor pool in Nebraska will never match the outrage pool.
 
2021-11-25 12:24:03 PM  
Nothing worse than good times on the other guys watch.
 
2021-11-25 12:53:58 PM  

dildo tontine: If only there was some way to increase the labor pool.


Look, we don't need another Genghis Khan screwing up the gene pool.  Besides I think child labor laws make this more a long term solution.
 
2021-11-25 12:55:44 PM  

snocone: dildo tontine: If only there was some way to increase the labor pool.

The labor pool in Nebraska will never match the outrage pool.


And you only get so much diversity in skill with such a shallow gene pool

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2021-11-25 12:56:36 PM  
They're probably lobbying for more TFW's like they are up here in the land of snow and maple syrup.
 
2021-11-25 12:57:39 PM  
Hey, did you ever notice that the places that struggle the most, like the oil-dependent town I live in at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, don't have a Democratic elected official within like... 300 miles? Because I sure have.

Probably Obama's fault or some shiat.

/If my throwing arm were still live, I could probably bounce a baseball across the border and into Boebert's district.
 
2021-11-25 1:01:00 PM  
Immigrants!! You need IMMIGRANTS!!!
 
2021-11-25 1:01:38 PM  

Todorojo: Hey, did you ever notice that the places that struggle the most, like the oil-dependent town I live in at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, don't have a Democratic elected official within like... 300 miles? Because I sure have.

Probably Obama's fault or some shiat.

/If my throwing arm were still live, I could probably bounce a baseball across the border and into Boebert's district.


You could just wave.  No sense in hurting yourself.  We used to have some Democrats here in Boebert's district but they Republicans have effectively demonize the Dems so the idiot majority here will never vote for those commie gun grabbers.
 
2021-11-25 1:01:48 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: The laws of supply and demand only apply to the sales of our Job Creating Small Businessheroes (Praise Be Their Names).

When it comes to workers using the Power of the Glorious Free Market to get paid what they're worth, that's Sharia CommunoSocialistic Atheism.


Yep.

And orthodox conservatives will put out a fatwa on you if you draw a picture depicting a small business.
 
2021-11-25 1:02:35 PM  
GOD DAMN YOU JOE BIDEN!
 
2021-11-25 1:02:53 PM  

Todorojo: Hey, did you ever notice that the places that struggle the most, like the oil-dependent town I live in at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, don't have a Democratic elected official within like... 300 miles? Because I sure have.

Probably Obama's fault or some shiat.

/If my throwing arm were still live, I could probably bounce a baseball across the border and into Boebert's district.


Kansas was Republican ruled for some time and look at how that turned out.

Round after round of tax cuts aren't the be all end all to a healthy thriving society. How crazy is that?
 
2021-11-25 1:02:59 PM  

dildo tontine: If only there was some way to increase the labor pool.


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2021-11-25 1:04:14 PM  

edmo: Nothing worse than good times on the other guys watch.


Yep. I remember the Democratic campaign ads during Reagan's reelection. "All those new jobs are just ... just ... BURGER FLIPPERS, not REAL jobs! Yeah, that's the ticket."

Getting people to deny the evidence of their own lived experience is definitely an uphill slog.
 
2021-11-25 1:05:07 PM  
Easy. Do a tax cut. That should fix a labor shortage.

It also fixes unemployment, inflation, deflation, stagflation, gets you out of a recession, prevents recession, boost salaries and benefits, fixes deficits, lowers the price of gas and cures Covid-19 while also exposing it was a hoax.
 
2021-11-25 1:06:42 PM  
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2021-11-25 1:07:58 PM  

RasIanI: Immigrants!! You need IMMIGRANTS!!!


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2021-11-25 1:08:22 PM  

kbronsito: Easy. Do a tax cut. That should fix a labor shortage.

It also fixes unemployment, inflation, deflation, stagflation, gets you out of a recession, prevents recession, boost salaries and benefits, fixes deficits, lowers the price of gas and cures Covid-19 while also exposing it was a hoax.


Whoa, whoa there commie K - I didn't see a, "for the rich" in there.  <eyes you suspiciously>
 
2021-11-25 1:08:30 PM  
Nebraska is an anti-union stronghold run by Republicans who voted for Trump in 2020, isn't it?
 
2021-11-25 1:11:54 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: The laws of supply and demand only apply to the sales of our Job Creating Small Businessheroes (Praise Be Their Names).

When it comes to workers using the Power of the Glorious Free Market to get paid what they're worth, that's Sharia CommunoSocialistic Atheism.


It's god damned CRT, is what. And cancel culture.
 
2021-11-25 1:12:36 PM  

Todorojo: Hey, did you ever notice that the places that struggle the most, like the oil-dependent town I live in at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, don't have a Democratic elected official within like... 300 miles? Because I sure have.

Probably Obama's fault or some shiat.

/If my throwing arm were still live, I could probably bounce a baseball across the border and into Boebert's district.


Which suggests that Democrats skedaddle to sunnier and wealthier climes when there's no prosperous populace to parasitize. Their absence is an effect, not a cause.
 
2021-11-25 1:13:07 PM  
Under Trump Nebraska always had the perfect number of unemployed.
 
2021-11-25 1:13:09 PM  

misanthropicsob: Nebraska is an anti-union stronghold run by Republicans who voted for Trump in 2020, isn't it?


Additionally, what a low unemployment rate fueled by anti-immigrant sentiment looks like:

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(Nebraska Today) 10/25/2021
 
2021-11-25 1:15:34 PM  
Anyone ask them what unemployment rate is acceptable?
 
2021-11-25 1:15:48 PM  
If only we were blessed with a nation of hardworking people that would benefit economically from working in the US and that nation was nearby.
 
2021-11-25 1:16:27 PM  
The pandemic pushed somewhere around 1.5 million people into early retirement. Add that to the over 2 million planned and you have some shortages.
 
2021-11-25 1:18:37 PM  

Todorojo: Mr. Coffee Nerves: The laws of supply and demand only apply to the sales of our Job Creating Small Businessheroes (Praise Be Their Names).

When it comes to workers using the Power of the Glorious Free Market to get paid what they're worth, that's Sharia CommunoSocialistic Atheism.

Yep.

And orthodox conservatives will put out a fatwa on you if you draw a picture depicting a small business.


That's nothing compared to the terrors inflicted by Woko Haram.
 
2021-11-25 1:20:56 PM  

misanthropicsob: misanthropicsob: Nebraska is an anti-union stronghold run by Republicans who voted for Trump in 2020, isn't it?

Additionally, what a low unemployment rate fueled by anti-immigrant sentiment looks like:

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(Nebraska Today) 10/25/2021


Of course we can't have employees paid more, and given decent working conditions and benefits, to give non-undocumented immigrants the incentive to work in the fields. That's "socialism"!
 
2021-11-25 1:21:07 PM  

jjorsett: edmo: Nothing worse than good times on the other guys watch.

Yep. I remember the Democratic campaign ads during Reagan's reelection. "All those new jobs are just ... just ... BURGER FLIPPERS, not REAL jobs! Yeah, that's the ticket."

Getting people to deny the evidence of their own lived experience is definitely an uphill slog.


I remember the Reagan years, too. I remember that pretty-much everyone that wasn't rich had eight years of getting poorer and poorer, while the rich got richer and richer.

The Reagan years were the beginning of the end. We had a brief respite when Clinton was in office, but the Republicans made sure they ruined that, too.

Oh, and for the record, the economy ALWAYS does better under a Democratic President. Way better.
 
2021-11-25 1:23:42 PM  
1.9% unemployment. I'm sure they have high approval of the way the country is being run to go along with this historically low unemployment rate. Right?
 
2021-11-25 1:23:52 PM  
Ever notice how executives and "consultants" never have burnout? Ever notice how the "free market" is only ever used to promote and shield the well-being of the corporations and employers, and never employees or job-seekers?

It's almost like our whole economy is based around making rich people happy by exploiting poor people as wage slaves.

There is "labor shortage." That's corporate propaganda. Some people are putting their foot down and refusing to work sh*t jobs for sh*t pay, and that's freaking out the corporate vampires.

This country needs to let go of outdated Boomer Math for income figures and costs of living and institute a minimum wage that reflects modern inflation and consumer costs.
 
2021-11-25 1:26:46 PM  
Wonder if something might have happened over the last couple of years to decrease the number of available workers.

/776,000 confirmed COVID deaths as of today.
//Actual excess mortality is quite a lot higher than that, like in the 2-3 million range.
///Even if retirees are over-represented, that number includes a fark-ton of working-age people.
////COVID has taken a huge bite out of the labor pool.
/ / / / / They're dead, is what I'm getting at.
 
2021-11-25 1:28:14 PM  

maniacbastard: If only we were blessed with a nation of hardworking people that would benefit economically from working in the US and that nation was nearby.


Only reason we use them isn't because they are hardworking, their countries (not just Mexico) pay them worse than what an exploitive employer would pay them here and they accept worse living conditions than what would be allowed to have the ability to send money back to their home country.
 
2021-11-25 1:29:26 PM  
So what areas of the labor force are hard up?


I'm not in need of a job anyway, but I ain't moving to Nebraska to work at Arby's.
 
2021-11-25 1:30:07 PM  

jjorsett: edmo: Nothing worse than good times on the other guys watch.

Yep. I remember the Democratic campaign ads during Reagan's reelection. "All those new jobs are just ... just ... BURGER FLIPPERS, not REAL jobs! Yeah, that's the ticket."

Getting people to deny the evidence of their own lived experience is definitely an uphill slog.


GWB declared ketchup a vegetable. Why are Republicans so dumb?
 
2021-11-25 1:30:11 PM  
Obama?
 
2021-11-25 1:32:31 PM  
Difficulty: Nebraska.

Move to beautiful Nebraska and work for minimum wage!

- The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
 
2021-11-25 1:32:49 PM  

Moroning: The pandemic pushed somewhere around 1.5 million people into early retirement. Add that to the over 2 million planned and you have some shortages.


Then add the great resignation like cherry on top and corporate America still doesn't get it.
 
2021-11-25 1:32:56 PM  

Smackledorfer: So what areas of the labor force are hard up?


I'm not in need of a job anyway, but I ain't moving to Nebraska to work at Arby's.


Well shiat.

/pulls into Drive thru Customer 2, shuts off engine
 
2021-11-25 1:34:08 PM  

realmolo: jjorsett: edmo: Nothing worse than good times on the other guys watch.

Yep. I remember the Democratic campaign ads during Reagan's reelection. "All those new jobs are just ... just ... BURGER FLIPPERS, not REAL jobs! Yeah, that's the ticket."

Getting people to deny the evidence of their own lived experience is definitely an uphill slog.

I remember the Reagan years, too. I remember that pretty-much everyone that wasn't rich had eight years of getting poorer and poorer, while the rich got richer and richer.

The Reagan years were the beginning of the end. We had a brief respite when Clinton was in office, but the Republicans made sure they ruined that, too.

Oh, and for the record, the economy ALWAYS does better under a Democratic President. Way better.


It's because a Democratic prez and administration actually understands fiscal responsibility
 
2021-11-25 1:34:39 PM  
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2021-11-25 1:35:09 PM  

Smackledorfer: So what areas of the labor force are hard up?


I'm not in need of a job anyway, but I ain't moving to Nebraska to work at Arby's.


Slaughterhouses, farms and restaurants. Most of the people who get to an education level higher than high school leave the State entirely because the only real industrial foundation is farming and services. Intelligent people get the hell out of dodge because Nebraska is a shiathole.
 
2021-11-25 1:36:29 PM  

suebhoney: Moroning: The pandemic pushed somewhere around 1.5 million people into early retirement. Add that to the over 2 million planned and you have some shortages.

Then add the great resignation like cherry on top and corporate America still doesn't get it.


Plus nearly 800,000 dead and a significant number of people permanent disabled due to COVID.
 
2021-11-25 1:39:53 PM  

jjorsett: Todorojo: Hey, did you ever notice that the places that struggle the most, like the oil-dependent town I live in at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, don't have a Democratic elected official within like... 300 miles? Because I sure have.

Probably Obama's fault or some shiat.

/If my throwing arm were still live, I could probably bounce a baseball across the border and into Boebert's district.

Which suggests that Democrats skedaddle to sunnier and wealthier climes when there's no prosperous populace to parasitize. Their absence is an effect, not a cause.


That is nice imagination you have there but it isn't at all what happened where I live.
 
2021-11-25 1:42:24 PM  

bluejeansonfire: Ever notice how executives and "consultants" never have burnout? Ever notice how the "free market" is only ever used to promote and shield the well-being of the corporations and employers, and never employees or job-seekers?

It's almost like our whole economy is based around making rich people happy by exploiting poor people as wage slaves.

There is "labor shortage." That's corporate propaganda. Some people are putting their foot down and refusing to work sh*t jobs for sh*t pay, and that's freaking out the corporate vampires.

This country needs to let go of outdated Boomer Math for income figures and costs of living and institute a minimum wage that reflects modern inflation and consumer costs.


America's Unemployment Problem
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2021-11-25 1:46:33 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: bluejeansonfire: Ever notice how executives and "consultants" never have burnout? Ever notice how the "free market" is only ever used to promote and shield the well-being of the corporations and employers, and never employees or job-seekers?

It's almost like our whole economy is based around making rich people happy by exploiting poor people as wage slaves.

There is "labor shortage." That's corporate propaganda. Some people are putting their foot down and refusing to work sh*t jobs for sh*t pay, and that's freaking out the corporate vampires.

This country needs to let go of outdated Boomer Math for income figures and costs of living and institute a minimum wage that reflects modern inflation and consumer costs.

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FINE!  From now on entry level jobs will only require 5 years of experience.  Farkin' socialists
 
2021-11-25 1:48:35 PM  

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I've run into this at the high end too.

Made a third round tech interview for an NLP data science position.  It started off with being asked if I know github and Unix and how they are really in need of data engineers.  No where in the listing mentioned Unix.  Grated I grew up in the 80s, so terminals don't scare me, I just don't know what "-vfx,tms -r -nb" means right now (or whatever it was).  Then proceeded to be asked to code a multiple constraint knapsack problem in 10-15 minutes.  Seemed proud to tell me that lots of candidates have cried at that stage.

/doubtful I will get the gig
//might be thankful I don't get the gig.
///drug testing for remote coding gigs is kinda funny though.
 
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