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Amazon long history of allegations of employee abuse, Orwellian monitoring of activities, Employees pee in bottles, Afraid to take toilet breaks, Should Amazon be awarded 5 Bozos?

Amazon long history of allegations of employee abuse, Orwellian monitoring of activities, Employees pee in bottles, Afraid to take toilet breaks, Should Amazon be awarded 5 Bozos?

“A Party member lives from birth to death under the eye of the Thought Police. Even when he is alone he can never be sure that he is alone. Wherever he may be, asleep or awake, working or resting, in his bath or in bed, he can be inspected without warning and without knowing that he is being inspected. Nothing that he does is indifferent. His friendships, his relaxations, his behaviour towards his wife and children, the expression of his face when he is alone, the words he mutters in sleep, even the characteristic movements of his body, are all jealously scrutinized. Not only any actual misdemeanour, but any eccentricity, however small, any change of habits, any nervous mannerism that could possibly be the symptom of an inner struggle, is certain to be detected. He has no freedom of choice in any direction whatever. On the other hand his actions are not regulated by law or by any clearly formulated code of behaviour. In Oceania there is no law. Thoughts and actions which, when detected, mean certain death are not formally forbidden, and the endless purges, arrests, tortures, imprisonments, and vaporizations are not inflicted as punishment for crimes which have actually been committed, but are merely the wiping-out of persons who might perhaps commit a crime at some time in the future.”…George Orwell, “1984”

 

From Zero Hedge April 16, 2018.

“Is This Why Jeff Bezos Is The Richest Man In The World?”

“Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man and is also only the second man ever to amass a 12-figurefortune (that’s $100,000,000,000 for those keeping score at home).

And today, an expose from the Sun provided the latest glimpse into Amazon’s long history of allegations of employee abuse as the company seeks to wring out every second of efficiency from its warehouse employees (and employees at its corporate headquarters, too, if an expose by the New York Times published a few years back is to be believed).

Coming nearly six years after the Seattle Times dropped its blockbuster report about the borderline inhumane treatment that workers at some of Amazon’s fulfillment centers in the US received at the hands of the e-commerce giant, the Sun, a UK tabloid, is reporting that workers at the company’s UK fulfillment centers are facing similarly adverse treatment.”

“The warehouse measures 700,000 sq ft and some of the 1,200 workers face a ten minute, quarter-of-a-mile walk to two toilets on the ground floor of the four-storey building.

Undercover investigator James Bloodworth said: “For those of us who worked on the top floor, the closest toilets were down four flights of stairs.”

Mr Bloodworth, who worked ten-hour shifts as a picker selecting goods for despatch, walked ten miles a day in the job to research for a book on low-wage Britain.

He claimed workers were continually monitored for time wasting by supervisors.

It meant workers operated a “toilet bottle” system.

Mr Bloodworth said: “People just peed in bottles because they lived in fear of being ­disciplined over ‘idle time’ and ­losing their jobs just because they needed the loo.””

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https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/workers-amazon-uk-warehouse-pee-bottles-because-theyre-too-afraid-take-bathroom

For their alleged treatment of employees, should Amazon be awarded 5 Bozos?

 

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White American employment up almost 1 million under first 6 months of Trump, Back to Jan 2008 levels, 2016 under Obama only rose 239k

White American employment up almost 1 million under first 6 months of Trump, Back to Jan 2008 levels, 2016 under Obama only rose 239k

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

“Don’t tell me that illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America have not been taking native born American jobs.
Numbers don’t lie.
Straight from the US Labor Department website.
Under Obama.
Hispanic employment up 29 percent!
9,374,000 white Americans dropped out of the labor force!”…Citizen Wells Feb. 27, 2017

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

Once again, am I the only one reporting this?

Is Trump’s immigration enforcement working?

More white Americans are.

In just the first 6 months of the Trump Administration white American employment rose almost 1 million.

We are now back to the levels of January 2008.

Under the last year of Obama in 2016 only 239,000 more white Americans were employed.

This was after 8 years of white American employment decimation under Obama.

Any correlation to the open border policy of Obama and now reversal under Trump?

Most assuredly!

Check for yourself.

https://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsatabs.htm

 

 

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March 2017 employment data reveals 472k more employed, Unemployed dropped 326k, Unemployment rate dropped .2%, Employed to population ratio up .1%, White employment up 440k and 98k jobs added, Labor Dept. using new math?

March 2017 employment data reveals 472k more employed, Unemployed dropped 326k, Unemployment rate dropped .2%, Employed to population ratio up .1%, White employment up 440k and 98k jobs added, Labor Dept. using new math?

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

“Don’t tell me that illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America have not been taking native born American jobs.
Numbers don’t lie.
Straight from the US Labor Department website.
Under Obama.
Hispanic employment up 29 percent!
9,374,000 white Americans dropped out of the labor force!”…Citizen Wells Feb. 27, 2017

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

The following data comes straight from the US Labor Department for March 2017..

Look it up for yourself!

472,000 more employed.

Unemployed dropped 326,000.

Unemployment rate dropped .2%.

Employed to population ratio up .1%.

White employment up 440,000.

And 98,000 jobs were added???

They must be using Common Core Math.

From the US Labor Dept.

“THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — MARCH 2017

The unemployment rate declined to 4.5 percent in March, and total nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 98,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services
and in mining, while retail trade lost jobs.

Household Survey Data

The unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage point to 4.5 percent in March, and the number of unemployed persons declined by 326,000 to 7.2 million. Both measures were down over the year. (See table A-1.)

Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult women (4.0 percent), Whites (3.9 percent), and Hispanics (5.1 percent) declined in March. The jobless rates for adult men (4.3 percent), teenagers (13.7 percent), Blacks (8.0 percent), and Asians (3.3 percent) showed little or no change. (See tables A-1, A-2, and A-3.)

In March, the number of persons unemployed less than 5 weeks declined by 232,000 to 2.3 million. The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) was little changed over the month at 1.7 million and
accounted for 23.3 percent of the unemployed. Over the past 12 months, the number of long-term unemployed was down by 526,000. (See table A-12.)

The labor force participation rate remained at 63.0 percent in March, and the employment-population ratio, at 60.1 percent, changed little. The employment-population ratio has edged up over the year, while the labor force
participation rate has shown no clear trend. (See table A-1.)

The number of persons employed part time for economic reasons (sometimes referred to as involuntary part-time workers), at 5.6 million, was little changed in March but was down by 567,000 over the year. These individuals, who would have preferred full-time employment, were working part time because their hours had been cut back or because they were unable to find full-time jobs. (See table A-8.)

In March, 1.6 million persons were marginally attached to the labor force, little changed from a year earlier. (The data are not seasonally adjusted.) These individuals were not in the labor force, wanted and were available for work, and had looked for a job sometime in the prior 12 months. They were not counted as unemployed because they had not searched for work in the 4 weeks preceding the survey. (See table A-16.)

Among the marginally attached, there were 460,000 discouraged workers in March, down by 125,000 from a year earlier. (The data are not seasonally adjusted.) Discouraged workers are persons not currently looking for work
because they believe no jobs are available for them. The remaining 1.1 million persons marginally attached to the labor force in March had not searched for work for reasons such as school attendance or family responsibilities.
(See table A-16.)”

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm

 

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Obama presidency worst economic growth since World War II, 4th worst in history, Failed economic policies, 95 million without work, $20 trillion debt, More Americans on food stamps than ever before

Obama presidency worst economic growth since World War II, 4th worst in history, Failed economic policies, 95 million without work, $20 trillion debt, More Americans on food stamps than ever before

“All of the employment gains among women since the recession hit in December 2007 have been taken by foreigners, even at a time when the numbers of U.S.-born women surged more than 600,000, according to new federal statistics.”…Washington Examiner August 7, 2015

“millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and the Obama administration has known that for at least three years.”…NBC News October 29, 2013

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

 

From the Gateway Pundit April 2, 2017.

It’s Official: Obama Presidency Had Worst Economic Growth Since World War II – 4th Worst in History!

Jonathon M. Trugman at the New York Post reported this week that the final numbers for the Obama Administration are in and they are abysmal:

On Thursday we closed the book on the Obama economic “miracle” — and it’s a miracle we are not in a recession.

Last week the Commerce Department released its third revision for fourth-quarter 2016 gross domestic product. The number came in at a paltry 2.1 percent, meaning that growth during President Obama’s final year in office — the end of an “Error of Hope” — landed with a big thud at just 1.6 percent.

That low-water mark puts the Obama presidency in last place among all the post-World War II presidents when it comes to economic growth.

The rate of real economic growth is the single greatest determinant of both America’s strength as a nation and the well-being of the American people.

From 1790 to 2000, U.S. RGDP growth averaged 3.79%. America needs at least 3.0% economic growth-the nation cannot defend itself and pay its bills without it. However, America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about “secular stagnation.”

By February of 2016 it was clear that Obama had given up on economic growth. Obama’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) forecasted in early 2016 that America will never see 3.0% economic growth again.

As a result of his failed economic policies, Obama now ranks as the fourth worst presidency on record in GDP growth at 1.6%. Only Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%) currently have lower average annual GDP growth than Barack Obama. In addition, Obama has the lowest annual GDP growth rate of any President since World War II.

Barack Obama is the only U.S. president in history who did not deliver a single year of 3.0%+ economic growth.”

“Obama’s economic policies failed America and resulted in 95 million without work, the debt at an astronomical $20 Trillion and more Americans on Food Stamps than ever before. 

Obama left America in a mess!

See the following for additional reasons why Obama was the ‘Worst. President. Ever’:”

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http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/04/its-official-obama-presidency-worst-economic-growth-in-modern-era-4th-worst-ever/

 

 

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White American employment (2/3 of labor force) up 429k in Feb, 912k more Americans back in labor force in Jan Feb, 235k jobs added in Feb, Manufacturing and Construction workers soar

White American employment (2/3 of labor force) up 429k in Feb, 912k more Americans back in labor force in Jan Feb, 235k jobs added in Feb, Manufacturing and Construction workers soar

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

“Don’t tell me that illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America have not been taking native born American jobs.
Numbers don’t lie.
Straight from the US Labor Department website.
Under Obama.
Hispanic employment up 29 percent!
9,374,000 white Americans dropped out of the labor force!”…Citizen Wells Feb. 27, 2017

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

235,000 jobs were added in February.

912,000 more Americans were back in the labor force in January and February.

And White American employment, decimated under Obama, was up 429,000 in February.

From Zero Hedge March 10, 2017.

“Where The Jobs Were: Manufacturing, Construction Workers Soar

There has been a distinct shift in the composition of job gains in the first full job report under Donald Trump: whereas in the recent past, jobs under Obama were mainly focused in low-paying, minimum-wage categories, such as retail, hospitality, education and, of course, food service and drinking places, in February there was a notable change with some of Trump’s favorite sectors, such as manufacturing and construction posting dramatic gains.

While all sectors of the economy, with the exception of retail and utilities, expanded payrolls in February, it was the jump in manufacturing employment, which increased 28,000, and the largest increase since August 2013, that caught analysts’ attention. Employment rose in food manufacturing (+9,000) and machinery (+7,000) but fell in transportation equipment (-6,000). Over the past 3 months, manufacturing has added 57,000 jobs.”

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Obama employment legacy, Hispanic employment skyrockets 29 percent, 9.37 million whites drop out of labor force, 94% of net job growth in the past decade part time or temp

Obama employment legacy, Hispanic employment skyrockets 29 percent, 9.37 million whites drop out of labor force, 94% of net job growth in the past decade part time or temp

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

“The number of persons employed part time for economic reasons (sometimes referred to as involuntary part-time workers) was little changed in September at 7.1 million. These individuals, who would have preferred full-time employment, were working part time because their hours had been cut back or because they were unable to find a full-time job.”…US Labor Dept. September 2014

“The official unemployment rate, which cruelly overlooks the suffering of the long-term and often permanently unemployed as well as the depressingly underemployed, amounts to a Big Lie.”…Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup

 

Don’t tell me that illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America have not been taking native born American jobs.

Numbers don’t lie.

Straight from the US Labor Department website.

Under Obama.

Hispanic employment up 29 percent!

9,374,000 white Americans dropped out of the labor force!

And all of the jobs that Obama bragged about adding.

94 percent were temporary or part time!

From Zero Hedge.

“Top Ex-White House Economist Admits 94% Of All New Jobs Under Obama Were Part-Time”

“Fast forward 6 years, when a report by Harvard and Princeton economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger, confirms exactly what we warned. In their study, the duo show that from 2005 to 2015, the proportion of Americans workers engaged in what they refer to as “alternative work” soared during the Obama era, from 10.7% in 2005 to 15.8% in 2015. Alternative, or “gig” work is defined as “temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract company workers, independent contractors or freelancers”, and is generally unsteady, without a fixed paycheck and with virtually no benefits.

The two economists also found that each of the common types of alternative work increased from 2005 to 2015—with the largest changes in the number of independent contractors and workers provided by contract firms, such as janitors that work full-time at a particular office, but are paid by a janitorial services firm.

Krueger, who until 2013 was also the top White House economist serving as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under Obama, was “surprised” by the finding.

Quoted by quartz, he said “We find that 94% of net job growth in the past decade was in the alternative work category,” said Krueger. “And over 60% was due to the [the rise] of independent contractors, freelancers and contract company workers.” In other words, nearly all of the 10 million jobs created between 2005 and 2015 were not traditional nine-to-five employment.”

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-23/top-white-house-economist-admits-94-all-new-jobs-under-obama-were-part-time

 

 

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Obama job legacy: Grade F, White american employment down over 725k, down 107k last month, Hispanic up 5 million almost 25 percent, 94% of all new jobs under Obama were part time

Obama job legacy: Grade F, White american employment down over 725k, down 107k last month, Hispanic up 5 million almost 25 percent, 94% of all new jobs under Obama were part time

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

“The number of persons employed part time for economic reasons (sometimes referred to as involuntary part-time workers) was little changed in September at 7.1 million. These individuals, who would have preferred full-time employment, were working part time because their hours had been cut back or because they were unable to find a full-time job.”…US Labor Dept. September 2014

“The official unemployment rate, which cruelly overlooks the suffering of the long-term and often permanently unemployed as well as the depressingly underemployed, amounts to a Big Lie.”…Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup

 

 

Obama just completed his last full month in office.

His much touted jobs added as portrayed by the fake news mainstream media?

Obama gets a grade of F for his jobs performance.

Unless of course you are an illegal alien.

From December of 2007 to December of 2016 the following occurred:

White Americans.

More than 725,000 fewer employed.

In the last month alone 107,000 fewer employed.

Almost 11 million more not in the labor force.

Hispanics.

Almost 5 million more employed.

That’s almost a 25 percent increase.

From Zero Hedge December 25, 2016.

“Top Ex-White House Economist Admits 94% Of All New Jobs Under Obama Were Part-Time

Just over six years ago, in December of 2010, we wrote “Charting America’s Transformation To A Part-Time Worker Society“, in which we predicted – and showed – that in light of the underlying changes resulting from the second great depression, whose full impacts remain masked by trillions in monetary stimulus and soon, perhaps fiscal, America is shifting from a traditional work force, one where the majority of new employment is retained on a full-time basis, to a “gig” economy, where workers are severely disenfranchised, and enjoy far less employment leverage, job stability and perks than their pre-crash peers. It also explains why despite the 4.5% unemployment rate, which the Fed has erroneously assumed is indicative of job market at “capacity”, wage growth not only refuses to materialize, but as we showed yesterday, the growth in real disposable personal income was the lowest since 2014.

When we first penned our article, it was dubbed “fringe” tinfoil hattery, or in the latest vernacular, “fake news.”

Fast forward 6 years, when a report by Harvard and Princeton economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger, confirms exactly what we warned. In their study, the duo show that from 2005 to 2015, the proportion of Americans workers engaged in what they refer to as “alternative work” soared during the Obama era, from 10.7% in 2005 to 15.8% in 2015. Alternative, or “gig” work is defined as “temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract company workers, independent contractors or freelancers”, and is generally unsteady, without a fixed paycheck and with virtually no benefits.”

“Krueger, who until 2013 was also the top White House economist serving as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under Obama, was “surprised” by the finding.

Quoted by quartz, he said “We find that 94% of net job growth in the past decade was in the alternative work category,” said Krueger. “And over 60% was due to the [the rise] of independent contractors, freelancers and contract company workers.” In other words, nearly all of the 10 million jobs created between 2005 and 2015 were not traditional nine-to-five employment.”

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