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Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order Could Affect Industry

On April 18, 2017, the White House announced President Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order.  The executive order aims to promote American manufactures through forcing companies to use American products in their operations.  In addition, the executive order requires American companies to hire U.S. citizens to conduct the company’s operations.  On the surface, …

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The Decrease of Worker Salary in California’s Construction Industry

For decades, the worker salary in California’s construction industry has been trending downwards.  In 1973, the hourly wage of a U.S. construction worker was $31.84, while in 2016, the wage is $25.97 (adjusted for inflation).  Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and unionstats.com show the drop in construction worker pay as mirroring the reduction …

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New Truck Unveils from Volvo, International, and more!

Newer doesn’t always mean better, but oh boy, these new trucks!  Recently Volvo Truck North America and International Trucks unveiled new regional trucks.  Both makers have listened to their client base and made new trucks they feel will improve goods transportation.  This includes improved fuel efficiency.  They’ve also kept their drivers in mind when making …

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