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Crain's Detroit Business
Businesses have key to labor shortage: higher wageseight out of the past 14 years, according to data by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
eight out of the past 14 years, according to data by The Pew Charitable Trusts. This all adds to the wage conundrum, says Charles Ballard, an economist at Michigan State University. But companies can fix it with their cash reserves, he said. "I... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Businesses have key to labor shortage — higher wageseight out of the past 14 years, according to data by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
eight out of the past 14 years, according to data by The Pew Charitable Trusts. This all adds to the wage conundrum, says Charles Ballard, an economist at Michigan State University. But companies can fix it with their cash reserves, he said. "I... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Does raising the minimum wage help or hurt? Debate is endlesslittle or no impact on employment levels, while others finding that it's a job
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
little or no impact on employment levels, while others finding that it's a job killer, especially for youth in first jobs. Charles Ballard, professor of economics at Michigan State University, says it's important to keep the dosage in mind. Jumping... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Citizens report recent alligator sightings near Lake Tuscaloosasightings near Lake Tuscaloosa. “We've had five reports, of alligators from ci
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
sightings near Lake Tuscaloosa. “We've had five reports, of alligators from citizens,” said Tuscaloosa Lake Patrol Officer Charles Ballard. Plenty of reports but nothing confirmed. Ballard said they've tried to follow up on all possible alligator... Read more

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