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Old December 20th, 2017, 04:41 PM   #21
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Trump, GOP tax plan: Companies rush to announce special bonuses, pay hikes - Business Insider

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Boeing released a statement announcing "immediate commitments for an additional $300 million in investments that will move forward as a result of the new tax law."
They are:
"$100 million for corporate giving, with funds used to support demand for employee gift-match programs and for investments in Boeing's focus areas for charitable giving: in education, in our communities, and for veterans and military personnel.
"$100 million for workforce development in the form of training, education, and other capabilities development to meet the scale needed for rapidly evolving technologies and expanding markets.
"$100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements for Boeing employees.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said:
"For Boeing, the reforms enable us to better compete on the world stage and give us a stronger foundation for the investment in innovation, facilities and skills that will support our long-term growth."
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Old December 21st, 2017, 08:03 AM   #22
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Comcast announces $1,000 bonuses after passage of tax bill | TheHill

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"Based on the passage of tax reform and the FCC's action on broadband, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast NBCUniversal, announced that the Company would award special $1,000 bonuses to more than one hundred thousand eligible frontline and non-executive employees," the company said in a statement.
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That will be wonderful if they actually do it.
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Old December 21st, 2017, 09:20 AM   #24
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That will be wonderful if they actually do it.
is it possible for business culture to change?

If not for altruism then if for nothing else...insight into its own preservation?
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is it possible for business culture to change?

If not for altruism then if for nothing else...insight into its own preservation?
Possible but highly unlikely in this country. We have managed to create a form of capitalism that literally RELIES on human greed and nihilism which has deeply bled into our society....politics, healthcare, industry and even our population to an extent. The very few titans remaining are almost silenced under the struggle for more.
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Old December 21st, 2017, 03:57 PM   #26
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I find this back of an envelope appoach to taxation and peoples lives is just taking the piss. Do they seriously think that money will "trickle down" to the economy?
No, of course they don't "seriously" think it will trickle down --- but that will certainly not stop the the oligarch looters from bellowing forth from all their channels of misinformation that it will trickle down.
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No, of course they don't "seriously" think it will trickle down --- but that will certainly not stop the the oligarch looters from bellowing forth from all their channels of misinformation that it will trickle down.
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It will be more like "gushing down" (and all directions frankly).
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Old January 11th, 2018, 12:23 PM   #28
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TRUMPONOMICS: Walmart Hikes Wages, Shells Out Bonuses, And More, Because Of GOP Tax Cut

The economy under President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress is firing on all cylinders. Immediately following the passing of the GOP tax plan in the House, numerous businesses announced plans to grow their companies and compensate their employees with bonuses and higher wages due to the newly freed-up cash.
One of the latest businesses reacting to the GOP tax plan is retail giant Walmart, which announced on Thursday that it will increase their minimum wage and hand out bonus checks to their hourly workers. U.S. employees of Walmart will now see their hourly wage kicked up to $11 an hour, and workers will also be receiving bonus checks of up to $1,000.
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Old January 11th, 2018, 12:34 PM   #29
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Several big companies giving bonuses and raises based on Trump's tax plan.

I honestly give some credit to the Bernie/socialist crowd. I think that business is terrified of the decimation a socialist president would do to them. So they are wising up and "sharing the wealth" in some regards.

Self-preservation makes sense.

In essence they are telling employees, "See capitalism works...stick with it!"
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