Economy

ARMAGEDDON CONTINUES: Chipotle Announces BIG BONUSES, MORE BENEFITS after GOP Tax Cuts

posted by Hannity Staff - 2.08.18

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer’s dire predictions of “doom and gloom” continued to unravel this week, with Mexican food giant Chipotle announcing big bonuses and expanded benefits for its workers in the aftermath of the GOP-led tax cuts.

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the new policies Wednesday, saying the quick-service restaurant was “rolling out benefits” to all of its 71,000 employees; extending stock bonuses, cash payouts, as well as paid parental leave.

According to Fox Business, qualified hourly and full-time employees will receive a bonus of $1,000 with some eligible for stock bonuses and grants to buy-back into the corporation.

Chipotle cites the recently passed GOP tax cuts as a prime factor behind the revised compensation packages.

“Other offerings will include accelerated training programs, and additional paid parental leave for everyone, from hourly managers to salaried employees,” writes Fox. “The company also added life insurance and short-term disability insurance coverage for hourly restaurant managers.”

Chipotle joins a growing list of American-based corporations -such as AT&T, Disney, Starbucks, Walmart, Home Depot, UPS, Visa, and others- to pay out big bonuses and raise wages after President Trump signed the sweeping tax overhaul into law late last-year.

ARMAGEDDON CONTINUES: FedEx Announces $3.2 BILLION in Raises, Bonuses

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.26.18

The dire liberal predictions of doom and gloom following the recently passed GOP tax cuts continued to evaporate Friday, as shipping giant FedEx announced its plan to increase wages across the country and pay out big bonuses to American-based workers.

According to the New York Post, the nationwide shipping corporation unveiled its new plan to pay out over $200 million in increased wages, pledging two-thirds of the fund towards hourly employees and the rest to be doled out using performance metrics and time-served in the company.

FedEx also vowed to invest another $1.5 billion in the corporation’s benefits package and an addition $1.5 billion for its American transportation hubs.

“FedEx believes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will likely increase GDP and investment in the United States,” said a statement on the company’s website.

The announcement makes the shipping giant the latest American-based corporation to reinvest in the US economy following the passage of the GOP tax cuts.

AT&T, Starbucks, Disney, Home Depot, Walmart, American Airlines, Visa, and others have all raised wages and payed out big bonuses within weeks of President Trump signing the sweeping GOP tax legislation into law.

ARMAGEDDON CONTINUES: Pfizer to REINVEST BILLIONS in US Following GOP Tax Cuts

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.30.18

The liberal predictions of “doom and gloom” and “death and destruction” in the aftermath of the GOP tax cuts continued to evaporate on Tuesday, with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announcing its plan to reinvest billions of dollars in the US economy following the sweeping tax legislation.

Pfizer now plans to repatriate tens of billions of dollars in profits back to the United States after the GOP plan slashed taxes on overseas holdings; finally allowing the New York-based corporation to bring those funds back to America.

“The drugmaker said Tuesday that it would pay $15 billion in so-called repatriation taxes over the next eight years to shift foreign earnings back to its home market. The exact amount the company plans to bring back was not immediately clear,” writes USA Today.

“The aspects of most importance to us were addressed in the new tax code, strengthening our ability to make capital allocation decisions that maximize patient benefit and enhance shareholder value,” said Pfizer’s Chief Financial Officer.

The announcement comes as other giant American-based companies -such as Walmart, AT&T, Disney, American Airlines, Starbucks, Home Depot, and more- unveil their plans to raise wages and pay big bonuses in the immediate aftermath of the GOP tax overhaul.

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