Congress has radically restricted the number of pilots without doing anything to increase safety.
The immigration bureaucracy is worsening one of the tightest labor markets in recent American history.
It’s great when innovations let us work less, but top-down, inflexible government demands are not the way to get there.
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Certain politicians would do well to learn that inflation is not caused by corporate "greed."
One bill would repeal a range of laws against sex work, while the other would change them from criminal to civil offenses.
Once again, Washington is giving us every reason to believe it's selling favors to cronies even if it means everyone else loses.
In the 1980s, the Reagan administration made changes to the Davis-Bacon Act to help control inflation. The Labor Department is planning to undo them.
City politicians and union activists have said the temporary ban on new delivery warehouses is meant to send a message that the company can't just open a new facility without first providing generous "community benefits."
Unions or minimum wage laws aren't required for workers to shift the balance of power.
Protectionist policies are why the U.S. has few physicians and high prices.
The unions' support for hygiene theater is of a piece with their support for security theater.
The pandemic isn't over, but the economy is over the pandemic. Politicians should take note.
Whole Foods Fight Over Black Lives Matter Masks Pits National Labor Relations Board Against Free Speech
Should Whole Foods be allowed to stop staff from wearing Black Lives Matter masks on the job?
There is an obvious solution to America's ongoing workforce woes.
Though the American economy still looks bleak, there are silver linings.
A new 2022 law will punish anybody “aiding and abetting” unlicensed dealers. It will most certainly harm low-level workers.
Canadian officials recognize that immigrants are key to the post-COVID economic recovery. The U.S. should take note.
The 90-year-old Davis-Bacon Act artificially makes federal projects more expensive, and Biden seems to want to strengthen it.
Economists predicted that we'd see 575,000 new jobs in November. A new Bureau of Labor Statistics report says only 210,000 were created.
Studies show that support for mandated paid leave drops when employees find out what it costs them in take-home pay.
If providing campaign buttons were grounds for disqualifying the results, would any election in modern American history be valid?
Minimum wage laws priced young workers out of the market before the pandemic and may do so in the future.
Only vehicles made in unionized U.S. factories qualify for the full amount.
What's New in the Revised Edition of "Free to Move," Part II: Implications of Remote Work for Foot Voting
Widespread remote work opens up new opportunities for foot voting, but may in some cases make foot voting less important.
Thousands of Federal Prisoners Aren't Getting Mandated Time Credits Because Prison Officials Won't Negotiate
COVID-19 has led to foot dragging in implementing some FIRST STEP Act reforms.
The U.S. is still facing a worker shortage. Why keep willing workers away from jobs?
One of two ballot measures already proposed for 2022 in California takes on some of the most powerful special interests in state politics.
Is the problem government cash or have we entered a new paradigm?
A panel has unanimously determined the First Amendment isn’t violated if state regulations keep independent writers from landing work.
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It's the sign of particularly bad legislation when lawmakers must create dozens of carve-outs and workarounds so that the supposed beneficiaries are exempted from its provisions.
Labor Day is a good time to remember that we can make workers vastly better off by empowering more of them to vote with their feet.
The two are idolizing the wrong models.
Labor unions have been lobbying federal regulators to mandate that all freight trains operate with two-person crews in the cab. But automation renders this largely pointless.
Will Illinois Give Government Worker Unions a Constitutional Right To Overrule Laws They Don't Like?
Taking the "public" out of public service
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