Self-employment in California fell by 10.5 percent and overall employment tumbled by 4.4 percent after A.B. 5's implementation.
That's bad news for Americans.
Big government has been ruinous for millions of people. Charities aren't perfect, but they are much more efficient and effective.
President Joe Biden's support for the United Auto Workers might have harmed his push for a faster transition to electric vehicles.
The union wants you to throw your Barbie costume in the trash, scab.
Less than 1 percent of American workers are union members in manufacturing jobs. But you'd never know that by watching our politics.
Plus: A listener asks whether younger generations are capable of passing reforms to entitlement spending.
Labor actions largely respond to policies that cause widespread pain.
"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
Even if background check applicants are guilty of wrongdoing, imposing lifetime bans on gainful employment is not a good policy.
It’s an entirely predictable consequence of an inhospitable immigration system.
The U.S. is keeping talented foreigners away—and failing to retain them.
A new Cato Institute report highlights just how hard it is to come to the U.S. legally.
Projections of huge savings are making the rounds. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Memorial Day ushers in the unofficial start of summer. But if your pool is missing lifeguards, issues with immigration may be the culprit.
The U.S. tax system is extremely progressive, even compared to European countries—whose governments rely on taxing the middle class.
Until 2004, all foreign workers could renew their visas without leaving the United States.
Certain employment measures in the House GOP’s border bill that are meant to verify citizenship status would harm American workers and employers.
The time and money spent on college can often be used more productively.
California’s experience combatting wage theft has been a headache for employers without much in the way of restitution for workers.
Can Americans afford to welcome the huddled masses?
Youth employment is a recognized path to greater prosperity.
Immigrants have a proven ability to address a mounting need for the aging American population. Politicians crafting immigration policy ignore this at their own peril.
Politicians' go-to fixes like child tax credits and federal paid leave are known for creating disincentives to work without much impact on fertility.
Most independent contractors don’t want the PRO Act anyway.
Floridians will bear the cost of DeSantis currying favor with immigration restrictionists.
With high job vacancies and a low birth rate, Germany is turning to the world to fill the holes in its economy.
Four of the 12 unions representing workers on America's freight rail lines have voted to reject a new contract.
Rather than being replaced by A.I., humans should plan to work with it.
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COVID-19 Gutted College Attendance. Now, a Solid Labor Market Is Convincing More High School Grads To Skip It.
The number of high school seniors going on to attend college has plummeted in the past two years, deepening the already steady decline.
The immigration bureaucracy is worsening one of the tightest labor markets in recent American history.
There is an obvious solution to America's ongoing workforce woes.
Though the American economy still looks bleak, there are silver linings.
Though the unemployment insurance benefits boost eased the immediate pain of shuttering much of the economy, it made it harder to get things moving again.