It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.
The H-2B visa allows foreign workers to fill jobs that native-born Americans aren't interested in.
Using the process of elimination, the culprit seems clear.
The spending plan demonstrates an unwillingness to govern and a preference for pandering to special interests.
The calls to implement such a plan are based on incorrect assumptions and a passive media.
The Restoring Board Immunity Act would give states yet another reason to rein in overzealous licensing authorities.
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With depressing job reports, why not eliminate more laws that keep people from doing jobs they want to do and people want to pay them to do?
Biden Claims 5 Past Fed Chairs Back His Jobs Plan, but 2 Are Dead and 2 More Have Been Quiet About It
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High unemployment benefits are getting the blame for disappointing job growth in the midst of a worker shortage
Destroying the ability of freelancers to make a living is union protectionism, not economic opportunity.
Biden Administration Retracts Claim That $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Would Create 19 Million Jobs
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg admitted the mistake and walked back the administration's job creation promises on Monday night.
In his speech on Wednesday, the president called for the passage of the PRO Act, a grab bag of policies that labor unions have been pushing Congress to pass for years.
Californians Rejected a Harsh Law That Destroyed Freelance Jobs. Congress Is Trying To Make It Federal Law.
The PRO Act would demolish the gig economy for the benefit of labor unions and would undermine right-to-work laws.
But the real reason why Democrats should abandon the effort to hike the federal minimum wage has nothing to do with arcane Senate rules or the filibuster.
Trump's trade policies caused "a lot of disruption and consternation," Tai said at one point during Thursday's hearing. "I want to accomplish similar goals in a more effective process."
Like so many well-intentioned policies, it hurts the people it's supposed to help.
Further evidence that tariffs simply don't make sense as trade policy. President Joe Biden should take note.
Five reasons why Trump's trade war didn't go the way he thought it would.
Able to do our jobs from where we please, life for many of us will reflect a bit more of what we want rather than what we have to do to get by.
In a year that will be remembered for a deadly pandemic that shut down parts of the economy and cost millions of people their jobs, here's one silver lining.
If Trump loses his bid for re-election, it will be because Rust Belt voters abandoned him after four years of misguided economic policies.
Occupational licensing rules are more often arbitrary bureaucratic hurdles than they are protections for health or safety.
Rideshare drivers and delivery people are still going to have to beg voters to let them work.
In November, California voters will decide on Proposition 22, a measure would carve out a contracting exemption for independent drivers.
Lawmakers and courts are trying to force them to put drivers on their payrolls. They're threatening to take a freeway out of the state entirely.
Officials claim doing business is a revocable “privilege,” but many Americans see it as a right that they’ll exercise with or without licenses and permits.
Did Trump's Coronavirus Stimulus Save 51 Million Jobs? The Claim Relies on Shaky Math and Questionable Economics.
Even if it's true, taxpayers paid $58,000 for each saved job.
Pennsylvania Is the Latest State To Loosen Occupational Licensing Rules for Individuals With Criminal Records
Finding a steady job is the best way to keep a person from going back to prison or jail. These changes make a lot of sense.
The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act "will save thousands of Floridians both time and money for years to come," says Gov. Ron DeSantis.
If Congress extends boosted temporary unemployment benefits into early 2021, nearly five out of every six beneficiaries would be earning more money by not working.
Will changes to how many of us work outlast the pandemic?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Thinks Fighting Income Inequality Is a Higher Priority Than Getting People Back to Work
"I think a lot of people should just say, 'No. We're not going back to that.'"
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That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
Trump Admitted His Trade Policies Have Hurt Manufacturing Jobs in His State of the Union, but You Probably Missed It
American manufacturing has been in a recession for the past year.
Martin Ford and Antony Sammeroff debate the impact of robotics on the economy
Right now, most licensing boards require that the majority of members be from the same licensed profession. It's not difficult to see how that leads to anti-competitive rules.