May 13, 2022 10:15 am

Inflation Triggers Mandatory Minimum Wage Increases in California

The state’s unemployment rate is well above average, yet there’s a ballot initiative hoping to push the minimum wage to $18 an hour.

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May 10, 2022 2:20 pm

Strong Job Growth Isn’t Enough

Despite a promising April jobs report, the U.S. is still 3 million workers short.

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May 4, 2022 2:25 am

Stripping Conscience Protections Will Make Dangerous Health Shortages Worse

Even those who begrudgingly accepted a vaccine will not likely consent to actively harming or destroying another life. 

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April 11, 2022 11:55 am

Two California Lawmakers Want To Mandate 32-Hour Workweeks

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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March 21, 2022 5:50 am

Occupational Licensing Hurts the Vulnerable Without Helping the Public

Hispanics get slammed the hardest by licensing requirements that regulators can’t justify.

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March 15, 2022 2:20 am

Lockdowns Made The Wage Gap Worse, And Some Women Are Pretty Happy About It

Miserable pandemic lockdowns gave women the freedom to be paid less and be happy about it.

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March 14, 2022 1:15 pm

These Hair Braiders Might Kill an Idaho Licensing Law That State Officials Admit Makes No Sense

They’ve been practicing African-style hair braiding for a combined 60 years. Now, these three women are suing for the right to make a living using their skills.

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February 21, 2022 10:26 am

Biden Stimulus Fails to Create Jobs

President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) was a total bust for creating jobs.

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February 18, 2022 3:00 am

Pushing ‘College For All’ Makes Americans Poorer. Here’s What We Need Instead

Our good jobs went to China, and better jobs never emerged here. China’s workers made out while ours suffered.

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February 15, 2022 3:30 am

A Nation of Quitters?

The labor force participation rate doesn’t tell the whole story.

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February 10, 2022 12:33 pm

When ‘Pro-Worker’ Policies Hurt Workers

Both Republicans and Democrats want to address poverty with big government.

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February 9, 2022 5:56 am

The Federal Government’s Pandemic Jobs Program Was a Resounding Failure

Most of the $800 billion Paycheck Protection Program went to business owners, not preserving jobs, according to a new study.

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February 4, 2022 7:10 am

America Added 467,000 Jobs in January Despite Omicron Surge

The pandemic isn’t over, but the economy is over the pandemic. Politicians should take note.

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February 2, 2022 3:30 am

Young Americans: Leave Those Creepy College Covid Camps And Start Your Careers Now

The ‘everyone should go to college’ mantra is brittle, false, failing, and harmful.

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