Published September 27, 2011
People of good will want to help low-income workers earn more. So why not just require employers to pay them more? This would give them more money which, when spent, would boost demand. What’s not to like? Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that.
Published October 13, 2009
The Senate should reject President Obama's nominee for Solicitor of Labor.
Published July 25, 2008
Though some good jobs have disappeared, the long-term trend in the economy is towards higher-paying jobs that take advantage of our educated workforce.
Published February 01, 2008
Do you have less than perfect health? Need contact lenses or eye glasses? Under legislation before Congress, the government would consider you disabled.
Published October 26, 2007
Unions should have to compete like everyone else, not use the government to force companies to hire them.
Published July 29, 2007
Supporters of the latest minimum-wage hike have the best of intentions, but increase will actually harm the workers it's intended to help.
Published June 29, 2007
Indiana's efforts to modernize its outdated welfare system are being blocked by left-leaning union supporters in Congress.
Published May 18, 2007
A proposal by Sen. Ted Kennedy to make paid sick leave mandatory is a bad idea.
Published November 03, 2006
Labor officials want Congress to abolish secret ballot elections in union organizing drives.