July 18, 2017letter this week to the Federal Trade Commission requesting a review of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods.
It is laughable...
July 13, 2017stranglehold on a powerful federal agency, the National Labor Relations Board. Despite...
July 3, 2017The Conservative Case for Unions,” in which he cites Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan as shaping...
June 20, 2017has nominated Marvin...
June 14, 2017
President Trump’s domestic policy agenda is, at best, a mixed bag from a classical liberal perspective. And some of his international policy proposals involving foreigners and minorities are shockingly illiberal. But everyone’s birthday is worth celebrating, and his is today, June 14. Here are four gifts Congress should give the president before its annual July 4th recess:
May 31, 2017
In the ongoing battle between New York City and San Francisco to enact the nation’s costliest labor laws, the Big Apple may have just pulled into the lead.
Yesterday, as reported by The Wall Street Journal, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a package of laws that increases the cost of employment and makes running a retail or fast food franchise more difficult.
Here is a quick rundown of the new requirements on employers:
- Require predictable schedules: “require fast-food employers to offer workers their work schedule at least 14 days in advance, and pay a premium for last-minute shift changes”
- Prohibit “Clopenings”: “prohibit fast-food employers from scheduling consecutive shifts involving both the...
May 2, 2017create a majority of new jobs and employ nearly 50 percent of the workforce. This week, we celebrate their contributions to the economy and...
April 27, 2017$1 trillion in infrastructure spending as part of...
April 25, 2017
April 24, 2017
April 29th will mark the end of the first 100 days of the Trump administration, and the President has placed a great deal of importance on achieving success in this honeymoon phase. Below is a quick recap of the good, the bad, and the ugly of what transpired during the first 100 days on labor and employment policy.
At the end of March, President Trump signed a Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval to repeal what is known as the Blacklisting rule. The rule, which derives from a 2014 Obama executive order, required contractors who bid on federal contracts over $500,000 to report alleged, as well as actual, labor violations over the last three years. These violations could have been used to block a company’s bid....