Tag: labor

Is the Unemployment Rate Enough to Judge the Economy?

The media, government officials, economists, and nearly anyone else with mainstream attention talks about the unemployment level. They freely use it as a gauge of how well the economy is doing. The unemployment level has essentially become the official thermometer with which to judge…

Study on the Public Opinion of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Proposed Increase in the Minimum Wage

The following is a research project conducted to determine how those businesses most affected by an increase to the national minimum wage feel about President Obama’s proposal from a few months ago. After the Executive Summary and Report, please find the Questionnaire used as well…

Raising the Minimum Wage

There has been quite a lot of chatter recently concerning a raise in the minimum wage. Discussion has increased since President Obama’s State of the Union Address this past Tuesday, where he called for a raise in the minimum wage to $10.10 (the current…

Guest-Worker Program Would Stem Illegal Immigration

  Immigration reform is important, but the priority should be to get our economic and fiscal house in order, because we need a strong economy with lots of jobs for all of us! America must remain the Land of Opportunity, that’s the whole point!