If It’s All About Jobs, Why Are Policies Job Killers?

Yesterday we looked at the ways in which benefits and government mandates make it difficult to hire employees. It turns out, governments impose a 33 percent surtax on each employee — meaning it costs way more to hire someone than their salary suggests. That’s just a structural issue.

Then there are the political issues — more recent decisions — that are making the picture even worse. In today’s Investors Business Daily, senior Cato scholar Jim Powell outlines the President’s top 10 job killers.

First on the list? “Executive orders and regulations promoting compulsory unionism.” (Amen! — Ed) Next? Obama’s forced restructuring of GM. And there’s: ObamaCare.

Please click here to read the entire article. Your economy may just depend on it.

This entry was posted in Intrusive Government, Jobs in America, The Economy

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