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Wisconsin’s Great Recession Recovery Shows The Path Forward After COVID-19: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

A new study shows a clear path forward as Americans stare another recession in the face thanks to COVID-19. The most important focus? Jobs, jobs,…

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Except For Locked-Down Blue States, America’s Economic Recovery From COVID-19 Is Amazingly Strong

The nation’s corporate media have mostly downplayed or ignored the U.S. economy’s remarkable performance following the COVID-19 lockdowns earlier this year.

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Hidden Figures: Black Employment Expanded in May

The widely reported tick up in black unemployment was due to a rising number of African Americans returning to the workforce

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Paul Krugman Says, Without Evidence, That Great May Jobs Numbers Might Be Cooked

The NYT columnist and economist Paul Krugman made the unsubstantiated claim that the great May jobs numbers might be “cooked.” He later apologized while still…

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How Shutting Down The Economy Much Longer Could Kill Tens Of Thousands Of Americans

It is vitally important, literally life and death, that the proper costs and benefits are weighed with the decision on how much and how long…

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Coronavirus Survey Reveals Americans in Debt, Not Saving or Investing Ahead of Outbreak

A survey released this week from LendEDU reveals that Americans were already on shaky financial ground even before the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Dear Congress: I’m A Small Business Owner. Here’s What My Business Needs To Survive

People would rather keep their jobs than be unemployed and receive a monthly check that doesn’t cover their bills.

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10 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Working From Home

Working from home can be fun, productive, and exciting. But it is up to you to make the most of it.

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I Work From Home. Here Are Some Tips To Make It Easier

Working from home is a massive lifestyle change, but there are things you can do to make it easier.

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Chuck Schumer Just Declared War On Your Ability To Design Your Own Job

As House Democrats’ anti-freelancer bill moves to the Senate, it has attained the endorsement of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

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Democrats To Gig Workers: Work Our Way Or Lose Your Jobs

If Democrat representatives in the House have their way, many Americans will be out of jobs they created for themselves, on their own terms.

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Democrat Bill Would End Flexible Work, Force Every American Into The Same Old 9-5

The biggest costs of the PRO Act won’t be borne by employers and businesses. It will be the workers who have less freedom and flexibility…

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Gig Workers Fight The Unions Trying To Take Away Their Self-Designed Jobs

No longer able to force employees to unionize, the AFL-CIO is trying to force contract workers into employment. But freelancers are fighting back.

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Freelancers And Gig Workers Don’t Need Lawmakers To Help Them Out Of A Job

Unable to think of a new way forward, state lawmakers are relying on past solutions to improve the gig economy — and this will only…

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America Created 266,000 Jobs in November

The imaginary recession of 2019 is over.

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