– Washington Examiner
From the Washington Examiner: There’s a new, innovative idea to expand paid family leave in the U.S. It’s budget-neutral, gender-neutral, and completely voluntary. It requires no new taxes and depends strongly on the principle of personal responsibility. It works within the framework of other existing programs and laws. The idea is Social Security parental benefits.
– The Washington Post
A newly released report, co-authored by the Restaurant Opportunities Center, suggests that eliminating the tipped wage will have no impact on restaurant employment.
Private equity buyouts account for 61% of the jobs lost and planned for elimination in the 2016 and 2017 retail apocalypse, according to a new study.
– The Wall Street Journal
Full employment is finally here, or at least not far away. That’s according to the vast majority of economists surveyed this month by The Wall Street Journal. Asked if the U.S. economy has reached full employment, 42% said yes and an additional 48% said no, but that it’s close.