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Job Killer

GOP Peddles Hard the Myth of Minimum Wage As Job Killer

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The current federal minimum wage amounts to slightly more than $15,000 in annual income. That's not even close to the amount needed to keep a family of four out of the soup lines.

Chamber of Commerce Was Wrong About Family and Medical Leave Law

Donald Cohen | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics
Donald Cohen

Paid family leave also wouldn't make us a nation of takers, but rather a nation of makers - of family, of community, of health and ultimately of prosperity.

Arthur Delaney

Surprise! 'Job Killer' Claims Usually Unsubstantiated | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

The phrase "job killer" is rarely substantiated when it appears in news stories, according to a study published Thursday morning. The analysis, con...

Mayor Lee's 'Job Killer' Killer Faces Tough Opposition From Labor Leaders

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.27.2012 | San Francisco

The very beginning of his campaign withstanding, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been nothing if not consistent. If the mayor's mouth is open, he's pro...

Junk Food Companies Say Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Is a 'Job Killer'

Donald Cohen | Posted 01.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Donald Cohen

For decades, industries have opposed laws, rules and even basic consumer information that have made us all healthier. At every step they predict disaster but, in fact, they respond with new ideas and innovations, and we all benefit.

What Obama Should Tell the Chamber of Commerce

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

President Barack Obama will walk across Lafayette Park on Monday to address the United States Chamber of Commerce at its headquarters. What should he tell them?