Fight for $50,000 careers, not $15 jobs

New congressional session, same old partisan divisiveness. Not that anyone expected anything less. But there is one issue that can and should unite the partisan divide: Raising wages for American workers. Median wages remain below their 1990s levels. Half of 30-year-olds today earn less than their parents did at the… Read More

Fight for $50,000 careers, not $15 jobs

New congressional session, same old partisan divisiveness. Not that anyone expected anything less. But there is one issue that can and should unite the partisan divide: Raising wages for American workers. Median wages remain below their 1990s levels. Half of 30-year-olds today earn less than their parents did at the… Read More

Fight for $50,000 careers, not $15 jobs

New congressional session, same old partisan divisiveness. Not that anyone expected anything less. But there is one issue that can and should unite the partisan divide: Raising wages for American workers. Median wages remain below their 1990s levels. Half of 30-year-olds today earn less than their parents did at the same age. That number… Read More

Secretary of Opportunity

Women may be divided over President Donald Trump, but they shouldn’t be divided over Department of Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder, whose Senate confirmation hearing is scheduled for Feb. 16. Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants – which owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s – understands how… Read More

Restoring the health care system for small businesses

Donald Trump issued an executive order on his first day that showed he’s sincere about fixing the Affordable Care Act. But this is simply the first step for the more complex fix of the unpopular law that will repair and restore the U.S. health care system. The law’s inability to… Read More

Alfredo Ortiz: Labor secretary nominee has a pro-worker agenda

While President Donald Trump is making his way through his first weeks in office, his cabinet nominees are undergoing another week of grueling confirmation hearings. Proponents hope that they can quickly be confirmed and get started bringing reforms to increase American prosperity and security. At the top of the list… Read More

Alfredo Ortiz: Labor secretary nominee has a pro-worker agenda

While President Donald Trump is making his way through his first weeks in office, his cabinet nominees are undergoing another week of grueling confirmation hearings. Proponents hope that they can quickly be confirmed and get started bringing reforms to increase American prosperity and security. At the top of the list… Read More

Labor pick is good for small business

From Alfredo Ortiz, President and CEO of the Job Creators Network, in response to “A labor pick who mistreats labor” (For the Record, Feb. 2): While President Donald Trump is making his way through his first weeks in office, his cabinet nominees are undergoing another week of grueling confirmation… Read More

Despite what you’ve heard, Trump’s labor pick is pro-worker

While President Donald Trump is making his way through his first weeks in office, his cabinet nominees are undergoing another week of grueling confirmation hearings. Proponents hope that they can quickly be confirmed and get started bringing reforms to increase American prosperity and security. At the top of the list… Read More