Posts tagged Small Business

    MCMAHON: On Labor Day, The Data Shows The Struggles Of Our Country’s Small Businesses And Workers

    September 7, 2022 // Research from Alignable shows that 40% of small businesses could not pay their rent in August, and the most affected sectors are agriculture, automotive, restaurants, and education. And when you ask these small businesses if they think things will improve, research from CNBC Small Business Index demonstrates that 77% will tell you that they expect inflation to get worse, while 57% believe we are already in a recession.

    Biden Administration’s Davis-Bacon ‘Reforms’ Are More Pork for Labor Unions

    May 17, 2022 // The construction industry currently faces supply chain disruptions, unprecedented materials-cost inflation, declining investment in structures, and a skilled-labor shortage of 650,000 people in 2022. To make matters worse, the Biden administration proposed controversial new regulations in March that will needlessly increase construction costs and discourage small businesses from bidding on taxpayer-funded projects.

    Inflationary Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wages Cost Taxpayers More for Public Works Projects

    May 16, 2022 // The DBA turns federal construction spending into a costly welfare system for union workers in some markets,” according to the report. “The DBA gets periodic attention from Congress and various critics as an archaic policy resulting in waste, favoritism and reduced competition for government contracts.”

    David Weil vs. Small Business

    January 28, 2022 // President Biden’s legislative agenda is stalled on Capitol Hill, but the fallback is to impose whatever his appointees can by regulation. That’s clear enough from the effort to confirm David Weil to run the Wage and Hour Division of the Labor Department, despite his excesses in the Obama Administration