Consumers have experienced paltry progress in middle class incomes during the period of 2007 through today, and some say that stagnation has persisted for decades. Income stagnation has been ascribed to disappointing labor productivity and to high unemployment that became nearly full employment, which too often pays just subsistence wages. Many job openings remain unfilled […]
This piece, in today’s Daily Caller, discusses the problems at the FAA with the pending shortage of air traffic controllers. If not addressed, the problem could lead to disruptions in air travel.
With the Thanksgiving day travel rush approaching, we need to be mindful of a growing problem in our airports — air traffic controller shortages. This piece, available in Real Clear Policy, explains the problem and what needs to be done to fix it.
May 2012’s 8.2% unemployment rate dampens hopes for the 14 million US consumers looking for work. Some jobseekers are new to the marketplace, some are there due to decreases in sales, and some are displaced by offshoring-outsourcing or technological changes. Retraining may lead to employment for some, but efficacy for displaced workers looks poor, so […]