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Report Finds U.S. Experienced Worst Jobs Recovery Ever While EUC Paid Out Record Levels of Benefits
August 29, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, on the eve of Labor Day weekend, the House Ways and Means Committee released a report on the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program, which expired in December 2013, and its impact on job growth. The report finds that job growth weakened while EUC paid out record levels of benefits, but has strengthened since EUC expired. This year marks the first Labor Day since 2007 that the federal government is not operating the EUC program. This report reviews the ... More
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Reason #27: Economic Conditions of Today's Youth Brand Them a "Lost Generation"
August 26, 2014
Economic Conditions of Today’s Youth Brand Them a “Lost Generation.” Years after the recession officially ended, many young high school graduates are not engaged in work or school, which will result in significantly lower lifetime earnings. Sources: Economic Policy Institute, "The Class of 2013: Young Graduates Still Face Dim Job Prospects," Chart F; and Wall Street Journal, Wanted: Jobs for the New 'Lost' Generation (September 14, 2013) ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and ... More
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Reason #26: Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Construction Jobs Like They Promised
August 19, 2014
Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Construction Jobs Like They Promised. In January 2009, the Administration promised their stimulus would create over 800,000 construction jobs by December 2010. Instead, under this Administration, over 500,000 construction jobs have been lost. Sources: January 2009 Romer/Bernstein Report ("Predicted With Stimulus”), and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (“Actual”). ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman... More
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Reason #25: Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Manufacturing Jobs Like They Promised
August 12, 2014
Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Manufacturing Jobs Like They Promised. In January 2009, the Administration promised their stimulus would create over 400,000 manufacturing jobs by December 2010. Instead, under this Administration, that many manufacturing jobs have been lost. Sources: January 2009 Romer/Bernstein Report ("Predicted with Stimulus”), and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (“Actual”). ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman ... More
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Camp Applauds Michigan’s Efforts to Encourage People with Disabilities to be Engaged in the Workforce
August 11, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) made the following statement on the release of the “Better Off Working: Disability Reform Work Group Strategic Plan” by the Michigan Department of Human Services, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Disability Determination Service, and the Disability Network and Michigan Employers: "I applaud the Michigan Department of Human Services as well as the disability community and employers who assembled this strategic plan. Its goal is the right on... More
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