After three consecutive months of strong job growth, the pace of hiring slowed in January. Despite the slowdown, the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent, average weekly hours ticked up, and wage growth accelerated. The report suggests that the U.S. jobs market has remained relatively steady...Continue Reading
When a number of U.S. Senators began looking for ways to boost economic growth while making the federal government more efficient, they identified a promising area for bipartisan action: regulation.
Members of Congress have debated scores of regulatory reform bills over the years – many...Continue Reading
To tackle youth unemployment, students and their families need to know more about all educational opportunities, not just four-year universities and colleges, write Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, joining Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan...Continue Reading
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In 2016, Business Roundtable will focus its efforts on greater job expansion and economic growth – national priorities that are inextricably linked. Informing our plan is our collective business experience as CEOs of America’s leading companies, experience that tells us what it takes to build momentum for the United States in in 2016 and beyond.