Right now, everyone is talking about job creation. It seems every candidate has a theory or plan to create more jobs. However, it’s not all about numbers. There is the issue of quality vs. quantity, and improvements that protect people while adding jobs.
I’ve gotten messages from Zandar readers, asking if I know I’ve linked to one certain news article a number of times. Yes, I know. I just think it’s terribly important, and reveals a largely overlooked issue facing working Americans. I’m taking about when Senate Republicans unanimously voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act. Their chief concern was the burden it would put on businesses.
Collins argued that the bill would place undue burden on small business, and “impose increased costs and restrictions on small businesses in an already difficult economic climate.”
“Many business groups oppose this legislation, including the National Federation of Independent Businesses, our nation’s largest small business advocacy group, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,” Collins said.