Andy Puzder was chief executive officer of
for more than 16 years, following a career as an attorney. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Pepperdine University School of Public Policy.
May 12, 2021
Look at What a Mess Biden Has Made of Labor Market
While the economy created an average of over 500,000 jobs from January through March (770,000 in March alone), that number dropped precipitously in April and the unemployment rate...
Apr 20, 2021
Amazon's Rejection of Unions In Alabama Is a Big Loss for Big Labor
Big labor suffered a significant loss in its attempt to unionize employees at Amazon’s warehouse facility in Bessemer, Alabama. Of the workers eligible to vote, an...
Apr 13, 2021
Biden Discouragement Will Lay Wet Blanket on Jobs
This is Job Creation Rule #1: businesses invest in growth and hiring when they can forecast a profit.
Mar 23, 2021
For Now, Rising Bond Yields Reflect the Reopening
While there are certainly inflationary risks on the horizon, it would be a mistake for the Fed to act prematurely.
Mar 4, 2021
Opportunity, Not a $15 Wage Floor, Will Shrink Poverty
Though the Senate parliamentarian rejected their efforts to include a $15-an-hour minimum wage in President BidenÂ's so-called COVID-19 relief bill, Senate...
Feb 10, 2021
The Hidden Costs Within Joe Biden's Minimum Wage
A new CBO report highlights the fiscal impact of Biden's proposed minimum-wage hike.
Feb 4, 2021
The Profit Motive Produced the Coronavirus Vaccines
The end of COVID-19 was ushered in by corporations, not charities.
Jan 18, 2021
Biden's $15 Wage Floor Would Hurt Small Bus. and Jobless
President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour would exacerbate the devastating impact economic lockdowns are having on small businesses, while doing...
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