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Employment
November 30, 2017
Research & Commentary: Hybrid Pension Reform Models
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines hybrid pension models and how they can help states bring their pension costs under control.
Employment
October 19, 2017
Research & Commentary: Occupational Licensure Reform in Nebraska
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines occupational licensing and a proposed reform plan in Nebraska.
Employment
August 24, 2017
The Leaflet: Right-to-Work Is Right for America
This week's Leaflet celebrates National Employee Freedom Week and examines how states can reform their workforce climate with right-to-work legislation.
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Employment
August 16, 2017
Testimony Before the Missouri Interim Committee on Labor Reform on the Prevailing Wage
This testimony, Jesse Hathaway discusses prevailing-wage laws, and how they force taxpayers to pay more for construction work than is necessary— and all without increasing the marginal quality of work.
Employment
July 27, 2017
Research & Commentary: Illinois Should Not Block Cities from Implementing Right to Work
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Illinois that would ban local governments from adopting right-to-work laws.
Employment
July 27, 2017
Research & Commentary: Study of Seattle Minimum-Wage Hikes Find Negative Effect on Total Payroll
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a recent study which found Seattle's minimum wage increase had a negative impact on the city’s total payroll.

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Employment
November 30, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines hybrid pension models and how they can help states bring their pension costs under control.
October 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines occupational licensing and a proposed reform plan in Nebraska.
August 24, 2017
By Arianna Wilkerson
This week's Leaflet celebrates National Employee Freedom Week and examines how states can reform their workforce climate with right-to-work legislation.
August 16, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
This testimony, Jesse Hathaway discusses prevailing-wage laws, and how they force taxpayers to pay more for construction work than is necessary— and all without increasing the marginal quality of work.
July 27, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Illinois that would ban local governments from adopting right-to-work laws.
July 27, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a recent study which found Seattle's minimum wage increase had a negative impact on the city’s total payroll.
July 27, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal from the Wisconsin Legislature that would eliminate the prevailing wage requirement for state projects.
June 15, 2017
By Ekaterina Jardim, Mark C. Long, Robert Plotnick, Emma van Inwegen, Jacob Vigdor, Hilary Wething
This paper from the University of Washington evaluates the effects on the wage, employment, and hours of low wage workers from the Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance.
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April 5, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed repeal of Missouri's prevailing wage laws.
April 5, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this testimony before the Maine Joint Standing Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, Jesse Hathaway discusses a training wage proposal and the advantages it could create for young workers.