Bad for business

Bad for business


Living Wage has brought good competition to Los Angeles International Airport

L.A.'s Living Wage Ordinance Isn't a Job Killer

September 21, 2011

The Great Regulation Charade

September 20, 2011

Cry Wolf Quotes

If this bill should become law, we will be forced to cancel immediately every line of advertising.

One patent-medicine maker (unnamed) had written to multiple newspapers with the warning.

[The law will be] unworkable, unmanageable, unadministratable, unenforceable and extraordinarily costly.

Bruce Coe, president of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

I know that there are variables from plant to plant and business to business, and that if an attempt is made to regiment all industrial relations, individual businesses will suffer—their employees, especially women, can face unemployment—and the national economy will be weakened.

Fred C. Edwards, General Manager of Industrial Relation for Armstrong Cork Company, Testimony, House Hearing.
03/26/1963 | Full Details | Law(s): Equal Pay Act

The basic idea is OSHA [and by extension MSHA] has lost its purpose. Its purpose started off being the health and safety of workers, and now it's been more like a cop on the beat who gets rewarded for the number of tickets he can hand out. And it has become an anti-business operation of the federal government.

Representative Cass Ballenger (R-NC), Business Insurance.