The National Jobs for All Network: A Brief History

Twice since World War II, the U.S. Congress has seriously considered enacting full employment or a federal Job Guarantee, the first of the economic rights that President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed in his landmark “Second or “Economic Bill of Rights.” Both Congressional efforts resulted in legislation that fell far short of guaranteeing the right to… Read More The National Jobs for All Network: A Brief History

NJFAN Mourns Passing of Founding Member David G. Gil

By TRUDY GOLDBERG and STEPHEN MONROE TOMCZAK David Georg Gil, a founding member of the National Jobs for All Network, died on March 6, 2021. He was 96. Gil was professor of social policy and director of the Center for Social Change at the Brandeis University Heller School, where he was on the faculty for… Read More NJFAN Mourns Passing of Founding Member David G. Gil

A Federal Jobs Guarantee: Ending Unemployment

By GREGORY N. HEIRES Advocates describe a Federal Jobs Guarantee as an affordable solution to the challenges of short-term and structural unemployment. If enacted, the jobs guarantee would ensure that nearly all job seekers are able to find work, and it would significantly diminish government spending on unemployment relief and the many individual, family, and… Read More A Federal Jobs Guarantee: Ending Unemployment