By Philip Harvey From its founding in 1994, the goal of the National Jobs for All Network* has been a federal government commitment to ensure the availability of useful, living-wage work for every job seeker in the country—regardless of local or national economic conditions. Chief among the sources of inspiration for our goal is President… Read More NJFAN and a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights
Download PDF >> Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016, 9/20. Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016 By Trudy Goldberg and Philip Harvey https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/app-categories/elections-and-transitions/party-platforms This paper consists… Read More Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016
by Trudy Goldberg, Chair, National Jobs for All Coalition Another strategy to reduce unemployment is to reduce work time. This can be done by decreasing the length of the work day or increasing the number of vacation days. This strategy has been proposed as a means of dealing with chronic unemployment or of reducing mass… Read More Supply-Side Measures: Reduced Work Time
HR 1000 — “The Humphrey-Hawkins 21st Century Full Employment & Training Act” Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and 43 cosponsors have introduced HR 1000, a comprehensive bill that creates a new national jobs program. HR 1000 recommits the U.S. to seeking a national goal of full employment, where everyone has the right to useful work at… Read More Jobs Legislation Pending Before Congress (2015)
By Mathew Forstater, Director, Center for Full Employment and Price Stability, University of Missouri-Kansas City  The 1963 “March on Washington” was officially named the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,” a detail that often gets lost amid the important celebration of the general achievement and highlights such as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther… Read More “Jobs for All”: Another Dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.