In addition to setting standards with respect to the minimum wage, overtime, and other factors affecting worker pay, the federal government also sets standards for workplace healt
Policymakers must ensure worker safety, particularly during public health emergencies.
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.