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Blue-collar jobs are hotter than ever, yet entrepreneur asks why many make more money by staying at home
Additional economic stimulus will pass by end of July: Mulvaney
Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on the importance of an additional economic stimulus package and discusses its contents.
Now that at least some coronavirus reentry is a reality in many parts of the country, blue-collar entrepreneurs like me face the challenge of hiring back our workforces to return to some semblance of normalcy and get this economy rolling again. But there’s an obstacle that wasn’t there before and that the federal government is to blame for: the now missing incentive to go back to work.
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Instead of reinvigorating the economy, the federal government has manufactured a wave of resistance to participating in the economy.
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When I continued calling my furloughed workers last month, I thought they would all be as eager to get back to business as I am. But one of them thanked me for the call and said no thanks to my offer.
Why? He told me he was getting paid a lot more by the government to stay at home.