Breaking the 8% Barrier

National Center for Policy Analysis

Breaking the 8% Barrier
How can Congress get Americans Back to Work?

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
2220 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C.

Private sector solutions that will reduce long-term unemployment:

  • A historically low portion of the labor force is working.
  • Many part-time workers want to work full-time.
  • More than one-fourth of recent college graduates are unemployed.
  • More than one-third of unemployed college graduates and those with advanced degrees have been without a job for more than a year. 
  • Since 2009, more than 5 million people have been added to the disability rolls.

Solutions Featuring:

William Conerly
Senior Fellow, NCPA
Conerly Consulting, LLC

Pamela Villarreal
Senior Fellow
National Center for Policy Analysis

Bob Snelling
President of ROSSHR, Inc.
Founder of Snelling and Snelling

R. David Ranson
President and Director of Research
H.C. Wainwright & Co. Economics

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