FGA Senior Fellow Jared Meyer Testified on Growth and Opportunities in the U.S. Labor Market

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Washington, D.C. – Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) Senior Fellow Jared Meyer testified in front of the U.S. House of Representative’s Education and Workforce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions during its hearing entitled “Growth, Opportunity, and Change in the U.S. Labor Market.”

In his role at FGA, Meyer researches the economic effects that various government regulations have on labor markets. Meyer is the coauthor of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young and the author of How Progressive Cities Fight Innovation and Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy.

His remarks will cover how technological advances are changing the American workforce and are enabling higher levels of entrepreneurship. Meyer’s testimony will focus on how the Bureau of Labor Statistics can improve its measurements and tracking of people who work for themselves as freelancers and independent contractors.

For a copy of Meyer’s full testimony, click here.

The Foundation for Government Accountability is a non–profit, multi–state think tank that specializes in health care, welfare, and work reform. To learn more, visit TheFGA.org.

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