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Health Reform and Jobs

Ken Jacobs, chair, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education | November 16, 2009

Over the last few months, we have heard any number of outrageous claims about the potential impacts of the proposed health care bills (death panels, end to private insurance, etc.). Still, the claim made by Republicans during debate in the house—that the bill would result in a loss of 5.5 million jobs—stands out. They even … Continue reading »