Philip Mattera is Research Director of Good Jobs First and Director of the Corporate Research Project. Phil has been doing strategic corporate research for labor, environmental, public-interest and other activist groups around the country for the past two decades. Before that he spent a decade as a business journalist. He is a licensed private investigator and the author of four books on business, labor and economics. He is a long-time member of the National Writers Union and serves as the union's chief book grievance officer. His blog on corporate research and corporate misbehavior is the Dirt Diggers Digest.
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Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Challenging Corporate America's Hiring Freeze
You would never know it from the preoccupation with budget deficits and the attack on public unions, but there is still a severe jobs crisis in the United States. The focus on the state and federal fiscal situation has deflected attention from what should be a major scandal: the failure of big business to accelerate hiring in step with the emerging recovery in overall economic activity.