Job Loss Joe
President Biden has already killed thousands of jobs with the stroke of a pen and has countless other job-killing policies in the pipeline, including the idea to more than double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. The Job Loss Joe tracker will be updated regularly to calculate the employment opportunities that Biden has or is planning to throw under the bus.
|Date||Policies||Actions Taken||Jobs Lost|
|01/20/2021||Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement||Executive Order Signed||6,500,000|
|01/22/2021||Proposed: A Federal $15 Minimum Wage||-||2,700,000|
|01/27/2021||Pause New Oil and Gas Leases on Federal Land||Executive Order Signed||416,000|
|01/27/2021||Revoking the March 2019 Permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline||Executive Order Signed||11,000|
|04/08/2021||Proposed: Making Changes to the Tax Code (including raising the corporate tax rate to 28 percent and eliminating the 20 percent small business standard deduction, among other provisions) *Effects within the first two years||-||1,000,000|