Job Loss Joe


Jobs Lost

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
03/30/2022 Proposed: Increasing Corporate Tax Rate to 28% in 2022 Federal Budget Proposal - 138,000
08/16/2022 Inflation Reduction Act Signed into law 900,000
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