By Wendy N Powell, guest contributor
While we voice concerns about debt and spending, we also need to be mindful of the state of employers, particularly small business and their struggles to remain competitive and viable. Statistically small business—employers of at least 50 percent of our workforce—are struggling, and eager to get your business. They are begging to serve you while balancing unclear taxes, health insurance obligations, uncertain ability to make payroll.
Public project labor agreements (PLAs) provide another hurdle, unless their employees choose to pay union dues.
Here is the ugly truth for small business employers without union workers.