It took GE’s Jeff Immelt and Amex’s Ken Chenault and their “26 private sector leaders and people standing up for the rights of workers” 90 days to issue five “fast-action” recommendations to create “more than one million jobs.” (WSJ, June 13 “How We're Meeting the Job Creation Challenge”).
The Presidents Jobs Council’s recommendations are either:
- Obvious (better education and training), or
- Require more government spending (more SBA loans, more infrastructure spending), or
- Make money for GE (install energy saving devices in buildings) or for Amex (issue more tourist visas), or