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Two-thirds of the country’s CEOs plan to freeze or downsize their workforce over the next year, according to a new survey.
“As I approach my 44th year in business, the last 20 as CEO, I can never remember a time when I felt so disenfranchised from our leadership in Washington. They seem determined to continue their ongoing anti-business attitude and to frustrate small and mid-sized businesses by uncertainty on taxes, government regulations, and simply too many bureaucratic restrictions. We desperately need a change in Washington.”
I guarantee that much of this reluctance to hire stems from uncertainty and fear of Obamacare and the regulations it brings.