The Federal Trade Commission today released a staff report examining ways to reduce the burden on licensed workers moving to new states or wishing to market services across state lines.
July is Military Consumer Month, so it’s the perfect time to consider the unique challenges of America’s military members and their families. Among the many sacrifices made by military families are frequent relocations, typically every 2 or 3 years. Moving to a new duty station often...
Federal Trade Commission staff submitted written comments on proposed Nebraska legislation that would require review of the competitive impact of the state’s licensing regulations and laws, with the goal of procompetitive reform of restrictions on regulated occupations.
When Acting Chairman Ohlhausen launched the FTC’s Economic Liberty Task Force in early 2017 to shine a spotlight on occupational licensing, the goal was not only to advocate for needed reforms. She also wanted to give a voice to the millions of American workers and consumers –...
The Federal Trade Commission today issued a blog highlighting a series of videos featuring Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen and four guests who shared their stories about the burdens of unnecessary occupational licensing regulations.
Federal Trade Commission staff submitted written comments on the competitive impact of a legislative proposal to modify the supervision requirements imposed on advanced practice registered nurse-certified nurse practitioners (APRN-CNPs) in Pennsylvania.
If you’re a competition policy wonk (a title we both wear proudly), we probably don’t need to convince you to stop by or tune in to the FTC’s upcoming November 7 roundtable discussion to explore ongoing research about the effects of occupational licensing on competition, consumers,...
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host a Roundtable, “The Effects of Occupational Licensure on Competition, Consumers, and the Workforce: Empirical Research and Results”. Acting Chairman Maureen K.
The Federal Trade Commission and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office invite you to attend the Arizona “Opening Doors to Opportunity” Conference. Conference participants will share experiences and challenges, make connections, and discuss how groups can better collaborate and share...
The Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Task Force has announced the agenda for its second roundtable in Washington, DC on November 7, 2017, to examine empirical evidence on the effects of occupational licensing.
In testimony presented to a U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee, Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen described the FTC’s extensive work on the potential competitive effects of excessive occupational licensing through research, education, advocacy, and enforcement.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Task Force announced today that it will hold its second roundtable in Washington, DC on Nov.
On November 7, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Task Force hosted a roundtable to examine empirical evidence on the effects of occupational licensure.
WHAT:The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will host a Roundtable, Streamlining Licensing Across State Lines: Initiatives to Enhance Occupational License Portability. The event will explore options for enhancing the portability of occupational licenses.WHEN:Thursday, July 27, 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.