Job Quality Index Up Slightly as High and Low Quality Jobs Rise

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) rose by a slight 0.03% 81.03 in September as both low-quality and high-quality jobs rose. Low quality jobs, i.e. jobs that pay weekly wages below the national average for all production and nonsupervisory workers, increased in the latest…

CPA Urges Customs to Publicly Correct False Statistics on De Minimis Shipments

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to issue a public correction after CBP’s Office of Trade released false government statistics last week on de minimis shipments. CBP stated that the total value of de minimis shipments fell from $67,039,140,875 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020…

CBP Released False Government Statistics

Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Trade released false government statistics. CBP’s Office of Trade stated that the total value of de minimis shipments fell from $67,039,140,875 in CBP’s FY 2020, down to $39,876,651,152 in FY 2021. These numbers are not accurate, and in fact are certainly a gross, material undervaluation,…