Job Creators Alliance is the voice of real job creators that has been missing from the American debate on jobs and our economic crisis. JCA members talk about paychecks, not politics, helping the public and policymakers understand how to create jobs.
- Bernie Marcus
co-founder Home Depot
The Obamacare Medical Device Tax will increase the cost of your child's braces by $175.
- Americans for Tax Reform
The Obamacare mandate forcing companies to purchase unlimited lifetime coverage and unlimited annual coverage for themselves and their employees could increase premiums for some businesses by 7 percent.
- Obama Administration
The Keystone Pipeline held up by the President Obama could have created 170,000 jobs - three years ago.
- CNN Money
The National Labor Relations Board forced a nursing home to rehire striking workers who had sabotaged Alzheimers patients' records.
- Washington Examiner
The share of employed young adults (18-24) in the workforce is at the lowest level in 65 years - since measurement began in 1948.
- Pew Social and Demographic Trends
36% of US high school seniors in 11 states scored Below Basic in math. One out of every four eighth-graders in the country is mathematically illiterate.
- National Assessment of Educational Progress
In international tests of 15-year-olds, 16 other industrialized countries scored above the US in science. Out of 30 nations, 23 outscored us in math.
- The Programme for International Student Assessment
Insurance companies will have to remit $8 billion to the federal treasury. The tax climbs to $11.3 billion in 2015 and 2016, to $13.9 billion in 2017, and to $14.3 billion thereafter, adding 3 to 3.7 percent to the cost of premiums..
-Forbes Magazine
A family will pay a total of $5,000 more in premiums, and small businesses nearly $7,000, over the next 10 years. Some states will pay more.
-Forbes Magazine
Seniors on Medicare Advantage plans will pay $3,600 more over the next ten years, thanks to Obamacare. In Florida, seniors will pay an additional $4,000 in premiums.
-Forbes Magazine
The Federal Reserve cited "the unknown effects of the Affordable Care Act as reasons for planned layoffs and reluctance to hire more staff."
-Beige Book, March 2013
Marcus: Impact of law on small businesses
Real Unemployment Rate

10.7*
Assumes labor force participation rate at historic norm of 66 percent
NEWS:
3/31/14: "Restaurant Business" features JCN founder Bernie Marcus in an article about entrepreneurship, innovation and growth. [read here]
BLOG:
4/23/14: Business leaders in South Florida are facing a good problem - keeping good workers even as other costs are on the rise. [read here]
OPINION:
Wall Street Journal
By Bernie Marcus, 4/2/14: The law's insurance-company fee will raise premiums and kill at least 146,000 jobs. [read here]
JCA CEO LEADERS

Tom Stemberg
Founder & Former CEO
Staples

Christian Infante
Vice-President
SFM Services

Michael Holthouse
CEO
Prepared 4 Life

Scott Barron
CEO
School Growth LLC

Omar Soliman
CEO
College Hunks Hauling Junk

John Kane
Chairman and CEO
Kane Realty Corporation

Sydney W. "Syd" Kitson
Chairman & CEO
Kitson & Partners

Fred Eschelman
Founder & Executive Chairman
PPD, Inc.

Michael A. Leven
President and CEO
Las Vegas Sands, Corp.

Javier Loya
Chairman & CEO
OTC Global Holdings, LP

John Allison
Retired Chairman and CEO
BB&T Corporation

John Mackey
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Whole Foods Market

Richard L. Jackson
Chairman and CEO
Jackson Healthcare

David Hernandez
CEO
Liberty Power

Scott Verner
President and CEO
Nipro Diagnostics

Fran Tarkenton
Founder & CEO
OneMoreCustomer.com

Leslie Kaminoff
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
AKAM Living Services, Inc.

Benton Launerts
President and Founder
Parksman Parking LLC

Blair Fensterstock
Managing Partner
Fensterstock & Partners LLP

Jim Anthony
Founder and CEO
Anthony and Company

Stephen Bienko
Founder and President
42 Holdings

Maximo Alvarez
President
Sunshine Gasoline Distributors, Inc.

Gary Rabine
CEO & Founder
Rabine Group

Robert Luddy
President and Founder
CaptiveAire Systems

Bernie Marcus
Co-Founder
Home Depot

Warren Stephens
Chairman, President & CEO
Stephens, Inc.

Brad Anderson
Former CEO and Vice Chairman
Best Buy Co.

William "Lee" Hanley
Partner
Lexington Management

John Slavic
President and Founder
Slavic Group

Ralph Ketner
Chairman Emeritus and Co-Founder
Food Lion, Inc.

Ronald Lazof
Former President and CEO
Behr Processing, Inc.

Dawn Fotopulos
Founder
BestSmallBizHelp.com