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    To what extent do professional organizations promote licensing requirements to limit entry into the profession (career protection)?

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    1. To what extent do professional organizations promote licensing requirements to limit entry into the profession (career protection)?

    During the past 60 years there has been a significant increase in the number of occupations that
    are licensed and in the percentage of the workforce that requires a license. Now in the U.S. there are more than 800 occupations that are licensed in at least one state and more than 18 percent of the workforce requires a license in order to legally do certain types of work. To illustrate the importance of the issue, a higher percentage of workers are licensed than belong to a union or are directly impacted by the federal minimum wage (Kleiner, 2000). In Figure 1, ...

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