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Public Policy and Labor Laws

There are several national policy matters that have developed over the past 10 to 20 years. Using these examples (Labor laws, entitlement programs, corporate welfare, globalization and outsourcing), please explain how public policy is formed in the American system of government. How is the problem identified? Who is responsible for determining solutions or setting the public policy agenda? (Hint: Read the examples and ask yourself these questions as you read the information presented about each.) Fully respond to the question, in a well-crafted essay of at least 500 words, and cite sources used.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to craft a short essay that should discuss public policy on a number of topics. I suggest selecting something that is easy enough to exemplify for you as well as utilizing an outline like this:

1. About public policy - 150 words
2. About Labor Laws - 150 words
3. Problem Identification, solution creation, examples - 200 words

This outline should yield the 500 words you need to complete this task. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Public Policy & Labor Laws

What is public policy? Public Policy (Sparknotes, 2014), "is any rule, plan, or action pertaining to issues of domestic national importance. Public policy solves internal problems, such as how to protect citizens from toxic waste or how to ensure that all children get equal access to education." For a public policy to be established from a position, advocacy or an idea, there are 5 stages that has to be completed as follows: 1 - the issue becomes part of the national agenda, 2 - the ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on public policy formation. Labor laws are exemplified. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic. 621 words.