How licensing hurts practitioners. Tuition for required education leaves many in debt, and sometimes these “education requirements” come in the form of subsidized labor for already-licensed practitioners.
News and Commentary
Idaho social worker pleads guilty to not reporting child abuse, but is still licensed to practice. Social workers are mandated by state law to report such abuse and she faces legal sanctions for her negligence–just not from her licensing board.
Happy 20th anniversary to The Sopranos! Read this thread on how Tony Blundetto’s struggles to become a licensed massage therapist kept him involved in organized crime.
New report from the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University provides an excellent rundown of the main findings on the literature related to occupational licensing.