Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 4, 2013
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Workers in Volkswagen's factory in Tennessee are expected to hear this week about a bid to give them a greater voice with management. And a look at how your social media presence could affect your credit rating.
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Auto sales come out today. Drugstores are offering flu shots earlier this year. And colleges that partner with private companies for training and guaranteed jobs for students.
Posted In: samsung, smartwatch, Galaxy Gear
Will consumers buy in?
Posted In: India, healthcare, innovation, infant mortality
Some low-tech innovations are making a big difference.
Posted In: online ads, advertising, personal data, ethics
Ethical and moral questions arise when personal data is mined for advertisers
Posted In: bbc, Volkswagen, unions, autoworkers
'Worker's councils' will be like labor unions-lite.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, credit agencies, credit score
They say be careful what you post on social media What you do on Facebook could affect your credit score.
Posted In: college, higher education, college tuition, Jobs, employment
Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.