Mar 29, 2018

03/29/2018: Skipping work to catch the game?

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(Markets Edition) With Trump expected to speak about infrastructure in Ohio later today, we'll talk with Diane Swonk — chief economist at the accounting firm Grant Thornton — about the problems she sees with his proposals. Next, we'll discuss how…

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Baseball’s opening day strikes some as more tempting than going to work

Mar 29, 2018
For baseball fans, opening day at the ballpark means an introduction to the players. It’s the season’s first taste of a stadium hot dog,  And, for some? A reason to call in sick from work. So what are employers doing…

(Markets Edition) With Trump expected to speak about infrastructure in Ohio later today, we’ll talk with Diane Swonk — chief economist at the accounting firm Grant Thornton — about the problems she sees with his proposals. Next, we’ll discuss how Atlanta’s cyberattack may have begun, and then we’ll look at what opening day for Major League Baseball means for workplace attendance. 

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