Apr 10, 2018

04/10/2018: How workplace expectations play a role in the gender pay gap

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(U.S. Edition) China has filed a World Trade Organization challenge over the Trump administration's steel and aluminium tariffs, essentially taking the U.S. to trade court. On the heels of this news, we'll discuss how the idea of "economic security" has…

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How economic security is national security for Trump

Apr 10, 2018
Many trading partners see that core administration belief as a thinly veiled cover for protectionism.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Monday. On his right is new National Security Advisor John Bolton.
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For small businesses, a tight labor market means workers are in short supply

Apr 10, 2018
Each month, the National Federation of Independent Business asks its members questions about how easy it is to find and hire workers. And the latest responses indicate small business hiring is up, but that it’s also harder than ever for…

(U.S. Edition) China has filed a World Trade Organization challenge over the Trump administration’s steel and aluminium tariffs, essentially taking the U.S. to trade court. On the heels of this news, we’ll discuss how the idea of “economic security” has become “national security” for Trump. Afterwards, we’ll look at how small businesses are faring at finding new workers, and then we’ll talk about how expectations in the workplace may play a role in the gender pay gap. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC