Can wages still keep trending upward?
Sep 3, 2021

Can wages still keep trending upward?

Also today: The BBC reports on the United States being the most popular "vaccine tourist" destination. It's already holiday shopping season at the ports, which are starting to fill up.

Segments From this episode

For workers, a brighter picture on wages

Sep 3, 2021
Competition for workers has been driving up wages recently, but rising prices are taking more out of their paychecks.
Activists take part in a protest outside of the Old Ebbitt Grill to call for a full minimum wage with tips for restaurant workers in Washington, D.C. on May 26, 2021.
MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images

Ports are crowded as the holiday season approaches

Sep 3, 2021
Workers across industries have expressed frustration all year about shipping delays. Now it's crunch time again.
Containers, ships and cranes at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Longshore union members are negotiating a new contract with their employers.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer