Apr 20, 2021
Coal miners embrace green jobs … if they can get them
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The nation’s largest coal miners’ union is backing President Joe Biden's transition to renewable energy — if miners aren’t left behind. Plus, the number of people seeking work increased between November and March, and that increase was primarily driven by women entering the job market, according to the New York Federal Reserve. And, a new survey finds a lot of Black Americans under the age of 40 started investing in the stock market during the pandemic.
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Miners' union backs Biden energy policy in exchange for jobs
Marketplace's Nova Safo has more.
Some women may have trouble finding work, especially if they can't return to the industry that employed them before the pandemic.
According to a recent survey, 30% of Black investors under 40 first got into the market in 2020.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
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Alex Schroeder Digital producer
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Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
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