Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 29, 2016
Aug 29, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 29, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the Federal Aviation Administration's new drone rules; the collapse of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal between the U.S. and the European Union; and the growing market for insurance that covers claims of discrimination and harassment. 

Segments From this episode

Drones rule: FAA makes commercial drones legit

Aug 29, 2016
Regulations governing commercial drone use take effect Monday.
A drone is flown for recreational purposes in the sky above Old Bethpage, New York.
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Payroll services and software industry in transition

Aug 29, 2016
Fewer employers are doing payroll calculations in-house and on proprietary office servers.
Writing paychecks often involves complicated math.
Visual Hunt

More companies insure against employee harassment

Aug 29, 2016
Employment practices liability insurance has exploded in recent decades.
Former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson has sued former Fox News chair Roger Ailes for sexual harassment.
Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Florida has a shortage of corrections officers for state prisons

Aug 29, 2016
Turnover in the department last year was 22 percent.
Signs posted around the perimeter of the Dade and Homestead prisons in south Florida advertise immediate openings for correctional officers. The state, like most, has a severe shortage of officers, leaving officers and inmates at risk.
Alisa Roth

Amazon to launch music streaming service

Aug 29, 2016
Amazon is reportedly joining the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.
Amazon is gearing up to join the music streaming business.
David McNew/Getty Images

Mylan to offer cheaper EpiPen

Aug 29, 2016
Amazon's entrance into music streaming, a marked-down EpiPen, and Florida's tough time keeping corrections officers.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the Federal Aviation Administration’s new drone rules; the collapse of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal between the U.S. and the European Union; and the growing market for insurance that covers claims of discrimination and harassment. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC