Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 5, 2016
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On today's show, we'll interview Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the drop in manufacturing jobs this August; the decline in credit union options for employees; and a rise in the price of crude oil in Europe.
Segments From this episode
Back to school in August? Tourism businesses not happy
In some states, a pre-Labor Day school start is banned; but schools are pushing back.
Don't expect a credit union membership through work
This long-offered benefit is no longer as attractive to employees.
The best Labor Day sales
There are bargains on Labor Day. But you have to know what to look for.
In some rural areas, Pokemon not such a go
In rural Washington, there are no Pokemon to catch. Just a blank map. A yawning blue and green screen.
The movement for paid sick leave
Without national legislation, the Labor Department says nearly 44 million workers don’t have the benefit.
Labor Secretary Tom Perez reflects on this summer's job growth
Perez joined us to talk about job growth, the manufacturing sector, and eligibility for overtime pay.
Pokemon a no-Go in rural areas
The movement for paid sick leave, the effect of an early Labor Day on the tourism industry, and the issues rural residents are having with Pokemon Go.
On today’s show, we’ll interview Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the drop in manufacturing jobs this August; the decline in credit union options for employees; and a rise in the price of crude oil in Europe.