Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 1, 2015
Oct 1, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 1, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, October 1, 2015: We'll talk about the World Bank rethinking the poverty line; Google's new ad policy; and a study demonstrating that corporate diversity initiatives are not helping women break the glass ceiling.

 

Segments From this episode

Mexico's auction of new areas for oil drilling succeeds

Oct 1, 2015
Mexico badly needs to increase oil production to support the government and economy.

World Bank rethinks poverty measure

Oct 1, 2015
The benchmark of $1.25 a day is expected to raise to $1.90.
The benchmark of $1.25 a day is expected to raise to $1.90.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Why women are behind men on the U.S. corporate ladder

Oct 1, 2015
A new study looks at the disparities between genders in the workplace.

Should sheepherders get a pay raise?

Oct 1, 2015
They are mostly immigrant guest workers who don't make minimum wage.
Most sheepherders in the U.S. are immigrant guest workers who are not subject to the federal minimum wage. The department of labor is looking into a pay raise.
Joe Mahoney/Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

PODCAST: Herding for minimum wage

Oct 1, 2015
Jobs reports, oil drilling, and sheepherders.

Airing on Thursday, October 1, 2015: We’ll talk about the World Bank rethinking the poverty line; Google’s new ad policy; and a study demonstrating that corporate diversity initiatives are not helping women break the glass ceiling.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC