Minimum wage gets a boost in 2021
Jan 1, 2021

Minimum wage gets a boost in 2021

Trump Administration extends the ban on work visas and green cards. Also, we talk about different ways to look at the energy industry.

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Minimum wage increases for workers in more than 20 states this year

Jan 1, 2021
This year especially, voters are sympathetic to minimum wage workers on the front lines during a pandemic, an economist says.
McDonald's restaurant employees rally for a $15 per hour wage in 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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How to problem-solve through economic issues

Research scientist Carey King discusses technorealistic ways to look at economic issues.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer