Jan 26, 2017

01/26/17: How the tech sector is shaping the U.S. economy

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As Trump calls for the return of manufacturing in the U.S., Los Angeles is looking to technology as a promising sector for job growth. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti joined us to talk about why he wants to make LA a tech hub and how he'll try to ensure that it's a diverse one. Afterwards, we'll look at how viable it is to work for ridesharing companies. Uber recently agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims that it misled drivers about how much they could expect to earn on the job. 

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Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to bring more tech jobs to Los Angeles

Jan 26, 2017
HE believes L.A. is a prime location for tech companies to grow.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during the 5th Annual LA84 Foundation Summit on Oct. 27, 2016, in Los Angeles.
Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for LA84 Foundation

As Trump calls for the return of manufacturing in the U.S., Los Angeles is looking to technology as a promising sector for job growth. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti joined us to talk about why he wants to make LA a tech hub and how he’ll try to ensure that it’s a diverse one. Afterwards, we’ll look at how viable it is to work for ridesharing companies. Uber recently agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims that it misled drivers about how much they could expect to earn on the job. 

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