How will New York City enforce its vaccine mandate?
Sep 8, 2021

How will New York City enforce its vaccine mandate?

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Plus: A barge company juggles Ida's aftermath and COVID, more homeowners cash in on their equity and how the pandemic has altered retirement plans.

Segments From this episode

A record number of job openings, but only so-so on the hiring front

Sep 8, 2021
In some sectors, there aren’t enough job openings, like in construction, education and the arts. And in others, there are too many, like food servic
While job openings were at an all-time high in late July, the number of hires has plateaued.
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Homeowners are building wealth at record rates without doing a thing

Sep 8, 2021
Rising values have given homeowners a lot more equity, which they can tap for cash. They gained $1 trillion in the second quarter.
A residential development and golf course in Las Vegas. U.S. homeowners cashed in $63 billion in equity during the second quarter, according to data firm Black Knight.
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NYC is set to begin enforcement of its vaccine mandate. How will it work?

Sep 8, 2021
New York will start enforcing its mandate Sep. 13. It requires visitors to theaters, museums and other establishments to show proof of at least partial vaccination — same for people want to eat and drink inside a restaurant or bar.
A vaccine requirement sign is shown in a restaurant window in August 2021 in New York City.
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Rent-relief distribution has been slow in parts of the country. What’s going on?

Sep 8, 2021
Jessica Thomasson of North Dakota’s Department of Human Services talks about the logistical challenges and the need for outreach.
Los Angeles demonstrators protest evictions and advocate rent cancellation during the pandemic in August 2020.
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More Americans are looking to retire earlier

Sep 8, 2021
The New York Fed reports that fewer Americans are planning to work deep into their 60s. Many of them are responding to the pressures of the pandemic.
A new survey from the New York Federal Reserve shows respondents are increasingly thinking they'll be exiting the workforce at a young age.
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In the barge business, vaccinating the crew remains key

Sep 8, 2021
Despite disruption from Hurricane Ida and a slowing of business due to COVID-19, getting his crews vaccinated remains the top concern for for barge line owner Austin Golding.
Austin Golding, president of Golding Barge Line, said that, even amid the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, his top concern onboard is still COVID-19.
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Music from the episode

What If We Met Seb Zillner
Redbone Childish Gambino
Hearts Blackbird Blackbird
To Zion (feat. Carlos Santana) Ms. Lauryn Hill, Carlos Santana
no tears left to cry Ariana Grande

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer