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    Book Discussion on Shadow Work

    Craig Lambert talked about his book, Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day, about the work the public does for free that was once done by paid, entry-level workers,…

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    Secretary Carter on Improving Military Life

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced his latest initiatives under his “Force of the Future” plan. He said the military would double maternity and paternity leave from…

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    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a case that could end the practice of nonunion public employees paying fees to unions. A…

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    Labor Participation Rate and Unemployment Numbers

    Robert Doar talked his recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, in which he argues that although the unemployment rate is down, the U.S. labor-force participation rate, at 62.6 percent, is…

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    Future of Labor Unions

    Mark Mix and David Madland talked about the role of labor unions in the U.S., as well as an upcoming Supreme Court ruling in a case challenging mandatory union fees. They responded to…

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    Book Discussion on Raw Deal

    Steven Hill talked about his book Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers, in which he examines the shift in the U.S. workforce…

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    December 2015 Jobs Report

    Victoria Stilwell reported by telephone about the December 2015 jobs numbers released the previous day and what they suggest about the strength of the U.S. economy.

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    Government Employee Unions

    Legal scholars talked about the issues in question in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, on which the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear oral argument January 11, 2016. The labor…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Are you on track to retire?”

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Are you on track to retire?”

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    Future of the Labor Economy

    Nicholas Jackson talked about his cover story in the Pacific Standard on the future of the labor economy. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting…

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    Minimum Wage

    James Sherk and Kendall Fells talked about efforts by some activists for a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage, possible implications of a wage hike, and the likelihood of congressional…

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    Millennials and the Economy

    Representatives from Google, Uber, and PricewaterhouseCoopers testified at a Republican Policy Committee hearing on the role of millennials in the economy. The witnesses outlined…

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    Book Discussion on Sold Out

    Authors Michelle Malkin and John Miano talked about their book, Sold Out: How High-Tech Billionaires and Bipartisan Beltway Crapweasels are Screwing America’s Best and Brightest…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “What should the minimum wage be?”

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 3

    Panelists spoke at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of the Veteran Employment Transition…

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 1

    Former President George W. Bush was among the speakers at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch…

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 2

    Former first lady Laura Bush was among the speakers at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of…

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    October 2015 Jobs Numbers

    Erica Groshen and Eric Morath talked about the October jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This program was part of Washington Journal’s regular Friday…

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    Conversation with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez talked about job training, workers' rights and the economy at a National Journal event. He outlined workforce initiatives and the infrastructure in place to…

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