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    Open Phones on the Future of Retirement

    Telephone lines were open following a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on the future of retirement.

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    Work in Retirement

    Experts on aging and health testified on the findings of an AARP study that showed nearly half of retirees either must or want to work during their retirement years. They discussed the…

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    Book Discussion on Out of Sight

    Erik Loomis talked about his book Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe, in which he argues that the working conditions that existed in the…

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    Low-Wage Economy

    Anthony Carnevale talked about the study released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce on employment, salaries, and job prospects for recent and soon-to-be…

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    Ben Casselman on the Unemployment Rate

    Ben Casselman talked the Department of Labor’s July jobs report, which showed the unemployment rate holding steady at 5.3 percent, and what this could mean for the overall economy.

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    July 2015 Jobs Report

    Victoria Stilwell reported by telephone about the July 2015 jobs report, released the previous day, which showed the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3 percent. She talked about how…

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    Cost of Child Care Impacting Career Choices

    Danielle Paquette reported by telephone on what a Washington Post poll on child care costs showed about how child care affects career choices.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on “How Does Your Family Influence Your Job Decisions?” The question was inspired by a Washington Post poll…

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    Veterans Affairs Whistleblower Claims

    A hearing was held to review claims of retaliation against whistleblowers at the Veteran Affairs (VA) Department. The first panel was comprised of doctors who reported problems…

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    Retirement Adviser Regulations

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Subcommittee on Education and Workforce Safety. He addressed questions on a proposed rule…

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    Newsmakers with Secretary Thomas Perez

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talked about employment issues in the U.S. and how the economy effects them. Topics included overtime pay, minimum wage, and the growing number of people…

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    Local Immigration Initiatives

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talked about ways that mayors can address national issues with local initiatives. He focused on about immigration and raising the minimum wage.

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    2015 White House Conference on Aging, President Obama Remarks

    President Obama spoke at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Older Americans Act, as well as the 80th anniversary…

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    Katie Vlietstra on Policies Affecting the Self-Employed

    Katie Vlietstra talked about federal policies affecting self-employed workers.

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    Senator Mark Warner on the Gig Economy

    Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) a member of the Budget and Finance Committees, talked about the “gig economy,” which comprises the one-third of working Americans holding two or three…

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    Senator Mark Warner on the "Gig" Economy

    Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) a member of the Budget and Finance Committees, talked about the “gig economy,” in which people hold two or three jobs to make a full-time living, but…

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    President Obama's Proposed Changes to Overtime Eligibility

    Elizabeth Milito and Christine Owens talked about the White House’s proposed changes to federal overtime rules, and they might mean for employees and the hiring process.

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    White House Conference Call on Extending Overtime Protection

    The White House held a conference call for reporters on the administration plan announced that day to extend overtime protections to nearly five million workers.

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    Job Creation

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    Book Discussion on Rise of the Robots

    Martin Ford talked about his book Rise of Robots: Technology and the Threat of the Jobless Future, in which he discusses the impact of technology on jobs and the economy. Mr. Ford…

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