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  • Washington Journal Charles Jeszeck Discusses Saving for Retirement
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    Charles Jeszeck on Saving for Retirement

    Charles Jeszeck talked about a new report looking at how well Americans are doing in saving for retirement. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of…

  • Labor Secretary Acosta Testifies on Department Priorities
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    Labor Issues and the Trump Administration

    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta testified on his department’s policies and priorities at a hearing held by the House Education and the Workforce Committee. Members addressed several issues…

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    Jessica Bruder talked about her book, Nomadland, about migrant workers in the United States. She spoke at the 2017 Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

  • Singapore Company Announces Move Back to the US
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    President Trump Jobs Announcement

    President Trump announced that the semiconductor company called Broadcom Limited would relocate its headquarters from Singapore to the United States, a move he said would bring $20 billion in…

  • Senate Democrats Unveil 401k Retirement Savings Proposal
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    Senate Democrats on 401 (k) Retirement Plans

    Several Democratic senators announced their proposal to expand 401 (k) retirement savings plans. Their proposal came ahead of the release of the Republicans' tax reform plan that could…

  • Washington Journal Douglas Fisher Discusses 401Ks  Tax Reform
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    Douglas Fisher on Retirement Savings and Tax Reform

    Doug Fisher talked about how 401 (k) and other retirement savings programs could be affected by Republican tax reform efforts. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question, “When do you expect to retire?” Anita Kumar, White House correspondent for McClatchy, spoke by phone about…

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    A World of Three Zeros

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, A World of Three Zeros, about how to solve the problems of global poverty, unemployment, and climate change. He spoke with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia…

  • Consolidated Workers Rights Oral Arguments
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    Consolidated Workers' Rights Oral Arguments

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a consolidated case focusing on workers' class-action rights. At issue is whether employers through an employment contract can prevent employees from joining…

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    Job Creation

    Andy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump’s first nominee for Labor Secretary, talked about his book, Job Creation: How It Really Works and Why Government Doesn’t…

  • President Trump Delivers Remarks on US Job Force
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    President's Remarks on U.S. Job Force

    President Trump stressed the importance of education and workforce development during a memorandum signing at the White House. The presidential memorandum directs funding to expand STEM…

  • Retirement Incomes
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    Retirement Incomes

    Economic experts presented their research studies on private retirement plans and Social Security benefits. They identified varying trends and sources of retirement income and concluded…

  • US Chamber Presidents Backing of Tax Cuts Helpful to Passage
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    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Labor Day Briefing

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its annual Labor Day briefing to discuss issues impacting businesses, the labor force and the overall economy. Some of the topics included tax reform…

  • Washington Journal Ben Zipperer Discusses Minimum Wage Laws
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    Ben Zipperer on Minimum Wage Laws

    Ben Zipperer talked about minimum wage laws. Topics included minimum wage increases passed by cites and reaction from some state legislatures to those increases, and studies on the effects of the…

  • AFLCIO President Says Wall Streeters Driving Administrations Agenda
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talked about the future of the labor movement and its relations with the Trump administration. Among the topics he discussed were his group’s role in the NAFTA…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments from people who are unemployed to talk about their experiences in searching for a job. Karlyn Bowman spoke by phone about her report…

  • Washington Journal Mark Mix Discusses Right to Work Laws
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    Mark Mix on Right to Work Laws

    Mark Mix talked about “right to work” laws.

  • Compulsory Union Fees and First Amendment Rights
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    Compulsory Union Fees and First Amendment Rights

    The Heritage Foundation hosted a forum on the constitutionality of compulsory union fees by all public employees, regardless of union membership. Speakers included the lead plaintiff in a…

  • Secretaries DeVos and Acosta Hold Briefing on Workforce Development
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    Secretaries of Labor and Education on Apprenticeships

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta held a briefing on education and workforce development at the Marriott in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The briefing followed…

  • Forum Explores Workforce Diversity in Cybersecurity Sector
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    Cybersecurity Workforce Diversity

    Panelists talked about ways to improve workforce diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Speakers included cybersecurity experts, business leaders, and former intelligence agency…

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