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Connections: Discussing Universal Basic Income

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is making noise with a call for a UBI, a Universal Basic Income. He’s proposing $1,000 per month, for life...
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Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:24am
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Connections: Job shaming, and how to create a culture where all jobs are respected

“Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens is speaking out about recent criticism regarding his job as a cashier at a grocery store. Owens was working at Trader...
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Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:37am
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Connections: The myth of millennials and career changes

What if the most common narrative about millennials turned out to be untrue? According to the latest data, that seems to be the case. We're talking...
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Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:04am
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NYS private sector jobs top 8-million in 2017; small increase in Rochester jobs compared to 2016

NYS Labor Department officials say that newly revised data shows that New York State’s economic expansion continued last year, with the annual private...
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Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:01am
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Brookings' report shows mixed picture for the Rochester area economy

A new report on economic growth around the U.S. shows a mixed picture for the Greater Rochester area. The Metro Monitor report is done annually by the...
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Sun, 02/25/2018 - 3:09am
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Unemployment rises locally in December

The latest unemployment numbers show a rise in joblessness for the Rochester area in December. The unemployment rate stood at 5.0 percent, up from 4.7...
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Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:24am
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Local unemployment numbers rise

The latest monthly unemployment numbers from New York State show that the Rochester area unemployment figures jumped a bit compared to a year ago. The...
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Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:50am
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Finger Lakes region to share nearly $64 million in state economic development funds

(WXXI News & AP) Communities in New York state are splitting $755 million in state economic development funding. State officials announced the...
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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:35pm
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Connections: Journalist Adam Serwer on "The Nationalist's Delusion"

Adam Serwer , correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly , joins us to discuss his recent piece titled "The Nationalist's Delusion." The piece has been...
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Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:55am
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Kodak looks at cutting more jobs as it reports 3rd quarter earnings

EastmanKodak is looking at layoffs and taking other steps following the release of its 3 rd quarter earnings report on Wednesday. Kodak is reporting a ...
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Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:30pm
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