Paid leave proposal reduced as Democrats work to scale back social spending bill

Paid leave proposal reduced as Democrats work to scale back social spending bill

As an agreement on the framework for President Biden’s social spending bill inches closer, some proposed programs to help families are getting cut or scaled back, including paid family leave. CBS News reporter Sarah Ewall-Wice joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to…

Supply chain crisis could force consumers to abandon ethical shopping habits

Supply chain crisis could force consumers to abandon ethical shopping habits

Experts are worried high prices and out-of-stock items resulting from America’s supply chain backlog will create social and environmental consequences. Keesa Schreane, author of “Corporations Compassion Culture,” joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to explain why the holidays are expected to exacerbate…

Pandemic prompts slow return to workforce

Pandemic prompts slow return to workforce

America’s unemployed are not going back to work until they feel safe and well compensated, according to a new article in the Washington Post. Heather Long, an economics correspondent and the author of the piece, joins CBSN to discuss how…

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world’s chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today’s iPhones, fighter jets and supercomputers. Now TSMC is building America’s first 5-nanometer fabrication plant, hoping to reverse a decades-long…

Social Security benefits get massive boost next year amid rising consumer prices

Social Security benefits get massive boost next year amid rising consumer prices

The government will increase Social Security benefits by 5.9% in 2022 as Americans contend with higher consumer prices. The Conference Board’s chief economist Dana Peterson joins “Red and Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano with the details, including how long U.S. labor…

Why rich countries are so dependent on migrant workers | CNBC Explains

Why rich countries are so dependent on migrant workers | CNBC Explains

The International Labour Organisation estimates that there are 169 million international migrant workers in the world, making up almost 5% of the global workforce. The majority work in, and are integral to the fast development of high-income countries, but at…

White House addresses supply chain bottleneck threatening economy and holiday season

White House addresses supply chain bottleneck threatening economy and holiday season

President Biden announced major U.S. ports and corporations will move to 24/7 operations to help alleviate the supply chain backlog. CBS News chief White House correspondent Ed O’Keefe joins CBSN’s Lana Zak with more on the administration’s efforts. CBSN is…

Millions of workers are quitting their jobs

Millions of workers are quitting their jobs

Businesses across the country are experiencing vacancies as new data shows a record number of people quitting their jobs. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 4.3 million people quit their jobs in the month of August. CBS MoneyWatch reporter…

Black women and Americans without college degrees left behind in economic recovery

Black women and Americans without college degrees left behind in economic recovery

Black women and Americans who are not college-educated are struggling most to get back to work after the pandemic recession. Michelle Holder, the president of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and an associate professor of economics at John Jay…

U.S. job growth slows for second straight month

U.S. job growth slows for second straight month

According to the Labor Department, the United States added 194,000 jobs in September, less than half of what economists had projected. CBSN’s Tanya Rivero spoke to Joel Payne, a CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist, and Libby Cantrill, the…