Neil A. Carousso produces and co-hosts WCBS Newsradio 880’s Small Business Spotlight series with Joe Connolly. Click here to watch the weekly video segments featuring advice for business owners on survival, recovery and growth opportunities.
  • WCBS 880 Weekly Rewind: Businesses May be Forced to Raise Wages as Hiring Slows

    Produced by Neil A. Carousso

    NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Capitalism is at work.

    On The 880 Weekly Rewind, Lynda Lopez talks to New York Times Economics Reporter Ben Casselman about who is benefiting in the pandemic recovery and if businesses will finally raise wages after years of stagnation as the pace of hiring slows while unemployment benefits in many cases exceed salaries. Casselman said some workers have “leverage” now.

    Also on this week’s podcast, WCBS reporter Mack Rosenberg speaks with two CUNY graduates about how they’ve adjusted their career prospects in the pandemic, Naomi Osaka’s French Open withdrawal sparks a conversation on mental health and New York City’s mayoral candidates duke it out a week before early voting in the primaries.

    Subscribe and download The 880 Weekly Rewind podcast for in-depth reporting and deeper analysis of the top stories of the week, produced by Neil A. Carousso for WCBS-AM New York.

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