The new blue collar jobs of tomorrow
WBUR - 10/14/2014
The stock market’s wobbly, Europe’s economy looks weak, China looks a little peaked. You could worry plenty about the economy with a capital “E.” But for most people, the economy boils down first to a job. Everybody’s been spooked on that front at some point, but especially American blue collar workers. Now, we’ve got big new headlines saying there’s a new wave of blue collar jobs coming open. “Middle skill” boomers retiring. New arenas opening up. Really? This hour On Point: the new blue collar jobs. What they are. What they will be. What they’ll pay. And are they for real?