Wintrust Business Lunch 10/5/21: What to expect from the September jobs report, how the pandemic impacted business travel and the cause of yesterday’s Facebook outage | WGN 720 radio
Segment 1: Tom Gimbel, Founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, joins John to preview Friday’s September Jobs Report. Is the labor market ready to rebound?
Segment 2: Philippe Weiss, President, Seyfarth at Work, talks to John about a new worker heat illness initiative announced by President Biden that has impacted some businesses. What can businesses do to make sure their employees work safely and comfortably?
Segment 3: Dave Harvey, VP of Southwest Business, explains to John how airline business has been over the past two months as they navigate the pandemic, how he expects business travel pick up in 2022 and how the push to get people vaccinated will help air travel resume for the holidays.
Segment 4: WGN Reporter and Crain’s Daily Gist Host Amy guth gives us a look at the latest business stories, including Facebook blaming a ‘flawed configuration change’ for its massive outage yesterday, Target paying an extra $ 2 per hour on peak holiday shopping season days, and Best Buy says hard to find vacation items are the benefits of a new membership program.
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