Grade 9-12

Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Low-wage jobs drive gains in U.S. employment

Updated: June 4 2014,
Author: barrel fan
Open Video

The BMW factory in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is luring workers with a program that offers part-time work, an all-expenses paid associates degree and near guarantee of a job and future education down the road. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how such apprenticeships, modeled after European programs, may boost employment and help tailor curricula to employers’ needs.