Occupational Hazard

About a month’s worth of training on average required to be an Emergency Medical Technician… but a year to pack boxes?

In some states, it can take years of required training and thousands of dollars to get a license to work. It’s true for workers who want to provide massages, braid hair and even pack boxes. Both Democrats and Republicans say it’s gotten to be too much and become barrier to ordinary Americans finding jobs. Sunday on Full Measure we’ll meet the Mississippi hair braider who helped change the law there. And we’ll look at the reasons why there are so many requirements for jobs like tree trimmers and barbers.

Should people have to get expensive training and licenses to be able to get a job packing boxes?

Should people have to get expensive training and occupational licenses to be able to get a job packing boxes?

Also, Lisa Fletcher exposes an incredible vulnerability in hospital equipment that can be hacked–with fatal consequences.

Joce Sterman takes us to one of the quietest places in the U.S. with no cell phone signals, no WiFi and no radio signals of any kind allowed. It’s because those things could interfere with equipment conducting sensitive military and scientific research. What is the research– and how does a Russian billionaire figure into it?

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