Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Morning Shift' #21: Punch the clock October 8, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Morning Shift' #21: Punch the clock" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #21: Punch the clockOn Monday's Morning Shift, we talk about complete communities, discuss the growing low-wage work force, examine the NHL delay, and think through Chicago Ideas week.Storified by · Mon, Oct 08 2012 08:39:11Hopleaf Bike CorralZolkFirst, as Chicago Ideas Week kicks off Monday, featuring luminaries from various fields. We talk with founder Brad Keywell. Thinking big with Chicago Ideas Week by WBEZAs Chicago Ideas Week kicks off Monday, featuring luminaries from various fields. We talk with founder Brad Keywell.Kickoff breakfast. Good luck this week @chicagoideas! (@ Chicago Ideas Week HQ @ Block 37) http://4sq.com/QLWtQyKris Petersen#Chicago Ideas Week kicks off today! Lots in store at this great event, expect inspiring speakers and big ideas: http://bit.ly/R6D4vN...Highstyle FundThen, Cheryl Raye-Stout gives us the latest on the NHL’s delay start to the season because of the ongoing fight between the players’ association and the league. We also talk about the Bears win Sunday night.Morning Shift sports update by WBEZCheryl Raye-Stout gives us the latest on the NHL's delay start to the season because of the ongoing fight between the players' associatio...The NHL lockout's unknown casualtiesIf the NHL lockout persists, it won't just be the teams and owners that suffer financially. Hundreds of employees at every rink depen...watching all these other sports today is making me miss the NHL even more.. this lockout isn't going over well with me.. #withdrawalsChirp Hard Hockey.The #Bears defeat the Jaguars 41-3 in Jacksonville and head into the bye week tied with Minnesota for 1st in the division at 4-1! #CHIvsJACChicago BearsNext, a new study by the national group Reconnecting America uses the idea of “complete communities” to measure how major metropolitan regions perform in areas like affordable housing, and access to transit and jobs. Co-author Allison Brooks explains why Chicago received straight “B’s,” and Chicagomagazine Deal Estate columnist Dennis Rodkin gives his own progress report. Reconnecting America Releases "Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America" - Reconnecting AmericaReconnecting America today released Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America, an ambitious report that tr...Finally, the latest jobs report shows that unemployment fell below eight percent for the first time since President Obama took office. Susan Lambert, a professor at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, looks at growing sector of employment: low-wage and hourly work. A recent study by the Women Employed and Action Now Institute shows that low-wage work rose to 31 percent last year in the Chicago area. And, Jeremy Mahan with the staffing agency Manpower, reports the trends he’s seeing.New study: Low-wage workers in Chicago are older, more educatedA study released Wednesday states number of low-wage workers in Chicago has increased 30 percent as total number of jobs decline.The market closed at its highest level in 5 years. I can't believe all those Wall Street guys were fooled by a fake jobs report. Sad.Top Conservative Cat Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #20: Going the distance Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia In the News | Life in poverty, and a stolen American Dream View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Discussing Nelson Mandela in Room 215 Young man finds new hope after HIV diagnosis The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers'