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Prius from ourselves

Sep 9, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.

What we know about paid sick leave

Sep 8, 2015
Dozens of places in the U.S. require it. What does their experience show?
Posted In: sick day, employees, Congress
Bangladesh's Shrimp Industry Accused Of Worker Exploitation

Your shrimp is probably from overseas

Sep 8, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.

Federal contractors now mandated to receive sick leave

Sep 7, 2015
President Obama signed an executive order providing sick days to about 300,000 workers.
Posted In: Obama, government, sick leave

Employers shying away from hiring teens for the summer

Sep 7, 2015
With schools starting mid-August, how are seasonal employers keeping jobs filled?
Posted In: School, employers, seasonal hiring

Germany allocates more money to migrant crisis

Sep 7, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Real vs. nominal wages

Sep 4, 2015
Average hourly pay for Americans increased an anemic 0.3 percent in August.
Posted In: nominal wages, real wages, inflation

Does 5.1 percent = full employment?

Sep 4, 2015
Maybe not until we see employers bidding up wages.
Posted In: Unemployment, jobs report, full employment
Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holding a news conference back in March in Washington, D.C. The Federal Reserve may raise interest rates this month, though many have doubt the move.

Weekly Wrap: August jobs report and interest rates

Sep 4, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and John Carney join Amy Scott to recap the week.
Posted In: jobs report, interest rates, Federal Reserve

Making sense of good job growth and stagnant wages

Sep 4, 2015
The Fed faces continuing employment recovery as it contemplates interest rates.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, employment, economic recovery