Jun 22, 2012 The stress of foreclosure is causing ill health for some.
May 21, 2012 When businesses are not moving operations overseas, the trend for decades within the U.S. has been shifting operations from the Midwest to the lower-cost South. But the Wall Street Journal has teased out some data showing when you look at the cost of labor, energy, taxes, and real estate, the Midwest is now just about as cheap as the south.
May 8, 2012 Economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers discuss the idea behind work sharing, which would allow workers to get partial benefits when companies cut parts of their job.
Mar 20, 2013 Commentator Teresa Amabile says don't count on it.
May 1, 2012 It's International Workers' Day -- organized by unions and left-leaning political parties across the world. Thousands of protesters are out on the streets in Greece, France and even Russia.
Apr 13, 2012 The California Supreme Court has ruled that while employers have to offer workers a lunch break, they don't have to make sure employees actually take a lunch break.
Mar 20, 2012 The monologist Mike Daisey’s account of Chinese factory conditions in “The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” made people think differently about their iPhones and iPads. But after an adaptation aired on This American Life, reaching China, an investigation there of his allegations found they were fabricated. Given other news reports on the conditions, will that matter?
Feb 2, 2012 Productivity is up amongst American workers, but how much longer can we expect to squeeze blood from that stone?
Sep 14, 2010 An Israeli tech company has come up with a new gadget that will check the stress and mood levels of people on their computers.Â It uses sensors to...