Apr 26, 2013 When you think of stress centers around the country, New York City or Washington D.C. may come to mind. But according to a new poll from Gallup, the people of West Virginia, Rhode Island and Kentucky are the most stressed.
Mar 14, 2013 Working moms want to work more -- at least in part because they need to in this economy. At the same time, the number of Americans who think moms shouldn’t work full-time (or at all) is still surprisingly high. The Pew Research Center just released its report on modern parenthood.
Dec 5, 2012 American workers were doing more and making more in the past few months. U.S. productivity growth has been revised up for the latest quarter, to an annual rate of almost 3 percent.
Nov 27, 2012 A survey finds people will leave an average of nine days of paid vacation unused this year. The stress that comes from not taking a break can affect their health.
Oct 19, 2012 John Quiggin takes a look at why the 15-hour work week predicted by economist John Maynard Keynes hasn't come to pass -- yet.
Aug 24, 2012 With the youth unemployment rate at double the national average, many young workers are finding that the path they thought would lead to a career -- go to college, work hard, land a job -- may not be for them.
Jul 27, 2012 Until the Protestant Reformation, work was considered a four-letter word, then everything changed. Historian Roger Hill discusses how work became a source of American pride.
Jul 27, 2012 Europeans get a minimum of three weeks of paid vacation, but many Americans get none. While Americans may work more, it doesn't necessarily mean they're being more productive.
Jul 6, 2012 German's seem to be the responsible, hard working sibling in the European Union, but they know when to relax.