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The SNAP work reporting requirement age just rose by one year. It's already affecting who gets benefits.
Sep 11, 2023
The upper age limit for SNAP recipients (able bodied, without dependents) who have to prove they’re working or looking for work at least part time has just risen from age 49 to age 50. Eventually it'll go up to age 54.
Sep 1, 2023
Cheap, sometimes single-use apparel that fill malls and online shops that may also swiftly end up in landfills. But there may be a surge in recycling those outfits too.
Aug 29, 2023
Finding and training workers to install solar panels and maintain electric vehicle charging stations is a massive undertaking.
Aug 25, 2023
The final outcome of the sale could have huge implications for both organized labor and the domestic steel economy.
Aug 22, 2023
Intel recently scrapped a $5 billion deal to buy an Israeli semiconductor manufacturer — primarily because China dragged its feet on giving the regulatory green light for the deal.
Aug 21, 2023
Sounds great, right? But some workers feel anxious about the niche benefit, and labor experts say there are downsides.
Aug 17, 2023
There's not only job and wage losses, but also crops, infrastructure damage, small business losses and more.
Aug 11, 2023
After a hot summer, some travelers are expressing more concern about heat waves, wildfires and other extreme weather events that might affect their plans.
Aug 7, 2023
Lower palladium prices might also lead to fewer catalytic converter thefts, which spiked when the metal fetched a premium.
Jul 31, 2023
Six percent of all global trade passes through the canal’s 50-mile stretch of water. New passage restrictions could particularly harm the U.S. economy — since it's the nation that uses the trade route most.