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Employers must submit pay data to feds ... for now

Sep 30, 2019
It's part of a push to close the pay gap for women and minorities.
A protester at the "A Day Without A Woman" demonstration on March 8, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
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Google contractors in Pittsburgh to vote on unionizing

Sep 23, 2019
The tech industry relies on an army of temps and contractors who don't get the cushy benefits of full-time employees.
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California gig worker law to be decided this week

Sep 9, 2019
A bill that could force companies to reclassify workers as employees looks poised to win approval this week.
Uber and Lyft drivers protest at Los Angeles International Airport over what they say are unfair wages.
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Why labor unions keep shrinking

Aug 22, 2019
It's not just the shift away from a manufacturing economy.
Labor union members protest Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed budget cuts in 2011.
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Businesses tap virtual reality to train workers

Aug 21, 2019
VR training is being used to prep workers for Black Friday, for warehouse safety issues and to improve communication.
At Farmers Insurance in Los Angeles, Jessica DeCanio demonstrates how claims adjusters use virtual reality to train for the field.
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Truckers split on proposed rule changes

Aug 19, 2019
The proposal would allow drivers to split up mandatory breaks and extend the workday.
Trucks drive along Interstate Highway 90 in Chicago.
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Recession could sour the kombucha party at WeWork

Aug 14, 2019
The co-working space identified a downturn as a risk as it readies its IPO.
A WeWork location in Shanghai.
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Can AI make hiring fairer and more efficient?

Aug 14, 2019
AI advocates say it's better for people on both sides.
A visitor holds a hand of an AILA, or Artificial Intelligence Lightweight Android.
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Could the gig be up for Uber and Lyft?

Aug 9, 2019
A law under consideration in California would require the companies to classify their drivers as employees.
A woman holds up a sign as people protest outside Uber's corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California in May 2019.
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