The number of union petitions continues to climb
Oct 16, 2023

The number of union petitions continues to climb

The number of union petitions filed in the past year rose 3%, new data shows. We also preview what we expect to hear in speeches from Federal Reserve officials this week.

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Earnings and speeches and housing, oh my!

This will be a busy week: We’ve got more earnings reports, plus speeches from Federal Reserve officials and housing starts data. Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives and a professor at UT Austin, joins us talk about what’s ahead.

More workers move to create unions — but that doesn't always mean more members

Oct 16, 2023
Petitioning for union representation is just the first step in forming a union, and not all efforts make it to the finish line.
The National Labor Relations Board has seen an uptick in petitions but is being strained by the larger workload, said the agency’s general counsel.
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Social media companies crack down on misinformation

Misinformation and misleading content has proliferated in the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict. How are social media companies responding? The BBC’s Marianna Spring reports.

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