Chinese workers complain that shortened hours or being told to resign are layoffs by another name.
Right now, OSHA doesn’t have a blanket legal standard for protecting workers from infectious diseases.
Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods face backlash from workers concerned about safe working conditions.
Unemployment is lower than at any time in nearly half a century. Lots of jobs have been added this quarter. But today’s job report indicates that now more people are being laid off and filing for unemployment. As the labor market deals with tariffs and fluctuating financial markets, it’s hard to predict what might happen […]
There are more job openings right now than there are job seekers. That has small businesses scrambling to find qualified workers.
The U.S. Census Bureau says it needs to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to complete the 2020 census. But since the economy is in such good shape, with unemployment down to 3.7 percent in September, that hiring task may be a lot harder than it was back in 2010. And the census faces more […]
Now that classes start mid-August for many schools in the United States, Labor Day weekend is less of a “Goodbye, sweet summer!” thing. Even the AAA has stopped predicting a traveler’s forecast. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Low-wage workers have jobs, but many still live in poverty. So thousands of them, along with clergy and activists, are working to try and change that.