President Biden is no stranger to the Oval Office, but he walked into the White House’s most famous room for the first time as president on Wednesday, with new paintings hanging from the walls and a stack of executive orders sitting on his desk. Then, he got to work.
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The Biden administration has an opportunity to restore basic labor protections to the people who deliver our groceries and drive for Uber and Lyft.
Some staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities don’t want to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Their employers are trying to change their minds.
A Chinese tech company designed a way to track employees’ health, but sensors were also monitoring when they were away from their desks, setting off a debate about privacy and surveillance.
Tough sacrifices may still be required, but many see a post-pandemic resurgence in the year ahead.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. pledged economic action to accelerate Covid-19 vaccine distribution and provide relief for struggling Americans, small businesses and state and local governments.
Employers remain cautious about hiring, one economist says, “but the resurgence of the virus is really the main culprit.”
A late move by the Trump administration would stop enforcement of protections against discriminatory practices that have a “disparate impact” on protected groups.
The company, Haven, had promised to disrupt the way large corporations deliver benefits to their employees.
Our company’s motto used to be “Don’t be evil.” An organized work force will help us live up to it.
Coronavirus will not kill the office, Dror Poleg writes for The Upshot.
Some work spaces in central employment districts may become housing, and some housing in residential areas may become work spaces.
The creation of the union, a rarity in Silicon Valley, follows years of increasing outspokenness by Google workers. Executives have struggled to handle the change.
Roma Torre, a signature presence at the New York City cable news channel, is among the group of women who are departing.