Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama will not be forming a union.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh about the American Jobs Plan, the Biden administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal.
Black people, in particular Black women, are historically among the last to recover from economic downturns. Janelle Jones, the first Black woman to serve as the top economist for the Labor Department, has a policy approach she calls “Black Women Best” that she hopes will rectify that.
Facebook, Microsoft and Uber have announced plans to reopen offices on a limited basis, as the spread of the coronavirus pandemic continues to slow.
Tech workers say they have experienced more harassment based on gender, age and race or ethnicity while working remotely during the pandemic, according to a survey from a nonprofit group that advocates for diversity in Silicon Valley.
A new book takes on an overlooked flaw in human judgement that can affect an organization’s ability to make sound decisions about hiring and more.
Marty Walsh, the two-term mayor of Boston, was confirmed as the Labor secretary by the Senate in a 68-29 vote on Monday, becoming the first union leader to run the department in over four decades.
A potential revision of federal civil rights law to extend protection to LGBTQ people could soon get a long-delayed vote in the U.S. Senate, but concerns about its implications for religious freedom cloud its prospects for final passage.
Kate and her husband David had just moved into a one-bedroom apartment in downtown Denver last March.
In mid-February — barely a month into his term — President Biden gathered 10 union leaders in the Oval Office. The meeting lasted two hours.
Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama voting to unionize won the backing of an important executive.
The House of Representatives is set to vote Wednesday on the Equality Act, a bill that would ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
NPR’s Michel Martin discusses how the pandemic has affected women’s participation in the workforce and what can be done about it with Hanna Rosin, Margaret Brower and Jamila Michener.
At a time when millions of Americans are unemployed, businessman Bill Martin has a head-scratching problem: He’s got plenty of jobs but few people willing to take them.