Restaurant and hotel workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers even as wages are rising. Employers face a labor shortage.
In the wake of the pandemic, workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers. Some say they want to work less and enjoy life more. Others simply don’t want to sit in an office full-time.
Jonathan Caballero made a startling discovery last year. At 27, his hair was thinning. The software developer realized that life was passing by too quickly as he was hunkered down at home in Hyattsville, Md.
Many offices that have been closed since March 2020 are beginning to bring workers back, but not all companies think they need a return to the old ways.
With more than half of adult Americans now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, many employers have started laying the groundwork to get back to the office.
While it’s had some ups and downs, the stock market has soared to historic heights in recent years.
For Denver-based flight attendant Ken Kyle, getting a coronavirus vaccine was as convenient as pulling up to the place he knows so well.
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.