A few years ago, Carol Kraemer, a longtime finance executive, took a new job. Her title, vice president, was impressive. The compensation was excellent: $200 an hour.
After daylong shifts spent unloading and sorting boxes at an Amazon warehouse, Eli Zingg doesn’t usually go home.
Kiersten Post isn’t afraid to talk about money. She chats with friends about buying a house and budgeting for vacations.
The Climate Resilience Workforce Act would help develop climate change action plans, promote green jobs and focus on marginalized communities that bear the brunt of a warming planet. It is vital legislation that Congress should support.
A mile away from the flagship location where Starbucks launched in Seattle 50 years ago, a small group of local Starbucks employees huddled around an iPad under the bright lights of a hotel conference room and watched as they became the only unionized company-owned store in town.
Bosses are recommitting to their company offices even as omicron is extending the remote working trend that has kept many of their workers laboring at home since COVID-19 erupted in early 2020.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has given workplaces no choice but to adapt and become more flexible.
The cost of office maintenance dropped significantly in the pandemic when workers went remote and companies saved money on services like cleaning and security, as well as perks like dry cleaning and endless pantry snacks.
The National Labor Relations Board rejected Starbucks’ bid to quash the counting of unionization ballots from three of its upstate New York stores, paving the way for a Thursday vote count that could create the first labor foothold among the coffee chain’s thousands of corporate-run U.S. locations.
Apple fired an employee Thursday who was critical of the company’s handling of workplace misconduct allegations.
If you’ve never experienced a workplace wellness program, you might consider yourself lucky.
Millions of Americans have gotten a taste of working from home during the pandemic, and, boy, have they liked it.
Last spring, as offices closed across the country and kitchen tables became desks, contemplating the possible upsides of the new professional conundrum felt like a means of survival.
Having worked in economic development for a decade before serving in Congress, I’m accustomed to visiting with employers in my neck of the woods.
Seattle-based Bean Box has 20 employees, and three of them were hired through Northwest Center Employment Services, a nonprofit that places people with disabilities in jobs throughout Washington and in Idaho.