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Thursday, February 11, 2016
More companies are offering employees training to deal with shooting threats at work. But it presents a dilemma: "How do you create awareness, without creating paranoia?" one expert says.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
A mall real estate executive let slip that Amazon plans to build up to 400 walk-in stores. Analysts were skeptical, and now the executive says his comment wasn't intended to represent Amazon's plans.
Friday, January 29, 2016
The government is proposing to require employers to report pay data by race, gender and ethnicity. The president is using executive power to make the rule change, which is set to take effect in 2017.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Snowzilla may have set a record for snowfall, but it was a minor event, as far as economic costs go. Analysts talk about what they include — or do not include — in their economic loss estimates.
Monday, January 25, 2016
McDonald's unveiled a stronger than expected earnings report Monday morning that has analysts wondering if the fast food giant has finally pulled off a turnaround.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Many employers who test for drugs don't screen employees for opioids. Yet opioid abuse is linked to problems with workplace productivity and safety.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
China's attempts to shore up its stock market have failed. And with the markets affecting global stocks, NPR reports on whether, and how much of a factor it might be in affecting markets longer term.
Monday, December 28, 2015
This was a big year in paid leave policies, especially among private firms. Some cities and states also passed bills to expand parental leave ahead of Congress, which is considering the Family Act.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
2015 was a year of mega-mergers — deals made because of falling commodity prices, and deals that came with big tax advantages. NPR looks back at the year in mergers.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Combined, the proposed company Dow-DuPont would be worth $130 billion and would have even deeper and broader reach in the chemical, industrial and agricultural sectors.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
More job seekers are applying for work from their smartphones. Employers who are trying to push mobile recruiting say that in the tightening job market, it's important to be on the small screen.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The International Monetary Fund says it is preparing to add China's currency, the yuan, to its list of reserve currencies. The move could help China's economy in the long run, but it ...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
As Paris tries to recover from the terrorist attacks, people who planned to travel there seem to be conflicted about whether to go. Airlines reacted quickly, letting travelers rebook their flights.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
It's difficult for regulators to stop companies that flout the Do Not Call Registry. Robocalls can come from overseas, making them hard to regulate, and they often spoof caller IDs.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Using counseling about personal finances to reduce the stress and strain workers feel can shave a company's health costs and cut absenteeism, research suggests.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement the Obama administration is trying to sell to Congress includes a seemingly obscure and controversial provision. It's called the Investor...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The World Health Organization report said processed meats pose a health hazard because they increase the risk of colorectal cancer.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
A titanic merger in the beer industry is brewing: Anheuser-Busch InBev offered more than $104 billion to win over the board of SABMiller. The behemoth will control about a third of th...
Friday, October 09, 2015
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive was taken to task on Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. It was the first congressional hearing since the company's emissions scandal broke.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Volkswagen U.S. President Michael Horn appears before the House Energy and Commerce Committee to answer questions about the emissions scandal.