Yuki Noguchi

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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

On Tuesday, the company gathered its staff to discuss the review's findings, according to a source familiar with the meeting. A broader report on addressing Uber's workplace culture is due next week.

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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Internal Investigation Into Sexual Harassment

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Ride hailing company Uber announced on Tuesday the firing of about 20 employees as a result of an internal investigation into what some critics have called a corporate culture that tolerates sexual harassment and other misconduct.

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Proposals Aim To Combat Discrimination Based On Salary History

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Several states and cities are considering measures that would bar employers from asking job candidates about their prior salary. The bills are seen helping narrow the pay gap for women and minorities.

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Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President Trump's proposed budget released Tuesday rests on a key assumption: The economy will grow much faster than it has in recent years — and at a more robust pace than most analysts predict.

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As Store Layoffs Mount, Retail Lags Other Sectors In Retraining Workers

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Many retail workers are losing their jobs amid major technological shifts. And while some industries invest to retrain their workers with new skills, retail largely hasn't succeeded in doing that.

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Dow Industrials Drop On Worries Over Political Turmoil In Washington

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Questions including what President Trump said to former FBI Director James Comey before firing him have put the administration's pro-business legislative agenda in question, notably proposed tax cuts.

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Dow Jones Drops By 300 Points As Trump Remains Embroiled In Controversy

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 300 points Wednesday as questions mounted about President Trump's ability to get his agenda through Congress.

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Businesses Push Back On Paid-Sick-Leave Laws

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Dozens of states and cities require businesses to offer paid sick leave. But some employers are looking for ways to pre-empt those requirements, including at the federal level.

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Retailers Scrambling To Adjust To Changing Consumer Habits

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Nine U.S. chains have filed for bankruptcy this year. Store closures are accelerating, and 89,000 retail jobs have been lost since October. "The disruption is just unfolding," a former executive says.

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Flight Overbooked? Perfect: These Frequent Flyers Want To Get Bumped

Thursday, April 27, 2017

A select group of travelers spends considerable effort trying to get bumped from overbooked flights. The payoff: vouchers that can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.

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Fox News Turmoil Highlights Workplace Culture's Role In Sexual Harassment

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fox News is among many workplaces dealing with sexual harassment issues. Experts say changing the culture at work requires training, establishing reporting mechanisms, and consistent enforcement.

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U.S. Courts Divided Over Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT Workers

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Recently, a federal appeals court in Chicago ruled that existing civil rights law bars discrimination based on sexual orientation. But other appeals courts have ruled that existing federal law does not extend to sexual orientation. LGBT activists cheered the most recent decision, but it will likely wind up in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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United Airlines Continues To Deal With PR Disaster After Passenger Incident

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United Airlines is still dealing with a public relations disaster after video went viral of a passenger being dragged off a flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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AFL-CIO's Trumka Says Both Parties Have Lost Focus On U.S. Workers

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka laid out his vision for organized labor, taking on both political parties for catering to moneyed interests instead of concentrating on the plight of American workers.

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Self-Driving Cars Raise Questions About Who Carries Insurance

Monday, April 03, 2017

Currently, insurance rates are calculated based on drivers' claims histories and driving records. Driverless cars are expected to shift the liability toward carmakers. But it won't happen all at once.

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College Classes In Maximum Security: 'It Gives You Meaning'

Monday, March 27, 2017

A privately funded program provides higher education to about 300 students in New York state prisons. Graduates are less likely to get in legal trouble after prison but getting hired is a challenge.

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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

Saturday, March 25, 2017

President Trump is eager to put the health care debacle behind him and focus on tax reform, but the failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act could handicap that effort.

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Federal Reserve Raises Key Interest Rate, Signals 2 More Increases This Year

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Fed also said it is looking to increase rates three times in 2018, as inflation approaches the central bank's target annual rate of 2 percent and the unemployment rate appears stable.

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Airbnb Counters Critics On Housing Supply And Tax Collection

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Airbnb says a study which claims the fastest-growing share of its listings come from property managers — not individual home owners renting out their residences — is flawed.

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Trump Chooses R. Alexander Acosta As New Labor Nominee

Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Trump announced a new nominee to run the Labor Department on Thursday. R. Alexander Acosta is a law school dean and former U.S. attorney in southern Florida. He's also been a member of the National Labor Relations Bureau.

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