Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

Opioid Abuse Takes A Toll On Workers And Their Employers

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.


Global Stocks Plunge After China Halts Trading

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.


Paid Family Leave Gains Ground For Private, Public Sector Workers

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.


From Anheuser-Busch InBev To Dow Chemical: A Look At The Year In Mergers

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

2015 was a year of mega-mergers โ€” deals made because of falling commodity prices, and deals that came with big tax advantages. NPR looks back at the year in mergers.


Proposed Dow-DuPont Merger Must Clear Regulatory Hurdles

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.


Mobile Recruiting: The Key To Your Next Job Could Be In Your Pocket

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.


IMF Prepares To Add China's Yuan To List Of Reserve Currencies

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 ...


Paris Attacks Create A Dilemma For Travelers

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.


Why It's Hard To Put An End To Unwanted Robocalls

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.


Wellness Programs Add Financial Advice To Improve Employee Health

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.


Trans-Pacific Partnership Provision On Trade Disputes Draws Criticism

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...


Meat Industry Responds To WHO Cancer Report

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The World Health Organization report said processed meats pose a health hazard because they increase the risk of colorectal cancer.


SABMiller Agrees In Principle To Merger With Anheuser-Busch InBev

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...


House Panel Spends Hours Questioning VW's CEO Of U.S. Business

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.


Volkswagen's U.S. Chief Appears Before House Panel On Emissions Scandal

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.


What VW Needs To Do To Survive Its Biggest Scandal

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

After revelations it cheated emissions tests, Volkswagen is vowing to win back the public's trust. But, experts say, it will take a long time. First, the automaker needs to let the crisis play out.


Volkswagen Owners Wonder Where A Fix Will Leave Them

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Many customers who bought cars touted as "clean diesel" now ponder the possibility of having a substantial fix that could cut their vehicle's gas mileage or performance.


Fiorina As CEO: 'Colossal Failure' Or 'The Right Leader'?

Saturday, September 26, 2015

A strong showing during the Sept. 16 debate has put Carly Fiorina at the top of a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates. But in the corporate world, another debate remains: Fiorina's business record.

Donald Trump says as a businesswoman, Fiorina would be unqualified to lead one of his companies.



What's That Smell?! When Workplaces Try Fragrance Bans

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Is your colleague's perfume too strong? Did the cleaning crew just come by? Some say fragrances are chemical irritants that should be banned from the office. But doing so isn't so easy.


Israel Courts African-American Evangelicals, Despite Some Hurdles

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

White American evangelical Christians have long been key backers of Israel. Now a major Israeli charity is wooing African-American churches for support. There are some political hurdles.