Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Andrew Puzder Withdraws Nomination For Labor Secretary

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

President Trump's nominee for labor secretary, Andrew Puzder, says he's withdrawing his nomination a day before his confirmation hearing.


Trump Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder Withdraws, First Cabinet Pick To Fall

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The fast-food CEO faced fierce opposition from labor groups, plus personal controversies. Ultimately, he didn't have support from enough Republican senators.


Unions And Their Complicated Relationship With President Trump

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Union leaders may not like President Trump's pick for labor secretary, but they do like the way he has gone after companies for sending jobs overseas and his criticism on NAFTA and other trade deals.


Steven Mnuchin Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

Monday, February 13, 2017

Mnuchin will be key to President Trump's tax-overhaul policy. His former ties to Wall Street have Democrats accusing the president of breaking a promise to hold big banks accountable for abuses.


Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Our Commutes, But That'll Take A While

Friday, February 10, 2017

One of the promises of autonomous vehicles is that they'll reduce traffic jams. Self-driving cars will bring many changes, but traffic flows won't improve until enough human drivers are off the roads.


Travel Agents Say Clients Have Many Questions About Trump's Travel Ban

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Trump administration's travel ban and the confusion around it is creating headaches for some in the U.S. travel industry. Travel agents are trying to calm nervous travelers.


Trump Takes Aim At Dodd-Frank, Investor Protections Rule In Executive Action

Friday, February 03, 2017

President Trump has called the financial regulations passed during the Obama administration a "disaster." Executive actions signed on Friday order a review of the law.