Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
New federal rules would make millions more workers eligible for overtime. Some employers say they'll be forced to cut costs through furloughs or by converting salaried positions to hourly.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The shootings of two young journalists last month highlighted the perils of dealing with potentially dangerous employees. But it can be very difficult for employers to know when and how to step in.