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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Sleep researchers say about 30 percent of employees at big firms are so tired they're making as many mistakes as if they were coming to work drunk. Some offices now have "napping pods."
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The regulations, expected in the coming weeks, would require employers to pay such caregivers more. But many won't be able to comply because they rely on Medicare reimbursements, which won't change.
Friday, April 08, 2016
For the first time in a century, the U.S. Postal Service will have to reduce its prices because a temporary price hike is expiring. That is going to compound financial problems for an already deeply troubled USPS.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
It's a labor issue familiar to regulators. For decades, the National Labor Relations Board held that students were not employees, then ruled in favor of students in 2000, then reversed again in 2004.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Tax Day falls three days later than usual this year, on April 18. Some families may need that extra time. Experts say changing family demographics are making filing taxes more complicated.
Monday, March 28, 2016
A recent Japanese study shows the lazy ants play a critical role in colonies. They contribute when others die or drop out. The researcher says the same is true for humans. But is it?
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Discrimination based on one's sex is illegal in the workplace, but how about sexual orientation? A federal agency is suing employers for allegedly discriminating against gay and lesbian workers.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Being better dressed can give you a psychological boost that makes you behave more like a leader. One study found that men dressed in suits negotiated a higher profit than casually clad counterparts.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
There are more developments in an international bank heist that involves a sophisticated cyberattack into Bangladesh's central banking system. Hackers siphoned out millions before they were stopped.
Friday, March 04, 2016
Experts say interim CEOs are in greater demand these days. Some say the role is changing, and companies are increasingly turning to temporary leaders to overhaul their businesses.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
When Samuel Smith graduated with a master's in engineering from Cornell, he thought the $190,000 in debt he incurred would pay off. But it took him a while to land job at a software firm in Austin, Texas. And now, after paying $1,750 a month in loan payments, rent and ...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Victims of sexual abuse at work are often afraid to come forward. So when a Colorado resort recently agreed to settle a sexual harassment case, it was a relatively rare victory for abused workers.
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.