Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

States Create A Patchwork Of Regulations For Employers To Follow

Friday, January 06, 2017

State and local governments are expected to continue to be very active in employment law — passing their own rules on minimum wage, paid leave and other worker protections.


U.S. Manufacturers Brace For Trump's Next Trade Targets

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Donald Trump was a factor in Ford's decision to cancel plans to build a new plant in Mexico. Now he has the attention of other U.S. manufacturing firms that were considering a move south.


Shaming Firms That Export Jobs Has Worked For Trump So Far

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Analysts are watching to see whether the Twitter blasts continue and threatened tariffs emerge. The strategies could save jobs or could hurt the economy if other countries retaliate.


Wages Are Increasing, But What's Behind It?

Thursday, December 29, 2016

It has taken years since the Great Recession, but wages are showing signs of climbing — though not very quickly. Economists say there are reasons to believe wage growth could continue into 2017.


AT&T CEO Defends Time Warner Deal Before Senate Antitrust Panel

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson will try to sell Capitol Hill on his company's planned merger with Time-Warner. Stephenson will present the merger as a way of disrupting the existing cable TV model, but with the president-elect already lined up with opponents, he may have an uphill climb.


Trump Wants A Federal Hiring Freeze, But It May Not Save Money

Monday, November 21, 2016

President-elect Trump has said a top priority is to freeze hiring for the federal government. But even those who support reducing the federal workforce say that a freeze can have unintended effects.


Workers Wait To See If Trump White House Reverses Overtime Pay Rule

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

An estimated 4.2 million workers will become eligible to earn OT as a result of the new rule. But it's not clear for how long. President-elect Trump hasn't said what he'll do with the new regulations.


Dow Hits All-Time High As Investors Anticipate Transition To Trump

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thursday trading centered on areas in which the new administration plans to loosen regulations or increase spending. Financials and pharmaceuticals were up, as were defense and infrastructure stocks.


Stock Markets Remain Surprisingly Stable In Wake Of Trump Victory

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

For weeks, the stock market sent signals that it was bound to take a hit if Donald Trump won the election. But on the first day of trading after a surprise Trump victory, stocks have been up most of the day.


Several States, Some Employers Help Workers Make Time To Vote

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Many people say they don't have the time to stand in line, or they're worried about being late for work. But about half of states require employers to offer some form of paid leave to vote.


Agreeing On More Money For Roads, Bridges May Be Easier Than Finding Workers

Friday, October 28, 2016

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump say they would spend more to rebuild the country's aging infrastructure. The problem is there may not be enough people with the right skills to fill those jobs.


What's More Distracting Than A Noisy Co-Worker? Turns Out, Not Much

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Open offices are often said to promote teamwork and communication, but the benefits come with a drawback. Office workers are also distracted by coughs, loud conversations and other annoying noises.


Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Threat To Victims, A Quandary For Bystanders

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Allegations about Donald Trump's behavior toward women have revived a debate over sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. The problem persists — but those who witness it can help. Here's how.


John Stumpf's 34-Year Tenure Ends At Wells Fargo Amid Banking Scandal

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf has stepped down, a month after the bank's sales scandal broke. Stumpf drew fire for overly aggressive sales tactics. President Timothy Sloan replaces him.


Appeals Court Orders Restructuring Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A federal appeals court ruled the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau must be restructured because its current setup is unconstitutional. The decision will require an immediate agency restructure.


Detailed Data May Not Be Enough To Close Gender Pay Gap

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Many companies are auditing their payroll to find if the pay men and women differently for doing the same work. But, analyzing the information and handling the results can be tricky.


New Rules On Prepaid Electronic Payment Cards

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is imposing some of the same requirements on prepaid debit and credit card providers as on companies that market standard cards.


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues New Prepaid Card Rules

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued new rules on prepaid cards that will require providers to abide by some of the same restrictions as credit cards. Namely, it will have to assess the borrower's ability to repay, and it will limit fees and interest rates.


International Monetary Fund Lowers Its Outlook For U.S. Economic Growth

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The U.S. economy is projected to see 1.6 percent growth this year, down from the 2.2 percent that the IMF had previously forecast. Globally, growth is seen essentially moving sideways in 2016.


Wells Fargo CEO Testifies Before House Financial Services Committee

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Wells Fargo's John Stumpf was pilloried again Thursday in an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee. Stumpf reiterated his apology for the fake accounts scandal and promised the bank would do better, but it did little good. Many lawmakers wanted to know why it took the bank so long to put an end to the fraudulent practices.