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NJ Approves Tax Breaks for Subaru, Cooper Health

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved $158 million dollars in future tax breaks for Subaru and Cooper Health System.

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WNYC News

A Workers’ Flashmob Inside a McDonald’s

Thursday, December 04, 2014

On its second birthday, the fast food workers' movement has a few victories, and many unfulfilled goals.

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Where Wages Are Rising (And Falling), In 1 Graph

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Overall, wages were stagnant over the past year. But workers in some sectors saw significant gains.

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The Takeaway

A Fight to End Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Pregnancy discrimination is not a new issue within the office, but attorney Gillian Thomas says it is becoming more commonplace as more women enter and remain in the workforce.

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New Tech City

What to Do When Robots Replace People You Work With

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Sure, you could use an app instead of a personal trainer (or travel agent or accountant) but you pay a price for your savings. 

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Who Studies What? Men, Women And College Majors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Earlier this month we covered the gender gap among computer science students. But what does it look like for other majors?

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Episode 577: The Kansas Experiment

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A Republican governor lives the dream. He cuts taxes dramatically in his state, and he promises good times ahead. But the good times do not come. Now he's fighting for his political life.

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The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

Thursday, October 16, 2014

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?

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40 Years Of Income Inequality In America, In Graphs

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Households at the top saw the biggest gains. Those at the bottom stagnated. But what about the people in between?

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The Takeaway

So You Want a Career in Manufacturing?

Monday, September 22, 2014

Forget shoulder-to-shoulder assembly lines—advanced manufacturing requires high-end production, and those who want to be successful will need high-tech skills and a good design sense.

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Episode 567: Getting Unstuck

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

For years now, the economy has been kind of stuck. The unemployment rate is getting better, but slowly. Household incomes have been falling. Today, stories of two people trying to get unstuck.

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Money Talking

Where the Economy's Headed Before the Midterm Elections

Friday, September 05, 2014

Two months before the midterm elections, how is the economy doing? The answer could have a big impact on who gets elected this fall. 

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The Unemployment Rate In Every State, Before And After The Great Recession

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Yes, unemployment has gone up. But not everywhere.

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WNYC News

Latest Opening in Atlantic City: Unemployment Center

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.

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All Things Considered

The Toughest Class In Nursing School Is The First One

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

For people who want a good-paying, stable nursing job, one class stands in the way: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology. We follow one student who is starting that class.

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The Takeaway

So You Want To Be a Lawyer

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ditch the country club and move to Nebraska. Young law school graduates looking for clients are set to have more luck in rural towns where they're the only lawyer for miles.

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WNYC News

Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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Morning Edition

A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

Thursday, August 28, 2014

There's a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here's what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.

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Specials

Innovation Hub: Work, Interrupted

Thursday, August 28, 2014

On this episode of Innovation Hub, celebrate Labor Day weekend with a look at how the American workplace and its workers are changing -- for better and for worse.

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Who's In The Office? The American Workday In One Graph

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

What is the typical American workday? We take a look at how working hours change according to job type.

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