Andrea Hsu appears in the following:
Monday, June 14, 2021
Before the pandemic, the Janelia Research Campus was a hive of collaboration. Now, as researchers return to their offices and labs, they're eager to restore the connections lost this past year.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
The Biden administration has issued an emergency rule that requires health care employers to take steps to protect their workers from COVID-19.
Monday, June 07, 2021
Many offices that have been closed since March 2020 are beginning to bring workers back, but not all companies think they need a return to the old ways.
Friday, June 04, 2021
U.S. employers added 559,000 jobs last month, as the unemployment rate fell to 5.8% from 6.1% in April. Employers say they could use even more workers as demand surges and pandemic fears recede.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
Millions of women who lost their jobs in the pandemic have yet to return to work, even though the economy has improved. What's keeping them back is a mix of factors that may not be resolved quickly.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Four months after President Biden signed an executive action aimed at protecting workers from COVID-19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has yet to issue workplace safety rules.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The CDC's new guidance that it's safe for fully vaccinated people to go without masks, even indoors, has led to a confusing situation for businesses, which now have to decide what to do on their own.
Monday, May 17, 2021
Business owners were caught by surprise when the CDC issued new guidance saying vaccinated people did not need to wear masks indoors. Now they're rethinking their own mask policies.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Nearly 3,000 nursing home workers in Connecticut threatened to strike, demanding better pay, benefits and staffing. Hours before they were to walk off the job, the governor announced they had a deal.
Monday, May 10, 2021
Former AFL-CIO trade official Thea Lee was appointed by President Biden to lead the section of the Labor Department that oversees labor rights and investigates forced labor and child labor overseas.
Friday, April 30, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Radio Diaries creator Joe Richman about some of the people he's introduced us to over the past 25 years and how documenting one's life has changed over time.
Friday, April 23, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with John Kerry, President Biden's climate envoy, about this week's virtual climate summit and how the U.S. will meet its pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Friday, April 09, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with three women who are shaping U.S. economic policy about how the Biden administration plans to tackle economic losses suffered by women in the pandemic.
Saturday, April 03, 2021
A surge in anti-Asian harassment over the past year has shed light on the role of the bystander. Two groups have teamed up to offer training on tactics you can deploy if you witness an incident.
Friday, February 05, 2021
Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 remains a priority of President Biden and Democrats after the Senate approved an amendment prohibiting a wage increase during the pandemic.
Friday, November 27, 2020
The first COVID-19 vaccines to hit the market will not be approved for use in children. Researchers must figure out if the vaccines are safe and effective in kids.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
With promising news out of COVID-19 vaccine trials, the question now is how many people will get the vaccine? And can or will employers require their workers to get vaccinated?
Thursday, November 19, 2020
For many families, 2020 ended up being a year with fewer child-care expenses. Now parents with unspent funds in their dependent-care flexible spending accounts are trying to figure out what to do.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
For many families, 2020 ended up being a year with fewer child care expenses. Now parents with unspent funds in their dependent care flexible spending accounts are trying to figure out what to do.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Florida became the eighth state and the first in the South to adopt a $15 minimum wage. Replicating this in other states and on the federal level remains a challenge.