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Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

Advice For Dealing With Workplace Retaliation: Save Those Nasty Emails

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The number of claims for workplace retaliation filed at the EEOC have been on the rise and now make up nearly half of all complaints. Some experts in the field have faced it themselves.

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An Economic Mystery: Why Are Men Leaving The Workforce?

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Millions of men in their prime working years have dropped out since the 1960s — they aren't working or even looking for a job. Factors including technology, education and family reasons play a role.

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For Some African-Americans, Efforts To #BuyBlack Present Challenges

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

This summer's killings of black men and the Black Lives Matter movement have rekindled calls in some parts of the African-American community to support black-owned businesses. That's not always easy.

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NLRB Rules Student Assistants At Private Universities Are Employees

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday ruled in favor of students at private universities who argue their work as researchers and teaching assistants makes them employees in the eyes of the law. For decades, the board has flip-flopped on this issue.

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How To Write A Resignation Letter In The Middle Of A Scandal

Friday, August 19, 2016

Is there a right way to write and handle a resignation letter when you're embroiled in a scandal? For many ousted bosses, "spending more time with my family" is the excuse of least resistance.

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Who Let The Dogs In? More Companies Welcome Pets At Work

Monday, August 08, 2016

We'd all rather work with our dogs, wouldn't we? More employers are allowing pets on the job, although sometimes that entails navigating a different kind of office politics.

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July Jobs Report Reflects Strong Numbers, Defying Expectations

Friday, August 05, 2016

A stronger than expected jobs report from the Labor Department on Friday showed that employers added 255,000 jobs to payrolls in July. The unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent.

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Monthly Jobs Reports Are Watched Closely, But How Meaningful Are They?

Friday, August 05, 2016

People look to the reports to assess the labor market. But the number of jobs created and destroyed monthly is so large, most economists recognize the monthly reports aren't statistically significant.

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Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.

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Racial Tensions Strain Relations In The Workplace

Monday, July 18, 2016

Racial tensions run high, including at work. Employers are seeing more cases, but many people are finding it hard to find the words to bridge the gap with their colleagues.

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Workplaces Can Be Particularly Stressful For Disabled Americans, Poll Finds

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Many disabled adults want to work — and many do. But a survey shows that a workplace can be particularly stressful for them, and workplaces may not be doing enough to lower the stress.

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U.S. Economy Adds 287,000 Jobs In June

Friday, July 08, 2016

Hiring bounced back in June, according to the Labor Department's monthly jobs report. Employers added 287,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate went up a bit to 4.9 percent, but that was because more job seekers were drawn into the labor force.

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U.S. Hiring Bounces Back In June After Dismal May

Friday, July 08, 2016

The Labor Department released its monthly jobs figures, and there's a glimmer of positive news. Hiring experienced a pretty strong rebound in June, with 287,000 jobs added to the economy.

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With Rates Down, It's Time For Many To Refinance Again. Thanks, Brexit

Friday, July 08, 2016

With the Federal Reserve keeping rates low and Treasury yields dropping after the Brexit vote, mortgage rates are down too. That's spurring a boomlet in applications and refinancings.

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Volkswagen To Buy Back Diesel Engine Cars With Emissions Software

Friday, July 01, 2016

Volkswagen will be buying back hundreds of thousands of diesel engine cars under the settlement it agreed to with U.S. officials. In order to re-sell those cars, the company will have to come up with a fix that passes muster with U.S. regulators.

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In 2016, Talking Politics Can Make Things Uncomfortable At Work

Monday, June 20, 2016

This presidential election, many workers and employers say political vitriol is carrying over into the workplace — making it a potentially hostile environment.

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With Payday Loans Burying Borrowers, Community Tries Alternatives

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Some experts say there are better, cheaper alternatives for getting small dollar loans than payday loans, which are often cash sources of last resort.

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Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Company Theranos

Monday, June 13, 2016

Walgreens was Theranos' largest revenue source. It cited problems that federal regulators have had with Theranos' lab testing in deciding to end the relationship.

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Verizon, Labor Unions Conclude Strike With Tentative 4-Year Contract Deal

Saturday, May 28, 2016

After weeks of intense dispute, Verizon and its unions have reached an "agreement in principle." Labor Secretary Thomas Perez mediated the talks, and expects the 40,000 workers to be back next week.

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Ship That Breast Milk For You? Companies Add Parent-Friendly Perks

Friday, May 27, 2016

Forget paid parental leave. Some companies offer compensation for surrogacy and adoption, or are helping traveling moms ship breast milk. The benefits are a relatively cheap way to recruit and retain.

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