Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

Low-Wage Workers Say #MeToo Movement Is A Chance For Change

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The movement has galvanized workers in low-wage industries to shine a light on sexual harassment and assault. Advocates are pushing for changes including higher wages and better reporting tools.


The Future Of Benefits: A New York Program Might Provide A Model

Monday, January 29, 2018

The Black Car Fund provides workers' compensation and other benefits for 125,000 taxi, Lyft and other drivers. It may offer a template for establishing benefits for the growing freelance workforce.


Will Work For No Benefits: The Challenges Of Being In The New Contract Workforce

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A new NPR/Marist poll shows that more than half of contract workers don't get employee benefits. "We really don't have much of a social safety net, and that's terrifying," freelancer Matt Nelson says.


Freelanced: The Rise Of The Contract Workforce

Monday, January 22, 2018

One in five workers is a contract worker, according to a new NPR/Marist poll. Within a decade, contractors and freelancers could make up half of the workforce, a shift with far-reaching implications.


Skeptics Question Philip Morris Pledge To Give Up Cigarettes

Friday, January 05, 2018

Phillip Morris publicized its New Year's resolution to try to give up cigarettes, at least in the U.K. Critics say the firm used the opportunity to market its e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative.


Are There Generational Differences When It Comes To Sexual Harassment At Work?

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Is the shift in dealing with sexual harassment driven by differences in how the generations perceive the issue — or is it indicative of a shift in how we think about work?


Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

If the U.S. ends temporary protected status for 300,000 Caribbean and Central American workers, there are fears it will have ripple effects — especially on post-hurricane construction.


Changing the Culture at Work to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Friday, December 01, 2017

As more men are accused of sexual harassment, companies are scrambling to find prevention strategies. But are they working? 

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Sexual Harassment Cases Often Rejected By Courts

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Allegations of sexual harassment often sound like they would make a good lawsuit, but many such cases are quickly dismissed. The law sets a high bar for what constitutes sexual harassment.


Supreme Court Ruling Could Limit Workplace Harassment Claims, Advocates Say

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Recent sexual harassment allegations highlight the power of victims coming forward and revealing patterns of bad behavior. But cases before the Supreme Court could curb such claims in the workplace.


Victims Of Sexual Harassment Speak Up, But Legal Fears Can Inhibit Them

Thursday, November 09, 2017

From Hollywood to the media world, more people have decided to publicly name their alleged perpetrators, effectively turning the tables for victims who say they endured shame in silence.


Trainers, Lawyers Say Sexual Harassment Training Fails

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The primary reason most harassment training fails is that both managers and workers regard it as a pro forma exercise aimed at limiting the employer's legal liability, trainers and lawyers say.


Harvey Weinstein Case Highlights Pitfalls Of Workplace Harassment Claims

Monday, October 16, 2017

Most employers have policies on reporting sexual harassment, and human resources officials are required to investigate those claims. But those filing the complaints can face obstacles, experts say.


No Class Action: Supreme Court Weighs Whether Workers Must Face Arbitrations Alone

Friday, October 06, 2017

Increasingly, employers require employees to resolve disputes about anything from harassment to discrimination through individual arbitration. That means they can't join class-action suits.


Co-Working Spaces Are Redefining What It Means To Go To The Office

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Part of the appeal of spaces like WeWork is flexibility; monthly membership means avoiding the commitment of a long-term lease. But the real value, the firms say, is a more innovative work culture.


After Equifax Hack, Consumers Are On Their Own. Here Are 6 Tips To Protect Your Data

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The credit-rating company last week said it was hacked, leaving 143 million consumers' personal information exposed. Equifax now faces lawsuits and investigations. Read tips on safeguarding your data.


Florida Businesses Struggle To Reopen Without Power After Irma

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Many are without power or phone service. Their ability to reopen depends on the restoration of electricity, but also on whether employees can get to work through blocked roads and downed power lines.


The Powerful Pull Of Opioids Leaves Many 'Missing' From U.S. Workforce

Friday, September 08, 2017

Opioid addiction affects people's work lives more than alcohol or other drugs, and those who struggle with it tell strikingly similar tales of deepening alienation from their careers.


Opioid Crisis Looms Over Job Market, Worrying Employers And Economists

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Companies across the U.S. say it's getting harder to find applicants and keep workers once they've been hired. Economists from the Federal Reserve to Wall Street say opioid addiction may be a factor.


Google Memo Raises Questions About Limits Of Free Speech In The Workplace

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Google moved quickly to fire the software engineer who criticized the company's diversity programs. The engineer, James Damore, told The New York Times he has a right to express his concerns and that he will likely sue Google over the issue.