Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Friday, December 01, 2017
As more men are accused of sexual harassment, companies are scrambling to find prevention strategies. But are they working?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.