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Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

How Startups Are Using Tech To Try And Fight Workplace Bias

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The idea that everyone makes automatic, subconscious associations about people is not new. But now some companies are trying to reduce the impact of such biases in the workplace.

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Boosting Family Leave Is Often About Getting Workers To Stay

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Nestle, Netflix and Microsoft are among several major employers that have announced big increases in family leave benefits this year. The moves are seen as essential as companies compete for talent.

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Comparing The Top Boss's Pay To Yours

Friday, August 28, 2015

Starting in 2018, companies will have to disclose how CEO pay compares to median worker pay. A recent survey of the biggest CEO-to-worker pay ratios shows Discovery at the top at nearly 2,000-to-1.

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NLRB Ruling Could Pave The Way For Fast-Food Unions

Friday, August 28, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board ruling says companies that use franchises and contractors will be held responsible for working conditions of employees, even if they don't directly supervise them.

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New Ruling May Have Sweeping Implications For Fast Food, Other Industries

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday that many corporations using a franchise model are "joint employers" with the local franchisee, which will impact union organizing and negotiations.

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Keep Calm And Carry The 1: Investors Often Miscalculate Amid Volatility

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Selling after a market plunge, financial experts say, just locks in the loss and prevents investors from participating in the rebound. But human psychology can make that advice excruciating to follow.

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Peer Review Feedback: The Good, The Bad, The Really Ugly

Friday, August 21, 2015

Amazon was called out for its harsh co-worker critiques, but peer reviews have been popular in American offices for years. Some say they make a team better; others call the reviews "very toxic."

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Dismisses Claims In 'New York Times' Article

Monday, August 17, 2015

Bezos is pushing back against an article about the company's workplace, which said employees are often reduced to tears by harsh criticism and are encouraged to snitch on other workers to managers.

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U.S. Charges Hackers In $30 Million Insider-Trading Scheme

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Law enforcement officials charged 32 people in connection with an alleged international hacking and insider-trading scheme they say defrauded investors of more than $30 million.

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From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The silent generation is still paying off mortgages, and baby boomers aren't done with student loans. A new study by Pew Charitable Trusts also shows fewer millennials are taking on mortgages.

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Toshiba CEO, Board Members Resign Amid Accounting Scandal

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Toshiba announced a mass exodus of executives and board members Tuesday following the disclosure of a years-long accounting scandal.

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Zappos: A Workplace Where No One And Everyone Is The Boss

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Earlier this year, the online retailer eliminated managers and embraced "holacracy" — a system of self-governance. It's one of a handful of firms that's trying to make middle management obsolete.

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Employee Or Contractor? New U.S. Guidelines Could Reclassify Workers

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Labor Department has suggested standards an employer must meet to consider a worker an independent contractor. Employment lawyers say this will lead to more lawsuits against employers.

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Amid New Overtime Rules, More Employers Might Set Email Curfew

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

As the Obama administration looks to expand the number of employees eligible for overtime pay, more companies may curtail the use of email after hours to cut labor costs.

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New Rules Could Create A New Class Of Overtime Workers

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The president's proposal would make 5 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay. But the changes don't mean that employers will pay more.

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Obama Proposes Expanding Overtime Pay To Nearly 5 Million Workers

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The White House is proposing new rules that will boost the number of people eligible to receive overtime pay. The rules are facing opposition from the retail and restaurant industries.

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President Pitches Overtime Rule That Could Raise Wages For 5 Million

Monday, June 29, 2015

The regulation, which retailers and restaurants likely will fight, would mean that all employees earning up to $50,440 a year would be guaranteed overtime pay, up from the current cap of $23,660.

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Business Groups Win After Senate Passes Fast-Tract Trade Bill

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Senate has passed fast-track trade authority — completing congressional action. The only thing left to vote on is a measure providing federal aid to workers affected by international trade.

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State Department Computer Glitch Creates A Visa Nightmare

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The problem has had a wide impact, keeping farmworkers, Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes and foreign students from entering the U.S. The agency has 100 experts working on a fix.

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Gap Announces Closure Of 175 North American Stores

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Gap held a conference call on Tuesday to discuss its restructuring plan. The news comes a day after Gap said it will close a quarter of its North American non-outlet stores.

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