Yuki Noguchi

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Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

Friday, June 23, 2017

The vast majority of the estimated 54 million to 68 million contingent or independent workers in the U.S. don't receive employee benefits, though some firms and lawmakers are trying to change that.

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At Yale, Protests Mark A Fight To Recognize Union For Grad Students

Friday, June 16, 2017

The dispute pits graduate student teachers who voted to unionize against an administration that refuses to bargain and disputes the election's validity. Yale says it's awaiting a federal review.

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Federal Reserve Raises Benchmark Interest Rate

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

As expected, the central bank voted to increase the rate a quarter point, following its two-day meeting. Though rates are still historically low, the hike means higher borrowing costs for consumers.

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Eric Holder Recommends Broad Set Of Changes To Uber's Company Culture

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Uber released recommendations from former Attorney General Eric Holder about how the company should change its workplace culture. Holder was hired by Uber following an explosive blog post by a female engineer who was propositioned and harassed repeatedly. Her complaints to senior management and human resources were ignored.

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At 'Washington Post,' Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The newspaper struggled amid declines in print ads, but under Amazon's Jeff Bezos, it has transformed its operations, from how it writes headlines and chooses photos to how it generates ad dollars.

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Jeffrey Immelt To Step Down As General Electric CEO

Monday, June 12, 2017

Longtime General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt announced he will step down this summer, as some investors put pressure on the company to cut costs.

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News Brief: Iran Attack, Russia Probe, Uber Workplace-Misconduct Report

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Iran state media report multiple attacks in Iran. Senate launches 2 days of testimony about the Trump campaign's Russia ties. A report commissioned for Uber catalogues its record on sexual harassment.

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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

On Tuesday, the company gathered its staff to discuss the review's findings, according to a source familiar with the meeting. A broader report on addressing Uber's workplace culture is due next week.

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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Internal Investigation Into Sexual Harassment

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Ride hailing company Uber announced on Tuesday the firing of about 20 employees as a result of an internal investigation into what some critics have called a corporate culture that tolerates sexual harassment and other misconduct.

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Proposals Aim To Combat Discrimination Based On Salary History

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Several states and cities are considering measures that would bar employers from asking job candidates about their prior salary. The bills are seen helping narrow the pay gap for women and minorities.

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Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President Trump's proposed budget released Tuesday rests on a key assumption: The economy will grow much faster than it has in recent years — and at a more robust pace than most analysts predict.

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As Store Layoffs Mount, Retail Lags Other Sectors In Retraining Workers

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Many retail workers are losing their jobs amid major technological shifts. And while some industries invest to retrain their workers with new skills, retail largely hasn't succeeded in doing that.

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Dow Industrials Drop On Worries Over Political Turmoil In Washington

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Questions including what President Trump said to former FBI Director James Comey before firing him have put the administration's pro-business legislative agenda in question, notably proposed tax cuts.

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Dow Jones Drops By 300 Points As Trump Remains Embroiled In Controversy

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 300 points Wednesday as questions mounted about President Trump's ability to get his agenda through Congress.

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Businesses Push Back On Paid-Sick-Leave Laws

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Dozens of states and cities require businesses to offer paid sick leave. But some employers are looking for ways to pre-empt those requirements, including at the federal level.

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Retailers Scrambling To Adjust To Changing Consumer Habits

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Nine U.S. chains have filed for bankruptcy this year. Store closures are accelerating, and 89,000 retail jobs have been lost since October. "The disruption is just unfolding," a former executive says.

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Flight Overbooked? Perfect: These Frequent Flyers Want To Get Bumped

Thursday, April 27, 2017

A select group of travelers spends considerable effort trying to get bumped from overbooked flights. The payoff: vouchers that can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.

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Fox News Turmoil Highlights Workplace Culture's Role In Sexual Harassment

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fox News is among many workplaces dealing with sexual harassment issues. Experts say changing the culture at work requires training, establishing reporting mechanisms, and consistent enforcement.

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U.S. Courts Divided Over Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT Workers

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Recently, a federal appeals court in Chicago ruled that existing civil rights law bars discrimination based on sexual orientation. But other appeals courts have ruled that existing federal law does not extend to sexual orientation. LGBT activists cheered the most recent decision, but it will likely wind up in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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United Airlines Continues To Deal With PR Disaster After Passenger Incident

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United Airlines is still dealing with a public relations disaster after video went viral of a passenger being dragged off a flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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