Yuki Noguchi

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Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.


Pepsi CEO Steps Down After 12 Years

Monday, August 06, 2018

Indra Nooyi, the 62 year old CEO of PepsiCo will step down in October. She has been at the helm of the soda and snacks conglomerate for 12 years and is credited with diversifying the company's product lineup to include healthier items, as well as boosting profits.


Solving The 'Wage Puzzle': Why Aren't Paychecks Growing?

Thursday, August 02, 2018

The job market is booming and the economy is expanding. So why aren't wages keeping pace? That's the wage puzzle, and some economists and employers offer explanations they say help explain it.


In Battle Pitting Cities Vs. States Over Minimum Wage, Birmingham Scores A Win

Friday, July 27, 2018

A federal appeals court sided with workers from Birmingham, Ala., who argued that state lawmakers racially discriminated against the majority-black city by blocking a 2016 municipal minimum wage hike.


Now Hiring: A Company Offers Drug Treatment And A Job To Addicted Applicants

Friday, July 27, 2018

Like many employers, Belden couldn't find enough workers for its Indiana factory. So it started a first-of-its-kind program which pays for drug treatment to job applicants failing drug tests.


Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They Hire

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Seven fast-food franchises, facing potential prosecution from the state of Washington, abandoned a practice critics say hurt workers' chances of earning more and moving up the ladder.


Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Whom They Hire

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Ten states and the District of Columbia are asking fast-food chains about the use of what are known as "no poach" agreements that limit the ability of workers to switch jobs.


U.S. Added 213,000 Jobs In June

Friday, July 06, 2018

The government's June jobs report beat expectations with another 213,000 jobs added. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent with more people entering the workforce.


U.S. Judge Approves AT&T's $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A judge gave his blessing to AT&T's drive to take over the Time Warner media conglomerate. He rejected the Justice Department's arguments that the combined company would be too powerful.


1 In 10 Workers Is An Independent Contractor, Labor Department Says

Thursday, June 07, 2018

It says last year, 10.1 percent of the workforce was independent contractors, down from 10.7 percent in 2005. Those figures appear to go against other surveys showing huge growth in contract work.


#MeToo Complaints Swamp Human Resources Departments

Monday, June 04, 2018

Companies are grappling with an influx of sexual harassment allegations, investigations and related training, as workers at all levels and in different industries come forward.


EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against U.S.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Trump administration's latest move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the U.S.'s biggest strategic and trade partners has touched off a barrage of criticism and retaliation.


Starbucks Training Focuses On The Evolving Study Of Unconscious Bias

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Scientists and leadership trainers says it's nearly impossible to train people out of their biases, but organizations can develop ways of mitigating the effects of it. Often, it involves teamwork.


Under Pressure, Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Uber says customers, drivers and employees who are sexually harassed or assaulted will no longer have to go to arbitration, which had required them to keep their stories private.


More Employers Avoid Legal Minefield By Not Asking About Pay History

Thursday, May 03, 2018

States and cities are banning questions about prior pay in the hopes of narrowing gender and racial pay gaps. More employers are finding ways around the legal patchwork by eliminating the question.


Sean Hannity's Real Estate Portfolio Raises Journalism Ethics Questions

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The talk show host reportedly amassed a big real estate portfolio during the foreclosure crisis. Some homes were purchased with HUD support, which he didn't reveal when interviewing the HUD secretary.


Parents Lose Their Daughter And Their Life Savings To Opioids

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Last year, we traveled to Muncie, Ind., to report on the economic impact of the opioid epidemic. We returned recently and discovered that economic losses don't tell the story of all that's being lost.


Anguished Families Shoulder The Biggest Burdens Of Opioid Addiction

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Nationally, the economic toll of the opioid crisis is in the hundreds of billions of dollars. For families of addicts, the losses can include their life savings, peace of mind and a sense of hope.


Federal Court Rules Employers Can't Pay Women Less Than Men Based On Prior Salary

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

In a unanimous ruling, a federal appeals court has ruled that employers can't pay women less than men just because they made less at a previous job. The court said a woman's prior salary, whether considered on its own or along with other factors, can't be used to justify paying a female employee less than her male counterpart.


Facebook Changing Privacy Controls As Criticism Escalates

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Under intense public and regulatory scrutiny over how it allowed unauthorized access to millions of its users' data, the network will make it easier for people to see what information they've shared.