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  1. Press: Amazon defined by billions—workers’ median pay is $28,446
    The big numerical reveal Wednesday was Amazon.com Inc. finally spilling the beans on the number of Prime members (more than 100 million). Amazon also disclosed another number that shows how much it relies on an… | Apr 20, 2018
  2. Press: Massachusetts defies aministration with crackdown on student loan debt
    The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill that would require student loan companies to be licensed. | Apr 16, 2018
  3. Press: Who is a public servant? Borrowers have a lot riding on the answer
    If you had the right kind of loan from the government, were in an eligible repayment plan and made 120 on-time payments by 2017 or later, your student loan debt could then disappear, as long… | Apr 16, 2018
  4. Press: Unemployment isn’t fixed, and workers are still suffering
    It takes just months for the labor market to fall apart but years to put it back together. A decade, even. | Apr 09, 2018
  5. Press: The tax cuts were supposed to help workers
    Unions that represent about 6 million workers in the United States are urging companies to reveal how they’re spending tax-cut savings: On hiring and raises, like the Trump administration predicted? Or is the windfall benefiting… | Apr 06, 2018
  6. Press: Grocery wars turn small chains into battlefield casualties
    Amazon’s $13 billion purchase of Whole Foods in June added a sense of urgency to the competition to feed American families, raising the prospect that the e-commerce giant would upend groceries just as it has… | Mar 27, 2018
  7. Press: Will employment keep growing? Disabled workers offer a clue
    The rise in the number of Americans not working because of disability was so persistent for two decades that some economists began to hypothesize that the trend would never reverse.  But perhaps it has. Since… | Mar 15, 2018
  8. Press: The tipping equation
    At restaurants across America, servers calculate how far is too far, weighing harassing behavior against the tips they need to make a living wage. | Mar 12, 2018
  9. Press: Lotto tickets are nice, but can I have my bonus?
    Gamelike methods can effectively motivate workers, in the right circumstances. But as United Airlines recently showed, they can also be alienating. | Mar 12, 2018
  10. Press: Gig economy renews debate: are contractors really employees?
    Freelancers and contract workers make up the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce, and are expected to surpass half of all workers within a decade. But, under current employment law, these workers are ineligible for… | Mar 09, 2018
  11. Press: Uber, Lyft drivers earning a median profit of $3.37 per hour, study says
    The vast majority of Uber and Lyft drivers are earning less than minimum wage and almost a third of them are actually losing money by driving, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. | Mar 05, 2018
  12. Press: After tax cut, companies spend more on themselves than on wages
    President Trump promised that his tax cut would encourage companies to invest in factories, workers and wages, setting off a spending spree that would reinvigorate the American economy. Companies have announced plans for some of… | Feb 27, 2018
  13. Press: Standing desks could be harmful to your productivity — and your health
    Thinking of getting standing desks for your employees or yourself? Not so fast. While sitting at a desk all day can lead to long-term health problems, new research suggests that standing for a prolonged period of… | Feb 27, 2018
  14. Press: Where did your pay raise go? It may have become a bonus
    The recent stock market rumpus has been set off in part by fears that a tight labor market and quickening wage growth are a foretaste of higher inflation and interest rates. But sustained raises for… | Feb 12, 2018
  15. Press: Trump administration says states may impose Medicaid work requirements
    The Trump administration issued guidance to states that will allow them to compel people to work or prepare for jobs in order to receive Medicaid for the first time in the half-century history of this… | Jan 11, 2018
  16. Press: Companies accused of using Facebook ads to exclude older Americans
    Three workers and a large union sued T-Mobile, Amazon, Facebook, and other corporations on Wednesday, accusing them of using Facebook’s ad targeting tools to exclude older Americans from job opportunities. The lawsuit takes issue with… | Dec 21, 2017
  17. Press: Robots could replace nearly a third of U.S. workforce by 2030
    Over the next 13 years, the rising tide of automation will force as many as 70 million workers in the United States to find another way to make money, a new study from the global consultancy… | Dec 01, 2017
  18. Press: Toys R Us plans to hire thousands of seasonal workers despite bankruptcy
    Toys R Us Inc. said Thursday that it plans to again hire thousands of part-time workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season despite the toy chain’s bankruptcy filing this week. The company did not specify… | Sep 22, 2017
  19. Press: Amazon encuentra un equilibrio entre robots y empleados
    A finales del año pasado, Nissa Scott comenzó a trabajar en el almacén cavernoso de Amazon ubicado al sureste de Nueva Jersey, apilando contenedores de plástico del tamaño de un banco pequeño. Scott dice que no era… | Sep 17, 2017
  20. Press: U.S. employers struggle to match workers with open jobs
    There are a record number of jobs open in the United States, but matching the unemployed with the right job is difficult. One problem is that companies are posting openings with required qualifications that aren't… | Sep 01, 2017
  21. Press: Stay-at-home parents: Go back to work when your nest is empty
    An empty nest may lead some stay-at-home parents to look forward to their spouse's retirement and the opportunity to spend more time together. However, experts say there can be significant financial benefits to heading back… | Aug 25, 2017
  22. Press: Hire women your mom’s age
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly half — 48.8 percent — of women aged 55 to 64 are among the long-term unemployed. | Aug 08, 2017
  23. Press: Democrats want to break up all kinds of big business
    Democrats have a new message for American workers: Giant corporations are holding back the economy by cutting back on investment and hiring, and the party is going to put a stop to it. | Jul 25, 2017
  24. Press: Condado de L.A. planea darles empleo a personas con historial criminal, dicen tener buenas excusas
    La meta es darles a las personas más marginadas por la sociedad una segunda oportunidad. Esta es la conclusión de dos mociones que los supervisores del Condado de Los Ángeles aprobó a favor de los… | Jul 12, 2017
  25. Press: El sector tecnológico en Estados Unidos valora el talento sobre los títulos universitarios
    Hace unos años, Sean Bridges vivía en la casa de su madre, Linda, en Virginia Occidental. Su única fuente de ingresos era el cheque mensual de discapacidad que Linda recibe por parte del seguro social… | Jul 03, 2017
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