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  1. Press: Pregnancy discrimination is rampant inside America’s biggest companies
    Many pregnant women have been systematically sidelined in the workplace. They’re passed over for promotions and raises. They’re fired when they complain. | Jun 19, 2018
  2. Press: The gig economy is shrinking
    Share of Americans working as independent contractors dips, government data shows. | Jun 08, 2018
  3. Press: Labor market is the best since 1970 — but not if you want a raise
    When unemployment is low, companies are supposed to have to fight over workers by offering them bigger raises. What in the name of worker bargaining power is going on? Even sandwich shops and doggie day-care… | Jun 07, 2018
  4. Press: First jobs matter: Avoiding the underemployment trap
    This unprecedented analysis of 4 million unique résumés examines the scope and impact of underemployment on graduates in the years that follow college. It turns out that underemployment can mark the first steps to a… | Jun 01, 2018
  5. Press: More employers avoid legal minefield by not asking about pay history
    How much did you make in your previous job? This dreaded interview question can sound like a trap. Your answer could be used to set your salary below someone else who is doing the same… | May 04, 2018
  6. Press: Gig economy dealt a blow in California ruling
    In a ruling with potentially sweeping consequences for the so-called gig economy, the California Supreme Court on Monday made it much more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employers. | May 01, 2018
  7. Press: High-paying trade jobs sit empty, while grads line up for university
    While a shortage of workers is pushing wages higher in the skilled trades, the financial return from a bachelor's degree is softening, even as the price — and the average debt into which it plunges… | Apr 27, 2018
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
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