Industrial robots have had “large and robust negative effects” on employment and wages, a new paper shows.
In a little-noticed confirmation hearing Wednesday, Alex Acosta largely avoided giving details of his priorities. Business groups and Republicans are pleased.
A major union local and a coalition of worker centers have voted to strike on International Workers Day, calling for others to join.
During the campaign, Trump frequently criticized the official employment data. On Friday, as the first jobs report of his administration landed, he changed his tune.
International Women’s Day “is finally being observed with much more than a commemorative image on Google’s search page,” wrote one CEO.
On International Women’s Day, women will go on strike around the world. Here are a dozen pieces of writing worth reading on what the strike means and why it matters.
More than 300 teachers at a school district in Virginia requested days off for the strike this Wednesday. Update: A third school district in Maryland has closed.
The rule requires federal contractors to reveal past wage theft and worker safety violations during the bidding process.
After putting millions of people in the streets in January, organizers of the Women’s March are testing the movement’s ability to pull off a national strike.
The proposed law would be “the death knell” for class action suits, according to a leader of the Trump University case.
The bill, which now moves to a Senate vote, would undo limitations on which applicants for unemployment benefits can be drug tested.
Serverless restaurants, driverless cars, and cashier-free grocery stores: They’re here, and they’re just getting started.
The nomination comes one day after Trump’s original nominee, Andy Puzder, withdrew. Puzder’s confirmation hearing had been scheduled for Thursday.
Reining in the lawsuits has been a major priority of the business lobby in Washington.
Democrats were unsuccessful in blocking several controversial nominees, but with Puzder a combination of timing, a bad news cycle for the White House, and a lack of organized campaign backing him killed his nomination.
The move comes after more than six Republican senators said they would withhold their support for the nominee until after his hearing, which had been slated for Thursday.
Fast food CEO Andy Puzder is getting it all: shaky support from key Republican Senators, backing from friendly CEOs, and some rowdy street protests.
In a lawsuit seeking at least $150 million in damages, the first lady says the Daily Mail harmed her opportunity to “launch a broad-based commercial brand in multiple product categories.”
He has spoken in favor of immigration reform in the past.
“A day without a woman. Date to be announced.”