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Employers posted record job openings in March

Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed.The latest data released Tuesday …

As Covid ravaged New York City, virus-wary denizens locked out of indoor public places poured into the streets, sidewalks and parks. They dined with friends in outdoor sheds hastily erected by …

Amazon union could face a tough road ahead after victory

In the aftermath of their hard-won labor victory, Amazon workers in Staten Island popped Champagne, cheered their victory and danced in celebration. But their jovial attitude will be tested by a …

Most workers at some of the most established and profitable fast-food and retail companies earn less than $15 an hour, with many making less than $10 an hour, according to findings by the Shift …

California legislators are considering a bill that would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against workers who use marijuana during their free time.The bill would prevent employers in the …

Dope! State’s 1st marijuana growing licenses issued

New York approved 52 licenses that will allow hemp farmers to get a head start on growing marijuana for the state's upcoming adult market.The state Cannabis Control Board last week approved the …

The Biden administration is taking a key step toward ensuring that federal dollars will support U.S. manufacturing—issuing requirements for how projects funded by the $1 trillion bipartisan …

The profile of America's homeless population is graying. A rapidly expanding group of destitute and desperate people 50 and older are suddenly finding themselves without a permanent home after a job …

Negotiations on a new contract covering more than 22,000 workers at ports along the West Coast are set to begin, with the circulation of the nation’s supply of goods in the balance.The current …

Fed casts inflation fight as battle against inequality

As the Federal Reserve intensifies its efforts to tame high inflation, its top officials are casting their aggressive drive in a new light: As a blow against economic inequality.That thinking marks a …

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