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Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs

The growing offshore wind industry is often touted as a boon for job creation, but who will do the work?The U.S. energy secretary and Danish wind developer Orsted say they want American union workers …

Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement

Americans on the cusp of retiring are facing a tough choice as they watch their nest eggs shrink: Stay the course or keep working.A stock market slump this year has taken a big bite out of investors' …

Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long?

With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on …

States struggle to replace fossil fuel tax revenue

Government budgets are booming in New Mexico. The reason behind the spending spree — oil.   New Mexico is the No. 2 crude oil producer among U.S. states and the top recipient of U.S. …

Less immigrant labor in U.S. contributing to price hikes

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle's farm is so short of immigrant workers that he's replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery.

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 …

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