Studies have consistently found that generous unemployment benefits increase unemployment rates.
While some companies may be wasting time asking for rent concessions as a result of the coronavirus lockdown, Tesla, which is now valued at about $130 billion as of Tuesday morning's trading, is telling its landlords its going to be paying less in re
When Boeing requested a $60 billion bailout from the US government a few weeks ago, the implicit assumption was that the company may get some of this funding as long as the chronic stock repurchaser did not engage in layoffs.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
After receiving a controversial $25 million bailout (which would pay for a lot of respirators), the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts notified nearly 100 musicians with the National Symphony Orchestra that they won't receive paychecks af
Amazon Warehouse Workers Are Learning About Coronavirus Contamination from Social Media Posts on Facebook Instead of from Warehouse Managers and Supervisors.
Dodger Stadium's tragic past: How working-class LA citizens were forcibly evicted to build public housing in the 1950s before anti-communist hysteria ended the project and the club got the land for a song
Hey Alexa, stop listening! Employees urged to turn off smart speakers while working from home during the coronavirus over fears of privacy risks
Those living paycheck to paycheck are the first to lose their jobs and have hours cut. They are justifiably worried.
Zero Hedge readers have likely been following the ongoing saga involving Tesla, where it appeared as of today that Elon Musk was going to keep the company's Fremont factory open despite an Alameda County order requiring businesses to lockdown due to
Remote work has grown 91 percent over the last decade--and for good reason.
Closing time in America: CDC backs an EIGHT-WEEK ban on gatherings of more than 50 to fight coronavirus as New York City, California, Ohio, Illinois and Massachusetts order bars and restaurant to SHUT leaving millions of workers facing hardship
Twitter has struck a deal with activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp which will mean big changes for the social media company's board of directors, but safeguard Jack Dorsey's position as CEO, according to the Wall Street Journal.
What do minimum-wage laws, child-labor laws, and overtime-pay laws have in common other than that they originated in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938?
President Trump's new budget retreats on his campaign promise to require all U.S. businesses to use E-Verify to check their new hires, signaling the White House's surrender on one of the best tools to shut down the jobs magnet that spurs illegal
When I was in law school, I waited tables in a restaurant in Texas for a couple of months. The tips were good, but every once in while a customer would stiff me.
It's not surprising that Musk would emphasize ability and knowledge over institutional credentials.
They're everywhere, and have been for as long as I can remember: U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing devices, moving boxes, and self-storage units are ubiquitous.
Neighborhoods, streets in area remain closed
Refused to "use only the words mandated by the perpetually offended."
--under plans drawn up by 34-year-old prime minister Sanna Marin Sanna Marin, 34, said it would allow workers to spend more time with family In Finland currently it is normal to work eight hours per day, five days per week Sweden trialled six-hour
In today's political discourse, the minimum wage is frequently mentioned by the more progressive members of Congress.
Despite the likes of Elizabeth Warren and AOC constantly complaining about the desperate state of American workers, and how miserable they are under the 'monarchic' rule of President Trump, Statista's Maria Vultaggio points out that, according to a n
Exoskeletons on the automotive production line can help make strenuous or repetitive tasks less physically demanding for employees. Audi is now equipping some of its workforce with such support tools.
Turns out that many companies who seek to embrace equality by any means could actually be doing their shareholders a disservice. But hey, we thought equality of outcome was a guaranteed fast track to utopia! What happened?
Google announced Monday it had fired four employees for what it said were violations of its policies around accessing and sharing internal documents and calendars, amid rising tensions over what some workers say is a newly concerted effort by managem
Inspired by AOC's Green New Deal, workers at Bright Power voted to form the first union at a solar power company in New York. On Monday, the company fired them.
Suppose they made the minimum wage $1,000 an hour. Just think: Every worker in America would be taking home at least $8,000 a day. That would be an annual salary of over $2 million.
Corruption-Ridden UAW President Gary Jones Resigns After Union Moves To Expel Him From Office
Britain's opposition Labour Party will on Tuesday take aim at "obscene" billionaires, pledging a radical redistribution of wealth to cut the power of the super rich who it says bankroll Prime Minister Boris Johnson in return for tax breaks.