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Most of the country's big unions have already endorsed President Biden for reelection. But not the United Auto Workers. A looming strike draws attenti
China's post-pandemic recovery fell far short of the mark. Consumers are spending less. Their lack of confidence in the future is feeding a cycle of s
How McFlurry machines got caught up in a battle between copyright law and a growing repair-it-yourself movement.
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Ahead of the G20, India's Prime Minister Nerendra Modi boasted about his country's economic growth. But many young Indians say they have not benefited
Bold union demands, bolstered by a tight labor market and frustration throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, are paying off in some sectors with significan
The double strikes by screenwriters and actors against major Hollywood studios have been going on for months, with no end in sight. How are strikers a
The pilot shortage and changing economics are to blame for legacy airlines departing regional airports
Workers in Las Vegas have been watching automation and technology inch into their workplace. Now with AI, the city is preparing to adapt its service-h
Organized labor has scored some big victories this year, including new contracts at UPS. Can the winning streak continue?
Hiring has cooled in recent months. But that's not all bad. Employers are still adding jobs each month, and wages are still climbing.
U.S. employers added 187,000 jobs in August. The unemployment rate rose, but only because hundreds of thousands of people came off the sidelines and
Employers added 187,000 jobs in August, while the unemployemnt rate rose to 3.8%. The data indicates a steady labor market heading into the Labor Day
The Labor Department reports on job gains for July Friday morning. Forecasters expect the report to show a gradual cooling of the job market, with a s
The American Political Science Association, or APSA, is holding its annual meeting in Los Angeles this weekend despite calls from striking hotel worke
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The latest Gallop poll finds two-thirds of Americans approve of unions. That's down a few percentage points from last year, but continues a trend that
A proposal from the Labor Department would make an estimated 3.6 million salaried workers newly eligible for overtime pay. It covers workers earning l
When the deadly wildfires ignited on Maui, tourists were turned away. Three weeks later, business owners are eager for them visit — responsibly.