More U.S. shrimpers have sold their boats. Most Americans don't realize that the cheap, plentiful shrimp they buy in the market and order on pad thai
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with trucker Alex Mai, who runs a YouTube Channel about trucking news, about how 30,000 workers are losing their jobs as the s
After hearing from a low-wage worker in California, NPR's A Martinez talks to Rev. William Barber of the Poor People's Campaign about why the federal
The U.S. auto industry is experiencing unanticipated stumbles and challenges as it pivots to producing more electric vehicles, even as it makes large
Is recent news about the economy so good that the U.S. can say it is coming in for a "soft landing," where inflation gets tamed without a recession?
Economic data show higher prices and constant warnings of a downturn haven't slowed down American shoppers. The Fed is anxious. Companies are thrilled
With more than 200 careers under her pink belt, Barbie has always been a hard worker. What can the types of professions Barbie's done tell us about wo
With the WGA strike entering it's third month and SAG-AFTRA strike heading into its third week, L.A. workers reflect on what the Hollywood stoppage me
Recession? What recession? The Fed is still cautious, but big brands — Kimberly-Clark, Hilton, Visa, Chipotle, Coca-Cola — are singing praises to
The world’s second-biggest economy will become a more distant second this year
Mattel reported financial earnings Wednesday. Impacts from the Barbie movie remain to be seen, but she still stole the show.
President Biden has low approval ratings on the economy even though voters like some key policies. The White House wants to narrow this gap with its "
Smaller price rises will have counterintuitive consequences for the Federal Reserve
After taking a pause last month, the Fed got back to raising interest rates. Many are now saying a "soft-landing" is within our sights
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise its benchmark lending rate to the highest level in 22 years after a year of successive hikes aimed at fightin
The rise of fees on hotel bills, bank bills, restaurant bills and everywhere else has regulators cracking down. Turns out, they are just inflation in
This month, Washington became the first state to start deducting money from workers' paychecks to fund long-term care benefits. Other states are study
A tentative agreement between UPS and the Teamsters has averted a potential strike at the company. The deal will secure pay raises for part-time worke
Another indictment for former President Trump could come soon. A career coach gives advice for workplace conflicts. Economic forecasters are optimisti