Labor and Employment

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Reporters who want to plunge into the robust world of federal economic and investment data should

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3 Business Stories for Veterans Day

Since 1918, when America celebrated the armistice ending WWI, November 11 has been an important day

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How to Read the Monthly Jobs Report for Better Business Stories

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly jobs report is a cross-section of business, economics, politics and social

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Story Jump Start: Economic Impact of Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, an issue that touches millions of Americans. While domestic abuse

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Ask an Expert: What’s Ahead for Amazon and Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. gave the business journalism world a dozen headlines in June when it entered into

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Memorial Day Countdown: 3 Summer Job Angles

With Memorial Day around the corner, now’s a good time to plan your coverage of summer hiring

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4 Rules for Reporting on Energy Jobs

Whether it’s coming from President Trump or being pushed by a company’s PR team, there’s a popular topic in

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Jobs Number, Part 2: Digging In

Proper reporting of the monthly employment report takes work. Read the BLS analysis. Along with notes

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Jobs Number, Part 1: Transparency and Trends

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Report for February on March 10, showing a

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Story Angles: Reporting on the Economics of Disability

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has prohibited discrimination based on disability since 1990. However, many

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