Labor and Employment

Covering Local Hiring Trends

The U.S. economy lost over 20 million jobs in April, reports the Labor Department. While millions

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Localizing State Unemployment Benefit Claims

The CARES Act extends unemployment benefits to self-employed workers for the first time, but many states

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Localizing Nicotine-Free Hiring and Employee Wellness Policies

U-Haul International ended 2019 with an announcement that it would stop hiring nicotine users in 21

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Localizing the Fight Over Gig Economy Legislation

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) went into effect in California on January 1 amid much controversy. The

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Beyond the Nine-to-Five: A Few Labor Stories to Try

Whether it’s tying up your whole identity in work or striving for a greater work-life balance,

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Localizing Employment Policy Issues

While on the campaign trail this fall, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren shared a story about

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Roth IRAs Expected to Get a Big Boost in 2020 

Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement, or the Secure Act, offers tax advantages for small

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Will the Secure Act Help Americans Save Enough for Retirement?

Late last year, The U.S. Senate handed Americans an early Christmas gift on December 19 by

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Two story ideas for covering unemployment

The unemployment rate is one of the major indicators of a country’s healthy economy. There is

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3 Bills on Retirement Security to Watch on Capitol Hill

The U.S. trade war is giving many U.S. consumers in, or near, retirement, the financial jitters,

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