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Updated January 18, 2023 at 2:01 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Federal safety inspectors have concluded that the twisting, bending and long reaches that Amazon warehouse workers perform as… Read More
WASHINGTON D.C. (NPR) – Remember earlier this fall when the country came within hours of a nationwide rail strike? We could soon see a repeat of that scenario. The nation’s… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Before the pandemic, no one would have guessed that Dean Hebert was headed toward early retirement, least of all himself. He was enjoying his job as… Read More
Updated September 15, 2022 at 8:22 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — A strike that could have halted both freight and passenger trains across the country seems to have been… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — More than two years after Georgia Linders first got sick with COVID, her heart still races at random times. She’s often exhausted. She can’t digest certain… Read More
BOTHELL, Wash. (NPR) — To Jonathan Pruiett, it just didn’t make sense. A geospatial analyst who updates Google maps for a living, Pruiett had been called back to his company’s… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — America’s entrepreneurial spirit remains strong during the pandemic. That’s the takeaway from new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday, which found that a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — As Covid cases surged over the summer, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian took action: Unvaccinated workers would have to pay an extra $200 a month… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — In the fight over who has the authority to tell companies what to do when it comes to COVID-19 and workplace safety, a random drawing could… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — In early September, President Biden announced he was taking steps to get more Americans vaccinated and turn the tide on COVID-19. On Thursday, the administration rolled… Read More
The number of job openings in the U.S. topped 9 million in May, according to Labor Department. The number of people quitting their jobs eased slightly from April but remains high.
Millions of women who lost their jobs in the pandemic have yet to return to work, even though the economy has improved. What’s keeping them back is a mix of factors that may not be resolved quickly.