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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:40:14 ESTAmerican fast-food chains have become an unlikely source of female employment and empowerment in India, a country where traditionally most women are kept from working outside the home.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:52:01 ESTUber is making a big push in India, but finding drivers is a challenge in a country where knowing how to operate a car and a smartphone is a rare talent.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:00:17 ESTThe U.S. Navy said it once again will let enlisted sailors use traditional job rating titles, an about-face by top leaders who wanted to scrap a system as old as the Navy itself but who faced pushback from sailors world-wide.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:01:03 ESTHospital patients treated by female physicians had a small survival edge over those with male doctors, a new study of more than 58,000 physicians found.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:57:29 ESTNational soul-searching over officer shootings has obscured a routine reality for cops—the threat of violence is often just behind a door, and for some of them the trauma can leave lasting personal damage.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:52:41 ESTKroger is offering early retirement to 2,000 corporate employees, in an effort to cut costs amid stiff competition from more stores and online merchants stocking food.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:10:01 ESTA long trail of empirical evidence shows that increased productivity brought about by automation and invention leads to more wealth, cheaper goods and more jobs, writes Christopher Mims.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:47:43 ESTFounder Ren Zhengfei’s intense style looms large at world’s No. 3 smartphone maker, where employees are rewarded for things like forgoing vacations and overtime.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:53:23 ESTPilots at Delta Air Lines ratified a new four-year labor contract that contains big raises and retains the aviators’ lucrative profit-sharing formula, reversing widespread rejection of an earlier proposed pact in 2015.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:20:09 ESTThe Remote Year program that plucks employees from their work environment and sends them on a round-the-world trip, as they work remotely for jobs based thousands of miles away.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:35:04 ESTJoshua Reeves, CEO of Gusto, has begun shadowing employees to learn nitty-gritty details of all the work that goes on at the company. He learns about the job, helps with some tasks, and brainstorms new approaches.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:14:22 ESTTo prepare for the flood of holiday orders just under way, Amazon.com has been using technology ranging from touch screens to robots to shrink the time it takes to train new hires at its warehouses to as little as two days.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:27:39 ESTElite law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP told its junior lawyers Monday that year-end bonuses will be the same as last year’s, a sign that law firms continue to tread somewhat carefully in the postrecession world.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:32:29 ESTThe conventional wisdom says it’s impossible. The facts say otherwise.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:48:02 ESTLaws requiring employers to give workers more predictable and remunerative schedules are sprouting across the nation, drawing the ire of some employers as local governments wade into the debate over inequality.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 20:13:18 ESTThe J.C. Penney store at the Mall at Bay Plaza in the Bronx usually closes at 9 p.m. but will be open for more than 24 hours, until 10 p.m. Friday, to ring in the holiday season.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:56:33 ESTAs the U.S. labor market tightens and the population of undocumented immigrants shrinks, employers in industries such as hospitality, construction and agriculture are scrambling to fill jobs they say Americans don’t want.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:02:07 ESTGoogle, Baidu, Facebook and others pursuing artificial intelligence are draining universities of top computer scientists who might otherwise be cultivating the next generation of AI researchers, say experts.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:32:06 ESTWorkers at the former appliance division of General Electric rejected a new contract this week, spurning an attempt by its new Chinese owners to cut costs at a massive factory complex in Louisville, Ky.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:03 ESTIn the “gig economy,” workers run the gamut from independent contractors to moonlighters.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:27:11 ESTA federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking a sweeping regulation set to qualify millions more Americans for overtime pay Dec. 1, delivering a blow to one of President Barack Obama’s signature workplace rules.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 22:08:46 ESTA raft of new state marijuana legalization laws presents employers with hazy challenges when it comes to workplace drug testing.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:23:49 ESTA good sponsor can turbocharge her protégés’ careers by staking her professional reputation on helping them succeed. But what happens when that sponsor leaves the company?
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:00:17 ESTCrisis consultant Eric Dezenhall copes with his high-pressure job in an unusual way: He writes novels during his spare time.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:30:32 ESTU.S. employers have spent months adjusting employee schedules, job duties and pay ahead of a new overtime rule set to take effect next week. But an order from a federal judge on Tuesday puts the fate of the rule into question.