Tuna Stock In Pacific Dangerously Low
September 03 2014 2:39 AM
Pacific Bluefin and BigEye tuna stocks have fallen sharply, forcing regulatory bodies to enforce fishing restrictions to help stocks recover.
The 40-Hour Workweek Is Longer In The US
September 01 2014 9:54 PM
A Gallup poll found the 40-hour workweek is nearly a full work day longer on average in the U.S.
Obama Pushes For Increase In Minimum Wage
September 01 2014 5:54 PM
President Obama says the U.S. shouldn't be rewarding companies that take profits and jobs overseas.
California Governor Lauds Passage Of ‘Historic’ Sick Leave Bill
August 31 2014 9:43 AM
The measure would require Californian employers to provide at least three days of annual paid sick leave to workers.
IRS Phone Scam: 5 Signs You’re a Target
August 30 2014 5:21 PM
IRS impostors have already bilked scam victims out of millions. Here's how to protect yourself.
Americans Favor Unions But Also Support Right-To-Work Law: Poll
August 29 2014 3:54 PM
Americans' opinions of labor unions and right-to-work laws explained in six charts and maps.
US Consumer Spending Fell 0.1% In July
August 29 2014 11:00 AM
Continued cautious household spending could hold back economic growth this fall.
Six Major Cities With Highest Minimum Wage
August 28 2014 3:47 PM
Los Angeles could join a growing list of cities that have increased the minimum wage for their workers.
By 2017, Los Angeles' Minimum Wage Could Be $13.25
August 28 2014 1:45 PM
Such a move would catapult Los Angeles into the growing movement of cities and states that are considering hourly-wage adjustments.
US Economy Expands 4.2%
August 28 2014 8:45 AM
Stronger consumer spending and business inventory spending lifted the number after a harsh winter slowed the first quarter.
Recession Looms For Russia
August 27 2014 10:49 AM
With sanctions and bans affecting key sectors, the growth forecast for 2015 has been halved.
As Wars End, So Do US Defense Jobs
August 26 2014 12:36 PM
The end of a decade of war brings a large drop in workers at America's biggest defense companies. But the cuts may be over soon.
Burger King Poll: Will You Boycott If Company Moves To Canada?
August 26 2014 11:41 AM
Weigh in here with your opinion on Burger King's planned move to Canada.
July's Durable Goods Orders Suggest Economy Is Stronger Than It Really Is
August 26 2014 10:43 AM
Record aircraft sales at Boeing boosted orders for American durable goods.
California Wine Country Quake Could Cost Billions In Losses
August 26 2014 12:30 AM
The quake struck just as the grape-harvesting season was getting under way in Napa County, a significant wine-producing area.
US Cheesemakers Raise Stink Over Proposed Label Restrictions
August 25 2014 4:04 PM
U.S. cheesemakers fear plans to limit the use of "gouda" and "feta" to cheeses made only in specific European regions.
Tweeting To Understand The US Economy
August 25 2014 10:35 AM
Using Twitter data, researchers have found a way to estimate employment more quickly and accurately than the government can.
Fed Should Lay Groundwork For Interest-Rate Hikes: Officials
August 24 2014 10:10 AM
The U.S. Federal Reserve has not boosted its interest rates since 2006.
Obama Pushes Export-Import Bank Renewal Via Business Owners
August 23 2014 4:36 PM
China Company Constructing 3D-Printed Houses
August 22 2014 10:11 PM
One Chinese company is using 3D printing to build houses. But it may be too early to say the construction revolution has truly arrived.