by Bryce Covert Posted on July 31, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
President Obama's embrace of work/family policies marks a turning point after a long, tortured history.
When her manager saw a Hispanic employee, she says he told her, "Didn't I tell you not to hire Hispanics?"
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 31, 2014
Companies that want to do business with the government will have to take better care of their workers after a new Obama executive order takes effect.
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by Bryce Covert, Adam Peck Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
Here's how the United States's lack of paid family leave stacks up to countries around the globe.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 30, 2014
A company that lured servicemen and women into bad debt for consumer electronics gets busted for good by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on July 30, 2014
Twitter users took over the hashtag to talk about the company's lax harassment policies.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 30, 2014
Control over Detroit's water system was handed back to the mayor after widespread protests of the shutoffs to poor residents.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 29, 2014
San Diego's city council just passed paid sick leave and a minimum wage increase.
by Christian E. Weller, Rebecca Vallas Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
The latest figures on Social Security's finances are out and there is no reason to panic.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
Household wealth has rebounded at the top, but continues to slide for families in the middle and at the bottom of the economic ladder.