By Bryce Covert on March 7, 2014
Chicago's city council is considering a paid sick leave ordinance that could come with big benefits for employers.
Analysts had expected 149,000 jobs to be added.
By Alan Pyke on March 6, 2014
A new poll of firms with less than 100 employees finds major support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10.
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By Lauren C. Williams on March 6, 2014
Staples announced Thursday that it will close more than 200 stores in the United States and Canada, further proving that online sales determine retailers' future.
By Mason Atkins on March 6, 2014
"Do we invest in students, or millionaires?" she asked.
By Bryce Covert on March 6, 2014
Connecticut's paid sick leave has come with low costs, negligible abuse, and a variety of benefits for its businesses.
Male executives feel less conflict between work and family, perhaps because so many have a spouse at home to make it all work.
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) will be the third governor (and the first Republican) to block Congress's food stamp cuts in his state.
By Bryce Covert on March 5, 2014
Paul Ryan says 1990s welfare reform was a major success. Here's how it's failed on almost every metric.
By Lauren C. Williams on March 5, 2014
Digital currencies like Bitcoin could give impoverished Native American tribes an economic boost by giving them an alternative the United States dollar.