Labor & Economic News Blog
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Shifting the riskShifting the risk
The dark side to the “sharing economy”. Flexible hours. Being your own boss. The glories and self-bootstrapping pride of entrepreneurship.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
America’s Family-Leave Disgrace
Six Weeks’ Paid Leave Opposed By People With Thirty-Three Weeks’ Paid Leave
Now we know how many drivers Uber has — and have a better idea of what they’re making
Uber hired Obama's chief economist to study the economics of its business. Here's what he found.
The full document.
Talk of Wealth Gap Prods G.O.P. to Refocus
Fired McDonald’s workers say they were dismissed for being minoritiesFormer workers say they were told by supervisors that there were “too many black people” working at three Virginia franchises.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Judge rules Illinois pension reform bill as unconstitutional
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Harvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, HardHarvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, Hard
Friday, January 02, 2015
To Rescue Economy, Japan Turns to SupermomTo Rescue Economy, Japan Turns to Supermom
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Economic Recovery Spreads to the Middle ClassEconomic Recovery Spreads to the Middle Class