What is supercore inflation?

“Supercore inflation” is a term used to describe the rising cost of goods and services, minus food, energy, and housing.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 13, 2023

A study found the four-day workweek works

Across 61 organizations, ~2.9k employees tried the four-day workweek. Now, most of the companies are sticking with it.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • February 22, 2023

Why do restaurant workers fund a lobbying group that keeps their wages low?

Restaurant workers pay to take a food safety class, which — surprise — funds industry lobbying efforts.

Sara Friedman • January 19, 2023

The end of noncompetes?

The FTC wants to ban noncompetes, saying it could boost US wages by up to nearly $300B annually.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 6, 2023

Tech winter is dire for immigrant visa holders

Tech companies use H-1B visas to hire skilled workers from overseas. But now they’re laying them off.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 9, 2022

Pay transparency is coming

NYC’s pay transparency laws went into effect this week.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 3, 2022

More apps, more problems

Apps are supposed to make life easier, but they’re stressing employees out.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 20, 2022

Some workers say their job billed them for… quitting?

Officials are scrutinizing TRAPs, which require employees to reimburse employers for training.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 19, 2022

Second-chance hiring, explained

Second-chance hiring — hiring people with criminal records — is a growing trend across several industries.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 12, 2022

What a railroad strike would mean

A railroad strike would cause shortages, shutdowns, and high prices. It’d also cost the US economy $2B per day.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 13, 2022

Layoffs are out. Labor hoarding is in

Why some companies are doing the exact opposite of laying off employees.

Mark Dent • September 8, 2022

California fast-food workers could get $22/hr.

A new bill could form a fast-food council to oversee wages and conditions in California.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 31, 2022

Looking for a new gig? Consider rural Iowa

An Iowa window and door manufacturer is investing big bucks into its hometown to attract talent.

Mia Sullivan • August 11, 2022

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