About 84 percent of businesses said the Republican tax cuts have not caused them to boost hiring or investment, according to a National Association for Business Economics survey.
Jobs in the trucking industry are increasingly threatened by technology and the rise of driverless trucks. But what explains the contradictory dynamic between fears of job elimination and a current shortage of truck drivers in the U.S.? The NewsHour returns…
By Gretchen Frazee
"The Long Haul" provides a look into a the life of Finn Murphy, who dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker.
A recent report from Social Security auditors found about a quarter of low-income beneficiaries were not properly transferred from Supplemental Security Income to regular Social Security when they turned 62 years old.
The strain on current and future federal workers is raising concerns that the shutdown is damaging the government’s reputation as a stable employer.
By Paul Solman
In the early 20th century, Standard Oil was broken up because of its vast power. Today, many think Facebook, Google or Amazon present similar threats, but they proceed unchallenged. In "The Curse of Bigness," law professor Tim Wu argues that…
By Gretchen Frazee
If Congress back pays employees once the shutdown ends, the workers would be required to pay back any unemployment benefits they received.
By Philip Moeller
They range from extending the current Medicare program to people age 55 and older, to a single-payer system that does away with insurance companies and employer-based health insurance altogether.
By Rianka Dorsainvil
The new year is a great time to right the ship. But if you're at risk of not following through, here are some strategies to help you succeed.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has proposed hiking the top marginal tax rate to fund green energy investment.
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