Economy Jun 04

FILE PHOTO: A job seeker talks to an exhibitor at the Colorado Hospital Association health care career fair in Denver
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For millions, underemployment is a new normal

At 4.3 percent, the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2001. But left out of this figure are people who are working part time or fewer hours than they desire -- - the underemployed. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker…

Nation Aug 11

Inside Atlantic City’s boom and bust

In 1976, Atlantic City, NJ -- long an iconic seaside resort and home to a legendary boardwalk -- became the first location outside Nevada to legalize casinos. But by 2014, four of Atlantic City’s twelve casinos had closed, costing nearly…

Mar 26

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Rethinking wages for tipped workers

Due to low federal minimum wages for tipped workers, many grapple with poverty rates. Seven states, however, pay tipped workers full minimum wage before tips. And with minimum-wage hikes looming, some restaurants are pioneering no-tipping policies, eliminating gratuities in favor…

Mar 26

Why do we tip?

Some people tip to show off. Some people tip to help the server. Others tip out of a sense of duty. Michael Lynn of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration weighs in on the psychology behind tipping in America.

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