Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon workers reached a tentative agreement with the company Friday. Fortune writer Aaron Pressman explains what the deal means for middle-class workers.
After weeks of intense dispute, Verizon and its unions have reached an "agreement in principle." Labor Secretary Thomas Perez mediated the talks, and expects the 40,000 workers to be back next week.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500. Even though it remains the most famous auto race in the world, it's sold out this year for the first time in decades.
For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.
Forget paid parental leave. Some companies offer compensation for surrogacy and adoption, or are helping traveling moms ship breast milk. The benefits are a relatively cheap way to recruit and retain.
Experts say code used by hackers in recent attacks on banks appears to be the same as code used in an attack on Sony Pictures which the FBI says was carried out by North Korea.
NPR's Planet Money team explores which is better for actually getting work done: an open office or cubicles. A maker of office furniture explains why many clients now want to go back to the cubicle.
Cybersecurity researchers are linking a recent spate of attacks against Asian banks to North Korea. The digital security firm Symantec says the recent breaches in Asia have identical lines of malicious software deployed in the high profile attack against Sony Pictures in 2014. The FBI has tied North Korea to the Sony attack.
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced the agreement in principle and says he expects workers will be back on the job next week.
Bronze plans provide the least generous coverage of the four tiers on insurance marketplaces, paying 60 percent of benefits, on average, compared with 70 percent for the more popular silver plans.
Five years after NASA's shuttle program ended, a new Florida aerospace industry is beginning to take shape. Firms, from those making jets to tiny Internet satellites, are adding factories and jobs.
Open office plans have become common. Our Planet Money teams has the story of the man who came up with the idea to tear down cubicle walls, and why he thought it was a good idea.
Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Theil revealed he was a backer of Hulk Hogan's successful invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker. Thiel has supported libertarian causes, futuristic startups and started a foundation that funds young people who skip college to work on entrepreneurial projects.
Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city's rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.
Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel revealed he was a backer of Hulk Hogan's successful invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker.
Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
Why stare at your smartphone screen to get directions when you can let your sneakers guide you to your destination using Bluetooth and vibrations?
Farming is entering its third year on the bust side of the cycle. Major crop prices are low while expenses like seed, fertilizer and land remain high. That means getting creative to succeed.
Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
But shareholders at ExxonMobil approved one resolution that could make it easier to one day nominate an environmentalist to the board.