#labordepartments

  1. The Fed is at odds with itself. That’s a feature, not a bug

    By Analysis by Bryan Mena, CNN A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here . You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. The Federal Reserve has a complicated dec
  2. What to expect from Friday’s jobs report

    By Alicia Wallace, CNN This time last week, the prospects seemed to be growing dimmer that the September jobs report would land this Friday as planned. A government shutdown would have forced the Bureau of Labor Statistics to go dark and result in the blackout of critical economic
  3. Americans support strikes — until they affect their daily lives

    By Analysis by Bryan Mena, CNN A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here . You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. Organized labor in the United States is h
  4. Tyson and Perdue under investigation by Department of Labor

    By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN The Department of Labor is investigating meat and chicken processors Perdue and Tyson Foods following a New York Times magazine report of minors working at their facilities. Earlier this year, the federal government committed to ratcheting up effort
  5. The problem with labor data in understanding inflation

    By By Bryan Mena, CNN A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here . You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. US inflation has slowed markedly over the past yea