US retailers are struggling to find and retain workers who have been put off by low pay, lack of benefits, and pandemic health concerns.
Millions of borrowers are behind on payments, which could lead the government to garnish their pay and withhold the monthly checks for families.
Student-loan payments restart in 77 days, and even after a nearly two year pause, millions of borrowers with federal loans are still underwater.
Competition for restaurant staff in Japan is heating up amid a labor shortage as the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pollo Tropical is raising prices by between 4% and 6% in December fund its higher wages, sign-on bonuses, and improved benefits.
Inflation spiked in October, and while it's hurting Americans' wallets across the country, there's one exception: lower-paid workers are better off.
Younger workers are increasingly being seen as a valuable resource for employers struggling to fill vacancies.
Ikea employees in the US will start at $16 per hour beginning next year, Ikea announced on Tuesday morning.
Hotel CEOs are acknowledging they need to improve pay, benefits, and working conditions to plug massive gaps in their workforce.
Pennsylvania hasn't raised its minimum wage since adopting the $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage in 2009.
Workers want better working conditions, pay, and benefits, Wolf said. "That's not really asking a lot."
Millions of workers - mostly women - have been driven out of the labor force by competing demands between work and caregiving responsibilities.
Inflation is offsetting wage gains on average, but many of the workers who need it most are finally catching a break.
McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski predicted the chain would remain short-staffed well into next year.
The coffee chain is giving pay raises for US baristas next year, taking the average wage to nearly $17 an hour by the summer of 2022.
The disappointing September jobs report found a 144,000 decrease in local government education jobs as the school year started back up.
Amanda Cohen raised menu prices by 30% to afford a $25-an-hour starting wage for staff. She's had no issue hiring - and diners accept the new prices.