Racial Tensions Strain Relations In The Workplace

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Jason Olsen, a 39-year-old policy adviser for the Department of Labor, uses the Washington, D.C., Metro to commute to work three times a week. On the other days of the week, Olsen telecommutes from home to avoid the challenge of taking the Metro. Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

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Workplaces Can Be Particularly Stressful For Disabled Americans, Poll Finds

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U.S. Economy Adds 287,000 Jobs In June

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U.S. Hiring Bounces Back In June After Dismal May

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Natalia Mendez goes over mortgage terms with Raul Alvarez, a senior loan officer for Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Dec. 16 in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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With Rates Down, It's Time For Many To Refinance Again. Thanks, Brexit

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Volkswagen To Buy Back Diesel Engine Cars With Emissions Software

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In 2016, Talking Politics Can Make Things Uncomfortable At Work

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Gordon Martinez (left), leader of the group Faith in Texas and payday loan borrower, marches before a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau field hearing in Kansas City, Mo., on June 2. Wes Helm/Faith In Texas hide caption

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With Payday Loans Burying Borrowers, Community Tries Alternatives

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Verizon, Labor Unions Conclude Strike With Tentative 4-Year Contract Deal

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Ship That Breast Milk For You? Companies Add Parent-Friendly Perks

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A woman rides an escalator past closed storefronts inside the largely empty White Flint Mall, in Bethesda, Md., in 2014. The mall closed last year. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

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Gerald Franklin, who was diagnosed with autism as a child, is now lead developer for a website that matches workers with prospective employers. Job-related videos, he says, can help people with special needs showcase their talent. Courtesy of Gerald Franklin hide caption

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Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find

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Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya (left) presents an employee with shares of the company on Tuesday at the Chobani plant in New Berlin, in upstate New York. Johannes Arlt hide caption

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Why Chobani Gave Employees A Financial Stake In Company's Future

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One Silicon Valley startup that encouraged its employees to think about work 24/7 found they missed market signals, tanked deals and became too irritable to build crucial working relationships. Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleep

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