Yuki Noguchi
Linda Fittante

Yuki Noguchi

Correspondent, Business Desk

Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered business and economic news, and has a special interest in workplace issues — everything from abusive working environments, to the idiosyncratic cubicle culture. In recent years she has covered the housing market meltdown, unemployment during the Great Recession, and covered the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan in 2011. As in her personal life, however, her coverage interests are wide-ranging, and have included things like entomophagy and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Prior to joining NPR, Yuki started her career as a reporter for The Washington Post. She reported on stories mostly about business and technology, and later became an editor.

Yuki grew up with a younger brother speaking her parents' native Japanese at home. She has a degree in history from Yale.

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Justice Department Argues Sexual Orientation Not Protected By Civil Rights Laws

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Filling Labor Board Vacancies Opens Door To Unwinding Obama-era Policies

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Labor Department Starts To Roll Back Obama Overtime Rule

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In 2015, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) signs into law an ordinance raising the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. Though California isn't one of them, 27 states have passed laws requiring cities to abide by state minimums. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Cities Raise Minimum Wages, Many States Are Rolling Them Back

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Micromanagement can kill motivation, employee creativity and job satisfaction. It's the biggest beef many workers have about their boss. sorbetto/iStock hide caption

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Is Your Boss Too Controlling? Many Employees Clash With Micromanagers

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Some companies find that real-time technology demands have forced them to curb their work-from-home policies, even as a growing number of employers continue to embrace remote work. Dean Mitchell/Getty Images/iStock hide caption

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Some Employers Are Rethinking Telework, Citing A Need For Better Collaboration

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Companies are trying geofencing, which uses GPS and radio frequency identification to set up a virtual, wireless perimeter so that cellphone users in that area receive messages or advertisements on their phones. Rawpixel/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Recruiters Use 'Geofencing' To Target Potential Hires Where They Live And Work

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The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

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Yale graduate student instructors (from left) Kelly Goodman, Robin Canavan and Gwen Prowse block an intersection in downtown New Haven, Conn., on May 11, to protest what they say is the university's inaction on sexual harassment. Local 33-Unite Here hide caption

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At Yale, Protests Mark A Fight To Recognize Union For Grad Students

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Federal Reserve Raises Benchmark Interest Rate

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Eric Holder Recommends Broad Set Of Changes To Uber's Company Culture

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Journalists at The Washington Post work in a newsroom surrounded by screens showing its website and updated reader metrics. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At 'Washington Post,' Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance

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Jeffrey Immelt To Step Down As General Electric CEO

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News Brief: Iran Attack, Russia Probe, Uber Workplace-Misconduct Report

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