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A customer walks by a "Now Hiring" sign posted in front of a store in Novato, Calif., on April 7, 2023. Employers added far more jobs than expected in September, showcasing the country's resilient jobs market. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Who's the boss in today's labor market?

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Jobs Friday: Why apprenticeships could make a comeback

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We battle Planet Money for indicator of the year

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Rich Fantasia performs at the first TEDxSBU event in 2013. Nick Batson via Flickr hide caption

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Jobs Friday: The problem with disability support

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Long COVID and the labor market

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Refugees from war-torn regions of Ukraine board a coach to Warsaw at a coach station on Saturday in Lviv, Ukraine. A U.N. agency estimates that nearly 5 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since Russia first invaded in late February. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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The Great Hesitation: a Jobs Friday rom-com

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Labor market trick-or-treat

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The Beigie Awards: From Coasting To Ghosting

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Dean Burrows runs Gear Motions, which makes precision gears for machines. He has had to turn down some orders because he can't find enough workers. Gear Motions/Dean Burrows hide caption

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Finding Workers Is Harder Than Ever. The Economic Impact Could Be Significant

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Burnout, Poaching and Robots Taking Our Jobs: The Beigie Awards!

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Jonathan Caballero is among the millions of workers who are rethinking how they want to live their lives after the pandemic. He has found a new job that won't require a long commute. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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As The Pandemic Recedes, Millions Of Workers Are Saying 'I Quit'

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Millions of women have left the workforce during the pandemic as schools stopped in-person learning. In an NPR interview, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says the recovery hinges on women returning to work. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Getting Women Back To Work Is Key To A Strong Recovery, Labor Secretary Says

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Jobs Friday And The Labor Market Mystery

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Jobs Friday: Better! Still Not Good Tho

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Unusually warm weather contributed to a surge in construction last month, with 44,000 jobs added. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Hiring Picks Up As Employers Add 225,000 Jobs In January

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Dani Izzie at her home in rural Virginia. More than a decade ago, she slipped in the bathroom and suffered a spinal cord injury that has left her unable to walk. She works as a social media manager for Spinergy, a company that makes high-performance wheels for wheelchairs. Greg Kahn for NPR hide caption

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Many Are Replacing Disability Checks With Paychecks

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