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Jason Gay talks to legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, as he approaches the end of a career that spanned nearly seven decades.
Gender disparities in income are greater in many white-collar U.S. professions than blue-collar, a Wall Street Journal examination found, and don’t lend themselves to legislative remedies.
Millennial issues have become a source of income for a host of self-anointed experts who say they can interpret young workers’ whims and aspirations.
Employers can provide employees big incentives or insurance discounts if they answer questions about their health, according to new rules issued Monday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Still influential as he nears 60, the prolific choreographer can look back on a long list of accolades.
A Chinese-American hydrologist at the heart of a discontinued spy case has filed a discrimination complaint against the Commerce Department after it fired her for many of the same allegations a U.S. attorney decided to drop.
The federal government will begin scanning applicants’ social media posts as part of the security clearance process, a reflection of how information on Facebook, Twitter and similar sites is increasingly seen as an important part of someone’s background.
The growth of firms such as Uber and Lyft has been a boon for the background checkers tasked to vet hundreds of thousands of amateur taxi drivers.
One day last month, two big companies announced takeovers that had something in common: Neither Comcast nor AbbVie used a banker. They aren’t alone.
Ralph Gardner Jr. visits with David Korins, the Tony-nominated set designer for the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton.”
Some people shift career paths after a revelatory moment or dream; an archaeologist’s photo, a doctor’s encounter with a homeless man.
In a conciliatory move, Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to work with the new Independent Drivers Guild in New York City, giving its drivers there a say in issues such as fares and deactivations.
With the proliferation of technology in modern lives, Jason Gay asks where professional sports should draw the line.
Technology has changed since Wendy MacLennan left to raise her four children; her new job at Ford at first was ‘like being dropped off in a land where you don’t speak the language.’
A handful of companies have begun offering workers paid “me time” to devote to themselves, in addition to regular vacation time and personal and sick days.
Scientists are recruiting thousands of videogamers to develop a better test for tuberculosis, the latest in a cascade of crowdsourcing research efforts that analyze proteins, test tumors and investigate genetic diseases.
A group of influential women in the tech industry on Tuesday launched a tool to better measure and increase diversity in technology, an area where they say not enough progress has been made.
Air France has decided to enforce a cost-cutting plan for its pilots that was originally announced in 2012 but delayed by opposition from unions. The measures will result in lower pay per hour spent flying.
A study found that retiring after age 65 may help people live longer, with further longevity benefits for leaving work between 66 and 72.
Rising unemployment in the energy sector is pushing up loan delinquencies and raising the risk of new losses for banks.