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FDA muddles labeling

Since 1993, most packaged food sold in the U.S. has been required to include a Nutrition Facts label that lists the amount of fat,...

‘Gig economy’ not real – yet

In a recent column about a new approach to employment benefits, Felix Salmon referred to "a large increase in the number of people working...

U.S. is land of full timers and a lot of wannabes

Part-time work is much less common in the U.S. than in most developed countries. There are a lot of possible reasons for this, some...

Nail-care jobs are booming, but the pay is terrible

Doing other people’s nails can be pretty crummy work, we all learned last month from Sarah Maslin Nir’s epic New York Times investigation of...

Technology will transform the labor market. Someday.

The world of work is being transformed by digital technology. Jobs are out. Gigs are in. Everybody knows that. Except for, you know, most...

The remarkable rise of mobile and fall of landlines

They keep coming closer, but will just fail to make it again this year. The International Telecommunication Union estimated last week that there will...

Consumers will pay for print, live without the ads

Hope you did something fun during your holiday weekend. Me, I alphabetized a bunch of books and threw away a ton of magazines. Which...

Sorry, lawyers aren’t going to vanish anytime soon

During and after the financial crisis, the law business hit a wall, with the number of legal-services jobs falling by about 70,000 from 2007...

Jay Z’s music service is great for his competitors

I can only vaguely remember the TV commercials. The new pain reliever Datril, the pitch went, was made of the same stuff as Tylenol,...

Consulting up, so is bartending

Most of the sectors that saw big gains in February's payroll report aren't exactly high-end. Food services and drinking places (average hourly earnings: $12.70)...
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