Tesla Factory Safety Under Scrutiny After Worker Is Injured
Days after a news report focused on conditions at the plant, a California agency said it was investigating an episode that left a millwright’s jaw...
Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections
The manufacturer, CFM International, recommends ultrasonic inspections be performed in the next 20 days on fan blades with the most use.
Electric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off.
Travis VanderZanden, chief executive of electric scooter start-up Bird, is unperturbed by how San Francisco and other cities are in an uproar over...
Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials
A vaccine study in which subjects are to be deliberately infected with Zika is on pause after ethicists said it had “insufficient value.”
Entrepreneurship: Making Her Own Way, Nearly 100 Years Later
Simone Reggie, owner of Simone’s Market in New Orleans, is a rising star on the city’s food scene, following a family tradition.
U.S. Said to Investigate AT&T and Verizon Over Wireless Collusion Claim
Complaints to the Justice Department allege that the companies and a standards group worked together to restrict eSIM technology, a cardless way to...
India’s ATMs Are Running Out of Cash. Again.
The shortage, caused by government policies, poses a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was also responsible for India’s last cash...
What Happened to Matthew Mellon
A proud father. A brilliant friend. Lucky in love. Inherited wealth. And an opioid addict, dead at 54.
Carolyn Jacobson, Champion of Women’s Union Rights, Dies at 67
She helped place equal rights and health and social issues of particular concern to women workers on the agenda of organized labor.
The Workologist: What to Do When Your Old Boss Won’t Let Go
A worker escapes a bad supervisor by changing departments — but the old boss is still holding on tight. What is to be done?
Vocations: Her Start in the Air Force Led to a Surprising Place
A luxury hotel sales executive started her career in the military, where her wartime job would be to plot possible nuclear, biological and chemical...
Economic View: How the Loss of Union Power Has Hurt American Manufacturing
The nation’s union leaders once had the president’s ear through seats in the cabinet as secretaries of labor. And then they stopped getting that job.