How a Gig Worker Revolt Begins

Rev was just a small start-up offering online transcriptions. Now it’s the latest symbol of a…

Red and Blue Economies Are Heading in Sharply Different Directions

ImageThe economic challenges of blue metro areas like San Francisco — affordability and inequality — are…

As Push for Higher Minimum Wages Grows, New York Offers a Test Case

RIPLEY, N.Y. — Meeder’s, a cozy diner nestled in New York’s southwest corner, has seen its…

Fact Check: Trump’s Claims on the Economy

The United States economy is slowing and wage growth has slipped, but household incomes are rising…

The SoftBank Effect: How $100 Billion Left Workers in a Hole

SoftBank poured money into start-ups that use armies of contractors. That has upended the lives of…

Awaiting Layoffs, WeWork Employees Seek a ‘Seat at the Table’

In a letter, workers asked executives to treat those who will lose their jobs humanely while…

Hail to the Chief of Staff

The title is suddenly everywhere. It can mean almost anything.

Tech Giants Pledge Billions for Housing, but Will It Matter?

Efforts by Apple, Facebook and Google to address the California housing crunch must contend with the…