Labor and Jobs

‘Head of Team Anywhere,’ and Other Job Titles for an Uncertain Time

Here’s one sneaky sign of unsettled times: longer job titles.The past few years have...

Where the Fight Over a Return to the Office Is Over and the Office Won

Gabe Tucker, 26, is a lawyer with Fortif Law Partners in Birmingham, where the...

Why Airport Employees Are Striking

PARIS — For 18 years, Marie Marivel has worked as a security agent at...

Without Backpackers to Pick Them, Crops Rot by the Ton in Australia

SHEPPARTON, Australia — Peter Hall ran a hand over the Gala apples sitting in...

‘A Slap in the Face’: The Pandemic Disrupts Young Oil Careers

HOUSTON — Sabrina Burns, a senior at the University of Texas at Austin, had...

Employers Can Require Workers to Get Covid-19 Vaccine, U.S. Says

Even so, employers may need to be careful about how they handle the process.Prescreening...

Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Facebook for...

I Don’t Want to Be the Office Grandma

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your...
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Kremlin blasts Zelensky’s call for West to close borders to Russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's demand for an international travel ban on all Russians has triggered heavy criticism in Moscow.Zelensky's appeal was received "extremely negatively,"...

Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive...

Trump Asked Aide Why His Generals Couldn’t Be Like Hitler’s, Book Says

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump told his top White House aide that he wished he had generals like the ones who had reported...

Tornado Cash hit with sanctions, accused of helping North Korea hackers

The US on Monday imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, accusing it of helping hackers, including from North Korea, to launder proceeds...

Climate deniers use past heat records to sow doubt online

With Europe gripped by successive heatwaves, climate-change deniers are spreading skepticism by publishing data on social media on extreme temperatures allegedly recorded decades ago...

‘Victims of Instagram’: Meta faces novel legal threat over teen suicides

Meta is facing a fresh storm of lawsuits that blame Instagram for eating disorders, depression and even suicides among children and teens...