The president-elect’s filings with the Federal Election Commission offer the best (and only) glimpse into what he owns and owes. Here they are for the first time in a searchable, easy-to-read format.
A chain helmed by the nominee for labor secretary has unseated Chick-Fil-A as the perfect encapsulation of this cultural moment.
The president-elect has chosen Andrew Puzder, a vocal critic of minimum-wage hikes and new overtime rules.
Arguments that policies such as NAFTA have killed American manufacturing jobs often ignore the many other American jobs that such deals create and support.
The combination of suspicion and reverence that people feel toward the financially successful isn’t unique to the modern era, but reflects a deep ambivalence that goes back to the Roman empire.
Economists and politicians frequently overlook their role in whether Americans are working, and where.
It can be again.
Jim Delligatti—who created the signature sandwich for McDonald’s—died last week. He never got rich from his wildly successful invention.
Strangling public-sector unions in Wisconsin has shrunk teachers’ pay and benefits. Who’s next?
Closing a 1998 loophole would prevent companies from replacing American IT workers with foreign guest workers. Why hasn’t that been done yet?
The furniture retailer will provide up to 16 weeks paid parental leave for its staff—including hourly employees. A generous, and rare, offer in the U.S.
Two Atlantic staffers discuss Inside Jobs, a months-long reporting project that included conversations with an obituary writer, a janitor, a train conductor, and many others.
One lawyer says that she’s seen a tenfold increase in calls, emails, and inquiries to her firm since the election.
To many white Trump voters, the problem wasn’t her economic stance, but the larger vision—a multi-ethnic social democracy—that it was a part of.
The U.S. economy created 178,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate hit a nine-year low, but wage growth declined slightly.
Special baseball caps are made to commemorate bull-market milestones, but when the economy crashes, they become painful reminders of the extent of the fall.
Jay Hamilton, a Stanford professor who studies media business models, sees similarities between some of today's outlets and the partisan press of the 1850s.
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
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There are problems with the narrative that visas are letting foreigners take Americans’ jobs at lower wages.
In recent years, the Treasury Department has made financial inclusion a priority. What’s to come?