Average hourly earnings were 2.9 percent higher in January than a year earlier, a hopeful sign that wages might be gaining traction in a tight labor market. Their stubborn failure to do so is one of the mysteries of a recovery now in its ninth year. These are factors that may be playing a part.
By Troy Wolverton, Monday, January 22, 2018 - Amazon Go could be model for future retail stores. The new convenience store concept from e-commerce giant Amazon relies on cameras and sensors to detect when you enter and leave and what items you grab from shelves.
A robotics startup called 'Robomart' wants to replace Postmates and Instacart with self-driving grocery stores
A robot grocery called Robotmart is coming for the humble delivery worker in California.
December 12th, 2017 - AUXVASSE, Mo. — While the upcoming right-to-work vote looms over Missouri, employees at the Auxvasse Dollar General store have agreed to unionize.
February 24, 2017 - MINNEAPOLIS -- Workers at Linden Hills Co-op won their election Thursday to form a union with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 653 (link is external). Eight-five percent of workers voted in favor of unionization in balloting conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (link is external).
By Sarah Halzack February 15, On a busy street in Fredericksburg, Va., a tall, black security fence guards a sprawling — and, for now, largely empty — brick-and-glass building.
By Josh Kosman - February 5, 2017 - If you’re a robot stealing somebody’s job, it’s best to stay hidden.