They work on U.S. construction sites and farms, in restaurants and hotels, even in homes. Foreign workers, lured by false promises of good jobs in America, soon find themselves enslaved in […]
We’ve all heard the message from our parents: If you work hard, get a good education, and play by the rules, you will do well in life. Baby boomers like […]
Other attorneys interviewed by Fortune said the same. “Public accommodation” law, argues Roger Abrams, a law professor at Northeastern University in Boston, might offer one basis for a suit. As he puts it, […]
Although a majority of Americans believe a college degree is the most important factor in career success, they’re increasingly skeptical schools are doing a good enough job to prepare students, […]
“Gender is not a valid part of the conversation, and it’s sort of embarrassing that there is so much focus on it rather than on the substantial differences between Yellen […]
More than a third of recent college grads with jobs are working in positions that don’t require a degree. Economists call that figure the “mal-employment” rate, and right now it tops […]
Imagine a real-life version of Harry Potter’s magical Marauder’s Map, which showed the location of everyone prowling throughout Hogwarts castle. That’s what startup Xandem is building: a new kind of all-seeing motion-detection system […]
The more money you have, the more the IRS wants you. Millionaires were nearly twice as likely to receive a tax audit last year as they were the previous year, […]
Mitt Romney’s five sons — Matt, Tagg, Craig, Ben and Josh — are sitting pretty with a trust fund worth $100 million. Getting there took investments that produced great growth, […]
Not only does it already cost more to fly than it did a year ago, but airfares are only going to continue to climb in 2012.
The number of taxpayers trying to bamboozle the IRS and collect bigger refunds has shot up this filing season.