Restaurants are feeling a labor crunch. Teens are an unlikely solution

Restaurants and the broader hospitality industry are feeling a labor crunch as they prepare for demand to come roaring back this summer. Hiring teenagers could be a potential solution to understaffing, but many teens opt to focus on extracurriculars or an internship instead of a traditional summer job. The pandemic has also introduced new safety concerns, leading some teens to […]

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New polling reveals that the vast majority of US adults feel comfortable returning to the office, but the April jobs report shows how hard that will be

A Morning Consult poll shows 69% of US adults working remotely feel comfortable returning to the office. But that differs wildly across incomes, with way more people making over $100,000 OK going back. The dismal April jobs report shows restoring workplace normalcy will take longer than expected. See more stories on Insider’s business page. New polling shows that the vast […]

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CEOs are stifling political talk at work. As employees fight against discriminatory policies, crackdowns from bosses show how little power employees really have.

In the last year, workers have called on their workplaces to address political issues like systemic racism. The founders of Basecamp recently shut down political talk at work, which shows how little say employees have. Businesses are structured like dictatorships, which disempowers workers, weakens democracy, and consolidates the power of bosses. Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein writes about economic life in America. This […]

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Eurozone Industrial Production Rebounds In March

Euro area industrial production increased in March after falling in the previous month, led by growth in all categories, preliminary data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Industrial production rose 10.9 percent year-on-year after a 1.8 percent fall in the previous month, which was revised from 1.6 percent. Economists had forecast an 11.6 percent increase. Compared to the previous month, industrial production […]

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Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller blasted the Fed, touted bitcoin over ethereum, and issued a dire warning about the dollar in a recent interview. Here are the 10 best quotes. | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Stanley Druckenmiller. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Stanley Druckenmiller blasted the Federal Reserve for boosting asset prices and the national debt. He warned the dollar could cease to be the global reserve currency within 15 years. The investor is more bullish on bitcoin than Ethereum's ether, and expects to sell his stocks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Stanley Druckenmiller warned the […]

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As India resists calls for a national lockdown, one economist says states should decide

The central government has so far resisted calls for a nationwide lockdown, allowing states to step up their own localized restrictions in recent weeks, including lockdowns and curfews. Last year's national lockdown knocked India off its growth trajectory, pushing the economy into a technical recession. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under growing pressure to call for another nationwide lockdown in […]

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John Carpenter Scares Up Horror Podcasts & Tatiana Maslany Preps Dark Comedy ‘Power Trip’ For Realm

John Carpenter and Tatiana Maslany are among the top creators setting up podcasts for audio firm Realm. The Halloween co-creator and his wife Sandy King Carpenter are scaring up three series starting with Roanoke Falls, an atmospheric thriller about the fear of the unknown, the dangers of superstition, and the depths of desperation. The series, which will come out in […]

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