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It's illegal for government employees to go on strike in North Carolina. And there's debate over whether calling out sick en masse constitutes a strike under state law. Now some Republican leaders are wondering if they need to be explicitly banned.
Will Doran, WRAL state government reporter
Babylist put together a comprehensive list of what soon-to-be mothers need to pack in their hospital bag--and what they don't.
President Joe Biden recently visited Milwaukee to tout "Bidenomics" -- the economic policies he's instituted during his two and a half years in office, which he says have produced significant employment gains.
Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact reporter
In what the White House billed as a major address on economic policy, President Joe Biden touted his record on jobs. He boasted that the unemployment rate during much of his tenure has been below 4%, which is considered a strong achievement by historical standards.
Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact reporter
Vacant positions across state government -- at 10-year highs in many departments -- have left a growing population with spotty services. State agencies are trying new ways to recruit and retain workers in a tricky job market, and they're hoping legislators approve a budget that will boost pay for state workers.
Paul Specht, WRAL state government reporter
A Chick-fil-A franchise operator in western North Carolina is under fire for illegally paying workers with meal vouchers instead of money.
Krispy Kreme has agreed to pay $1,187,757 in back wages and liquidated damages to 516 workers to resolve overtime violations in multiple locations as the result of an investigation by the Department of Labor.
The economy added 315,000 jobs in August, exceeding economists' expectations but far below July's blowout report, when employment surged by a revised 526,000 positions.
By Alicia Wallace, CNN Business
NC State Professor and Economist Dr. Michael Walden joined WRAL News at 7 p.m. to discuss the state's labor market.
Several new restaurants due to open in Raleigh are experiencing delays opening due to due to supply-chain disruptions, rising costs and labor shortages.
Several new restaurants are due to open in Raleigh, but owners are facing delays for several reasons, including supply-chain issues, rising costs and labor shortages.
Mark Bergin, WRAL senior multiplatform producer
321 Coffee CEO Lindsay Wrege explained how it's taken longer than she expected for her to open her coffee shop at 615 Hillsborough St. in Raleigh.
All economic indicators tracked in a monthly index that forecasts the future of North Carolina's economy experienced a pullback in May 2022.
Administrators at Wake County EMS are having to find creative ways to fill shifts, including encouraging a younger generation to step up. Michaela Casey is one of the many teenagers who is compelled to serve others and provide life-saving care to Wake County.
The pandemic is contributing to the rise of robots as more businesses turn to special gadgets to take the place of employees reluctant to return to the workforce. Italian eatery, Trattoria by Chef Marc, is proving its robot server can blend seamlessly into the restaurant while also attracting customers eager to catch a glimpse of this futuristic dining experience.
North Carolina currently has 90,000 fewer people working than it did before the coronavirus pandemic. Local business owners said a labor shortage is exactly what they don't want ahead of the biggest shopping day of the year.
Keely Arthur, WRAL reporter
Workers are saying enough is enough.
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business
State House leaders are backing a bill to cut off the $300 federal jobless checks some believe are causing a labor shortage in North Carolina.
Laura Leslie, WRAL Capitol Bureau Chief, and Travis Fain, WRAL Statehouse Reporter
Some restaurants in North Carolina are dealing with what they believe is a labor shortage, leaving them without the employees needed to run their business.
Nia Harden, WRAL reporter
Two Fayetteville residents are accused of smuggling Honduran women and children into the United States and holding them against their will for free labor.
Sydney Franklin, WRAL multiplatform producer
Data released by the Labor Department on Thursday revealed that first-time unemployment filers fell below one million for the second time since the beginning of the pandemic.
A shortage of skilled laborers could cost you big bucks. 5 On Your Side tells you what you should do to avoid paying more.
AT&T workers frustrated at the bargaining table are forming picket lines instead, some here in the Triangle.
The story of Emilie Landecker, whose Jewish father was murdered by the Nazis, and Albert Reimann Jr., whose fervent Nazism and abuse of forced laborers did not stop his family from attaining colossal wealth, is a tale of death and devotion and human contradictions. It is also a tale of corporate atonement. In interviews with The New York Times, members of the Reimann family, whose company evolved into JAB Holding Co., owner of brands including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Peet's Coffee, spoke publicly for the first time about the Nazi scandal.
Katrin Bennhold, New York Times