The Justice Department has moved to block the opioid settlement between OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying the deal would unfairly protect the Sackler family, which owns Purdue, from future litigation. Italy becomes the first European nation to mandate proof of vaccination and other safeguards for public and private employees. We also have a discussion about the economic legacy of the Camp David accords between Egypt and Israel.
With remote work taking on new facets and establishing a greater foothold on society, more companies are cutting down the pay of employees who move to less-costly areas of the country. We unpack some of the questions surrounding remote work and geography-based pay with Peter Cappelli of the...
More than 10,000 John Deere workers are on strike to demand better pay and benefits. It’s the latest of a growing list of labor actions, as unions feel emboldened amid a worker shortage. Marketplace’s Nova Safo joins us to talk about it. The Biden administration announced extended, 24/7 hours for...
From the BBC World Service: Italy has brought in one of the strictest COVID passes for workplaces in the world. Employees and employers could face fines if they fail to use the digital passes.