The electronics chain announced that it will close 1,100 stores. Who will fill all that space? Think burritos.
FORTUNE -- Here's some good news for consumers: A sandwich shop may soon replace the RadioShack where you bought a phone charger that one time.
On Tuesday, the electronics retailer announced plans to close up to 1,100 of its 5,100 stores as its same-store sales plunged 19% in the fourth quarter of last MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 5, 2014 12:03 PM ET
Former employees of Amazon contractor Integrity Security Systems claim that they deserve back pay for the time they spent in security checks at the beginning and end of the day.
FORTUNE -- Security lines. They are the worst. And many workers have to pass through them every day. The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to tackle the question of whether the time spent waiting in those lines is deserving MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 3, 2014 3:15 PM ET
Regional airlines can't fill their cockpits because their pilots earn miserably low pay. But the smaller firms are subject to the cost-cutting whims of major carriers.Claire Zillman, reporter - Mar 3, 2014 12:08 PM ET
New York City recently joined a growing roster of cities to guarantee workers paid sick days. Still, some 40 million American workers still have to make the choice between going to work sick and missing out on pay.Claire Zillman, reporter - Feb 28, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Teens' penchant for fast fashion and bargain hunting is working against Abercrombie.
FORTUNE -- Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries opened his earnings conference call on Wednesday with mention of the "challenging retail environment, particularly in the teen space."
The retailer's fourth quarter performance certainly reflects that sentiment. Though it beat analyst estimates and its stock is up, the retailer's profits shrank by 58% to $66.1 million from $157.2 million during MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Feb 26, 2014 1:26 PM ET
Four herders are bringing a lawsuit to federal court claiming that Department of Labor guidelines on how they are paid and treated by their employers violate labor laws.
FORTUNE -- The imagery associated with the American cowboy includes 10-gallon hats, lassos, and sunset rides on the back of a loyal steed -- he's an avatar of laid-back life on the open plain. But a more realistic portrait might include hourly MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Feb 25, 2014 10:43 AM ET
Michael Corbat earned $14.1 million in 2013, up from $11.5 million in 2012. What was so puzzling was that it seemed that he'd done so little to deserve it.
FORTUNE -- It's hard to make waves anymore in the lavish realm of executive compensation, where shock value evaporated long ago. But Citigroup (C) did just that on Thursday when it increased the compensation of CEO Michael Corbat by an estimated MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Feb 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET
GOP leaders yielded to Democrats' wishes on the debt ceiling, and they may very well do the same with the extension of long-term unemployment benefits. Cunning negotiation strategy? Or is the party simply too busy grappling with internal strife?Claire Zillman, reporter - Feb 21, 2014 10:32 AM ET
The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University has introduced an initiative aimed at bringing together the school's graduates, corporate recruiters, and an immigration law firm to breeze through the maze of H-1B visa paperwork and regulation.Claire Zillman, reporter - Feb 20, 2014 10:24 AM ET
The faculty strike at University of Illinois at Chicago is the latest episode in an ongoing effort by unions to gain influence on America's college campuses.
FORTUNE -- On Tuesday, faculty members at the University of Illinois at Chicago went on strike for the first time ever as part of a two-day walkout aimed at securing a union contract and increased wages.
The union, which represents 1,150 tenured and non-tenured professors, won MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Feb 19, 2014 11:32 AM ET
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