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Devah Pager, Who Documented Race Bias in Job Market, Dies at 46

KATHARINE Q. SEELYE Devah Hiring and Promotion Pager Race and Ethnicity Sociology

Devah Pager, Who Documented Race Bias in Job Market, Dies at 46

Devah Pager at Harvard University, where she was a professor of sociology and public policy. In her seminal work, she documented what she called the “powerful effects of race” on hiring decisions.

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They Said Seattle’s Higher Base Pay Would Hurt Workers. Why Did They Flip?

NOAM SCHEIBER Hiring and Promotion Labor and Jobs Minimum Wage Wages and Salaries

They Said Seattle’s Higher Base Pay Would Hurt Workers. Why Did They Flip?

Employees preparing meals at The Walrus and the Carpenter, a Seattle restaurant. The restaurant added an automatic 20 percent gratuity after the city increased the minimum wage.

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They Said Seattle’s Higher Base Pay Would Hurt Workers. Why Did They Flip?

NOAM SCHEIBER Hiring and Promotion Labor and Jobs Minimum Wage Wages and Salaries

They Said Seattle’s Higher Base Pay Would Hurt Workers. Why Did They Flip?

Employees preparing meals at The Walrus and the Carpenter, a Seattle restaurant. The restaurant added an automatic 20 percent gratuity after the city increased the minimum wage.

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They Said Seattle’s Higher Base Pay Would Hurt Workers. Why Did They Flip?

NOAM SCHEIBER Hiring and Promotion Labor and Jobs Minimum Wage Wages and Salaries

They Said Seattle’s Higher Base Pay Would Hurt Workers. Why Did They Flip?

Employees preparing meals at The Walrus and the Carpenter, a Seattle restaurant. The restaurant added an automatic 20 percent gratuity after the city increased the minimum wage.

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Need a Handbag or a Tie to Land Your First Job? Borrow One With a Library Card

MELISSA GOMEZ Hiring and Promotion Libraries and Librarians Michelle Lee New York Public Library

Need a Handbag or a Tie to Land Your First Job? Borrow One With a Library Card

Handbags, briefcases and ties can be checked out for up to three weeks at a time at the Riverside branch of the New York Public Library, as part of a pilot program dreamed up by Michelle Lee, a young adult librarian.

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