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Leticia Miranda

Leticia Miranda is a business reporter for NBC News.

Leticia Miranda is a business reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Leticia Miranda

Why are workers in the U.S. still dying from heat exhaustion?

Extreme heat is a public health crisis that disproportionately affects low-income communities, minorities and seniors, labor advocates say.

Jardigans, denim and zebra pants: Welcome to the new office dress code

“You can’t go back to the office in your slippers,” said one analyst.
14d ago

India's Covid crisis has ripple effects for garment industry worldwide

“You don't just move supply chains. They’re not like pins on a map,” said one economist.
21d ago

Bezos' final shareholder meeting as CEO looks to Amazon's future

“We recognize that with success comes scrutiny and we welcome it,” he told investors.
23d ago

Amazon workers demand end to pollution hitting people of color hardest

“As employees, we are alarmed that Amazon's pollution is disproportionately concentrated in communities of color,” a petition signed by 640 workers said.
23d ago

WeWork imploded in 2019. The pandemic brought it back to life.

"The pandemic has fundamentally changed the way people work, accelerating the demand for flexible workspace," the company said.
33d ago

Touchless shopping is here to stay — but at what cost?

The new technology could displace workers and imperil women's economic recovery from the pandemic, critics say.
40d ago

As the overall job market stumbles back, women still struggle to recover lost employment

"Our policymaking has not accounted for the fact that people’s work lives and their personal lives are inextricably linked, and if one suffers so does the other," Yellen said.

Companies are aiming for 'zero emissions' — but few are clear on what that means

There is no universal requirement for reporting emissions, which leaves "quite a bit of variation" when it comes to how companies track, calculate and report on their goals, experts say.

Big Oil is just one industry hoping carbon capture will help it survive the new green economy

“There’s the thought that we should spend whatever it takes to keep global warming below 2 degrees C," one environmental expert said.

Leaded gas was phased out 25 years ago. Why are these planes still using toxic fuel?

Piston-engine aircraft remain the single largest source of highly toxic airborne lead.