Business and industry news from around the web: Sept. 16 – 20, 2019

Written on Sep 18, 2019

Brown seeks regulations to force businesses to provide job training 
Sen. Sherrod Brown has introduced legislation that would force businesses to provide job training for workers if they will be affected by the introduction of new technology.

Hiring slowed in August, but wage gains accelerated
The figures show that the economy continues to add jobs but at a more modest pace as the trade war intensifies and global growth slows.

Easy money? Private capital’s drawbacks
Private capital providers are fighting to finance middle-market firms. But finance chiefs should proceed with caution.

Why silliness is the perfect antidote to workplace stress
A 2018 study found that 94% of workers experience work-related stress, while almost a third feel unsustainably high levels of stress in the workplace. Here are the three ways to inspire productivity while keeping the office vibe light.

Tech Corner – Google Photos can now search for text in images
Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app.

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