Labor & Economy Reporter
Monica Nickelsburg is an economy reporter covering labor issues, the changing nature of work, the rise and fall of industries, technology trends and workplace equity. She has extensive experience covering Amazon, Microsoft and other major players re-shaping the Seattle region.
Monica spent six years covering the intersection of technology and public policy as GeekWire’s civic editor. As a freelancer, she’s covered food and sustainability for The Food and Environment Reporting Network, Civil Eats, Grist and others. Before moving to Seattle, Monica worked as a digital producer for The Week and interned for NBC, The Daily Beast and Forbes. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University in Journalism and History.
Languages Spoken: English
A bill that would grant strippers’ some of the broadest workplace protections in the country cleared a key hurdle Tuesday on its way to becoming law in Washington state.
Could a broken ferry system help fix our cities?
Washington’s ban on alcohol in strip clubs made it difficult to attract customers. That meant dancers paid higher “house fees” or “rent” to use the stage.
"Kids these days." Do people still say that? We're looking at you, Boomers.
Young people get a bad rap for refusing to go above and beyond at work. Is this just the latest battle in an endless generational war, or do young people really have less work ethic?
During a call with investors Wednesday, Boeing CEO David Calhoun didn't focus on financials, and instead took responsibility for a recent in-flight airplane malfunction.
Jeremy Monken’s wife had just given birth to a healthy daughter when he got the news.
Seattle is running out of room. Could tiny, Tokyo-style apartments be part of the solution?
How can Seattleites benefit from economic booms and weather the busts? KUOW podcast 'Booming' launches Jan. 24
"Booming" is an economy podcast from a city that (almost) never stops growing.
The Federal Aviation Administration is launching a new plan to ensure Boeing’s manufacturing process produces airplanes that are safe to fly.