Eli Rosenberg

Washington, D.C.

Economics reporter

Education: University of California at Los Angeles, BA in American literature and Latin American studies

Eli Rosenberg covers work and labor for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2017 after a decade in New York, where he worked at the Times, the Daily News, and the Brooklyn Paper. He has covered misinformation campaigns, politics in the Trump era, immigration issues, and fires and other disasters across the country. He is originally from California.
Latest from Eli Rosenberg

Workers are pointing to high inflation as they demand larger raises

Many workers, with renewed leverage, are pointing at higher prices and demanding higher wages.

March 3, 2022

S&P 500 tips into correction as U.S., E.U. move to punish Russia

Investors are braced for economic whiplash as sanctions add a new dynamic to the volatility that has largely defined trading in 2022.

February 22, 2022

Stocks waver amid conflicting signals in Ukraine

The S&P 500 closes flat, while the Dow and Nasdaq edge lower as investors look for signs of de-escalation from Russia and keep an eye on the Fed.

February 16, 2022

U.S. markets end lower as Ukraine fears keep investors on edge

The Dow slips more than 170 points in a continuation of the volatility that has largely governed trading in 2022.

February 14, 2022

Dow skids 500 points, oil prices jump as Ukraine fears intensify

Investors also are worried the Federal Reserve will take more aggressive action on rate hikes.

February 11, 2022

Dow slides more than 500 points, bond yields soar on inflation hit

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also fell sharply, fueling speculation the Federal Reserve may move more aggressively on rate hikes.

February 10, 2022

White House offers blueprint for union growth as labor movement struggles to gain ground

Union membership is near historic lows, but support for unions is high among Americans.

February 7, 2022

U.S. added 467,000 jobs in January despite omicron variant surge

The monthly report, released by the Labor Department, stems from a survey taken in mid-January, around the time the omicron variant was beginning to peak.

February 4, 2022

4.3 million Americans left their jobs in December as omicron variant disrupted everything

The turnover is a sign of continued churn in the labor market, as the pandemic has reshaped the rhythms of the economy.

February 1, 2022

OSHA pursues new safety rule for health-care facilities after previous efforts faltered, expired

The agency, caught between groups that are skeptical of its push for more safety measures and others who want to see it regulate covid safety more forcefully, said it would go forward with a rule for healthcare facilities that might not be done by the end of the year.

January 29, 2022