The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
New legal boilerplate in corporate merger agreements signals just how important #MeToo has become – not just as a social movement but as a business risk.
Most workers are still employees, not casuals or gig workers. So what has changed to increase the insecurity of workers?
Most Australian workers are fairly relaxed about their own job security, but they do worry about the risks of poor management and outsourcing to cheaper labour.
Schools can't equip students with all the skills they need once they start work, especially STEM and digital skills. Here's one way they can better prepare their students for life after school.
With most new jobs going to women, their workforce participation rate is growing at nine times the rate for men. But, while participation is on track for parity in a decade, pay is another matter.
As the workforce ages, it's important to celebrate age diversity. We challenge five myths about older workers.
A White House Council concluded that the war on poverty is "largely over." But, while poverty among seniors has declined, poverty among adults and children as changed little over the last 40 years.
There is very little evidence that overall labour market insecurity is getting any worse. Trends are stable for rates of casualisation, churn, self-employment and multiple job holders.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
In addition to the jobs claim, Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said 65,000 new businesses had started in the last year, compared to the closure of 61,000 businesses in Labor's last year. Is that right?
A two-year study finds dissatisfaction with current arrangements, but also identifies small changes that can make a big difference in helping to find suitable jobs for older workers.
Everyone is better off under the superannuation guarantee levy, but low and high income earners see a greater benefit than those in the middle.
Large Silicon Valley firms are not particularly diverse in terms of gender or race, but there are some companies doing better than their peers.
It isn't easy, but musicians build 'portfolio careers' by being adaptable, multiskilled and willing to learn, so they can pursue creative work that they believe in.
More students must acquire IT skills in order to secure jobs with upward mobility, according to a researcher who developed an index that shows a dramatic growth in 'IT intensive' jobs.
Here's how common it is to develop mental health problems in pregnancy or in the first year after birth.
A long read on the decimation of British jobcentres – and why it puts the rollout of Universal Credit at risk.
On Q&A, social researcher and author Rebecca Huntley said "about 30%" of homeless people have a job. Is that right?
Provincial governments in Atlantic Canada have been trying to encourage immigrants to become entrepreneurs for more than a decade. Some are boldly answering the call.