Amazon’s plan to build a new headquarters in Long Island City faced significant resistance.
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Amazon nixed plans to build a headquarters in Long Island City after some New Yorkers questioned the wisdom of offering billions in tax breaks in exchange for job promises. A Texas study suggests they had reason to worry.
Black Americans were most affected by the 2009 recession.
It's been a decade since the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and blacks still haven't fully recovered financially, leaving them unprepared if another recession hits.
Chris Bowen will deliver his first economic speech of the year.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen will pitch to many workers' discontented with their lot, declaring in his first economic speech of the year that these people are being denied “a fair go”.
Research shows that job interviews are a seriously flawed way of finding out how a potential employee might perform in the future.
The plan will be backed by the April 2 budget and other announcements.
in coming months, Morrison says.
In a major economic address in Brisbane on Tuesday, Morrison will point out that at the coming election only half of those of voting age
will have been through a recession in their working lives.
Since the Great Recession, the employment rate has gone up — but some rural groups lag behind.
There's a notable disparity between the rate of employment for people with and without disabilities, especially in certain pockets of the US.
An obsession with GDP growth fails to account for some of society's most pressing problems.
Developing countries must begin seriously considering how technological changes will impact labour trends.
As robotics, IoT, and other automation technologies grow in sophistication and commercial feasibility, jobs at nearly every skill level will be impacted.
Federal employees rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown.
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The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.
Flexible working is seen as a solution to the gender pay gap but cultural norms are getting in the way.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the Deutscher Arbeitgebertag congress, organised by the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) and gathering German employers in Berlin on November 22, 2018.
The labour market inequalities and economic insecurity are stoking discontent from the Rhine to the Seine.
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Wage-increases can end austerity.
About one in five school leavers who start university will not complete a degree within nine years.
Before deciding what to study at which university, high school graduates should consider the drop-out rates, early-career employment prospects and lifetime earnings their program is likely to yield.
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When it comes to tackling unacceptable forms of work, lessons can be learned from the global South.
Few work environments offer greater isolation than Antarctica.
Isolation at work can be unhealthy. But it can also be a good thing – as this researcher found out when he walked solo from Melbourne to Sydney.
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The system of welfare conditionality that underpins Universal Credit is ineffective at moving people off social security and into work.
While many jobs are being replaced by technology, those that participate in the making of (good) social experiences for people are bucking the trend.
Impostor feelings include fear of failure, fear of success, a sometimes-obsessive need for perfection, and an inability to accept praise.
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Research suggests that 70% of people will experience an illogical sense of being a phoney at work at some point in their careers.
Focusing on pennies and pounds isn’t enough to help workers succeed.
Tips help, but government policy should focus on progression and skills first.
Brisbane has half the population of Sydney and Melbourne, but all three cities have very similar commute distances and times.
Urban growth has had much less impact on commuting distances and times than media reports would suggest. The explanations include jobs being widely dispersed and residents' adaptable decision-making.