Unemployed people wait outside a government office in NYC in 1933.
Some economists are predicting joblessness to surpass the record level experienced at the height of the Great Depression.
Waitress Casey Stewart works at two restaurants, at least one which may have to close for at least a week or more.
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Service workers are some of the most at risk of both the coronavirus and financial woes.
Being made redundant reduces a person's life satisfaction by about 20% – and this psychological scarring can even remain after getting another job.
Over 15,000 workers filed age discrimination claims in 2019.
Plaintiffs in age discrimination cases often find it difficult to prove their cases. Now, a Supreme Court case could further undermine workplace protections available to victims.
Job ads are 12% lower than expected this year.
Less than 30% of the workforce has the ability to work from home.
Two transportation scholars argue that telecommuting could play an important role in solving the coronavirus crisis.
Female workers during a soil fertilization process.
Female labour participation in Indonesia has stalled at 50% for the last three decades. This is a bit of a mystery because Indonesia’s economy has grown dramatically over the same period.
Some U.S. workplaces can be dangerous.
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A reduction in OSHA inspectors may lead to a reduction in workplace safety.
New technology has created new options for women in Jordan.
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Research reveals a complicated relationship between surveillance and freedom, as surveillance activities allow for greater autonomy for women hoping to work in Jordan.
People living with disabilities, youth, LGBTQ2 people, Indigenous people, certain racialized minorities, immigrants and those with low socioeconomic status, as well as those in some professions, will face complex barriers to entering the workforce in the future.
It's critical to determine how Canadians who have been considered vulnerable members of the workforce are meaningfully included within the future of work.
Tomorrow’s good jobs will require digital skills like programming.
What's more, higher education holds the key to ensuring humans are equipped with the necessary skills to work alongside AI.
Don’t sleep on the job.
The more businesses encourage their employees to sleep well, the better their employees perform.
Aimee Stephens worked for a Detroit funeral home for six years before telling her employer she wanted to be issued a female uniform.
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In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
The Tate Britain in London houses the roastery for the coffee that is served across the group’s all four sites. Managing it is one the responsibilities of the Tate’s master of coffee.
Should a master of coffee be paid less than a curator or do they have equal cultural value and therefore be paid the same?
It is harder for stay-at-home moms to return to work than for stay-at-home dads.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Men make more money in women-dominated fields, such as teaching.
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Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
Many employees with mental illnesses don’t get the help they need for fear of discrimination.
Stigmas surrounding mental health can create difficult or even dangerous situations for employees struggling with mental illness.
Trucks taking iron ore from mines in Western Australia where it will probably be shipped overseas.
We can use renewable energy to turn raw ore into higher-value processed metals, and that's good for jobs and exports.
Flexible work has the potential to solve many issues that see people fall out of the workforce but many companies still struggle to do it right.
Activists block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments in major LGBT rights cases.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.