The economic fallout from COVID-19 will likely harm new workers in distinct ways with long-term effects, three economists say.
About one million casual workers will miss out, simply because they haven't been with their latest employer for more than 12 months.
Mass unemployment will make it a lot harder for tens of millions of Americans already struggling to pay for housing to keep their roof over their heads.
2.7 million jobs are at risk, 1.4 million of them immediately.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced employees and businesses to change the way they operate. Some of those changes may be permanent.
Australia's unemployment benefits are now middle of the pack, but the package treats two-income couples badly.
Social distancing is impossible in much of Africa, and its economic consequences may lead to a famine that is worse than the pandemic. Prevention measures must consider the African context.
Unemployment may be down, but 3% of Britain's working population are on zero hours contracts. This isn't good for people or business and the government needs to act.
What's more, higher education holds the key to ensuring humans are equipped with the necessary skills to work alongside AI.
More of us are in work than ever before, but we are more cautious than before, less likely to ask for more pay or change jobs.
President Ramaphosa's state of the nation speech showed his preference for less contentious matters that attract praise, rather than catalytic decisions.
Unemployed people in South Africa suffer acute distress and more needs to be done to give them social support.
The Conversation's 2020 economic survey points to a dismal year, with no progress on many of the key measures that matter for Australians and an increase in the unemployment rate.
Scores of jobs could be affected by the fourth industrial revolution – and not enough is being done to guard against this.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
As machine automation and artificial intelligence surge, there's paranoia our jobs will be overrun by robots. But even if this happens, work won't disappear, because humans need it.
As smartphone uptake and connectivity grows in Africa, so does the often unhealthy trend of young people betting on sports using their phones.
Being out of work is hard: here's how psychology is helping to make the process of finding a job a little easier.
Mental illness makes it harder to get and to keep a job. We need more employers prepared to give people with mental health challenges a go.
No matter how skilled or qualified they are, asylum seekerd say they've often forced to take whatever basic job they can just to survive.