Three federal public policy changes impacting employed and contingent workers could significantly buffer anticipated impacts of automation, Artificial Intelligence and a changing economy.
The odds are stacked against the striking workers at General Motors. A sociologist who's studied the decline of the US auto industry explains why.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
A growing number of jobs are becoming less stable, with fewer benefits and stagnating wages. This is taking a significant toll on the psychological health of workers.
Back in 1989, workers joined students in pro-democracy protests. Now students are joining workers agitating for better conditions.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
Drivers for Uber, one of the most successful companies in the gig economy are set to strike by turning their apps off for one day this week as their company prepares for its IPO.
American employers routinely violate workers' rights. A Bernie Sanders presidency could change that.
Two management experts devised a new way to predict whether your job is likely to get stolen by a robot – and what you can do about it.
While some alarmists predict AI will decimate the workforce, the truth is concerted action by leaders in labor, business, government and education can ensure workers aren't replaced by robots.
On Feb. 6, 1919, half of Seattle’s workforce went on strike over a demand for higher wages. A labor historian explains why it matters 100 years later.
Two labor negotiation experts explain how a 2015 dispute that seemed intractable got resolved, with important lessons for the partial government shutdown.
Because many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, the loss of even one can be a big financial blow for a family.
Ontario's Conservative government, despite its "for the people" slogan, is repealing basic protections for the province's most vulnerable workers.
The walkout by thousands of Google employees around the world was historic, both because of who was protesting and what their demands were. It may even mark the start of something new.
A legal loophole could grant computer systems many legal rights people have – threatening human rights and dignity and setting up some real legal and moral problems.
Tips help, but government policy should focus on progression and skills first.
While pay and profit are not irrelevant in employees’ work decisions, there are other motivators.
As Iran struggles under another round of international sanctions, a widening social gap is putting President Hassan Rouhani's government under pressure.
All companies with over 250 employees would be required to have one third of its board comprised of employee representatives.