Building a U.S. offshore wind industry will require more than just fast-tracking permits.
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To increase renewable energy use, the Biden administration wants the US to go from seven offshore wind turbines today to enough to power 10 million homes within a decade.
A person sits on a tripod platform high above the street as protesters occupy an intersection during a demonstration to call for government action to on climate change in Vancouver in February 2021.
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As Canada emerges from the pandemic, creating jobs and achieving full employment are top priorities. Relegated to the back burner are balanced budgets and reducing debt.
The future of automated labour may not spell the end of human employment.
As the use of robots and autonomous machines increases across industries, governments need to have a strategy in place. The labour force will transition out of automated tasks into new jobs.
Queensland was a smoking ruin for federal Labor in 2019. As we head towards a possible election later this year, the sunshine state presents a big challenge — and opportunity — for Anthony Albanese.
How the law can protect you.
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Employers like Pimlico Plumbers may want to get authoritarian about vaccinating those who work for them, but they'll have a hard time justifying it in court.
The number of people seeking jobless benefits has soared during the pandemic.
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The widely reported unemployment rate – currently 6.3% – doesn't fully reflect the reality of joblessness in the US economy.
Doctoral programs often prepare graduates to become professors, but those jobs are scarce today.
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Graduate programs can be rich in scholarship and still prepare students for real-world careers.
Young Kenyans typically see farming playing some role in their future, although few respondents want only to farm.
Young people typically see farming playing some role in their future as they prefer to remain in their rural homes, although few respondents want only to farm.
President Joe Biden talked about healing the rifts and uniting America in his inaugural address on Jan. 20, 2021.
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A new federal antipoverty program for both rural and urban areas is part of the solution, but the power of Big Ag, lack of internet and struggling towns need attention, too.
Job seekers get tips at a career fair in Chicago (September 17, 2019).
The excitement or stress experienced by candidates can energize them and increase their chances of success, according to a new study.
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The omnibus law on job creation puts efforts to bring about social change to almost 24 million Indonesians living with a disability in reverse.
The number of people on zero-hours contracts has increased during the pandemic, but they don't seem to figure in the chancellor's recovery plans.
Bold strides towards 2021?
The chancellor's spending review and what it means for you.
Artwork ‘Melly Shum Hates Her Job’ by Ken Lum hangs in the Witte de Withstraat district in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, shown May 2008.
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A Rotterdam art centre removed its colonial-era name and is renaming itself 'The Kunstinstituut Melly,' to honour the city's 30-year love affair with Ken Lum's iconic work.
Jobs are scarcer and times are hard during a pandemic – so why are job-seekers still left feeling they were the ones who weren't good enough?
Turn that frown upside down.
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Governments use a variety of labor market policies to support workers who lose their jobs – each with a different impact on a country's well-being.
More college students are uncertain about whether they will have enough to eat.
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Concerns about having enough to eat are worsening among college students during the pandemic. This could ultimately affect how many finish school, two scholars argue.
Increased automation threatens job security in South Africa’s auto industry.
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Automation in South Africa's auto industry may have made car manufacturing easier, faster, and more productive but it comes with social and employment costs.
The sectors hardest hit by coronavirus are predominantly staffed by women.
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Underlying the design and implementation of these schemes is perhaps a perception that women’s employment is an optional extra. This could not be more mistaken.
After the end of the war, millions of servicemen and women needed a job.
Demobilisation of millions after an abrupt end to war led to a political crisis 75 years ago.