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For many workers, there's no such thing as a "snow day"

Feb 23, 2015
The pros and cons of asking workers to brave a storm.
Posted In: labor, cold, snow, working

Being human in the age of automation

Oct 7, 2014
How can a video game teach us a valuable life lesson? Nicholas Carr explains.
Posted In: working, automation, video games

Government targets millions for job training programs

Apr 29, 2014
Opportunities lie ahead for people suffering the effects of the Great Recession.
Posted In: employment, job training, Labor Department, workforce, working

Analyzing the health of the office

Mar 28, 2014
By 2000, about two-thirds of U.S. workers spent their days in open-plan offices
Posted In: standing desks, office, working

Survival of the fittest millennial

Mar 25, 2014
How are millennials handling student debt and the difficulty of securing employment?
Posted In: Millenials, student loan debt, debt, working, employment, college, college grads

Working the holiday... by choice

Dec 23, 2013
There are a lot of Americans working during the holidays. Not all of them do it because they have to.
Posted In: holiday, working

Going to work on Thanksgiving -- not everyone is bummed about it

Nov 28, 2013
While you're eating turkey and enjoying time with family and friends, let's take a moment to acknowledge those who are working on this day.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, working, Retail

Many Americans still think moms shouldn't work

Mar 14, 2013
Working moms want to work more -- at least in part because they need to in this economy. At the same time, the number of Americans who think moms shouldn’t work full-time (or at all) is still surprisingly high. The Pew Research Center just released its report on modern parenthood.
Posted In: mom, working moms, parenting, working

Is the 15-hour work week closer than we think?

Oct 19, 2012
John Quiggin takes a look at why the 15-hour work week predicted by economist John Maynard Keynes hasn't come to pass -- yet.
Posted In: working, employees, keynes

Where did the American work ethic come from?

Jul 27, 2012
Until the Protestant Reformation, work was considered a four-letter word, then everything changed. Historian Roger Hill discusses how work became a source of American pride.
Posted In: work ethic, hard work, working

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