US work & careers

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What US job will shrink the most in the next decade?
Cashiers are particularly vulnerable to automation, while things look better for healthcare workers

Mona Chalabi

31, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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US investigation uncovers two 10-year-olds working at Kentucky McDonald’s
Investigation also found three franchises in four states employed a total of 305 children working more than legally permitted hours

Michael Sainato

03, May, 2023 @2:38 PM

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The workers who say their migrant status has been ‘weaponized’ against them
Undocumented workers play a crucial role in California’s labor force, but are forced to take exploitative jobs

Yusra Farzan, The Fuller Project

23, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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American children are working hazardous jobs – and it's about to get worse | Robert Reich
Child labor violations – including kids working night-shifts and with dangerous equipment – are rising in the US. Republicans want even fewer protections

Robert Reich

31, Mar, 2023 @10:12 AM

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Arkansas leads charge to weaken child labor protections
Law weakens state’s oversight of child labor and represents latest attempt in mostly Republican-led states to ease regulations

Edwin Rios

08, Mar, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Idle no more: how automatic mouse jigglers are taking on nosy bosses
Mouse movers have existed for years, but have recently become a symbol of resistance against workplace surveillance

Matthew Cantor

06, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The era of quiet quitting is over. The age of loud firing has begun | Arwa Mahdawi
Last week Elon Musk continued to drastically reduce the Twitter workforce, laying off another swath of loyal employees. Think other tech bosses won’t follow suit? Think again, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

01, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Scanners are complicated’: why Gen Z faces workplace ‘tech shame’
They may be digital natives, but young workers were raised on user-friendly apps – and office devices are far less intuitive

Alaina Demopoulos

28, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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My company has been virtual for 18 years. Remote working is tough
The office expenses I’ve saved on since 2005 have come at the expense of my company’s culture

Gene Marks

12, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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A world in which your boss spies on your brainwaves? That future is near | Hamilton Nolan
At Davos, a Duke University futurist spoke in glowing terms about the promise of ‘brain transparency’ – and downplayed the obvious dystopian risks

Hamilton Nolan

09, Feb, 2023 @9:13 AM

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‘Work is about belonging’: LGBTQ+ people’s history in the workplace
In a new book, historian Margot Canaday studies the neglected history of queer people in American workplaces

Veronica Esposito

01, Feb, 2023 @6:23 AM

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The push for racial equality in US workplaces: ‘We want these to be ways of being’
La June Montgomery Tabron speaks about the National Day of Racial Healing and her effort to build a cohort of companies striving for equity

David Smith in Washington

14, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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