Tag: Pandemic

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American workers are refusing to take bad jobs — and that’s good for everyone, economists say

Some workers learned to stand up for themselves a bit more during, and due to, the pandemic. Will this …

Last summer, Pilar Donnelly started making playhouses in Houston for her two 6-year-old boys. Credit...Arturo Olmos for The New York Times

Stimulus checks appear to how led to a surge in startups, especially in Black communities

New research finds a big rise in new businesses despite the pandemic, particularly in predominantly Black neighborhoods. By: Quoctrung Bui …

Entertainment industry workers demonstrate in Nantes, France, on Feb. 4 as part of a nationwide day of protests for the preservation and development of employment and public services. (Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images)

A majority of those surveyed in the US, UK, France, and Germany believe UBI is somewhat or very important

The Pandemic changed people’s thinking and now most would welcome government-sponsored job training and other interventions according to Pew …

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Half of all work tasks will be handled by machines by 2025 in a shift likely to worsen inequality, a World Economic Forum report has forecast.

Half of all work tasks will be handled by machines by 2025 in a shift likely to worsen inequality, …