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Why Uber Works will probably be great for businesses but not...

Shainaz Firfiray, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Uber is still best known as a ride-hailing platform but it has been branching out into other...

How remote working can increase stress and reduce well-being

Stephanie Russell, Anglia Ruskin University Remote working is becoming more popular than ever. A study released by the Swiss office provider IWG found that 70%...

The future of work will still include plenty of jobs

Wayne Simpson, University of Manitoba There is now widespread anxiety over the future of work, often accompanied by calls for a basic income to protect...

How Democrats can win back workers in 2020

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management Labor unions and the workers they represent were once the heart and soul of the Democratic Party. The 2016...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

What Amazon’s decision to retrain a third of its employees means...

Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Amazon’s announcement that it will invest US$700 million to retrain 100,000 employees – a third of its U.S....

May jobs report suggests a slowing economy – and possibly an...

Richard Grossman, Wesleyan University The latest jobs data suggests an interest rate cut may be imminent. The Labor Department reported on June 7 that U.S. nonfarm...

At work, women and people of color still have not broken...

Tesa Rigel Hines, Purdue University Northwest Did you notice the race of your barista this morning? What about the sex of your mechanic? I have observed...

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Why Puerto Rico ‘doesn’t count’ to the US government

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September, destroying homes, crops and communications. Many weeks later, power...