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Ensuring the minimum wage keeps up with economic growth would be...

Felix Koenig, Carnegie Mellon University The US$1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that the House is expected to soon pass...

Fired for storming the Capitol? Why most workers aren’t protected for...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon Can you be fired for joining a violent mob that storms the Capitol? Of course you can. Among the jarring images...

The painful collision between work life and pregnancy loss

Jennifer Dimoff, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa; Jacquelyn Brady, San José State University, and Stephanie Gilbert, Cape Breton University “It is with broken hearts that we...

Workers are looking for direction from management – and any map...

Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell and Beth Humberd, University of Massachusetts Lowell Over eight months ago, with haste and necessity, workers and organizations...

Why having fewer OSHA inspectors matters

David Weil, Brandeis University CC BY-NDIn many industries, such as construction, transportation, warehousing and health care, the workplace is dangerous. In 2018 alone, 5,250 workers...

Coronavirus unemployment at nearly 15% is still shy of the record...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University CC BY-NDThe U.S. unemployment rate jumped from 4.4% in March to a roughly 90-year high of 14.7% in April. But could...

We call workers ‘essential’ – but is that just referring to...

Zachary Jaggers, University of Oregon By this point in the coronavirus pandemic, you’ve probably heard a lot about “essential workers.” They’re the people working in...

Why apparel brands’ efforts to police their supply chains aren’t working

Jason Judd, Cornell University and Sarosh Kuruvilla, Cornell University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea For years, apparel brands...

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Could the future edge in college sports be mental wellness?

Bradley Donohue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas We live in a sports-oriented culture. In the United States alone, there are about 8 million high school...