Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: jobs

Robots are coming for white-collar jobs

This robotic automation of white-collar jobs is being imposed so suddenly, widely, and stealthily that losses will crush any gains.

The Fed is about to shaft American workers—or no good reason

Fed policymakers are poised to raise interest rates at their March meeting and then continue raising them, in order to slow the economy.

Why every job is a climate job

How to be a climate ally where you are.

Artificial intelligence wants you (and your job)

We’d better control machines before they control us.

Jobs report coverage lacked context, worker perspective

Workers might be in a better position to push wages up if employers are forced to compete with both the fear of the pandemic and increased unemployment payments.

Sanders urges labor secretary to protect jobless benefits as GOP governors...

Sanders is hardly alone in calling on Walsh to do everything in his power to ensure that jobless workers continue receiving benefits regardless of Republican governors' actions.

The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the...

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

Jobs, the environment, and a planet in crisis

When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what the media increasingly refers to as “record” territory,...

Job growth bounces back in June, but unemployment edges upward

While workers are seeing modest real wage growth, it is much less than would be expected with the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years.

Legal marijuana is a job creation machine

We can see this playing out in the states that have legalized marijuana. Early legalizers, Colorado and Washington, saw double-digit jobs growth last year.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.