Should Medical Residents Work More Than 80 Hours Per Week?
Many old doctors argue long work weeks are necessary training for a demanding job. Others worry about unsafe working conditions.
Why Women's Jobs Are Disproportionately Threatened by Automation
The AI debate has tended to center on men, but research shows that women make up 58 percent of the workers at the highest risk of job loss due to automation.
Viewfinder: San Francisco City Workers Demand Equal Pay For Women
Workers march during a rally outside of the City and County of San Francisco Human Resources office on March 7th, 2019, in San Francisco, California.
What Happens When a Factory Town Loses Its Factory
The human cost of job loss can be enormous, leading to depression, failing marriages or health, and even suicide.
How the Trump Administration Is Quietly Trying to Reduce Legal Immigration
A new policy allowing Immigration Services employees to summarily dismiss green card applications has raised concerns among immigration lawyers and large corporations.
Does a New Department of Energy Order About Worker Safety Violate the Atomic Energy Act?
Numerous officials from the federal nuclear safety board are saying that it does, and, in the process, puts the health of workers at serious risk.
Older American Workers Are Losing Their Legal Protections
Over the past few decades, the Supreme Court and various businesses have begun rolling back the rights of older workers in the U.S.
Why Is the Sexual Harassment Rate So High in the Restaurant Industry?
Much of it can be traced to the consequences of tip-based compensation for workers in a predominantly female workforce.
There's a Strategy That Helps Prevent Injuries at Work. Why Isn't the Federal Government Using It?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has altered its strategies dramatically since Donald Trump became president. What does that mean for America's workers?
In Silicon Valley the Rising Tide Isn't Lifting All Boats—It's Just Lifting Prices
Silicon Valley is a perfect place to get rich and richer. It’s also a perfect place to be in the ranks of the working poor and working poorer.