Tag: workforce

Robert Reich: Why the Sharing Economy Is Hurting Workers

Robert Reich: Why the Sharing Economy Is Hurting Workers

I’m in an Uber, part of the explosion in the so-called sharing economy. This very group includes independent contractors, free agents, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers, and free agents. Most file 1099s rather than W2s, for tax…

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These exoskeletons can help prevent worker injury

These exoskeletons can help prevent worker injury

Are bionic suits the future of how we work? Exoskeletons have been around both in concept and in practice for decades. Most people probably think of the bulky suits that Tony Stark wears. But that doesn’t seem to…

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Workforce Transformation: Powering Office Workers

Workforce Transformation: Powering Office Workers
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Labor Secretary on jobs report: Strong end to ‘extraordinary year’

Labor Secretary on jobs report: Strong end to ‘extraordinary year’
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People in this profession are among Sanders’ most frequent donors

People in this profession are among Sanders’ most frequent donors
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Union popularity decaying: report

Union popularity decaying: report
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Employment Success Story: San Joaquin Valley Region

Employment Success Story: San Joaquin Valley Region

[beeping] (Narrator) When MAG Engineering, a Fresno-based demolition company, was looking to expand their workforce, the company considered turning to temp agencies, or possibly hiring someone right off the street, but was concerned because such hires can be…

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These factory workers get paid to go to school

These factory workers get paid to go to school

When you think of factory labor this might come to mind: Dangerous conditions with overcrowded assembly lines of people completing repetitive tasks for long hours. But the workforce in manufacturing is facing a major overhaul. Although automation and…

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The Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) Program at Pierce College (Washington State)

The Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) Program at Pierce College (Washington State)

Every year students at Pierce College face challenges that can keep them from completing their education and taking the next step in their career. The Basic Food Employment and Training Program, or B-FET can be a great resource…

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Larry Kudlow: The president will continue to defend our economy

Larry Kudlow: The president will continue to defend our economy
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