School ends at 3 and the workday ends at 6. Discuss.
For the most successful Americans, prosperity feels fragile.
For families without a stay-at-home parent, there just aren’t enough hours in the day.
A legal strategy designed to provide people with second chances is instead being used to protect businesses.
Good luck to him—elite workers rarely succeed at fencing off space for their personal lives.
The author discusses her new book on work and family, and how her views have changed since writing "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All."
In her book, the writer and scholar addresses and learns from some of the critics of her blockbuster Atlantic article.
The scholar and cultural critic Juliet Schor argues that the once-niche opposition to hyper-consumerism is becoming more mainstream.
Sophie writes forcefully of the “long list of female celebrities who’ve declined to identify themselves as feminists out of an…
Ikea fights are practically a promised part of any Ikea excursion: winding corridors of ersatz living rooms, Swedish meatballs, and…
In a piece we ran this past week about a factory closing in northwestern Illinois, there was a wonderful little…
In an interview with Politico earlier this week, the Senate majority leader made his views on America’s labor market plain…
And why they aren’t getting much in the way of government assistance
People whose parents were in the labor movement decades ago are earning more today than those whose parents were not. Why?
Academic writing gets a bad rap, but occasionally there are moments of real charm, such as this droll parenthetical I…
For hundreds of years, economic observers have feared that machines were making human workers obsolete. In a sense, they’ve been right.
The company says it will allow new moms and dads to take as much time off as they’d like in a baby’s first year of life.
In 1962, one observer believed that America was on the brink of a spiritual breakthrough. But that's not how things have panned out.
When identity and emotional stability are tied to a job, what are the consequences of getting laid off?
It's nice to be able to work from home once in a while, but workers wind up compensating with longer, more intense hours.