The effects of rising diversity in the U.S. labor force
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Donald Trump drew support from counties where men’s jobs are going away, while women’s jobs are ascendant. There’s nothing he can do to change it.
Women who lived in areas that suffered the brunt of the downturn, new research suggests, were more likely to be abused by their partners.
His rumored choices have very different backgrounds but all seem to share a belief that the government has put too many restrictions on business.
At least 2 million Americans will get raises after ballot measures passed in a handful of states.
Since Donald Trump said “there are no jobs” in 2015, the U.S. has created 3 million of them.
Firms in places with more tolerant laws, new research indicates, attract more talented workers and file more patents.
An outdated, hazy understanding of race led a federal court to approve of workplace bans on the hairstyle.
The private sector doesn’t compensate women fairly. Can it learn anything from the federal hiring process?
A society that glorifies metrics leaves little room for human imperfections.
The best way to excise it from corporate culture is to promote women to the highest levels of authority.
Far from “one of the worst deals ever made,” the 1994 trade agreement has nonetheless become a target of the Republican nominee.
A researcher who sent hundreds of fake résumés to law firms found that hiring managers were most impressed by male applicants who indicated a passion for polo and sailing.
The most frequently cited pay-gap statistic obscures the even wider gaps faced by people of color.
Home-care workers are increasingly vital to the future of our health-care system, but the problems they face are rooted in a racist and sexist history.
Legal technicalities dating back to 1922 have kept many players’ pay below poverty level.
Is there really a Millennial underemployment crisis? Yes, but only among liberal-arts majors.
The automaker will transfer its U.S.-based small-car production south of the border “over the next two to three years,” its CEO says.
The rich were meant to have the most leisure time. The working poor were meant to have the least. The opposite is happening. Why?
A panel of experts gives some (pretty dispiriting) advice to a generation that will come of age as automation does.
Why is it taking so long for progressive career-and-technical models to get to students?
When men enter a female-heavy field, perceptions of women don’t improve—perceptions of the job do.