“Technology will displace workers from some, and potentially many jobs...but we have no reason to think technology will eliminate work in the economy as a whole,” said John Schmitt, vice president of the Economic Policy Institute.
Civil service reform is vital, but “it can only be done with the cooperation of the unions.”
“Starting with social media is a good way to break in.”
Also in our news roundup: S.C. public shooting club; California beer import tax; and Hawaii’s failed Uber, Lyft measure
Nationwide, an average of 77.2 percent of prime-working-age adults were employed in 2015, up from lows of about 75 percent after the 2007-09 recession.
The Uniformed Firefighters Association says the department is prominently displaying “discredited” statistics on its website, while others that show longer average response times are more difficult to find.
Our new survey of government leaders finds hiring difficulties, funding red tape and cash-strapped technology budgets among the top 2016 management challenges for agencies.
Workforce issues are a top concern, according a new survey from Route Fifty and the Government Business Council.
Having a powerful partner on the other side of the bargaining table can make for happier workplaces and better public services.
Companies such as Uber will get regulated eventually—but whether that's the best way to help on-demand workers is still being debated.
They can now gather and test hiring data from states and localities.
The ride-booking service classifies its drivers as “contractors.” But a new decision could lead to big changes for the company.
The tech industry is pushing for more guest worker visas, and some governors and mayors agree more are needed. But many workers, claiming abuse, are turning to state courts in search of relief.
All of the nation’s biggest metro areas have experienced job growth since the depths of the Great Recession. But while many cities have gained jobs at a brisk pace, others haven't been as lucky.
Professional opinions in the Golden State are combating misinformation about proposed changes to the labor code.
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