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Obama's Immigration Plan Is a Game Changer for Undocumented Construction Workers
December 07, 2014

Latino workers are far more likely to be injured on the job.

“Innocent, Gullible, and Blinded by Illusions”: Balzac on the Misery of Interns in 1841
October 03, 2014

Internships in 1841 were even worse than internships in 2014. 

Watch: Here's What It's Really Like for a Transgender Person to Transition
September 29, 2014

A transgender woman discusses the challenges she faced while transitioning, both in the workplace and in her own home. 

Gender Quotas Worked in Norway. Why Not Here?
September 05, 2014

Turns out, American culture may be hindering gender equality.

Unemployed Americans Are Miserable, and Republicans Are Making It Worse
August 20, 2014

Extending unemployment insurance would reduce the misery of the jobless.

The Best Way to Be Your Own Boss: Selling Advice on How to Be Your Own Boss
August 19, 2014

A new wave of solopreneurs are capitalizing on people desperate for self-employment success. 

Freelance Workers Are Our Future. So Why Are We Penalizing Them?
August 14, 2014

Our government can't distinguish between an employee and a contractor. And that's hurting our freelancers and our future.

Turning Twitter Procrastination into Literature
A discussion with Cory Arcangel and Jonah Peretti
August 08, 2014

Artist Cory Arcangel's new book is a compilation of those who couldn't resist tweeting the words "working on my novel."

The Google Mega-Campus Can't Compete With Coworking Spaces
Trying to find creativity outside the cubicle
July 18, 2014

About one third of U.S. employees work outside the office—and this doesn't even include the nearly four in ten in-office employees who spend some time working remotely. That’s a lot of people trying to find a seat at Starbucks. Thats where coworking spaces come in.

Why We Still Can't Erase the Gender Pay Gap
July 11, 2014

Despite significant gains since the 1960s, we still can't erase the gender pay gap. Here are some solutions.

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