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Saturation employment follows automation

This is a further contemplation of the nature of work in the future of near complete automation of the workforce.   What jobs will people do when all jobs are automated?  3,370 more words

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‘Water Wise Women’ Program Shatters Stereotypes as Female Plumbers Resolve Jordan’s Water Scarcity

Up to 50 percent of water is lost due to leaking pipes, dilapidated pipes and tanks and improper installation and maintenance. In Jordan, a country among the most water poor countries in the world since the income of 600.000 Syrian refugees, such water loss is not ideal. 322 more words

Shaandaar Jenie

3 Places the Labor Will Come From

Given that the labor market will remain tight, and the immense response to the New York Times article recapped yesterday, Bloomberg columnist Conor Sen asked: 1,004 more words


Trump trumpets economic performance: questions remain

The stock market is up “very, very big today” and the “tax cuts are really kicking in far beyond what anyone thought,” President Trump said last week, making an illogical cause-and-effect connection between the two. 572 more words


If the US treated women more like Norway it would be $1.6 trillion richer

In the US, the proportion of women participating in the workforce peaked in 2000 and has been drifting lower ever since. As the country tries to figure out ways to boost… 475 more words

Why are so many more women working in Canada than the US?

Canada and the US have a lot in common—they share a long border, language (for many people), and exchange pop culture. But when it comes to jobs, Canadian women are much more likely to be in the workforce than their US counterparts. 471 more words

Oregon Workforce and Economic Information: Oregon Labor Force Participation Varies by County

Oregon’s labor force participation rate – the percentage of the civilian noninstitutional population that is either employed or unemployed – peaked in 1998 at 69.0 percent and has since generally declined. 32 more words

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