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Future of Work

Vox’s coverage of the future of work: how we got here and what comes next.

Quiet hiring and the endless quest to coin terms about work

How workers fought back in 2022

Conferences want to cure the work-from-home blues

Here’s what employers are cutting instead of your job

It wasn’t an ordinary Red Cup Day at Starbucks this year 

Silicon Valley layoffs are a reminder that your job won’t love you back

Twitter’s case study of how not to lay people off

Where do restaurant “service fees” really go?

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Back to the future

Rethinking old ideas about what we eat, where we live and work, and how we power our communities.

The future of the office is a lab

Our buildings are making us sick

Burnout was supposed to get better. It hasn’t.

Women in leadership are leaning out (and into a better job)

Companies are being forced to reveal what a job pays. It’s a start.

You’re going back to the office. Your boss isn’t.

This is not your millennial’s job market

Amazon’s robots are getting closer to replacing human hands

Remote workers are wasting their time proving they’re actually working

How unions are winning again, in 4 charts

Starbucks is not playing nice with its new union

A second Trader Joe’s just unionized. It could be the next Starbucks.

Remote workers are starting new businesses behind their bosses’ backs

We’re one step closer to robots doing all our housework

The future of remote work, according to 6 experts

Don’t mind the economy, now is still a good time to find a new job

Even bosses are joining the Great Resignation

When you drive for work, $5 gas hurts

Leaked Amazon memo warns the company is running out of people to hire

Finding a new job is possible — even when you’re burned out

Why the return to the office isn’t working

Tell your boss: Working from home is making you more productive

Why unions are growing and shrinking at the same time

Amazon’s surprising new delivery partners: Rural mom-and-pop shops

The Great Resignation is becoming a “great midlife crisis”

What does it mean to take America’s “jobs of last resort”?

Author Eyal Press on the nation’s most morally troubling labor — and why many refuse to acknowledge it.

Gen Z does not dream of labor

On TikTok and online, the youngest workers are rejecting work as we know it. How will that play out IRL?

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The Amazonification of the American workforce

The e-commerce giant’s labor issues expose the complicated truth about getting what we want when we want it.

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What it would take to make us love our jobs again

Recognizing that many of us find purpose in what we do is a good start.

When your job helps the rest of America work

Why so many are giving up on child care work and what it will mean for everyone else.

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What if the future of work is exactly the same?

For many, the gains in worker pay and power during the pandemic are fading fast — if they even saw them at all.