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Future of Work

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

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.

Work is broken. Can we fix it?

Congrats! You formed a union. Now comes the hard part.

How a bunch of Starbucks baristas built a labor movement

America finally gets an Amazon union

Can TV take down the cult of the tech founder?

Nice raise. Too bad about inflation. 

The jobs Americans want

It’s harder than ever to get fired or laid off

Remote work isn’t the problem. Work is.

Why more Americans than ever are starting their own businesses 

The empty promise of instant delivery

A new era for the American worker

3 ways remote work could remake America

Office holiday parties are back and smaller than ever

Hating work is having a moment

Service workers are getting paid more than ever. It’s not enough.

Remote work is bringing the city to the suburbs

Google’s plan to cut pay for remote workers who relocate is a bad idea