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Future of Work

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

The pandemic could have crushed WeWork. It may have saved it instead.

The future of the office has been put on hold

Why you can’t help screwing around while working from home

For remote employees, meetings and deep work are now coupled with online shopping, soothing puzzles and video games, and an array of other distractions.

Facebook is the latest major tech company to let people work from home forever

Office work will never be the same

This is the end of the office as we know it

How coronavirus has changed US employment, in 6 charts

A coronavirus recession will mean more robots and fewer jobs

Not everyone is laying off workers because of coronavirus. These are the most in-demand jobs right now.

Working from home can make people more productive. Just not during a pandemic.

Microsoft, Google, and Zoom are trying to keep up with demand for their now free work-from-home software

10 cities captured nearly 50% of the growth in new tech jobs

How coronavirus could force the work-from-home movement

Meet the women suing America’s biggest companies over equal pay

A spate of lawsuits against giants from Google and Twitter to Nike and Goldman Sachs reveals the growing frustrations of women in pursuit of the C-suite.

90 percent of growth in high-tech jobs happened in just 5 metro areas

“Knowledge workers” could be the most impacted by future automation

WeWork is reportedly in talks to hire a new CEO, and he’s a character

85 percent of WeWork’s white-collar employees don’t think Adam Neumann’s $1.7 billion exit package is fair

Leaked transcript: Read what WeWork’s new chairman told anxious employees at an all-hands meeting

Tech companies are now leasing more office space than ever

The WeWork mess, explained

Robots aren’t taking warehouse employees’ jobs, they’re making their work harder

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How remote work is quietly remaking our lives

Working from anywhere: the good, the bad, the lovely.

If you think WeWork is in trouble now, just wait until the recession hits

The WeWork CEO’s outsize power is one reason the company is imploding

Startups still love Slack but big companies are bailing

Big Tech is “scary” because it wants to be the solution to everything, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says

Uber and Lyft say they don’t plan to reclassify their drivers as employees

The Wing wants to fight gender bias in hiring by helping its members hire each other

Workers need to be part of the conversation about UBI, says “Beaten Down, Worked Up” author Steve Greenhouse

Uber and Lyft just lost another battle in California

How WeWork is trying to justify its tech company valuation

Why Amazon pays warehouse employees to tweet about their jobs

Some Uber and Lyft drivers say they were misled into petitioning against their own worker rights

If Slack is so good, why are so many companies trying to fix it? 

Foreign tech workers are turning to Canada as US immigration becomes more difficult

How much Google contractors say they get paid compared to full-time employees

How can you prepare for the future of work? The answer is not “learn to code.”

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