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Women are doing double the ‘emotional labor’ of men

A new report from the United Nations found that women do an estimated 2.6 times the amount of unpaid work that men do — what equates to “emotional labor.” This work that disproportionately falls to women includes vital jobs like taking care ...

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More jobs than job seekers bodes well for U.S. labor force

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Monday, February 8, 2016, 6:00 PM NAN104/Getty Images/iStockphoto Although stock portfolios may be looking bleak with the sudden fall in the market indices, employment prospects for job seekers have never looked better. I don’t have a crystal ...

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Bits Daily Report: A Vote on Driver Labor Rights

Photo Credit The question of whether drivers at Uber and other on-demand companies are employees or contract workers does not yet have a firm answer. Some prominent executives and policy advocates are even arguing for a new kind of worker ...

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Bits Blog: Coalition of Start-Ups and Labor Call for Rethinking of Worker Policies

A major threat that has loomed over so-called on-demand companies is the potential of new labor definitions that would force the companies to treat contract workers like traditional employees. Now, in an attempt to shift focus away from labor classifications, ...

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