It’s easy to see how benign productivity tools turn into an Orwellian nightmare.
The rhythm and precision of the nailgun. The practiced cooperation. The chill supervisor looking at his tablet. The Nicki Minaj playing in the background. This video oozes cool.
A new illustrated book about life as a stripper is an unprecedented look at modern sex work.
Some of the human workers who share Tesla's "factory of the future" with their robotic counterparts complain of grueling pressure – which they attribute to Musk’s aggressive production goals – and sometimes life-changing injuries
Some economists and pundits claim Americans aren't moving enough, but how people should respond to that is unclear.
Their cause — a fight for decent, secure wages and comprehensive benefits — has implications for the entire labor market.
Company executives say they’ve since raised pay and clarified job roles.
"Women Who Work" is mostly composed of artless jargon and inspirational quotes you might find by Googling "inspirational quotes."
A decent future of work and welfare requires a basic income — and much more.
Wired takes a look at the automated future of trucking — and what it means for the millions of Americans who currently drive trucks for a living.
Case Farms took advantage of immigrant workers. Then, when they got hurt or fought back, it used America’s laws against them.
Employers exercise vast control over our lives, even when we're not on the job. How did our bosses gain power that the government itself doesn't hold?
Two Princeton economists suggest that rising white-working-class mortality might be related to another phenomenon: people are aging but aren’t getting what they think they’ve earned.
If a city as progressive, diverse, and prosperous as Toronto could fall prey a populist backlash, then it could happen anywhere.
A photo essay inspired by Kingdom's 'Tears in the Club.'
Food delivery companies like DoorDash are testing robotic deliveries, because that's the world we live in now. Not only will they be harder to steal from than humans, but they'll also make their human coworkers pretty dang uncomfortable.
We use them to try to "get to know" people. It doesn’t work.
"Maybe Ryan doesn't 'get' the new political reality created by Trump's victory, as the president's boosters like to say. But what excuse does the president himself have for evidently not 'getting' it, either?"
Progressive porn is taking off and it’s proudly freaky, ethical and queer. But new legislation threatens to whitewash the industry just as things get hot.
Uber is squaring up for a long fight in Seattle to block the nation’s first real unionization effort for app-based drivers, pitting it against the Teamsters labor union and Seattle’s city council.
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