Not Just a Job
Human Work and Learning

Not Just a Job

New Evidence on the Quality of Work in the United States

Posted: Oct. 22, 2019
Author(s): Johathan Rothwell, Steve Crabtree
Organization(s): Gallup, Lumina Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Omidyar Network

The current economic expansion is now the longest in U.S. history, but not all Americans are feeling the benefits. Wage stagnation and shifting labor market needs have many U.S. workers stuck in low-paying jobs. And labor force participation, even among prime-age adults, is below levels achieved decades ago.

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Not Just A Job: New Evidence On The Quality Of Work | Forbes | Nov. 8, 2019