-The Washington Post
More than a dozen major brands have shaken up their executive ranks this year, adding new uncertainty to a fraught industry.
The staffing run-up to the holiday shopping season is a stark reminder of how vital seasonal, contract and hourly workers are. According to data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these workers account for nearly 80 million people, or almost 60% of the U.S. workforce, and are increasingly a cornerstone of the North American economy all year round.
– The Brookings Institution
The coming flood of innovation will create new tasks and occupations, and the labor market will demand new skills just as quickly as it will shirk others.
– The Washington Post
The move is part of a package of new economic policies aimed at boosting the fortunes of middle- and working-class Americans and positioning Buttigieg as a clear alternative to more liberal candidates.