About 5 years ago

07/19/2018 - Businesses Have Hijacked Capitalism – And Left Workers Behind

– The Washington Post
The unemployment rate has fallen from 5 percent to 4 percent in the past two years, but workers aren’t getting any bigger raises than they were before. What in the name of supply and demand is going on?
 Market Watch
The work of so-called “side hustlers” or “gig workers” who typically take on multiple jobs, is essentially invisible in the eyes of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. All that missing data could help economists understand the state of our economy and the changing nature of the workforce, and – in a climate of stagnant wage growth – shed more light on how much money people earn.
– The Wall Street Journal
At some companies, new fathers get advice from older colleagues to take their full paid leave.
– Bloomberg
Over the next five to 10 years, nothing will be more decisive than online food delivery in sorting winners and losers in the dining sector. In fact, restaurant chains are at much the same moment that mall-based and big-box chains were in the first decade of the 2000s, when e-commerce had just started to show itself as a massive threat to the traditional retail model.