– The Washington Post
After the public toppling of Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein, it seems every industry is looking to identify its bad actors. The Washington Post examines why women in the restaurant industry may be particularly vulnerable.
– The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post looks at now the national conversation around sexual harassment in the workplace is shifting to different industries, particularly focusing on the “rampant harassment in blue-collar workplaces, particularly the hotel industry.”
– Ars Technica
Instacart, which was founded in 2013 and has raised over $674 million in venture capital, lets customers purchase groceries online (at a markup) so “shoppers” can purchase the items directly in-store and then deliver them. Like other so-called “gig economy” startups like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and more, Instacart relies heavily on part-time or contract labor.
– The Atlantic
Automation might be the biggest challenge to the future labor market, but policymakers seem to have their sights set elsewhere.