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  • March 29, 2017

    Theresa May triggers Article 50: Brexit and the labor market

    Today the UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, giving formal notification of Britain’s departure from the EU and beginning the process of Brexit negotiations. As the UK begins its departure from the EU, what are some of the key labor market issues surrounding Brexit?

    Today the UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, giving formal notification of Britain’s departure from the EU and beginning the process of Brexit negotiations. As the UK begins its departure from the EU, what are some of the key labor market issues surrounding Brexit?

  • March 27, 2017

    UK employment tribunal fees challenged in court

    Hearings have begun in the UK’s highest court on whether the government can impose fees for employment tribunal cases.
    Hearings have begun in the UK’s highest court on whether the government can impose fees for employment tribunal cases.
  • March 24, 2017

    Millions of jobs susceptible to automation over the next 15 years

    The advancement of AI technologies and robotics may see around 38% of jobs in the US facing automation by the early 2030s, according to research published today by PwC in the latest UK Economic Outlook report.
    The advancement of AI technologies and robotics may see around 38% of jobs in the US facing automation by the early 2030s, according to research published today by PwC in the latest UK Economic Outlook report.
  • How older workers are supporting America's labor market

    Last year the US labor force participation rate in the US stabilized, bucking its downward trend and surprising some economists.
    Last year the US labor force participation rate in the US stabilized, bucking its downward trend and surprising some economists.
  • March 20, 2017

    Norway leads UN happiness chart

    Norway is the world’s happiest country, according to this year’s edition of the World Happiness Report, published by the UN to coincide with the International Day of Happiness.
    Norway is the world’s happiest country, according to this year’s edition of the World Happiness Report, published by the UN to coincide with the International Day of Happiness.
  • March 17, 2017

    World Sleep Day—Later school start times improve sleep quality and graduation rates

    A delayed start to the school day can have a pronounced positive impact on the academic performance and behavior of high school students, a new study has found.

    A delayed start to the school day can have a pronounced positive impact on the academic performance and behavior of high school students, a new study has found.

  • The labor market issues dominating Europe’s elections

    Voters go to the polls today in the Netherlands in the first of three crucial Eurozone elections this year. Along with France and Germany, the Netherlands has seen an increase in support for populist movements and this election is viewed by European politicians as a test for populists.
    Voters go to the polls today in the Netherlands in the first of three crucial Eurozone elections this year. Along with France and Germany, the Netherlands has seen an increase in support for populist movements and this election is viewed by European politicians as a test for populists.
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